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Be Wiser examines organisation and technical research challenges in some of Europe’s best known RTD regions. The technology focus is on wireless internet security; while the organisational challenge is to more effectively utilise Triple Helix clusters in regional innovation processes. This approach will strengthen Europe’s position in wireless rollout and address the challenges set out in the Digi ...
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Connecting Rural Enterprise for A Transnational Economy (CREATE)

Start date: Jan 31, 2012, End date: Dec 30, 2015,

CREATE will significantly contribute to overcoming barriers to growth & competitiveness experienced by SMEs in the predominantly rural areas of North West Europe. These barriers are geographic isolation. lack of infrastructure. lack of scale. poor clustering opportunities & critically. lack of ICT expertise. Next Generation Access broadband (NGA) & advanced ICT have the potential to transform the ...
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The Linked Open Data (LOD) Strategy is becoming a source of unprecedented visibility, enabling the generation of new businesses and significant advances for research in the environmental area. Nevertheless, in order for this strategy to become a reality, it is necessary to advance the publication of existing environmental data, usually owned by public bodies.This proposal is focused on how the LOD ...
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Resource Efficient Maritime Capacity (REMCAP)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2015,

The global maritime market is on a strong growth trajectory, and this project aims to harness that growth to create economic and employment benefits for Europe. On the one hand, growth is driven by commercial megatrends such as demand for marine/offshore renewable energy, fish products and emerging potential for ‘blue biotech’ products; on the other hand, there is high demand for efficient use an ...
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"Urban mobility is of growing concern to citizens. To be more efficient urban mobility systems require a greater integration at urban level (city and its hinterland).Interchanges need to better integrate:- various urban transport modes, which can be urban, regional and long distance;- urban transport and land use;- urban transport networks;- transport and non transport related services.Not only wi ...
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... ics in this global context. It also uses best practices from other densely populated areas via its observer network of other European and Global ports e.g. Zeebrugge. Shanghai. It focuses on the East West sustainable freight corridor across NWE. with underused port and sea transport capacity at the same time as heavily congested land infrastructures. It helps integrate the peripheral western a ...
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Renewable Public Transport Enterprise (REPUTE)

Start date: Dec 31, 2013, End date: Jun 29, 2015,

REPUTE (Renewable Public Transport Enterprise) is an Atlantic Area funded project aimed at developing the use of renewable energy in public transport. REPUTE promotes innovation and engagement in the efficient use of energy in public transport by means of information provision, stimulation of enterprise and behaviour change, and policy change recommendations. ...
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Regional administration of lake restoration initiatives (LakeAdmin)

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

The economic values of clean and safe water are well established. Lakes, ponds and reservoirs can provide water for drinking, irrigation, recreation, fish, natural and cultural values and other ecosystem services. Domestic and national tourism in lake districts are often of high local and regional economical importance. However, in spite of remarkable investments in wastewater treatment, the quali ...
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Involving the private sector in Mobility Management (INVOLVE)

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

The project BACKGROUND is as follows. Sustainable transport is a high priority for the EC in order to reduce pollution and increase Quality of Life. Car-user rates can be reduced by MOBILITY MANAGEMENT POLICIES. But these can only be delivered by public authorities with ACTIVE PUBLIC PARTICIPATION of the private sector eg employers and managers of large sites that attract a lot of people (emplo ...
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... 2012) was inspired by this workshop and the studies will reflect this while also delivering a wider picture. All this also helped to shape the content of the next workshop (Economy 1 in North Rhine-Westphalia) and the first conference in Umbria (postponed to November 2012). The project website offers detailed information and will be further enhanced within the next reporting period (e.g. by a ne ...
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Territories of Rivers Action Plans (TRAP)

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

... iver territory management model.PROJECT PARTNERSHIP: 10 project partners (PP), out of which 5 are regional policy makers and have provable policy impact potential: Kainuu (FI)-LP, Shannon, MidWest & SouthWest (IE), Wales (UK), SI, Bucarest (RO), Western Macedonia (GR), Zemgale (LV), and (NL). During the prepration period we identified 23 GPs to analyse and transfer, covering both the FWD & the ELC ...
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Developing Senior Tourism in Remote Regions (TOURAGE)

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

Tourism is one of the fastest growing and among three biggest industries in Europe. Relatively remote regions have a lot of unexploited development potential on this sector. However, accelerating unfavourable demographic changes bring new challenges for many regions to stay competitive and create growth and new jobs. Regions also face challenges of securing universal right for all to be complete p ...
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Geomatics Rural Information Society Initiative PLUS (GRISI PLUS)

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

... itorial cohesion, developing employment and increasing competitiveness in EU- Promotion of local tangible and intangible productsGRISI PLUS gathers 14 partners from 11MS of the North, South, East and West areas, thus covering widely the EU territory. The partnership includes Regions, Provinces, Associations of municipalities and territorial development agencies to consider different territorial le ...
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Improving Communities' Sustainable Energy Policy Tools (STEP)

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

The STEP partnership consists of 9 ambitious partners from 8 regions wishing to improve their local sustainable energy policies and support the deployment of regional policies at local level. In order to achieve the EU 20-20 by 20 targets national and regional policies have to be deployed more efficiently at local authorities level, which are the key of successful policy implementation. The EU str ...
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Cultural Routes Entrepreneurship and Technologies Enhancement (e-CREATE)

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

The idea of the e-CREATE project was born among European regions who are partly members of the Transromanica and CrossCulTour transnational project network. Together, the partners have identified shortcomings in public policies that on the one hand use significant resources to promote cultural, natural and historic tourism routes but fail on the other hand to enhance the competitiveness of SME to ...
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... long will this journey take and how do I deal with travelling longer (international) distances. To tackle these issues, the BATTERIE consortium designed a journey planner tool for EV’s, with South West College in the lead. The design is not only limited to plan a EV journey but it also has the opportunity to plan your trip by travelling with public transport.The tool includes a carbon and cost sa ...
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Satellite Broadband for European Regions (SABER)

Start date: Nov 1, 2012, End date: Oct 31, 2014,

The DAE has an objective to bring basic broadband to all Europeans by 2013 and by 2020 for all Europeans to have access to above 30Mbps with 50% or more of European households subscribing to internet connections above 100Mbps. Objective 5.3 of the ICT PSP Work Programme proposes that satellite communications represent a possible solution.To help achieve these targets, the SABER Thematic Network w ...
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1. Background & problem to be addressed Cloud-based, virtualised IT platforms & infrastructures offer a strong potential to deliver cost-effective, scalable digital public services and to unlock regional growth and competitiveness. EC promotes a common EU Cloud Strategy as a means to help governments and citizens to access and develop advanced online services. The South East Europe (SEE) area suff ...
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Developing Sustainable Regions through Responsible SMEs (DESUR)

Start date: Dec 31, 2011, End date: Sep 29, 2014,

The issue to be tackled by the DESUR project is that of the difficulty that the SME of today is experiencing in becoming a business responsible with their environment. SMEs have neither the resources nor the awareness necessary to adopt sustainable practices such as: respect for the natural environment, removal of barriers and inequalities, lifelong learning, increased productivity, efficient reso ...
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... es in the BSR (MICRO);• operational MLG model for better freight management in a transnational transport connecting EU with non-EU countries (WP5) – and test them on the case of the East West Transport Corridor (CORRIDOR);• operational MLG model supporting the transformation of a multimodal transport corridor into a regional development axis (WP6) – and test them on the case of the Scandria Corrid ...
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HARVESTAtlantic

Start date: Jul 1, 2012, End date: Jun 29, 2014,

Identification of sustainable solutions and exchange of experiences in the development and promotion of innovation initiatives, diversification and marketing for the marine economy and resources in order to improve competitiveness in the sectors: biotechnology and nutrition, RDT of navigation and gliding technologies, halieutic industry and green maritime energy. ...
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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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Tourist Guide for Northern Periphery (TG4NP)

Start date: Jun 14, 2010, End date: Sep 29, 2013,

The aim of the TG4NP project is to support tourism industry of peripheral regions by enhancing the visitors experiences in cultural and natural heritage destinations with the help of multimodal mobile information services. Project will develop potential new approaches to efficient and sustainable management and utilisation of resources in natural and cultural heritage. The idea is to exploit the l ...
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Forwarding Resgional Sustainable Environmental Hierarchies (FRESH)

Start date: Dec 31, 2009, End date: Feb 27, 2013,

... ion (IT), and of economic development and spatial planning solutions aligned with sustainabledevelopment by Lubelskie Voivodeship (PL). In progress: four regions (Kainuu, Lubelskie, Päijät Häme, West Region) are working on the ecoinnovation component / smart specialisation strategy. A part of the product mix has been identified for all four regions and includes –without being exhaustive, (a) susta ...
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motion of ICTs usage by SMEs as an enabler of Value Networks (ICT-VN)

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

... velopment Agency L.t.d. P4: Malta Communications Authority.P5: (Denmark) Agro Business Park. P6: (Belgium) TeleRegions Network. P7: (Slovenia) RDA of Northern Primorska Ltd Nova GoricaP8: (Hungary) West-Transdanubian Regional Development Agency.P9-P10: (Ireland) West business and Innovation Center and Border Regional AuthorityThe activities will develop in 36 months structured in 3 components:Two ...
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... ip consists of eleven public administrations, cities and regions represented by Tampere from Finland, Sheffield from UK, Odense from Denmark, Tartu from Estonia, Flevoland from the Netherlands, South West Regional Authority from Ireland, Bologna from Italy, Patras from Greece, Miskolc from Hungary, Vysocina from Czech Republic, EUDEL from Spain. ...
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Declining, Ageing and Regional Transformation (DART)

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

Declining, Ageing and Regional Transformation (DART), demographic and economic change is a great challenge for about 30% of EU regions and this amount will increase up to 50% in 2030. Until 2030 every 3rd person in the EU will be 60+. Together with the low fertility rate and the outflow of human capital the regional effects are a declining population density with great difficulties in ensuring the ...
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APICE proposes a decision-making approach & related set of mitigation measures that assume the impact of air pollution sources as driver for the coast management in port-cities. This model is based on a stronger coordination of environmental and spatial planning policies, leading to curb emissions and preserving economic potentialities of port-cities. Results will be owned by some of the main MED ...
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Throughout the EU, increased reliance on the car has resulted in high levels of congestion and more pollution, leading to economic, environmental and health problems for our regions and cities. ERDF investment in infrastructure could accelerate this trend if parallel alternative measures are not introduced at the same time. Mobility Management aims to reduce reliance on the car by encouraging tra ...
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highly scalable Deployment model" of Inclusive E-GOverm (DIEGO)

Start date: Apr 1, 2010, End date: Sep 30, 2012,

The main outcome of DIEGO, will be to offer to any European Public Authority a FULL e-accesibility front-end for e-Gov services, highly scalable and affordable:1) a new "user-centric" and accessible service provision model for speeding up Inclusive e-Government & e-Governance (Inclusive e-Gov), including trans-borders services, according to preferred ICT media available (interactive TV, smart mob ...
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ARQUES URBANOS ATLANTICOS (PARKATLANTIC)

Start date: Jan 1, 2010, End date: Sep 29, 2012,

It is undeniable that the relentless growth of cities has had an effect on the environment, often exceeding the environmental carrying capacity, as inadequate consideration has been given to the impact of urban expansion on the conservation of the natural and recreational spaces available to inhabitants. To make our cities more environmentally friendly it is necessary to transform urban centres th ...
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TransBaltic was a strategic BSR-wide project carried out by regional authorities, transport and logistics-related research institutions, transport operators, logistics associations and pan-Baltic networks. The partnership of 20 organisations was backed up by further 31 entities, including several national transport ministries around the Baltic Sea.TransBaltic addressed two issues of common concern ...
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Territorial Innovation and Economic Change (INNOVATE)

Start date: Mar 31, 2010, End date: Jun 29, 2012,

... sed on the development of projects on the following areas: reinforcement of the cultural industries focusing on entrepreneurs in Avilés; promotion of community support and public consultation in Mid-West Regional Authority; elaboration of a strategy for territorial promotion through knowledge and creativity economy in PRIMUS partner; promotion of culture and heritage as key assets to stimulate eco ...
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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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NAUTISME ESPACE ATLANTIQUE 2 (NEA2)

Start date: Oct 31, 2007, End date: Dec 29, 2011,

Following the successful results obtained by the NEA project funded under the Interreg IIIB Programme, the members of the network decided to develop the NEA2 project, which represents an evolution of the first project in a more strategic direction. This project aims to develop a cutting-edge marine leisure sector, distinctive on the international scale, by developing a variety of measures in the a ...
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Western Internationalisation Network Atlantic (WINAtlantic)

Start date: Dec 31, 2008, End date: Dec 29, 2011,

The goal of this project is to help redirect the economies of regions in the Atlantic Area and develop their endogenous regional potential, by implementing an action to stimulate the internationalization of Innovative Start-ups and SMEs (ISS) in these territories. Achievements: ...
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Biomass Mobilisation (BioMob)

Start date: Dec 1, 2009, End date: Nov 30, 2011,

The overall concept of BioMob is the development of research-driven clusters for biomass-mobilisation. The project, built on the outputs of a previous Altener-funded project, has a strong business focus and its ultimate goal is to see knowledge-based enterprises grow and thrive in the biomass sectors. This will support the sustainable use of biomass and the meeting of regions' renewable energ ...
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Managing the Industrial Territories in the Knowledge Era (MITKE)

Start date: Oct 31, 2008, End date: Oct 30, 2011,

Business Areas and Industrial Parks (BAIPs) are important policy and planning instrument for local and regional development. Well planned and equipped BAIPs stimulate the relocation of industries and help to relieve congestion and pollution in metropolitan areas. The successful development of a region depends fundamentally on the region's capacity to support and sustain the competitiveness of its ...
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Rethinking Entrepreneurship (RethE)

Start date: Feb 1, 2009, End date: Oct 30, 2011,

The concept of entrepreneurship is becoming ever more relevant in all areas of economic policy and brings together a disparate number of themes (education, finance, innovation, etc...), the fragmented coverage of which results from professional interests. Accordingly, it is necessary to have a multi-disciplinary approach, combining different (sectoral and territorial) sensibilities to achieve a gl ...
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Venture Capital in European Atlantic Regions (ATVENTURE)

Start date: Mar 31, 2009, End date: Sep 29, 2011,

The needs of companies regarding Venture Capital (VC) and Business Angels (BA) markets have increased dramatically in recent years. Regional instruments of venture capital can hardly meet the financial needs of companies. Due to the limitations of financing instruments available, regional VC and BA also need to improve their management tools (financial and industrial) to allow the growth of the co ...
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