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Scaling up entrepreneurial hubs to Europe (STARTUP- SCALEUP)

Start date: Jan 1, 2015, End date: Dec 31, 2016,

The aim of the innovation action STARTUP SCALEUP is to build a European ecosystem around four consolidated entrepreneurial ecosystems in Spain (Cloud Incubator HUB), the Netherlands (Crosspring Lab), Lithuania (Open Coffee Club) and Ireland (The Ryan Academy) and the largest social network for startups in the European Union (F6S), in order to provide a greater range and quality of services to ambi ...
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The aim of the project was to enable a cohesive, post high school, Northern European education for Decontamination and CSSD staff (Central Sterile Supply Dept.)The objective was to establish a mutual syllabus and curriculum for a formal VET for Decontamination and CSSD staff. The consortium consisted of participants from the Sterilization Associations, Infection Control Departments and Educational ...
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RE-Block

Start date: Jan 31, 2013, End date: Apr 29, 2015,

RE-Block demonstrates how introducing a smart model building on innovative public-private partnership and participatory co-operation contributes to integrated social and economic development of deprived urban areas. The model elaborated in the frame of intensive exchange (peer review sessions, Urban Idea Hub) follows two thematic (physical & social) and one overarching (governance) axe. Main outpu ...
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Background Areas outside territorial waters have not been studied in a context of the Birds and Habitats Directives either from a species or habitat perspective. Broad-scale sediment and bathymetric charts indicate potential reef areas in all three proposed project territories: Klaipeda-Ventspils Plateau, Sambian Plateau, Klaipeda Bank. Reefs are included ...
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PROBLEM: 2 science institutions: Vilnius University in Lithuania and Yanka Kupala State University of Grodno in Belarus have been making first steps in developing their resources and technologies in Cloud Computing (CC). The conducted study programs lag behind the average compared to international standard. This is caused by shortage of competencies as well as CC infrastructure needed for developi ...
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INNOvating entrepreneurship policies in the CRAFTS sector (INNOCRAFTS)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

... egacy of al-Andalus; Bistrita Municipality; Regional Association of Municipalities Central Stara Planina; Municipality of Burgas; Chamber of Commerce of Barcelona; Budapest Entreprise Agency; Aalto University School of Art and Design-University of Vaasa; Municipality of Riga; Vilnius Old Town Renewal Agency; Craft Council Ireland; Municipality of Reims; Slovak Chamber of Commerce and Industry.The ...
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The project aims at strengthening the health care in Belarus and Lithuania and promoting the cross-cultural communication of the leading scientific and healthcare institutions of Lithuania and Belarus. This will be achieved through professional networking and better empowerment of oncology professionals ...
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Bringing closer ESPON evidence for decision making (ESPON on the Road)

Start date: Dec 23, 2013, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

AimThe ESPON 2013 Programme has produced a lot of results and the applied research, targeted analyses, scientific tools and publications provide a huge pool of knowledge that can be actively used in decision making. The project aims at strengthening the bridge between ESPON knowledge and local reality by bringing ESPON results closer to potential users. The project shall provide a platform for dis ...
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moting Cross-Innovation in European Cities and Regions (Cross-Innovation)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

ABOUT PROJECT CROSS-INNOVATIONProject Cross-Innovation focusses on experience exchange between 11 leading European cities in relation to the promotion of collaborative and user-driven innovation that happens across sectoral, organisational, technological and geographic boundaries (= cross-innovation). In this context, a specific focus rests on policies and support measures that enable cross-innova ...
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Longlife Invest will implement a sustainable, energy-efficient building with minimized operational cost as a new dormitory of two blocks for the Klaipeda University. The Klaipeda University is the investor and the owner of the new dormitory. The implementation of the planned Lithuanian Longlife pilot project as a dormitory for Klaipeda University would be a great opportunity for the Lithuanian par ...
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Zero-Impact Cultural Heritage Event Network (ZEN)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Sep 29, 2014,

... critical impact on local context and, more in general, on the environment. In the UK alone, it is estimated that live music events produce 400,00 t Co2 annually and a 2007 survey carried out by the University of Buckinghamshire on behalf of A Greener Festival on 649 festival goers in Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands found out that 80% were concerned about noise, 82% thought waste had a ...
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PA Transport of the EUSBSR calls for coordination of national transport policies and actions to ensure a harmonised transnational development of the transport system. The ensured thematic focus and established links between the above initiatives helped achieve certain stage of coordination and complementarity. However, fuller integration of the approaches, which would enable better development and ...
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ESPON Evidence in a North European Context (ENECON)

Start date: Jan 31, 2012, End date: Mar 30, 2014,

ENECON addresses challenges and opportunities facing territorial development and spatial planning policies and practices, particular to the vast territory of the northern part of Europe. By facilitating the use and capitalization of ESPON evidence, the overall aim is to contribute to make clear the significance of the European perspective on territorial development and cohesion, and especially the ...
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QUICK: Innovative SMEs by Gender and Age (Quick-IGA)

Start date: Sep 19, 2011, End date: Mar 27, 2014,

The following findings are the background of the project: a) The number of persons in employable age in the BSR countries decreases by up to 20 % until 2030.b) The increasing lack of skilled workers will limit innovation and growth of SMEs.c) While equal opportunities for women and elderly in the workplace are comparably high in Scandinavia, it must be improved considerably in countries south of t ...
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As our population ages, society faces new challenges. Demand for primary health care services is rising: with the retirement of older professionals and an unwillingness amongst younger professionals to re-locate to remote areas, there is a shortage of physicians, especially in rural areas. The regions round the Baltic Sea are more or less in similar situations. Each of them already pursued separat ...
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The conservation of heritage, in particular historical buildings, is a common goal in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR). Due to the common identity in the BSR it is very important to protect the historical buildings in order to preserve the individual characteristics and therewith the attractiveness and competitiveness of the cities around the Baltic Sea. Besides this the international and the EU CO2-re ...
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Improving Road Infrastructure Safety in the Baltic Sea Region (BALTRIS)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

Safe transportation is an element in the overall objective of the BSR programme – to make the BSR an attractive place to work and live in. However increasing road traffic volumes in the BSR come at a price of accidents during which lives are lost and injuries caused. There are large differences among BSR countries in road safety performance. Transportation in the south-eastern part of the region i ...
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Rail Baltica Growth Corridor (RBGC)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

The RBGC is led by the City of Helsinki and coordinated by the Aalto University Small Business Center. The project has in total of 21 partners from 6 BSR countries. Target groups of the RBGC are City and regional authorities, Transport service providers, Logistics centers, Intermodal terminals, Public transport authorities, Universities and other research centers. RBGC's partner composition is bas ...
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Background The European population of white stork (Ciconia ciconia) is over 180 000 pairs. Before this LIFE project, the Lithuanian population was estimated at between 12 500 and 13 000 pairs (approximately 7% of the European population). Lithuania has the third largest white stork population in the EU (after Poland and Spain) and as a result has an impor ...
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The ESPONTrain Project is aiming at making ESPON2013 knowledge operational in a coordinated and transnational way for practical use at regional and local level, and translating ESPON Europe-wide information and findings to the regional/local level. Specifically, the project is aiming at: •Stimulating a transnational educational and training ESPON activity facilitated by both an e-learning procedur ...
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Brownfield Policy Improvement Task Force (B-TEAM)

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

The issue of Brownfields has become a concern in Europe’s urbanised areas as a consequence of the industrial conversion. It is previously used land that has been made available and requires reclamation to a new use.B-Team is a collaborative effort to influence existing and future policies on Brownfields through examples derived from successes and experiences of the partners. The partnership was de ...
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SMEs represent 99% of all enterprises in BSR and provide up to 70% of all jobs, being an important economic but also socio-cultural factor. SMEs present the biggest potential for job creation also in future. QUICK aims at unleashing this potential to its full extent by addressing the following challenges undermining the competitiveness of the BSR SMEs:- limited benefit from innovation processes an ...
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The social capacity, knowledge and acceptance to utilise eHealth technologies of citizens and medical professionals is a basic condition for the implementation and further generation of innovative technologies for the health sector. However, the absorption of new knowledge and acceptance to use eHealth technologies is varying remarkably among citizens and medical professionals and needs to be stre ...
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The overall aim of Egoprise is to turn public administrations in rural BSR areas to more business oriented service suppliers, to relieve SMEs from administrative burdens, improve their access to information & qualified staff and as a consequence to increase attractiveness of rural areas as places to live, work & invest in. BACKGROUND:E-government potentials are not exploited so far: The developmen ...
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The pollution control of the environment is a transnational request of all countries and a strategic aim of the European Union. This is also reflected in the increasing tightening of the exhaust emission standards particularly in the Baltic Sea Region countries. Causes by the constantly rising of the industrialisation the environmental impact also raises by exhaust air, exhaust gases and waste wat ...
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With the STACCATO project the three European capital cities Amsterdam, Budapest and Sofia, will demonstrate sustainable energy concepts in representative existing residential areas. Presently, the urban areas all facing technical arrears and a lack of social cohesion. Redevelopment is a unique opportunity to implement energy efficiency measures and renewable energy sources. STACCATO will result in ...
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13,361 road fatalities occurred in 2007 in the BSR. 10 percent of these are caused by an accident involving heavy vehicle. The problem C.A.S.H. addresses is traffic safety of Heavy Goods Vehicles (HGV's), including Dangerous Goods (DG) and oversized transport in international traffic in each of the participating countries/regions. Although EU legislation on HGV and DG transport is being harmonised ...
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TransBaltic was a strategic BSR-wide project carried out by regional authorities, transport and logistics-related research institutions, transport operators, logistics associations and pan-Baltic networks. The partnership of 20 organisations was backed up by further 31 entities, including several national transport ministries around the Baltic Sea.TransBaltic addressed two issues of common concern ...
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The EWTC II project started in 2009 and was a follow up of the EWTC project completed in 2007, with the overall aim to highlight the development of a ”Green Corridor Concept” as a best practise case in the European context. Green transport corridors are defined as a concentration of freight traffic between major hubs and by relatively long distances where short sea shipping, rail, inland waterways ...
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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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Longlife will develop practices, innovative technologies, unified procedures and guidelines for and subsequently the design of a prototype of a sustainable, energy efficient and resource saving residential building in the Baltic Sea Region. The above mentioned knowledge will be transferred, according to Gothenburg, between Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Russia and can and should be applie ...
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... Relatively big share of energy in Latvia and Lithuania is supplied by hydroelectric power stations; meanwhile solar energy is produced in very small amounts. Together with Vilnius Gediminas Technical University, the non-governmental organization Solar Energy Think Tank is conducting the project with an ultimate goal to promote solar energy use in public sector and households in the most solar radi ...
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Creative industries (CI), having a potential for wealth and job creation through the generation and exploitation of intellectual property, form an integral part of the knowledge economy (Interreg IV C Operational Programme). Through exchanging experience and good practices, this project aims to strengthen the capacity and effectiveness of public support to unlock and support the economic potential ...
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Marine protected areas in the Eastern Baltic Sea (Baltic MPAs)

Start date: Aug 1, 2005, End date: Nov 30, 2009,

Background The Baltic Sea is a unique and fragile marine ecosystem hosting many species and habitats of European and global interest, including the Steller's Eider (Polysticta stelleri) which has its own European Species Action Plan. It is believed that the by-catch of birds and seals in fishing nets is a problem in the Baltic Sea and assumed that habitat ...
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Background The Lithuanian Baltic seashore stretches for over 90 km, of which 52 km are along the Curonian Spit, which is a UNESCO World Heritage site and is home to the highest moving (drifting) sand dunes in Europe. The 1 584 km² Curonian Lagoon is the largest lagoon in the south-east Baltic region. Part of the lagoon belongs to the Nemunas Delta region ...
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Post-soviet military residential areas and it surroundings are in a very specific situation – on one hand these are destroyed territories that are more or less unique (in comparison with whole area), on the other hand we have a substantial number of such territories counted as military territories by the members of Warsaw Pact. The transnational co-operation between these countries is a chance to ...
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Regional Cooperation in Waste Management (RECO)

Start date: Jan 12, 2005, End date: Jan 11, 2008,

RECO is a waste management and spatial planning project in cooperation between partners from Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Germany, Poland, Finland, Sweden, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Its Central Objective is to support the development of efficient Institutions for management of municipal waste in the BSR in order to minimize negative environmental effects, lower life cycle costs for waste managem ...
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Focusing on the Baltic Sea Region (BSR), the project "Developing Policies & Adaptation Strategies to Climate Change in the Baltic Sea Region" (ASTRA) assesses regional impacts of the ongoing global change in climate. Its aim is to develop adequate climate change adaptation strategies and policies, together with relevant stakeholders, such as planners and decision makers.The ASTRA project uses clim ...
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Baltic Urban Sustainable Transport Implementation and Planning (BUSTRIP)

Start date: Jun 30, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

The core objective of the project was to develop solutions for the decoupling of economic and transport growth in 12 Baltic Sea Region cities and their functional urban areas, and to make these solutions available to other cities in BSR and Europe through a transferable tool. The project has focused on strengthening the medium-sized and secondary cities, to enable the cities to become engines for ...
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