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Background Freshwater habitats are among the most threatened habitat types globally. In the 2007-2012 conservation status assessment of the EU Habitats Directive (Article 17), none of the freshwater, coastal, and groundwater dependent wetland habitats in Europe fully met favourable conservation status, and most are in unfavourable conservation status. Alm ...
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Background Emissions of nitrous oxide (N2O) and methane (CH4) from agricultural production and carbon dioxide (CO2) from agricultural land use constitute some 20% of the total greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of Finland. According to the Climate Convention and Kyoto Protocol, the European Union has committed to reduce its GHG emissions. In Finland, reducing ...
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SynchroniCity represents the first attempt to deliver a Single Digital City Market for Europe by piloting its foundations at scale in 11 reference zones - 8 European cities & 3 more worldwide cities - connecting 34 partners from 11 countries over 4 continents. Building upon a mature European knowledge base derived from initiatives such as OASC, FIWARE, FIRE, EIP-SCC, and including partners with le ...
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The Internet of Things (IoT) brings opportunities for creating new services and products, reducing costs for societies, increasing the service level for the citizens in a number of areas, and changing how services are sold and consumed. Despite these opportunities, current information system architectures create obstacles that must be addressed for leveraging the full potential of IoT. One of the ...
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Background The natural state of mires in Finland has deteriorated as a result of large-scale drainage, the consequent overgrowing of open mires and the isolation of pristine mires. Large-scale drainage has also significantly increased environmental loading (i.e. the leaching of nutrients, suspended solids and organic matter from peatlands to downstream wa ...
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IFA VET mobility+ 2016

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2018,

The funding applied for within the framework of the project will be used to finance stays abroad for a total of 555 individuals and 8 accompanying persons.337 apprentices will complete a 2 to 6 week internship specifically suited to their profession, individual level of training, knowledge and skills at a company active in their professional field. IFA will organize internships in small groups sta ...
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Valmiina Maailmalle!

Start date: Jun 1, 2016, End date: May 31, 2018,

The importance of competences obtained from the international mobility period is increasing in the current employment markets. The mobility periods have several positive effects: enhancement of students’ autonomous and entrepreneurial attitude, wider perspective for work, extended networks and improved language skills. International experiences enhance students’ self-confidence, improve their prob ...
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The main objective of EMPOWER is to substantially reduce the use of conventionally fueled vehicles (CFV) in cities by influencing the mobility behaviour of CFV drivers and users towards fundamental change. To achieve this objective EMPOWER will create a set of tools for industry, policy makers and employers. These will empower them beyond the lifespan of this project to understand, help choose and ...
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Background Watersheds in urban environments are largely invisible and altered from their natural state. Widespread impervious surfaces, such as concrete and asphalt, and underground stormwater sewer networks have adversely altered watershed boundaries and lead to the rapid flow of untreated stormwater and snowmelt water into receiving bodies of water. Bec ...
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Re-use of surplus foundry sand by composting (LIFE-FOUNDRYSAND)

Start date: Aug 1, 2014, End date: Sep 30, 2017,

Background The capacity of landfill sites to receive waste remains limited and new ways must be found to reuse waste. While cleaned and recycled soil material can be valuable for agricultural and geo-engineering (e.g. road construction) applications, its acceptance needs to be better established. In Europe, around 18 million tonnes of foundry waste sand i ...
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Ex-Situ Conservation of Finnish Native Plant Species (ESCAPE)

Start date: Sep 1, 2012, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

Background Ex-situ conservation methods offer protected conditions to help build up stocks of endangered species prior to their release into the wild to restore and bolster habitats or populations at risk. An ex-situ action plan for the conservation of threatened native plants taxa in Finland was developed by the LIFE 'VACCIA' (LIFE07 ENV/FIN/000141) pr ...
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European Business Baccalaureate Diploma for All

Start date: Sep 1, 2014, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

... ill be more recognized by European schools, the students, working life and higher education institutes. Partnership The project partnership includes seven upper secondary vocational colleges, one university and two associations. Most of the schools are also adult or apprentice educators in the field of business and administration. They are all implementing the diploma at the moment in school educa ...
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IFA VET mobility+ 2015

Start date: Jun 1, 2015, End date: May 31, 2017,

The funding applied for within the framework of the project will be used to finance stays abroad for a total of 542 individuals and 30 accompanying persons. 340 apprentices will complete a 3 to 6 week internship specifically suited to their profession, individual level of training, knowledge and skills at a company active in their professional field. IFA will organize internships in small groups s ...
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Monikulttuurinen ammattiosaaminen

Start date: Aug 1, 2014, End date: Jul 31, 2016,

The main task of our school is to provide the metropolitan area with qualified professionals for jobs in Business and Administration and in Information and Communication Technology. Companies today are operating in a global market and their staff is multi-cultural. This is reflected in skills requirements. In addition to subject-specific competence, it is more and more important to have social ski ...
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Share-PSI 2.0 brings together a critical mass of government agencies and organisations responsible for implementing the new PSI Directive. Lead by the W3C, the consortium includes the Open Group and Open Geospatial Consortium as fellow standards bodies plus the PSI Alliance, Open Knowledge Foundation, Open Data Institute and PwC as the primary contractor in the ISA Programme's work on interoperabi ...
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IFA VET mobility+ 2014

Start date: Jun 1, 2014, End date: May 31, 2016,

The funding applied for within the framework of the project will be used to finance stays abroad for a total of 559 individuals and 37 accompanying persons. 321 apprentices will complete a 4 to 6 week internship specifically suited to their profession, individual level of training, knowledge and skills at a company active in their professional field. IFA will organize internships in small groups f ...
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Building on a mapping analysis of existing/emerging good practices in internationalization and cross border venturing in Europe, a group of ICT clusters, incubators and accelerators will collaborate in the development and pilot testing of the new Accelerate Cross- border Engagement (ACE) operational programme. The overall aim is to deliver targeted cross border services to highly innovative entr ...
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Benchmarking water protection in cities (CITYWATER)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Sep 30, 2015,

Background The Baltic Sea is one of the most polluted, brackish water bodies in the world. The most serious threat is eutrophication caused by high nutrient loading from municipal wastewater, agriculture, scattered settlements, traffic (from nitrogen deposition), energy production and industry. The sea area of Helsinki consists of extensive bays, a fairl ...
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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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Background Street dust is composed of mineral particles from pavement wear and/or from traction sand that accumulate in the street during winter. In spring, when snow and ice melt and surfaces dry out, the particles become airborne and are a major source of urban air pollution (PM10) in sub-arctic regions (e.g. Scandinavia, the Baltic, North America and J ...
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Background The Fourth Assessment Report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) suggests that in the coming decades regional weather patterns will be altered and extreme weather events will become more commonplace. These changing weather patterns will induce changes in the environment that will affect the growth and vitality of forests. T ...
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FI-WARE: Future Internet Core Platform (FI-WARE)

Start date: May 1, 2011, End date: Dec 31, 2014,

The goal of the FI-WARE project is to advance the global competitiveness of the EU economy by introducing an innovative infrastructure for cost-effective creation and delivery of services, providing high QoS and security guarantees. FI-WARE is designed to meet the demands of key market stakeholders across many different sectors, e.g., healthcare, telecommunications, and environmental services. FI- ...
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Cleantech Incubation Europe (CIE)

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

... rgy consumption in Finland – Viikki Environment house. Completed in September 2011, the energy-efficient office building is used by the City of Helsinki Environment Centre and the University of Helsinki. 62 people registered for the event – 51 of them participated in the seminar and 29 joined the site visit in Viikki. The seminar organizing work and the event went according to project plan and no ...
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Step to Ecosupport

Start date: Dec 31, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

The overall objective of the project is to improve the environment in the Baltic Sea Region through the support of development of new tools for sustainable city management in the Region. The project is targeted to support sustainable development by implementing Eco-support Activity within the participating municipalities. The activity cover questions like energy and water consumption, waste produc ...
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Intergrated Multilingual E-service for Business Communication (IMU)

Start date: Nov 30, 2012, End date: Nov 29, 2014,

The project aims to support successful business communication between Russian and Finnish SMEs in the Programme are with following measures: To tackle identifiable problems of using e-services in business communication in North-West Russia and South-East Finland. To improve the level of e-services in business communication between Russian and Finnish SMEs, trading networks, business travelers and ...
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The aim of the project is to link the findings of the project to the outcomes of the earlier projects to support decision making by producing tools for marine spatial planning and management, including demonstrating a prototype of a marine spatial planning tool for decision making at an international, national and regional level. The aim is to test the possibilities of current technology to produc ...
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The aim of the project is to establish and develop of Intercluster Laboratory on Environmental Protection and Risks Assessment (ILEPRA) targeted to realization of green business projects in the cross-border region. The aims are targeted by creating the basis for development the innovative Ecology Risks Assessment System for business projects adapted to the regional features; Developing the common ...
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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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The main aim of the ONE BSR Project is to increase the competitiveness of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) by marketing it as one unity. ONE BSR functions as an umbrella project and calls together actors, who market themselves as part of the Baltic Sea Region. In the absence of a strong common brand, the project aims to search for common commercial and cultural characteristics with a concrete hands-on ...
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Empowerment of Families with Children

Start date: Apr 28, 2011, End date: Apr 27, 2014,

To improve the welfare of families in Finnish-Russian border area, to ensure high quality and easy access services in multicultural society both in Finland and Russia. To increase understanding of each others’ social service system and family culture.Specific objectives: To enhance the competence of social and health care professionals working in a multicultural environment and improve the compete ...
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Overall objective of the project is to create preconditions for effective and informal educational framework of the South-East Finland and North-West Russia. The main objective is aimed by enhancing contribution of distance vocational education in solving economic and social problems of the Programme area; by introducing both in Russia and in Finland new up-to-date forms and techniques of vocation ...
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... h three associated beneficiaries - the Finnish Environment Institute (SYKE), the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) in Austria, and the Aerosol Research Group from the University of Helsinki - to assess possible measures to reduce BC emissions, thereby helping to mitigate Arctic warming. The black carbon inventory results were combined within an innovative integrated mod ...
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Towards transboundary access of nature observation data (BALTICDIVERSITY)

Start date: Apr 30, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

The project will promote transboundary access to nature observation data in three Central Baltic countries: Finland, Sweden and Estonia. Our goal is to use the joint potential of the national nature observation databases, including those covering the museum collections, and make their contents accessible to interested target groups in all the project countries. The project supports the development ...
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The Baltic Sea Basin is an area of intensive, and intensifying agricultural production. There are about 36 million units of cattle, 67 million units of pigs, and 190 million units of poultry in the region. (Gren, I.-M. et al., 2008: Cost of nutrient reductions to the Baltic Sea - technical report). Intensifying and concentration of animal production has resulted in environmental problems caused by ...
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The Baltic fashion sector is mainly composed of SMEs, with large share of females not only in services & administration but also production (80% in new member states). Despite dramatic changes within the last decade resulting in a loss of a third of its volume and jobs textile, clothing and leather industries still highly contribute to employment esp in the E-BSR, where the sector counts for appro ...
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Oil transportation in the Baltic Sea and Gulf of Finland poses transnational risks to the marine environment. Maritime oil transportation is also vulnerable to security threats, an area of less attention in the Baltic Sea. Traditionally, improvements to maritime safety regulation have realized only after major accidents. Post-accident policies are not very comprehensive and may be biased by the ch ...
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ls in the Baltic Sea ecosystem to be utilized for conservation and management actions, 3) to create risk analysis models by combining existing data (e.g. on rate of population increase) and the new information produced in the project, to be used as tools in sustainable management of seals, and 4) to disseminate up-to-date information on seal-fishery conflict to interest groups, and 5) to recommen ...
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Risk Management and Remediation of Chemical Accidents (RIMA)

Start date: Dec 31, 2010, End date: Nov 30, 2013,

Transportation of dangerous goods is cross-national activity, because raw materials and products are imported and exported globally. As Finland and Estonia are located in the edge of EU, the challenges related to Russian transito traffic are similar. High volumes of chemicals are transported, which is creating constant risk. Several EU directives and legislation are used to minimize possible risks ...
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Tourism is seen as a main income source in many rural areas with strategies stressing new sustainable, high quality market orientated products linked locally, regionally & internationally. Few SMEs can provide all that is demanded in the markets thus necessitating cooperation & joint marketing with other SMEs & actors in their area. However, tourism development initiatives mostly target SMEs, lead ...
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Background Eutrophication and algal blooms in lakes, rivers and estuaries constitute a major environmental challenge. This is a particular problem in Finland’s inland and coastal waters, which do not currently meet environmental standards despite increasing efforts to reduce nutrient loading in river basins. Climate change may exacerbate this situation ...
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