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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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Background Methane (CH4) is a potent greenhouse gas with 21 times the global warming potential of carbon dioxide (CO2). At a global level, the methane in landfill gas contributes to climate change. The UK, and the European Union generally, has a huge legacy of closed landfill sites, many of which are derelict or under-used. They represent a significant li ...
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Territorial Scenarios and Visions for Europe (ET2050)

Start date: May 31, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2015,

Policymakers in the field of territorial development and cohesion are in need of a future oriented and integrated vision on the development of the European territory. Therefore the ESPON Programme started a territorial vision-building process following a participatory process and involving relevant stakeholders at European, national and regional level. This vision has a strategic character that al ...
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Effective Technology Transfer in Biotechnology (ETTBio)

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

ETTBio addresses the challenging issue of still unused economic potential of research institutes and universities as source for innovation and therefore efficient regional economic development. ETTBio has a sectoral focus on biotechnology for the following reasons: 1) Biotechnology is considered a key sector (and key enabling technology) in Europe for the 21st century, 2) it has very specific char ...
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moting Cross-Innovation in European Cities and Regions (Cross-Innovation)

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

... rship consists of 11 metropolitan hotspots that have the potential to put cross-innovation on the top of local and regional policy agendas across Europe: Birmingham, Amsterdam, Rome, Berlin, Tallinn, Warsaw, Vilnius, Stockholm, Linz, Lisbon, Plzen.Cross-Innovation is a key policy priority of EU 2020 and its flagship initiative Innovation Union. Improving metropolitan cities' expertise in this fiel ...
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Current evidence on the effect of diet on mental performance (MP) is largely based on animal, retrospective studies, and short-term nutritional intervention studies in humans. NUTRIMENTHE will significantly improve this knowledge through studying the role, mechanisms, risks & benefits of specific nutrients & food components to respond to specific needs and improve the MP of children. The research ...
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Rail Baltica Growth Corridor (RBGC)

Start date: Jun 10, 2010, End date: Sep 9, 2013,

... economic growth of the Eastern BSR.RBGC is linked to the TEN-T Core Network Corridor North Sea - Baltic. The Corridor will connect the Eastern BSR branching from Helsinki, Tallinn, Riga, Kaunas and Warsaw to Berlin and to North Sea coast. The BSR gains new economic potential as the major business hubs will be connected with N-W Russia and the EU core. ...
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Knowledge Network Management in Technology Parks (Know-Man)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Dec 30, 2012,

... egions for the time after the official project closure. In case of Berlin, e.g., the knowledge atlas approach was integrated in a project proposal for the cooperation among Berlin and Warsaw. Additionally, the round tables also communicated the results of the implemented instruments in order to negotiate and find agreements with regional stakeholders to deal with e.g. the suggested actions in the ...
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SMEs represent 99% of all enterprises in BSR and provide up to 70% of all jobs, being an important economic but also socio-cultural factor. SMEs present the biggest potential for job creation also in future. QUICK aims at unleashing this potential to its full extent by addressing the following challenges undermining the competitiveness of the BSR SMEs:- limited benefit from innovation processes an ...
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Materials sciences and engineering (MS&E) are significant innovation drivers within the Central European area and thus crucial for competitiveness and economic growth. The MS&E sector has its particularities like: frequent introduction of new material technologies, existing requirements and specifications frequently do not fit the unique features of advanced material and the sectors complexity req ...
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Baltic Sea Innovation Network Centres (BaSIC)

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

BaSIC aims to build a “Baltic Sea Archipelago of Innovation” (recommendation of BaltMetInno). The objective is to create a seamless working environment for fast growth innovative SME all over the Baltic Sea Region, embedded in a reliable network of leading Science Parks and clusters. Emphasis is given to identify, select, train and coach SME-gazelles; to provide them harmonized access to markets ( ...
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... oject is constituted by municipalities and development agencies of 11 metropolitan cities of Europe – Amsterdam, Barcelona, Berlin, Birmingham, Helsinki, Oslo, Riga, Stockholm, Tallinn, Vilnius and Warsaw – which play a central role in the economies of their regions and countries.The project is organised into 3 components. In addition to management activities (Component 1), Component 2 contains in ...
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... is concerned with the development of a series of novel optical sources (nanowires) based on nonlinear optical conversion.The proposed research will allow the university team members from INRS-EMT and Warsaw University of Technology, in collaboration with their industrial partners and with the support of the University of Sherbrooke (also located in Quebec), to lead the international efforts in sea ...
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The CA aims to contribute to the integration and strengthening of European research on Renewable Energy Sources and associated power converters, controllers and combined use. The proposal is a step forward in securing a leading role for Europe in sustainable energy systems, strategically important to some EC Programme objectives: large scale implementation of Distributed Energy Resources (DER), en ...
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Innovation Clusters for the Transport Industry (InnoTrax)

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

The operation InnoTrax- Innovation Clusters for the Transport Industry focuses on microsystem technology, optics and telematics in the transport industry. Technology centres, universities and institutes supporting innovation in the transport sector are scattered throughout the EU and lack suitable networks. Similarly, innovative SMEs of the transport sector require more integrated structures to im ...
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articipatory Spatial Planning in Europe (PSPE)

Start date: Dec 31, 2003, End date: Jun 29, 2007,

The overall objective is to improve spatial information exchanges in participatory regional planning through renewed interactive approaches that make use of geo-visualisation. The operation seeks to bring into practice innovations relating to regional planning, e-government and ICT. The added-value of this operation is to make geo-visualisation and communication approaches feasible and accessible ...
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EU economic policies and location of economic activities (Economy)

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

The project shall further develop and deepen the understanding of the economic dimension of the development of the European territory.That includes identifying the spatial pattern of company/investment locations and the factors influencing these patterns and looking from a policy perspective identifying the key measures having impact on these patterns.The policy perspective should address both mea ...
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The ARCHI-MUNDUS project will enhance the links, information flow, communication and mutual understanding among European, Latin American and USA partners in order to investigate together the question of quality in contemporary architectural education. The project will develop to achieve the following aims: To bring our non-European partners closer to the way European Schools of architecture adapt ...
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An internationalization management model in partner institutions will be developed in order to provide appropriate knowledge and means to improve internationalization actions and activities that contribute to the sustainability of the international dimension of partner institutions in south neighboring countries. The model aims at improving the institutional management processes of internationaliz ...
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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 is focused on female students with a scientific-engineering background to teach them creativity for innovation and leadership. It aims to create increased collaboration between industry, academia and professional associations to produce a training tool to increase creativity and leadership skills of female engineers. Making Europe the most competitive and dynamic knowledge-based econo ...
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This project focuses on the need for people working in SMEs in Central and East European countries to have easy access to cost-effective competence based training. This partnership of training organisations, universities, chambers of commerce, trade unions and employer organisations gathers together expertise based on practical experience available within the partnership that has been developed o ...
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This project will address the results of a training and information needs analysis carried out by a previous project for the meat sector in pre-accession countries. That study identified that continuous in-service training was required for workers in the industry, especially those in middle management. Many enterprises, especially SMEs, need up-to-date technologies and skills. A training system w ...
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... yees.Consortium responsible for the project had a vast experience in the field of implementing European projects, including Leonardo da Vinci. It consisted of: Polish Association of Building Managers,Warsaw University of Technology,Technische Universität Darmstadt,Universitat de València,Fundación Laboral de la Construcción and Elajko-Al - company with broad knowledge and experience on curtain wal ...
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As Croatia integrated into the EU, a major challenge has been co-operation between education and business. There is a longstanding gap between the supply and demand of knowledge, skills and competencies relevant to business From the European perspective, the need to develop and commercialise ideas-to-market products and services for long term economic benefits is a recurrent theme in European poli ...
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Science Fiction in Education

Start date: Nov 1, 2012,

The SciFi-Ed project aims1. To increase pupils’ motivation and achievement in science and other subjects, through the introduction of Science Fiction in education.2. To enhance the quality of teaching Science and Technology, as well as an array of other subjects to children aged between 9-15 years old. 3. To connect science education with real-life issues such as the environment.4. To provide gir ...
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S1-L05 AVEMPACE

Start date: Oct 1, 2011,

The objective of the partnership coordinated by Technische Universität Berlin is to create a network of Jordanian, Syrian and European universities promoting academic excellence through joint research, education, and exchange of experience by awarding individual mobility grants to contribute to a sus-tainable development of Jordan and Syria in the field of higher education and improve the career p ...
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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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This Project was related to the EU Dir 89/48/EWG on regulated professions in respect of recognition, promotion and certification of qualifications by international associations and organizations – from construction industry. The main task of the project was to improve Directive's ideas, which have lead to creation of proper EU system of comparison, certification and mutual recognition of manageri ...
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The main task of the project is to deepen and improve Directive's ideas, which will lead to creation of proper European system of comparison, certification and mutual recognition of managerial qualifications in construction. Project is the continuation of the successfully finished CLOEMC I project (PL/06/B/F/PP/174014, set of 7 already created manuals. As a result of the project, a set of new 6 m ...
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The UZWATER project will develop a base for universities in Uzbekistan to address the difficult environmental situation in the country, especially for water scarcity and environmental protection, by master level education. The eight universities in the project will establish centers for studying environmental protection and sustainable development, each one with their specific profile, to address ...
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This project for mobility and collaboration within higher education and research builds on a well-balanced consortium with partners from India and Europe. We have included partners with no or little previous experience as well as with substantial experience from the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 (EMA2) programme. In this way, the project will increase the number of universities that will benefit from EM ...
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The Cloud is a major technological breakthrough with huge potential for education. It allows students and their tutors/teachers to interact productively in formal and informal education situations. Hosted Cloud communities mean that learners themselves can become creators and developers. Laptops and tablets will be everywhere, eBooks will replace text books as a normal part of classroom learning. ...
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The FELLOW-MUNDUS project aims to strengthen the cooperation between European Union Higher Education Institutions and Latin-American Universities, enabling the mobility of students, researchers and academic staff through a scholarship scheme, developing individuals’ curriculum, enhancing the transfer of know-how and the sharing of experiences and good practices. It will provide the Latin-American ...
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The main aims of the Project were:- to improve the quality and to increase the volume of co-operation between institutions, organizations, enterprises, social partners and other relevant bodies throughout Europe providing learning opportunities - by creation of the new courses in the area of PPP projects,- to support the development of innovative ICT-based content, services, pedagogies and practi ...
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The objective of the partnership coordinated by Technische Universität Berlin is to create a network of Jordanian, Lebanese, Palestinian, Syrian and European universities promoting the EHEA and academic excellence through joint research, education and exchange of experience by awarding individula mobility grants to contribute to a sustainable development of Jordan, Lebanon, Palestine and Syria in ...
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The Process of Bologna calls for an urgent reform the higher education system so that universities may become motors of change and innovation. One strategic action is the curricula reform to tailor them with the requests coming from the labour market (cfr. Comm. "New skills for new jobs").Nevertheless, relevant weaknesses are still detectable. The programmes of most EU universities are still root ...
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The main problem being tackled was to increase European Union funds absorption in infrastructure construction projects in European Union Members Countries and countries entering the Union. Expected outcomes:- increase participation in vocational trainings due to MOODLE system- increase employees knowledge concerning procedures in risk management, claims and dispute management - improvement in co ...
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The main task of the project was to deepen Directive's 89/48/EWG ideas, which lead to creation of proper European system of comparison, certification and mutual recognition of managerial qualifications in construction. Project was based on the successfully finished CLOEMC I and II projects (PL/06/B/F/PP/174014, 2009-1-PL1-LEO05-05016) set of 13 already created manuals for Construction Managers’ L ...
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