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Background The 2002 Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) is designed to help the EU meet its commitments under the Kyoto agreement, and respond to issues raised in the Green Paper on the security of energy supply. It has a key role to play in promoting the identification and implementation of effective energy savings measures in the building s ...
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Legal background is EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, i.e. to make the Baltic Sea Region an accessible and attractive place, and to improve internal and external transport links (p 49). Transport issues are especially important for BSR since the distances internally and to the rest of Europe are very long and the conditions for traffic are difficult. In the times of economic slowdown, the pac ...
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Bothnian Green Logistic Corridor (BGLC)

Start date: Jun 8, 2011, End date: Mar 7, 2013,

The railway infrastructure of the Bothnian Corridor is of great importance for transnational cargo flows within EU and to the rest of the world and it is listed in the Baltic Sea Strategy action plan as an optional flagship project. The corridor is of great importance for all the states in the Baltic Sea Region and central Europe, for transports of cargo as well as for sustainable passenger transp ...
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University Collaboration in Regional Development Spaces (UNICREDS)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

UNICREDS brings together deprived peripheral regions that view the development of decentralised, multi-university campuses in their territories as the key to their full participation in regional development through the knowledge economy. These 'collaborative universities' are seen as transformational developments; fundamentally enhancing territorial capital and potential well beyond their core edu ...
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Fatigue durability of laxer cladded components -FATLASE

Start date: Dec 31, 2010, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

The purpose of this project is to increase knowledge about the applicability of laser cladding of metal components are exposed to dynamic loads. This will be done through a comprehensive testing program of surface components in laboratory environments. When research and test results are available, it is less risky for the metal and engineering companies to apply the method. In the long run is the ...
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The settlement structure of the European territory can be described as a dense and polycentric urban pattern. Urban areas outside the largest cities have a relatively important weight in the urban and economic structure of the European territory and represent an important part of the European population. Therefore it is of great importance to better integrate them in the global economy and facilit ...
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Material Testing of Nanocomposite Structures (NAKOMATE)

Start date: Mar 31, 2010, End date: Mar 30, 2012,

The project aims to work across the Nordic borders (northern Sweden and Finland) to develop and evaluate opportunities with the use of nanocomposites and nanocomposite reinforced composites. It is intended that the project will encourage cooperation between both research providers and industry. The project will be jointly carry out research and disseminate results to the composite industry that ca ...
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The successful transfer of scientific knowledge into practice is an important building block to establish European Regions of Innovation. To become a high-tech region, it needs an active commitment of universities and a clear understanding that science and regional development can’t be separated. As long as “transfer” is only a responsibility for political or service oriented organisations scienti ...
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Climate change was recognized not only in terms of mitigation but also because of the need of adaptation as a major challenge that cannot be solved solely by single actors and territorial restricted actions, but asks for a coordination and support at a higher level. This is highlighted by the EU Green Paper on Adaptation to Climate Change, but also by other documents such as the EC Thematic Strate ...
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Active distribution network (ADINE)

Start date: Oct 1, 2007, End date: Sep 30, 2010,

Considerable amount of renewable energy in Europe represents distributed generation (DG). One of the main barriers for the penetration of DG at distribution network level is the complexity of the interconnection of DG. The overall aim of the ADINE-project is to develop, demonstrate and validate a new Active Network Management (ANM) method of distribution network including DG and enabling solutions ...
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The project SPb InnoReg - Promoting Regional Innovation System in St. Petersburg through Transnational Cooperation aims to promote sustainable economic development and competitiveness in the city of St. Petersburg. This is done by strengthening the regional innovation system (RIS) and improving utilization of the innovation and research potential of St. Petersburg in cooperation between Finnish, G ...
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Baltic Entrepreneurship Partners (BEPART)

Start date: Jun 30, 2004, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

... nd a component which led towards network learning and evaluation supported quality and learning. Results are published in 'The ongoing report of BEPART project and process' (Paula Kyrö & team, University of Tampere), and generalized within a scientific publication on network learning. BEPART worked on innovative approaches in entrepreneurship education especially within Action Learning and Reflect ...
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VBN InnoReg project was implemented by 18 partner organizations from 10 regions in the Via Baltica Nordica (VBN) macro-region sharing similar challenges in promoting innovation system development. VBN is one of the most dynamically developing areas in the Baltic Sea region (BSR). VBN InnoReg promoted the competitiveness of the VBN macro-region by supporting regional innovation system (RIS) develop ...
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Interreg IIIB project BSR EAGLE Nature Centres and Environmental Interpretation in the Baltic Sea Region brings together nature interpreters and nature education centres from 10 Baltic Sea Region countries to network and to improve skills.The vision of the project was to improve the role and contribution of nature centres and environmental interpretation as a part of the society's strengthening of ...
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A Conversion Training Programme on Russian culture and language

Start date: Dec 31, 2001, End date: Jun 29, 2006,

The departments of the University of Oulu in Kajaani make up an important base with regard to know-how about Russia. Th e implementation of cooperative strategies devised with the Russian parties requires academically educated people with Russian language skills. Already some years ago, there was an initiative made to the University of Oulu about an education programme in relationships, know-how a ...
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The goal of the project was to find good practices for integrating urban heritage values in development processes of local communities. Project activities focused on methods to identify, analyse, evaluate and manage local historic characteristics in a sustainable way. Furthermore, the project aimed at strengthening national, regional and local efforts to enhance urban heritage as a local resource ...
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Via Baltica Nordica Development Zone (VBNDZ )

Start date: Jul 31, 2002, End date: Jul 30, 2005,

The Via Baltica Nordica is a coherent development corridor stretching from Berlin to Mo i Rana in Norway. The idea is not to construct or develop the Via Baltica road connection as such, but to develop the regions located along the corridor by means of transnational co-operation. More than 40 cities, municipalities, regions and other development organisations from Finland, Sweden, Germany, Estonia ...
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Bringing teacher training into the virtual age : Materials have been developed to offer advice to vocational teacher training institutions to help them adapt to new e-learning methods. They will now have the necessary resources to select the best learning system and modify their curricula accordingly. This project started in 2002 and lasted 36 months.
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INVOCOM will develop a series of simulation experiments for distance-learning and continuous training in the field of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT)These experiments, to be written primarily in Java, will cover specialist subjects relating to telecommunications (to include information transport networks; protocols; receiver algorithms; coding & decoding; trellis coding modulatio ...
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QA and evaluations must lead to quality improvement in order to warrant the considerable efforts and resources invested. Thus, in the Common Quality Assurance Framework (CQAF) and in the new EQAVET Recommendation, the fourth stage of the quality cycle is highlighted as the crucial phase. In the LdV Project REVIMP – From Review to Improvement (NL/05/B/F/PP/157527) guidelines for successful of the f ...
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ValoDi, Valorisation of Diversity Skills (LdV/ToI 2009-2011) is a sequel to TforD, Tools for Diversity project (LdV 2006-2008), both of which focus on diversity of people in organisations. Diversity is an increasingly important aspect in any Human Resource and training activities as well as in working with diverse clientele. ValoDi addresses additionally diversity in management and strategic plann ...
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Technical experts in Europe: a clearer definition of expectations for the more effective exploitation of competencies : Involving trainers and professionals in numerous countries, the Valeurtech project defines the requirements and expectations of SMEs for technical experts undergoing training. As a result, students can prepare more effectively for their course of study and make better use of the ...
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The objective of the proposal is to develop, build up and evaluate sustainable, dynamical solutions forvirtual mobility and e-learning that, according to the Bologna process, mutually support the harmonization of the European higher education programmes, improve the quality of and comparability between the programmes, and advance the post-graduate studies, qualification and certification.
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A model for successful work exchanges : The project has developed a process framework for the practical implementation of the Europass training programme. This should ensure better preparation leading to more successful exchanges. This project started in 2001 and lasted 30 months.
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The project will promote the training of tutors in stone processing and carving sector. There is an evident mismatch between labour force skills and marked demands; a need for renewed/updated training of trainers caused by technological innovation; computers and micro-electronics, decrease in using hand tools, increased access to large variety of materials and processes, development of e-commerce ...
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This project is targeted at adults working in retailing who have little formal education. These are workers, who in an increasingly globalised market, need to both enhance their education and develop their interpersonal capabilities. by facilitating their access to lifelong learning, the RetAiL study material gives them the opportunity to develop and formalise their education, while enhancing thei ...
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The main aim of the project is the elaboration of seven professional field-specific language proficiency profiles based on both the Common European Framework of Reference for languages (CEF) and specific needs analyses realised in different contexts of working life: technology, business, law, health and social care. The profiles, needing to be consistent with the different professional contexts, a ...
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MA European Youth Studies

Start date: Oct 1, 2009,

This project develops a full Bologna MA in European Youth Studies (MA EYS) to enhance the quality of the human resources available to youth research, policy and practice in Europe, in line with the Lisbon Strategy and the European Youth Pact and towards a transversal youth strategy. It contributes to the modernisation of higher education by designing an integrated course for an international and m ...
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The CERN project network will set up a research and dissemination programme to improve the evaluation of vocational education and training (VET) projects across the Member States. The network has established that evaluators work in isolation and therefore do not contribute to the development of Community practice in this field. The pooling of ideas and outcomes from project evaluations across the ...
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... dology for LD; Methodology for OD; Web-environment on L&OD; Manuals on L&OD; WP4- Normative documents on HRD; International conferences on L&OD; Conference Proceedings; Round-tables for university rectors on L&OD;WP5- QA strategy; QA annual reports on internal and external monitoring; WP6- Portal of the Project; Project’s Booklets; Articles about the Project;WP7- Services on assessments of leaders ...
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Traditionally, in closed formal education, students cannot fully benefit from and build upon the achievements of previous student cohorts or firms and learners outside of the institution. Similarly, learners outside traditional educational institutions cannot benefit from students’ learning processes and outcomes inside these institutions.In contrast, the Web 2.0 offers opportunities for open and ...
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PBS Europe

Start date: Nov 1, 2010,

The project addresses the needs of teachers in (lower and upper) secondary schools to deal with students that show various kinds of behaviour and behavioural problems, both passive and active, ranging from mild to severe. These students influence class atmosphere and the class learning environment. Moreover, behavioural problems and learning problems/academic underachievement are often connected.T ...
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The project main idea is to develop training courses and distance learning system to increase business activity and creativity of university students, and to organize an informational support of their start-up projects in the frames of Start-up centers established at the universities. This will help students to gain knowledge and experience in innovation business, intellectual property rights prot ...
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The Cross-MEDia Journalism Project aims at contributing to the modernisation of the higher education sector in Tunisia through the development of a “Master Course in Digital Journalism”. The Master Course targets young people studying communication and the young professionals in the journalism sector who wish to specialise in the central and strategic field of the digital and cross-media journalis ...
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The main objective of this Project is to develop and implement interdisciplinary curricula in the field of BE&MI in Serbia, Montenegro and Bosnia and Herzegovina, in total 5 PhD, 6 MSc and 3 Spec. programmes. The well rooted BE&MI education at most EU countries is not available for students in West Balkan (WB) countries. Therefore the aim of the project is to transfer good EU practice in this fiel ...
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The purpose of the E-VAL3 project is to evaluate the various environments that exist in the field of e-learning and ICT based learning.The project will review existing research into e-learning and will collate and cross-reference these results, it will review and report on current deficiencies in this research and will both establish major research questions and propose a research agenda. The proj ...
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A formula 1 training programme : After in depth analysis of training in the field of mechanics in the partner countries, the project developed training modules of which some were piloted and which were supported by a guidebook and teachers' book. This project started in 2001 and lasted 24 months.
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Only with your voice

Start date: May 1, 2008,

The project "Only with Your Voice" aimed to empower young people to enhance youth civic participation.The project brought together young people from 7 different countries (Lithuania, UK, Romania, Turkey, Finland, Bulgaria, Italy) who during 17 months implemented several activities: - Local initiative "Think Globally, Act Locally" involving rural youth into information sessions;- International Rese ...
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Unlike the majority of existing in-service training courses in communication skills, that tends to target highly-skilled staff, the project will develop a set of three self-study courses relating on oral communication skills, at introductory and advanced level for front-line staff in commercial SME's. The self-study courses will be developed in four languages (EL, FI, FR & EN). Project outcomes wi ...
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The project is based on the permanent training needs of engineers and technicians in the micro-electronics industry. Such training normally requires equipment which is costly and difficult to obtain, such as a white room.The partnership feels that virtual reality technologies can provide a sophisticated, high-performance, low cost and easy access solution. Moreover, developments in internet techno ...
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