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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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Energy Saving Lighthouse Cities in the NPA region (e-Lighthouse)

Start date: Apr 26, 2016, End date: Apr 25, 2019,

Description (EN): Project actions will support increased energy efficiency in buildings (40% of EU energy consumption) and increase the uptake of renewable energy, thus decreasing carbon dioxide emissions. Our goal is to support and follow-up the retrofit of more than 250 public buildings. In the private sector with the consultation of building supervisory authorities, the project a ...
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Description (EN): FREED will develop a new service, by the means of which SME’s in the region can access innovation in energy technologies otherwise not be available within the NPA region. FREED will also facilitate the transfer of technology innovations to SME’s across the area, so that the outputs of the project will widely benefit the region. It will achieve this because it provi ...
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Renewable Community Empowerment in Northern Territories (RECENT)

Start date: Sep 1, 2015, End date: Aug 31, 2018,

Description (EN): The RECENT project aims to increase energy knowledge in rural communities, and help them to have more resilient and energy efficient public infrastructure capable of handling climate change related risks. The project will develop 24 pilot community energy and energy efficiency projects across 5 NPA partner countries, with focus on the innovative use of community-ow ...
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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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Smart Labels for High-quality Products (SMART FISH)

Start date: May 1, 2015, End date: Apr 30, 2018,

Description (EN): The core product developed in Smart-Fish is an electronic label (an electronic device printed onto a thin, flexible label) that will be put on individual food packages. Also developed, is a service for collecting and presenting data from the electronic labels.  It can be used for monitoring and tracking location and temperature of packages during transport, and the ...
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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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Background Germany is the only European country in which qualification as a state-registered occupational therapist is not associated with the award of an academic title. This limits the mobility of students of occupational therapy and their career opportunities at the European level. Objectives The objective of a placement in a hospital or other institution offering occupational therapy in other ...
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Children and Youth at Risk in the Barents Region 2012 - 2015 (BEAC)

Start date: Sep 27, 2012, End date: Oct 30, 2015,

The project "Children and Youth at Risk" is partly a prolongation of cooperation programme "Children and Youth at Risk 2008-2012", which was adopted by the Working Group on Health and related Social issues of the Barents Euro-Arctic Council in March 2008 to increase cooperation efforts aiming at improving life conditions of the most vulnerable groups of the child population in the Barents region. ...
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New Horizons 2012-2014

Start date: Jan 31, 2013, End date: Aug 30, 2015,

The project promotes intensified cultural cross-border cooperation. It has a large number of participants involved in five sub-projects:Barents Forum of Strategic Cultural Planning and Policy ImplementationYoung entrepreneurs for culture and creative sectorMuseum, cultural heritage and northern identityX-BORDER 2013Sound of Barents ...
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The objective of the project is to assess industrial impact on food safety and human health in highly populated Norwegian, Finnish, and Russian border region specified in the Kolarctic ENPI CBC 2007-2013 Programme. Integration of contaminant results with monitoring of key human health endpoints can be implemented in future human risk assessments and food safety management. Assessment of results wi ...
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To accommodate for increased cross border activity and development within sustainable building technology, cooperation and business for the high north. Achievements: The project did a lot of research: two master dissertations were written on the project. It has lifted a ...
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Objective of the projectThe overall objective of the project is to improve children’s and young people’s self-esteem and psychosocial wellbeing, and prevent their social exclusion in Northern Finland and Republic of Karelia.Main activities• Surveys for analyzing the present contextual and societal situation to target the actions and evaluating the actions.• Education and training of teachers, soci ...
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Learning Lab for Accessibility in Built Environment

Start date: Jan 18, 2013, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

Objective of the projectThe objective of the project was to improve accessibility in built environment increasing the possibilities for disabled and elderly people to manage in their daily activities and opportunities for social participation. Main activities• Survey of the accessibility competence in target areas.• Planning and implementing education modules for accessibility in built environment ...
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The objective of the project is to create a novel environmental monitoring concept for heavy industry in order to reduce water pollution in Finland and Karelia. Expected Results: To design environmental monitoring concept, whi ...
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Enhancement of Oil Spill Response System by Establishing Oil Database

Start date: Jun 28, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2014,

The objective of this project is to improve the mechanism of effective coordination between international response forces in case of emergency spills of Russian oil in the waters of northern seas, taking into account the prediction of oil behavior in cold environments. During oil spills, there may be changes in physical and chemical properties of oil that affect the behavior of the oil patch. Labo ...
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The project aims to produce well-being for people living in the Koillismaa and Karelia regions in Finland and Russia by ensuring sustainable use and healthy status of the migratory brown trout (Salmo trutta) populations in the Oulanka River system. The goal will be achieved by developing, through collaboration of Finnish and Russian stakeholders, a model for the joint management of the trout popul ...
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Objective of the projectThe objective of the project was to develop green environmental technology such as, phytoremediation and bio-leaching to control incoming water flow at mine sites and landfills for environmental rehabilitations and developing environmental protection methods.Main activities • Preliminary survey and plantation site selection.• Collecting soil and water samples for monitoring ...
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Objective of the projectThe aim of the project was to improve energy efficiency in the Karelia region and to increase the use of local bioenergy resources in the district heating and in small-scale combined heat and power production plants. Main activities• To plan an education program.• To organize pilot trainings in Oulu and Petrozavodsk.• To develop an automated education, training and manageme ...
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Objective of the project The aim of the project is to create a youth tourism network consisting of colleges and higher education institutions in the Republic of Karelia and Northern Ostrobothnia in order to promote low cost, convenient, safe tourist services for international youth travel.Main activities• Creation of a web-based portal for centralized booking www.hostel.karelia.ru. • In-service tr ...
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Objective of the projectTo increase regional tourism attractiveness by developing e-tourism solutions using state-of the-art information technologies. The e-tourism framework and applications, developed in the Project, were targeted to foster the use of regional infrastructure and services, increase organized tourism, and facilitate tourism marketing activities.Main activities • Application develo ...
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Journey planner service for disabled people (Social Navigator)

Start date: May 5, 2013, End date: Nov 4, 2014,

Objective of the projectThe objective was to improve quality of life of persons with disabilities by improving their personal mobility and access to a range of in-home, residential and other community support services.Main activities1. A study on the existing international and Russian web-sites and applications, guidelines and templates, as well as practices and technical approaches regarding acce ...
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Objective of the projectThe aim of the project was to promote the values and mechanisms of life-long learning for the professionals in the field of cultural industries and event management in the peripheral territories of the Republic of Karelia and Oulu region. Main activities• Assessment of training needs and demands.• Setting new networks for lifelong learning. • Development and organizing of i ...
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Water Asset Renewable Energy Solutions (WARES)

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

WARES will provide a service that creates innovative renewable energy solutions for remote areas by finding unused or hidden opportunities for renewable energy generation within the activities and property of the water industry sector, establishing partnerships between the water industry and its neighbouring communities to exploit this potential, sourcing the capital investment required to commerc ...
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Bothnian Arc Steel & Metal Industry

Start date: Jun 30, 2001, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

The project aims at enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs and at ensuring their economical growth in the selected sector that is linked to the steel and metal industry as well as to the mining and energy sectors. The project also aims at identifying resources available within the industry, society and the academic world in the Bothnian Arc area and at disseminating information about their activiti ...
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NIMO - Nordic Interaction and Mobility Research Platform

Start date: May 31, 2011, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

The overall goal of the project is to establish a common research platform within interaction and mobility in the region. It should be accomplished through leveraging existing resources and networks and performing joint cross-border research, development, innovation, and deployment activities. E-services for citizens, community-based elderly care, and pervasive games are targeted application areas ...
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Sustainable Living Assistant (SuLA)

Start date: Jan 31, 2012, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

The SuLA project is the vision of a home supervising service which will enable house-owners and social housing providers to provide a service that will allow householders to reduce energy use in their homes and save on energy costs for space heating. This is particularly important in the Northern Periphery region where many of the inhabitants are in a position of fuel poverty because of the harsh ...
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Forum for industrial future

Start date: Sep 30, 2011, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

In order to achieve the overall objective of establishing an internationally competitive regional manufacturing industry, the project has the following objectives: • Conduct a number of high-quality seminars enabling the experts to meet representatives of small and medium Swedish and Finnish enterprises. The seminars should result into an “Agenda for the industrial future”. • Conduct a number of w ...
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Increasing the competitiveness of SMEs through energy efficiency

Start date: Oct 30, 2012, End date: Apr 29, 2014,

Objective of the projectThe aim of the project was the introduction and promotion of energy-efficient solutions increasing the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises in the cross-border areas.Main activities• Comparative analysis on competitiveness of SMEs working in the cross-border areas in Finland and Russia. • Energy efficiency checks of pilot SMEs in the industrial, constructin ...
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UNELMA

Start date: Mar 31, 2012, End date: Apr 29, 2014,

The project aims to develop research and analysis activities of companies operating in Northern Finland and Sweden, and to focus especially on the different imaging techniques used in materials research. The goal of this project is to disseminate information to industry on the co-applicants tangible opportunities to analyze materials, and collect data on the business needs today and to develop dif ...
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... ures and up-to-date competences demanded by ICT industry. Besides, these advancements formed a basis for continuation of cross-border collaboration.Youth of Karelia and Oulu regions, especially university students, got the latest technologies and learned to have clear focus on measurable and industry-relevant outcome. Culture, methodology and procedures for developing high-quality mobile applicati ...
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Barents logistics 2

Start date: Mar 9, 2011, End date: Mar 9, 2014,

... deepen educational co-operation between the universities and educational institutions together with public and business organizations in the Barents Region. The academic institutions responsible for university-level educational cooperation in the project are the University of Oulu (project leader) in Finland and the Technical University of Luleå in Sweden. Moreover, in the field of business compe ...
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Implementing Transnational Telemedicine Solutions (ITTS)

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

This project will implement transnational telemedicine solutions, at scale, and in a sustainable manner, into everyday practice across the Northern Periphery. It builds on completed and successful health-related NPP projects whilst also moving forward to address the challenges of delivery at scale.Strategic investment in urban-rural partnerships has the potential to transform the uptake of telemed ...
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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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RE-COLL

Start date: Dec 31, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2013,

The project aims, through a one-year project, to test the effects of an inter-regional forum for researchers in northern Norway, Sweden and Finland. The project's goal is a test venue for researchers who are focused on the EU's societal challenges related to the participating universities' research.
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MIN-NOVATION aims to create a trans-national network with regional networks as building blocks of effective multi-lateral cooperation. The activities carried out on the regional and transnational level will secure better access to knowledge, state-of-the-art technologies and good practice to SMEs active in the mineral waste management & prevention sector. The project will address all the waste man ...
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... y with fibre and disk lasers and encouraging the use of laser welding and high strength materials in the region's manufacturing industry. PROLASe would also like to develop cooperation between Luleå University of Technology (LTU) and Oulu University (OU) and the region's companies to better utilize the resources available. - investigate and document the laser welded joints fatigue resistance - dev ...
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Increasing Energy Efficiency in Buildings (IEEB)

Start date: Jul 31, 2010, End date: Jul 30, 2013,

The project Increasing Energy Efficiency in Buildings (IEEB) has the following objectives: 1. Technological development of low-energy solutions in housing 2. Transfer of knowledge about energy solutions to the construction industry and the society 3. Measurement techniques to decrease energy consumption in both new and existing buildings 4. Measuring the energy consumption in existing buildings th ...
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Barents Cross Border University development project (BCBU+)

Start date: Apr 18, 2011, End date: Apr 17, 2013,

... -operation to respond the needs of Barents region to train highly skilled, technologically literate workforce for the knowledge-based economies in the Barents region. The specific objective: the BCBU university network, which represents the most northern higher education area in the EU and North West Russia and Norway will contribute to the establishment of higher education in the programme area.T ...
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The purpose of MätaJämt2 project is to develop and implement tools and methods for measuring the effects of an integrated equality and diversity work in the IT project environment. The main idea of this project is that the further development takes place in real environments (pilots), together with researchers and companies. The project's ambition is to contribute to a long-term and more sustainab ...
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