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Contemporary old city: Enhancing cultural tourism across the border

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

Activities of the project are aimed at increasing tourist attractiveness and promotion of historical and cultural centers and activities in Petrozavodsk and Joensuu, and in the respective regions. The inventory of territories’ cultural and historical offers, existing information sources, needs and future potential will be carried out. Thereafter, strategy for tourist development will be elaborated ...
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Objective of the projectThe overall objective of the project was to strengthen cross‐border cooperation for novel solutions in forestry and bioenergy. Main activities• Modification of Metla's Motti simulation programme to Russian conditions for assessing different forest management practices on stand development.• Development of GIS-based decision-support tools for industrial and energy wood harve ...
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MULTIple Eco-Friendly FORest use: Restoring Traditions (MULTI EFFORT)

Start date: Oct 1, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

Objective of the projectThe objective of the project was to to improve quality of life of the target groups and final beneficiaries through improved forest ecosystem services and more sustainable multiple use of forests in the region.Main activities• Landscape ecological planning and its implementation in practice. • Improving provisional and cultural forest ecosystem services.• Improving regulati ...
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Cross-Border Move for Health

Start date: Feb 4, 2013, End date: Dec 4, 2014,

Objective of the projectThe objective was to increase the knowledge of health and wellbeing of the children and the youth in North Karelia and in the Republic of Karelia and to increase the physical activity of adapted physical activity -groups in the area. Main activities1. Developing new practices for increasing overall physical activity.2. Producing education materials and reports of seminars.3 ...
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The REMOTE project will increase and support local capacities in renewable energy solutions across the NPP area. By building on the results of NPP Renewable Energy Cluster projects and networks, the REMOTE will establish an unique International Network of Best Practise Demonstration Sites, and integrate it to a Training for Trainers Service. The sustaining network will support the capacity develop ...
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Objective of the projectThe aim of the RUNAT project was to develop and strengthen the expertise and know-how of rural and nature tourist companies in the Republic of Karelia and Eastern Finland. Main activities• The investigation of tourists needs and expectations in the potential markets for rural and nature tourism and of a training and development program for tourism entrepreneurs in the regio ...
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Social Enterprises in Community Renewable Energy (SECRE)

Start date: Aug 31, 2011, End date: Feb 27, 2014,

SECRE is a transnational network of renewable energy and social business expertise in Northern Periphery. SECRE works for social enterprises. Social enterprises provide significant amount of net profit to fulfill social goals or invest to own business to enhance social impact.SECRE challenges renewable energy businesses and communities to find and define social goals in the field of renewable ener ...
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Territorial cooperation is seen as one of the most important factors contributing to innovation which is key in the achievement of sustainable growth and jobs. European territorial cooperation facilitates the exchange between people and regions on experience and best practice in regional policy, irrespective of existing borders. Experiences with territorial cooperation have been gathered in differ ...
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Flexible Wood Supply Chain (FlexWood)

Start date: Nov 1, 2009, End date: Oct 31, 2012,

A number of studies indicate that the market demand for wood will lead to strong competition between the different wood industry branches. This is especially true in view of a globalised wood market, in which production is characterised by fast structural changes and concentration processes. Competition between different wood industries and the development towards large production units, as well a ...
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The Baltic Sea Region Bioenergy Promotion Project (Bioenergy Promotion)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Jan 23, 2012,

The project aimed to: Raise awareness that there is a significant potential of employment and business possibilities within bioenergy in the Baltic Sea Region, facilitate conditions for the reduction of emissions by sustainable use of bioenergy, develop regional management plans and tools for planning within bioenergy, exchange experiences through up-t-date conferences, seminars and workshops in b ...
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MicrE will provide a service to develop and promote innovative small scale renewable energy solutions for rural SMEs and local organisations in the Northern Periphery. These solutions will use new and existing technologies which have not been tried in a rural environment before, especially those which generate energy from by-products and waste, and adapt them to suit NPP rural regions. ...
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... Associate partners have contributed to the technical development work, for instance, by designing a new type of harvesting machinery that has been further applied in PELLETime trials. North Karelia University of Applied Sciences (NKUAS) has established small-scale pelletizing unit to the Centre for Natural Resources, Joensuu. Pelletizing service of alternative raw materials will be available in ...
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Developing the Pinus Sylvestris L resource 1.16 (DSP)

Start date: Dec 31, 2007, End date: Dec 30, 2010,

... was attended by design, engineering and forestry students from Scotland, Sweden and Finland. A presentation about the event is available on the website. Staff and students at North Karelia University produced a full scale version of the wall element that has been exhibited in Scotland and generated much interest. Glulam study tour In April 2010 architects and specialists in timber engineering to ...
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... ay. The event increases citizens’ knowledge about the diversified research carried out in the universities of Eastern Finland and embraces the universities’ consolidation and creation of the University of Eastern Finland in 2010. Public at large will learn about the impact research has on the regions and on larger scale to Europe’s competitiveness and sustainability. Both of the regional events ...
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The goal of the joint project was to improve the opportunities for female and family entrepreneurs in the Republic of Karelia and Eastern Finland to utilise their location on the border region and to increase their capacity to operate with their affiliates on both sides of the border. The main activities of the project were to be training for entrepreneurs, officials and immigrants responsible for ...
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Infotonics Center Joensuu – Activity Development

Start date: Aug 31, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

... ition, a concept was developed as a potential spectral-based drafting system. A new CMYK colour map was created for the modelling. Cooperation with Russia was carried out through St. Petersburg State University in the form of calculations related to condensing spectral images. Cooperation with St. Petersburg State Technical University was engaged in through measuring and analysing the characterist ...
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The aim of the project was to develop a process that would enable identifying the valuable living environments of the border area in order to plan the use of their natural resources. Modern high-resolution satellite images can be well exploited in applying exact location-specific data for the inventory and usage planning of natural resources. For example, IKONOS satellite images allow the use of p ...
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Spatial Planning in Northern Peripheral Regions (Spatial Planning)

Start date: Feb 28, 2005, End date: Dec 30, 2007,

Spatial planning and development have been developed as a method in the EU over a long period, and have resulted in the European Spatial Development Perspective (ESDP). However, the specific conditions in the NPP area make it important to develop methods for spatial planning and development that are adapted for the region. In orderto achieve this, exchange of knowledge and experience in the field ...
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The overall objective of DEBATE is to build a support structure for European business advisors, in order to provide them with resources and qualifications to support their clients in the modern economy and society.Further objectives are to establish a professional profile for a European Business Advisor, to create a more positive image of this profession and to develop an educational structure and ...
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The goal of the joint project was to improve the opportunities for female and family entrepreneurs in the Republic of Karelia and Eastern Finland to utilise their location on the border region and to increase their capacity to operate with their affiliates on both sides of the border. The main activities of the project were to be training for entrepreneurs, officials and immigrants responsible for ...
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The purpose of the project was to produce information for planning the use of natural resources and for the authorities. Regarding the use of natural resources, the aim was to concentrate on forest industry and restoring arboreous drainage areas. In the work of the government authorities, the focus would be on applying the Framework Directive in the fi eld of water policy in the border regions. Th ...
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... inistrative and legislative systems and thus mitigate the cooperative prerequisites of businesses with the Russians. The aim was also to develop the know-how of the Continuing Education Centre of the University of Joensuu in this sector, as part of the Cross Border University project, coordinated by the University of Joensuu, the Masters programme of Russia, and legal education. The quantitative t ...
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All the participating partners across the Northern Periphery region share concerns for the difficulties faced by service providers, as well as service users in remote and rural areas. Each participating region has topographical, geographical and demographic similarities to overcome that create problems in accessing services, as well as in the delivery of services. The DESERVE project seeks to esta ...
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The project focuses mainly on future implications of enlargement on EU territorial development from both the perspectives of the Member States and their regions as well as from the perspectives of candidate countries and their regions. Particular attention is paid to border regions in the EU Member States and EU candidate countries. The provision of policy options for extending a polycentric devel ...
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... the educational authority. Work was undertaken in case studies both in Petrozavodsk and in the border cities of Sortavala and Kostomuksha. The Karelian Research Centre and the Petrozavodsk State University participated jointly with the Ministry of Education and Youth Affairs of the Republic of Karelia in the implementation of the survey in Russia. The research laid out an overview on the educatio ...
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Spatial aspects of the Information Society (Information Society)

Start date: Jun 9, 2005, End date: Mar 18, 2007,

The development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the liberalisation of the telecom sector have given a growing number of people the possibility to access to all type of information and also have contributed to promote the communication among citizens, businesses and public administrations, removing the constraints of time, place and distance, making the world a "global vill ...
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University Cooperation for innovation and development

Start date: Feb 28, 2006, End date: Dec 30, 2006,

The project was to develop cooperation between the University of Joensuu, the officials and organisations in the region, and industry. Consequently, the conditions for cooperation across the border would be improved. A goal was to assess the possibility and need for establishing a development centre that would support cooperation between the University of Joensuu and industry in St. Petersburg (wi ...
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Impacts of cultural heritage and identity (Cultural heritage)

Start date: Oct 12, 2004, End date: Nov 30, 2006,

The concept of cultural heritage and identity includes a multitude of tangible as well as intangible components. The project has to focus mainly on tangible components, such as cultural landscapes, sites, monuments, cultural facilities, but also on more intangible components, such as events, identity, cultural jobs, intellectual productions, which are all considered as key assets for territorial d ...
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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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Revitalising Nature Tourism in Lieksanjoki with History

Start date: Jun 30, 2003, End date: May 30, 2006,

The goal of the project was to revitalise nature tourism in the Lieksajoki area. The foundation for the project was theutilisation of the cross-border history in nature tourism, information services and teaching in Lieksa and Mujejärvi.The history of the area was to be gathered and put into suitable formats for travel service providers, school camps andschools on both sides of the border to use. T ...
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Karelia Gateway – Border Service Centre

Start date: Oct 31, 2001, End date: Apr 29, 2005,

The challenge of Central Karelia is to utilise its position as a gateway region and the international Värtsilä-Niirala border-crossing point, particularly from the viewpoint of industry. Th e goal of the project was to improve the operational environment of cross-border entrepreneurship and business across the border in general and industrywise by creating a Border Service Centre. Th e Border Serv ...
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This ESPON project draws together and analyses the data on the supply of and demand for telecommunications, exploring both ‘mature’ (basic fixed voice telephony, mobile telephony, personal computers and the Internet) and ‘leading edge’ technologies (broadband technologies and Internet backbone networks).The overall message emerging from the final report is that the shape of supply and dema ...
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The general goal of the project was to promote the operational preconditions of the forest and wood industry in Finland and Northwest Russia. Th e project was to produce information about Russian forestry in a practical form for forestry sector enterprises and authorities and to establish information service points in Kajaani and Joensuu to serve North Finland and eastern South Finland. In additio ...
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Energy Road

Start date: Mar 15, 2003, End date: Mar 14, 2005,

The Energy Road was an operational environment improvement project which intended to produce development, testing and presentation services for companies specialising in of the use of wood for energy production in North Karelia. The Energy Road off ered small and new companies assistance in developing and testing new innovations and solutions and with the introduction of industry-related products. ...
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... a in the 1990s. In order to improve the Russian language skills of the personnel of the learning institutions, a three-month intensive course was organised at the Continuing Education Centre of University of Joensuu. The produced teaching materials were introduced during the project, and their implementation was started. Web and multimedia courses were utilised by 40 universities of applied scienc ...
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Assessment of the ecological state of the border area waters

Start date: Dec 31, 2001, End date: Dec 30, 2004,

The objective of the project was to promote the assessment of the ecological state of the border region water systems in accordance with the EU’s water policy framework directive, water biological research and authority cooperation, the opportunities of the local population to infl uence the water protection of Pyhäjärvi and to secure the recreational use of Pyhäjärvi, and to develop sustainable n ...
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Network of border expertise (NEBEX)

Start date: Dec 31, 2001, End date: Dec 30, 2004,

... ion motives of the Russian degree students in the North Karelia catchment, their experiences on education, integration to the society and future plans, apprenticeship education and the willingness of university students of a business economics institute in St Petersburg to complete their extension and post-graduate studies in Finland. The Russian partner of the project, the Karelian Research Centr ...
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Women by the border, Women by the border Follow-up Project

Start date: Feb 28, 2003, End date: Sep 14, 2004,

The Women by the border and Women by the border Follow-up projects were part of the same project entity. Th e goal was to strengthen the expertise of women entrepreneurs in the border region. Th is would be achieved by: seeking new cooperation models and operational procedures; arranging meetings and contacts between women from diff erent industries from both Finland and the Republic of Karelia; r ...
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... g the project, which analysed the problems of border politics of the EU and Finland on the border with Russia, and several other publications were also produced for the use of the teachers of Joensuu University and other educators in the fi eld. The project also compiled a book on articles about Euregio Karelia and the European border area cooperation. The final publication of the project dealt ex ...
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Monument of the Winter War

Start date: Jun 30, 2002, End date: Jun 29, 2004,

The Raate road is known both in Finland and outside of the country as practically a miracle. Th e Raate road battle has great signifi cance for all of Europe, as the Red Armys objective to divide Finland was stopped at Suomussalmi. Th e Winter War exhibition at Raatteen Portti in Suomussalmi has been operational since the spring of 1992. Its visitor volumes have been high compared to other similar ...
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