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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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A study on fatal accidents of professional drivers in Finland (Laapotti & Peräaho 2011) has revealed that the risks in loading and securing of cargo comprised 12 % of all vehicular risk factors. This was more than the proportion of risks connected to tires and brakes together (10 %). Europe is an area where goods and products can move around freely, without any checks at the national borders. Thi ...
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DIGITAL COOPERATIVES (E-COOP)

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

... bits. After a presentation of each partner, 3 public workshops took place during the kick-off meeting, on the following themes:- Participation of all citizens and stakeholders : University of Bratislava (SK) / Mazovian Agricultural Advisory Centre (PL) / ERNACT (IR) / City of Iasi (RO) ;- Missions, budgets and training for intermediaries to public e-services :Computer Technology Institute (GR) / C ...
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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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Restoration of the freshwater pearl mussel population with new methods

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

The objective of the project is to: 1) Find new methods and solutions to stop decline of the sterile mussel population as well as test critical factors for its propagation. 2) Provide updated information about the preservation of the mussel population to both public and private sectors that through their decision-makers and through their activities can influence the situation of the fluvial enviro ...
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Background A vast amount environmental data is currently collected across Europe, both at national and international level, generating valuable information for policy makers and citizens. However, much of this information is not readily comparable, posing a major obstacle to the development of well-informed environmental policies and strategies at Europea ...
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HighBio2

Start date: May 31, 2011, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

The project aims to • Contribute to the development of clean and efficient technologies for bio energy production • Contribute to the development of bio-based fuels and raw materials for chemical industry • Through research and development support small-scale heat and power at local level The goal of this project is to develop methods by which you can use biomass more versatile than before. The ai ...
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Peripheral Baltic Sea regions have been characterized by depopulation and weak socio-economic conditions. These trends are contrary to the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region (BSR), VASAB and the integrated territorial development of the EU (see Art. 3 (2c) of the Council Regulation (EC) No. 1083/2006 and Art. 6 (2) of Regulation (EC) No 1080/2006). Although train and ferry connections exist, on ...
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The BIOCLUS objective is to boost the regional competitiveness and growth in five European cluster regions: Wielkopolska (Poland), Slovakia, Western Macedonia (Greece), Navarre (Spain) and Central Finland. The project promotes collaboration and integration and supports the sustainable development of research related communities by • Promoting expertise competence at the cluster and consortium leve ...
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Airports as Drivers of Economic Success in Peripheral Regions (ADES)

Start date: Jan 31, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2012,

Dynamic territorial development depends on an optimal combination of access to services and resources. Good accessibility and connectivity is one of the most crucial factors in deciding on a location for economic activities. This leads to the fact that fast, relatively cheap, reliable but also sustainable freight and passenger transport, has become one of the essential prerequisites for the compet ...
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Scandinavian-Adriatic Corridor for Growth and Innovation (SCANDRIA)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Sep 8, 2012,

Against the background of doubling freight transport volumes by 2050 in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR), capable transport infrastructures are required for efficient, integrated and sustainable freight and passenger traffic.The Scandinavian-Adriatic Development Corridor is the shortest geographical link between Baltic and Adriatic Sea. It provides freight transport capacities to relieve overloaded Wes ...
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BACKGROUND and addressed PROBLEM: Climate change, with its manifold aspects, is one of the biggest global challenges we face currently and in the future. Guidelines for the general direction of action developed on the international or national level are a first step but do not equal implementation. Concrete action in dealing with climate change issues is required on the local and regional level, f ...
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Background Climate change presents a major challenge for the sustainable management of key ecosystem goods and services, including biodiversity, forests, water and agricultural production. Despite increasing efforts to reduce the emission of greenhouse gases, results from global circulation models show that major changes in the current climate cannot be a ...
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Highbio

Start date: Jun 30, 2008, End date: Jun 29, 2011,

The project aim at develop alternative for a high refinement of bio energy for local using of raw material through processing. Processing can partly be done through local entrepreneurs and energy cooperative that can develop and apply experiences from the project. In the project will different refinement processes and types of purification technique and can be followed and evaluate through techno ...
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Sustainable Development in the Mid Nordic Region (ProMidNord)

Start date: Aug 5, 2004, End date: Oct 4, 2007,

County Councils from Norway, Sweden and Finland being the members of the 25 year old Mid Nordic Committee (MNC)-covering the Mid Nordic Region (MNR)-are facing great challenges such as an ongoing decrease of the population and a tendency towards centralization of the whole society. The cities in the MNR have difficulties in balancing the increasing impact from the big cities. The population densit ...
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moting Spatial Development by Creating COMon MINdscapes (COMMIN)

Start date: Aug 31, 2004, End date: Aug 30, 2007,

Transnational and cross-border co-operation have a growing need (e.g. EU-enlargement) for a precise understanding of the partner’s concepts and the planning systems they are embedded in. The improvement of solving similar problems in different BSR countries and on transnational activities can best be achieved by exchange of experiences and ideas, mutual training and further education as well as pr ...
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NorWat aims to discover and disseminate information on new ways to make the best use of watercourses for the benefit of local sustainable community development. Watercourses are important features in many northern periphery regions and this project will seek to improve the inter-relationship between environmental and socio-economic well being along them. ...
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New Bioenergy Business During Emission Trading (ET-BIOENERGY)

Start date: Jan 6, 2005, End date: Jan 5, 2007,

The biomass resources are significant in the Baltic Sea Region. However, the utilisation rate as well as the price level differs a lot from country to country. Most of biomass based fuels are utilised locally within short transportation distances. There has already been some international wood fuel trade, mainly in refined form (e.g. wood pellets), but also as wood fuels like logs and chips. The m ...
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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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Bioenergy Technology Transfer Network (BTN)

Start date: Jun 4, 2002, End date: Sep 3, 2005,

... es. CEBra GmbH established the BDC Brandenburg (Wood Energy Centre Eberswalde) in August 2005. The BDC is located in the premises of the Brandenburg Forestry Authority at the wood campus of the University of Applied Sciences Eberswalde.International seminars have been organised. Seminar on Bioenergy Interacting between Rural and Urban Areas attracted participants from several countries. The keynot ...
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... sed. it was the promoter and coordinator partner. Its role was to give voice to the PMI needs and to create a connection with the professional world.Institute For Educational Research of the University Of Jyvàskylà, was the partner coordinator of the QP project. Its role was to support the process of integration and customizing of QP relevant elements of good practices inside/to the local Italian ...
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The term Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) was launched in 1994following some 10 years of European dialogue (supported by the European Commissionand the Council of Europe), and national actions, on the benefits for additional languagelearning of variants of what had been widely termed "bilingual education" or"immersion". CLIL is a dual-focussed educational approach in which an additi ...
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Digital Literacy Instructor

Start date: Jan 1, 2013,

The number of non-literate and low-literate adults in European countries varies from 10-15% of the population. Many of them, esp. immigrants, have to learn to read for the first time in a second language (L2) (i.e. not their mother tongue). Poor oral and written proficiency often leads to social exclusion and prohibits social and economic integration. Adequate literacy training is thus a key facto ...
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The DEQU project aims at developing elements of quality assurance in selected “key processes” for practice and professional field oriented higher education under the outlines of the Bologna process as well as the Bruges-Copenhagen process.The focus is on practice oriented higher education institutions with an outlook to their integrative role between vocational education and training and higher ed ...
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This project addresses the need for a cross-scientific approach to further training in environmental management. Training in this area needs to change its focus from repairing damage and cleaning up polluted areas to preventive measures at operational level. This will be done by incorporating environmental issues into the daily production process of companies and providing on-going training for pe ...
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The project will enhance awareness of European higher education throughout Africa, through the creation of a unique network and website bringing together African and European research students. The specific objectives will include: Raising awareness on European doctoral education in Africa through implementation of summer schools targeted at addressing the needs of PhDs and early career researcher ...
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The main topic of the project is the cross-national transfer and testing of instruments for the accreditation of vocational learning outcomes in accordance with the principles of the ECVET, the EQF and the forthcoming German Qualifications Framework. The plan is to apply and improve existing instruments for identifying the levels, contents and workloads of vocational learning outcomes in selected ...
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... eed that transnational mobility of AS and students directly influence the quality and the nature of curriculum, meeting European study and open content quality criteria. Virtual mobility of AS meets university needs in different aspects: it becomes a positive requirement for the creation of new organisational models for providing HE in Europe, opens possibilities for all AS to develop their skill ...
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Master in Educational Leadership

Start date: Dec 1, 2013,

In order to improve student learning in Serbia, competencies of principals and other education leaders – vice-principals and school team leaders, school board members, employees in education sectors of municipalities, regional school authorities and national education institutions, and also in the education NGO sector - need to be improved. In order to achieve this wider objective, and also as a r ...
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... licies on financing and equity in higher education; (d) development of a policy framework for an efficient, effective and equitable higher education systems in the three countries; (e) development of university financing models based on sensible diversification of income streams and strengthen universities' capacities to implement these models; and (d) the establishment of Regional Resource Point ...
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Lingu@net Europa provides support and resources for language learning. It helps learners understand their strengths and weaknesses, and points them towards ways to learn. It guides learners in a choice of over 3700 on-line learning resources, gives advice on overcoming common problems, and provides motivational tips. Those who want to practise the language they are learning can find key pals for e ...
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The Quality Boost in Tourism -project is transferring innovations between providers of quality trainings and systems in tourism. There is a clear need to improve the current tourism service quality training, and with this project the development can take a step further to include European level common parts or tools in the tourism training. Each country already has its own training and material fo ...
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The wider objective of the Project is to develop an inclusive concept at the university level: by developing a new master study program, sensitizing university staff for the full affirmation of the inclusive paradigm in higher education and the entire educational system for both, the core team focused on the work under the new program and wider, from the other study programs of UoM.Specific objec ...
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The DEQU project aims at developing elements of quality assurance in selected “key processes” for practice and professional field oriented higher education under the outlines of the Bologna process as well as the Bruges-Copenhagen process.The focus is on practice oriented higher education institutions with an outlook to their integrative role between vocational education and training and higher ed ...
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EUSA_ID offers study, training and research periods in Europe for South African Master and PhD candidates and staff and provides European PhD candidates the opportunity to spend a research period in South Africa. 84 mobilities (18 European, 66 South African) cover Master students (40,5%), PhD candidates (38,1%) and staff (21,4%) of TG I (76%) and II (24%). The partnership consists of 6 South Afric ...
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The central aim of the network "School and the world of work" is to give contributions forimprovement of policies, strategies, structures and processes in Europe, to give all youngpeople a chance for a successful pathway from school education to the world of work andemployment. This task is seen as a part of European policies for the Youth, for education andemployment, and as a part of Strategy fo ...
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... vely small input from tutors, and offers more natural opportunities for sustained practice than traditional tutor-led remediation methods. The project will build on the expertise of the Agora Centre (University of Jyväskylä, Finland), which has developed and evaluated Graphogame Service- a set of online games for helping children overcome difficulties in the initial phases of learning to read, whi ...
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The project “EDICC” aims at developing an academic curriculum for Continuing Education on Intercultural Competence. Demand for intercultural competence in Europe is growing. Labour mobility, cooperation between countries and competitiveness of European businesses increase the need for culture sensitive working practices. In a culturally complex setting, it is necessary to be able to choose the rig ...
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... urope, Australia and the USA. Because of the success of the concept of the SIGNALL and its brand, the multiple transfers are proposed. What is proposed? - SIGNALL III proposes to transfer a current University course - Working with the Deaf community is offered as part of accredited courses at the Centre for Deaf Studies, Trinity College Dublin, that will carry 10 ECTS points and deliver it on-lin ...
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No substitute for practical experience : The principal resource produced has been a white book promoting the principal of work placements as a vital part of chemistry training and looking at how education can adapt to the labour market. A project website has been developed and links for practical exchanges established. This project started in 2001 and lasted 37 months.
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