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Description (EN): The Alps are Europes WATER-TOWERS, providing MULTIPLE ECOSYSTEM SERVICES such as water for human consumption, agriculture, industry, energy and maintaining tourism, recreation & quality of life not only for the residents but also for surrounding lowlands & big metropolitan areas. Alpine rivers are the BLUE BACKBONES OF SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT, but only healthy rive ...
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Background Rare wetland habitats and associated species are present within the Natura 2000 network site, Puszcza Kampinoska. The site's integrity has however been compromised by excavation works associated with the Łasica Channel and several other minor channels, which has contributed to the gradual drying of the wetlands. Challenges remain in restorin ...
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COMET will strengthen the pan-European research initiative on the impact of radiation on man and the environment by facilitating the integration of radioecological research. COMET will build upon the foundations laid by the European Radioecology Alliance (ALLIANCE) and the on-going FP7 STAR Network of Excellence in radioecology. By collaborating with the European platforms on nuclear and radiologi ...
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Up to 20 million European citizens suffer from food allergy. However management of both food allergy (by patients and health practitioners) and allergens (by industry) is thwarted by lack of evidence to either prevent food allergy developing or protect adequately those who are already allergic. iFAAM will develop evidence-based approaches and tools for MANAGEMENT of ALLERGENS in FOOD and integrate ...
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NutriTech will build on the foundations of traditional human nutrition research using cutting-edge analytical technologies and methods to comprehensively evaluate the diet-health relationship and critically assess their usefulness for the future of nutrition research and human well-being. Technologies include genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, laser scanning cytometry, NMR based ...
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The main objective of the project is to share competencies and innovative tools for the protection of protected areas by fires. Achievements: Enhanced protection of the protected area due to the suppression of the danger of fires.
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Biomass constitutes a sector of the highest energy potentials both, in South East Europe and in the EU27. It covers more than half of the renewable energy sources for heat applications, and as heat covers more than half of the final energy consumption in Europe, biomass obviously is a key domain to meet the ambitious 2020 targets of the Renewable Energy Directive (2009/28/EC). The project FOROPA a ...
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Cultural Heritage sites located in both rural and urban areas are often facing the dilemma between loss of cultural values and hence loss of identity, due to non-sustainable growth, and economic decline and emigration, due to inappropriate infrastructure and high cost of living (especially, buildings maintenance). CHERPLAN aims to provide a strong basis for ensuring compatibility and synergy betwe ...
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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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Energy Efficient and Ecological Housing (ECOHOUSING)

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

Finland, Estonia and Latvia have made plans how to save energy, compensate the use of fossil energy sources by renewable energy sources. Important domestic source is wood and other biomass in different forms. Through the project the partners in Finland, Estonia and Latvia will collect information of heating technology, boilers and devices utilizing wood energy and other bioenergy in different form ...
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How to link strong research nodes, clusters and SME networks in the Baltic Sea region in order to jointly reach globally-leading innovation partnerships? How to use the high innovation potential of the region to address common societal challenges?StarDust was designed to give answers to these questions. Besides the concrete testing of collaboration methods, policy implication should be drawn on ho ...
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Interreg IIIA interdisciplinary ”Reed Strategy in Estonia and Finland” project brought out the concept of integrated coastal planning and Reed Strategy in 2007. It created a framework for wider utilization and gave an idea for the new project, which focuses on the bioenergy production with reed, and looks for new ways to use reed in the construction industry. COFREEN-project delves deep into utili ...
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The fishery sector is an integral part of the Baltic Sea coastal regions and their economies. Not all fish stocks are fished within natural limits, and certain commercially important species (e.g. Baltic cod and Baltic white fish) are severely overfished and outside safe biological limits. Existing national and EU fisheries management policies are apparently not effective enough to maintain or eve ...
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The main objective of BIO CIRCLE 2 is to foster the knowledge base about FP7 FAFB & the networking capacities of Third Country researchers in order to reinforce their participation in FP7 projects. 3 project goals are distinguished: 1.Disseminate information effectively to Third Country researchers; 2.Organise information days and training for Third Country researchers; 3.Provide Third Country res ...
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... ivities. The Bremerhaven Technology-Transfer-Centre (De), the Research Institute of Plant Production Piestany (Slovaquia), the Regional Natural Areas Conservatory of Aquitaine (Fr) and the Estonian University of Life Sciences will provide tools and expertise. The Executive Agency of the Ministry of Environment and Water of Bulgaria (Bg) remain a partner of REVERSE project but this partner has no a ...
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During the last years the costs for fossil energy resources are heavily increasing. Even though the prices for these resources will not be rising to ever new peaks it is obvious that they will remain on a high level and in medium and long term rise continuously. Consequently, the costs for public services, such as transportation or the provision of heat and electricity, are rising as well. This si ...
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Creative City Challenge (CCC)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Nov 29, 2012,

CCC aims to build and implement an integrated evidence-based strategy for cities to strengthen their innovative capacity by means of a methodology of joint development and pilot testing of new tools and instruments in the fields of skills development, business cooperation and the development of urban creative clusters. CCC focuses on the catalyst role of creative industries in building and strengt ...
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Gulf of Riga as a Resource for Wind Energy (GORWIND)

Start date: Oct 31, 2010, End date: Oct 30, 2012,

The project carries out a comprehensive research for the future wind parks in the Gulf of Riga through analyzing the wind energy policies in both countries, obtaining reliable marine wind information, considering the environmental aspects, and involving in the discussions the relevant authorities, business partners and local people. ...
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moting Natural Materials know-how (ProNatMat)

Start date: Aug 31, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

Turku University of Applied Sciences (TUAS) with the other Finnish partners has worked with natural materials for several years and Estonian Heritage Society (SRIK) has experience from the year 2001. The idea about the joint project arose from the common interest and need to develop cooperation. ProNatMat promotes natural material know-how in Finland and in Estonia and between these countries. T ...
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BIO CIRCLE will extend the network of National Contact Points for the FP7 theme “Food, Agriculture and Fisheries and Biotechnology” (BIO NCP) to National Information Points (NIP) from Third Countries over a two year period. The European Commission needs to implement the bilateral Scientific & Technological Agreements signed with Third Countries (TC), for increasing their participation in FAFB FP7 ...
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The aim is to develop a framework that allows quantitative comparison of human health risks and benefits of foods and food compounds based on a common scale of measurement. This will be based on the evaluation of changes in the quality/duration of life using a system that allows weighting of data quality and severity of effect, with quantification by QALY or DALY-like methodology. The framework wi ...
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Biomass Energy Europe (BEE)

Start date: Mar 1, 2008, End date: Nov 30, 2010,

"The objective of the project is to harmonise biomass resource assessments, focusing on the availability of biomass for energy in Europe and its neighbouring regions. This harmonisation will improve the consistency, accuracy and reliability of biomass assessments, which can serve the planning of a transition to renewable energy in the European Union. The project activities will include (i) the ana ...
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Tools for water management and restoration processes (Lakepromo)

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

... the summary 'Rural Wastewater Treatment in Finland, the United Kingdom and Hungary' was published (200 copies and pdf on the website). During the first period of 2006 one Hungarian partner (Budapest University) was dropped out due to difficulties with their financial management. However, these tasks and remaining budget were shifted to the Estonian partner. Due to Danish structural reform partner ...
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... ans that the educational training should also encompass a broad view on societal activities.ScanBalt Campus: Knowledge formation•8 ScanBalt Campus Knowledge Networks, (SBC KN)-Molecular Diagnostics University of Gdansk/Medical University of Gdansk.-Regenerative Medicine University of Rostock and BioCon Valley, Germany-Environmental Biotechnology Centre for environment and sustainability, GMV, at C ...
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The overall goal is to sustain and maintain a sustainable network and to support the participation of Central Asia in the modernisation of higher education with curriculum development and quality assurance. Supported by a Tempus project, Canqa, particular actions and guidance in the organization of the mobility should guarantee better adaptation of curriculum to the needs of a knowledge-based soci ...
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This project aims to respond to the identified needs for Azerbaijan to develop meaningful international links by developing a network of International Relations Offices in the 4 identified Higher Education institutions. Supported by the Ministry of Education and aided by an international consortium involving universities in Italy, Greece, Poland and Germany this project aims to train staff, estab ...
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... l and monitoring. The consortium covers all aspects of renewable energy –West: U Hohenheim, U Stuttgart, BLE (DE), BOKU (AT), Bratislava (SK) and Sofia (BG). East: Agricultural and the Polytechnic University Tirana (AL), University of Montenegro(ME), University of Zenica and Mostar (BA).
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ELFRUS project purpose is elaboration of sectoral Qualifications Framework for Land Management Studies at Russian Universities. Project will contribute towards its wider objective “Enhancement of quality and relevance of higher education in Russian Federation and increasing convergence with EU developments through elaboration of qualifications framework”. There are three specific project objective ...
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The wider objective of the project is to set up ECDL National Operator and Testing Centres in partner universities and to build computer skills capacity needed for the integration of key competencies of lifelong learning into the development strategies of higher educational institutions in Azerbaijan. The rationale of this project is based on "2009-2012 State Program on the reform of higher educat ...
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... tion. This shall be carried out through development of necessary conditions, a regulation for professionals at country level, a regulation for the professionals and work profiles, in order to involve university graduates in the labor market. Within the project this working group will issue a working plan, which will determine how to proceed with development of new study programmes and their necess ...
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EUPHRATES Project emerges as a proposal with a wide geographical scope, covering 9 states of Europe and 11 institutions from different parts of the Indian Country. This consortium will join efforts in order to enhance cooperation for fostering excellence in training and research, promoting exchange of students and researchers between India and the EU. The Universidade de Santiago de Compostela w ...
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... aff Staff mobility is connected to priority items: Doctoral schools, Internationalisation of education (IRO Management), ECTS, Quality assurance procedures, Recognition of studies and qualifications, University - enterprise cooperation and curriculum development. Selections of applications by Local Management Teams in every partner university Organization of 2 consortium meetings: kick-off and coo ...
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... in order to prepare and stimulate them for a future academic career at their home institutions. 16 Asian PhD students will be mobile for 10 months each in order to carry out research work at the host university and 10 will complete the full degree programme. Topics of doctoral theses will be defined and agreed upon between host and sending institution and will include a co-supervisor from the send ...
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The main goal of this project is the development of lifelong learning framework in Serbia. This will be achieved by creating the institutional framework, developing the institutional mechanisms and defining the infrastructure for the realization of lifelong learning concept. In broader context, the project aims to enhance the quality and efficacy of human resources, form the sound basis for dynami ...
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Proposed DEFRUS project aims at development of sectoral Qualifications Framework for Food Science. It will contribute towards wider objective “Enhancement of quality and relevance of higher education in Russian Federation and increasing convergence with EU developments through elaboration of qualifications framework”. Three specific project objectives are:1- Comparative analyses of existing standa ...
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The fast-growing elderly population in Europe and its care needs require solutions like AAL (Ambient Assisted Living) to ensure economical sustainability. AAL is emerging as a set of tools for care of the elderly and disabled capable of improving their quality of life. Furniture has certain features that can improve the non-intrusive monitoring of users and interaction of AAL systems, which repres ...
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Although there are no exhaustive figures on mobility in IVT, the number of apprentices undertaking training in another Member State is nonetheless estimated at 1% on average, even if the number of opportunities for mobility doubled between 2002 and 2005 thanks to the European Commission’s incentive policy. An in-depth study (Move it) has identified several obstacles to mobility, including legal ...
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The I.S.L.E network: Innovation in the teaching of Sustainable Development in Life sciences in Europe, will ultimately involve HEIs, Research institutes, and enterprises from 32 countries (including two "third countries" Ukraine, Belarus), interested in introducing the concept of Sustainable Development in their curricula and/or institutions having had experience in this area and who are willing t ...
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