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Policy perspectives for a sustainable future

P2 Green

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17.05.2024

Policy perspectives for a sustainable future

The SMART CIRCUIT project, a pioneering initiative aimed at accelerating the integration of digital technology into the Circular Economy (CE), recently concluded a comprehensive series of interviews with 36 policy makers from across Europe.

Creative Fusion: Turin’s OGR Leading the Way in Innovation

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17.05.2024

Creative Fusion: Turin’s OGR Leading the Way in Innovation

At the core of Officine Grandi Riparazioni - OGR's success is its commitment to fostering a vibrant startup ecosystem, aligned with FI4INN objectives. The OGR Startup Accelerator Program stands out, providing essential resources and mentorship for aspiring entrepreneurs. Through workshops and financial facilitation, OGR empowers innovators to thrive in ...

Embracing Circular Economy: Insights from Central Europe’s Leading Industries

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16.05.2024

Embracing Circular Economy: Insights from Central Europe’s Leading Industries

The SMART CIRCUIT project, encompassing insights from 62 enterprises across Central Europe, reveals a compelling transition towards a circular economy, highlighting the urgent shift towards sustainability.

76 best practices to boost metropolitan cooperation and governance across Central Europe

P4 Governance

NEWS

16.05.2024

76 best practices to boost metropolitan cooperation and governance across Central Europe

The project MECOG-CE provides an in-depth expert analysis of metropolitan governance systems, illustrating various national approaches and best practices from partners' metropolitan areas and outside partners' regions. The studies identified and described a total of 76 best practices and tools aimed at strengthening metropolitan cooperation and governance. These exceptional ...

A circular economy business model for public transport planners and operators

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16.05.2024

A circular economy business model for public transport planners and operators

An assessment method to simulate circular scenarios for electrification upscaling along an identified e-corridor in the city of Gdynia (the north of Poland) was developed jointly in Interreg CE4CE project by its project partners.

Project meeting and study visit in Znojmo, Czechia next week!

P4 Governance

NEWS

16.05.2024

Project meeting and study visit in Znojmo, Czechia next week!

There's a big event coming up next week! Let's meet in Znojmo, Czechia for a workshop, study visit and project partners meeting. There are many topics to discuss and we are looking forward to a large participation of local stakeholders and all project partners. Stay tuned for more information in ...

Climate Change: A Challenge We Face Globally and Locally

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15.05.2024

Climate Change: A Challenge We Face Globally and Locally

May 15th is World Climate Change Day, a day to acknowledge the significant challenge facing our planet. Climate change impacts us not only globally, with increased extreme weather events and rising sea levels, but also locally, in the form of urban heat islands.

Greene 4.0 Co-Design Workshop

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15.05.2024

Greene 4.0 Co-Design Workshop

Exciting developments are underway with the Greene 4.0 project team! After engaging in 70 comprehensive interviews with various manufacturing company representatives, we've gained invaluable insights into their perspectives on digital and green solutions.

Development of Short Supply Chains for Alternative Food Networks – Challenges and Opportunities in Logistics

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15.05.2024

Development of Short Supply Chains for Alternative Food Networks – Challenges and Opportunities in Logistics

On Tuesday 14 May 2024, a webinar was held on Developing Short Supply Chains - Challenges and Opportunities in Logistics, focusing on the significance of high-quality local food for a resilient food supply system.

Prettau: Potential and risks of existing parking and mobility related ideas

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15.05.2024

Prettau: Potential and risks of existing parking and mobility related ideas

The municipality of Prettau lies in the natural park - "Rieserferner-Ahrn" at the end of the valley of “Ahrntal”. This location is a tourist hotspot, well known for its high mountain peaks and passes. To tackle the existing traffic problem in the village of Kasern the municipality plans to ...

Rostock completed ParkPAD Audit

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14.05.2024

Rostock completed ParkPAD Audit

As part of the EU project NXTLVL Parking, the city of Rostock successfully completed the ParkPAD Audit. Together with representatives from politics, administration, associations, and civil society, existing parking policies were not only analyzed but also innovative ideas for effective parking management were developed.

Re-cap: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: TESTING & IMPLEMENTING A NEW DRT SYSTEM

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14.05.2024

Re-cap: BUDAPEST, HUNGARY: TESTING & IMPLEMENTING A NEW DRT SYSTEM

After 14 months of activities of @DREAM_PACE, it is time to re-cap what at being done in the 6 areas hosting the project´s Living Labs for developing demand responsive transport.

Hajdúböszörmény is starting to build green islands for its citizents

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13.05.2024

Hajdúböszörmény is starting to build green islands for its citizents

The City of Hajdúböszörmény has begun work on 47 green islands it will create in order to reduce heat stress for its citizens and to make the city green

ParkPAD audit in Olomouc

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10.05.2024

ParkPAD audit in Olomouc

Olomouc has been dealing with the issue of sustainable transport within and around the city for a long time and is one of the leaders of the urban mobility in Czech Republic. Its aim is to establish more flexible intermodal options for all users. For this reason, promoting and ...

Project partners joined charity run Wings for Life

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10.05.2024

Project partners joined charity run Wings for Life

Project partners from Czechia, Austria and Croatia joined the @wingsforlife World Run 2024 in different parts of Europe and ran for those who can not! The race is very unique, both in its format, where there is no fixed number of kilometres, but you are chased by a catcher ...

G7 countries top energy stories

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09.05.2024

G7 countries top energy stories

In 2023, renewable energy sources surpassed 30% of global electricity consumption for the first time, largely due to significant growth in solar and wind power. Energy ministers from the G7 countries have committed to phasing out unabated coal-fired power plants by 2030 to 2035, marking a substantial shift towards ...

The experience with ParkPAD in Ljutomer, Slovenia

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09.05.2024

The experience with ParkPAD in Ljutomer, Slovenia

The Municipality of Ljutomer and the Urban Planning Institute of the Republic of Slovenia collaborated in the ParkPAD process for Ljutomer. ParkPAD proved to be a welcome opportunity for both the municipality and the stakeholders to exchange their views and start working on the parking policy.

Exhibition as a Tool for Discipline Development

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08.05.2024

Exhibition as a Tool for Discipline Development

This piece was initially published in the Polish design journal FORMY.XYZ. It is about the function of exhibitions as a tool for transformation and development, based on the UNPLUGGED exhibition, which opened on January 17, 2024 and will be open for visitors throughout Central Europe for the next two years.

Interview with expert from Confindustria Alto Adige-Südtirol

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08.05.2024

Interview with expert from Confindustria Alto Adige-Südtirol

Interesting expert interview within the TeBiCE project. The topic: Relevant value chains in the South Tyrolean region is presented by Alexander Rieper – President of Food Section – Confindustria Alto Adige-Südtirol

Copernicus Platform Workshop Enhances Climate Change Understanding and Resilience Planning

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07.05.2024

Copernicus Platform Workshop Enhances Climate Change Understanding and Resilience Planning

Recently, the MISSION CE CLIMATE project hosted a capacity-building workshop focused on the Copernicus platform, a cornerstone of the European Union's Earth observation program.

Collaborative effort to design the new vegetable gardens of Cascina Falchera

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07.05.2024

Collaborative effort to design the new vegetable gardens of Cascina Falchera

In Turin, the collaborative effort to design the new vegetable gardens of Cascina Falchera is continuing, making the most of different perspectives and expertise. On March 15, about 20 students from the Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Science and Technology at the University of Turin, were accompanied by their professors ...

Jane’s Walk in Szeged Successfully Organized

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03.05.2024

Jane’s Walk in Szeged Successfully Organized

🚶‍♂️✨ We're thrilled to share the success of the recent Jane's Walk community stroll in Szeged, also known locally as the "Yellow Balloon Smiley Walk"! 🎈

Roundtable discusson for intersectoral cooperation in the bioeconomy in Budapest

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02.05.2024

Roundtable discusson for intersectoral cooperation in the bioeconomy in Budapest

The discussion began with an introduction to the project and, followed by a problem-framing workshop where key bioeconomy stakeholders discussed technological, socio-economic, governance, knowledge, and business-related challenges to intersectoral cooperation in Hungary. A brainstorming session then generated potential solutions to the identified challenges.

JETforCE Pilot Actions Launched in the Region of Istria

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01.05.2024

JETforCE Pilot Actions Launched in the Region of Istria

At the end of April, the Istrian Regional Energy Agency (IRENA) made significant strides in promoting just energy transitions through its participation in two pivotal events within the Istrian Region, showcasing the launch of pilot activities under the JETforCE project.

The Report on Tourists’ Survey results – understanding tourists’ attitudes towards nature and, particularly, protected environments

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30.04.2024

The Report on Tourists’ Survey results – understanding tourists’ attitudes towards nature and, particularly, protected environments

Our partner EURAC Research in collaboration with project partners successfully developed The Report on Tourists’ Survey results, the first deliverable of Activity 3.1 “Understanding human impacts and their attitude towards nature”. The overall objective was to investigate, understand, and accordingly try to improve the mutual interaction among these delicate ...

The first pilot takes off!

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29.04.2024

The first pilot takes off!

The Pilot Idea The main Topic of the UBA pilot is to link e-commerce and city centres to the benefit of both. Together with the cooperation partners, Zukunftshaus Würzburg and adelphi, UBA wants to develop and implement a delivery service for items to rent or to repair. The delivery service ...

SMERF Webinars

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29.04.2024

SMERF Webinars

Bridging the Gap: Introducing SMERF Webinars for Transforming SMEs

Hungarian JETA Members Gather to Test the JETforCE Digital Challenge Mapping Tool

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NEWS

29.04.2024

Hungarian JETA Members Gather to Test the JETforCE Digital Challenge Mapping Tool

On 23 April 2024, the Hungarian lead partner of the Interreg Central Europe JETforCE project, BORA 94 Nonprofit Kft., convened with with members of the Just Energy Transition Alliance (JETA), to test the application recently developed within the project, which allows for the broad involvement of the public in ...

The first year of the MECOG-CE project is successfully completed!

P4 Governance

NEWS

28.04.2024

The first year of the MECOG-CE project is successfully completed!

For over a year now, the MECOG-CE project – Strengthening Metropolitan Cooperation and Governance in Central Europe has been aiming to enhance metropolitan areas in Central Europe. Thanks to the project, we as 15 partners across Europe are pushing forward mutual cooperation in the field of the metropolitan development.

PopUpUrbanSpaces eNewsletter Issue3 is available

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NEWS

26.04.2024

PopUpUrbanSpaces eNewsletter Issue3 is available

First year of NiCE project in WP1

P2 Green

NEWS

26.04.2024

First year of NiCE project in WP1

Strong collaboration and intensive knowledge transfer resulted success in WP1 during the first year of NiCE project.

Bologna Local Event: JETforCE Presents Digital Challenge Mapping Tool

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26.04.2024

Bologna Local Event: JETforCE Presents Digital Challenge Mapping Tool

On 24th April, the Metropolitan City of Bologna in collaboration with Absolut events & communications held an event to present the Challenges Mapping Tool, a pivotal moment for the "JETforCE – Just Energy Transition for Central Europe" initiative.

Bologna Local Event: JETforCE Presents Challenge Mapping Tool for Energy Transition

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NEWS

26.04.2024

Bologna Local Event: JETforCE Presents Challenge Mapping Tool for Energy Transition

On 24th April, the Metropolitan City of Bologna in collaboration with Absolut events & communication held an event to present the Challenges Mapping Tool, marking a pivotal moment for the "JETforCE – Just Energy Transition for Central Europe" initiative.

First direct train from Trieste arrived to Rijeka

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25.04.2024

First direct train from Trieste arrived to Rijeka

“With the support of stakeholders, we aim to encourage sustainable mobility in the region and improve cross-border cooperation. We are aware that it is often challenging, but today we have proven that with a strong commitment and a culture of dialogue, we can lay the foundation for the development ...

Workshop about Bioeconomy for Czech students

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25.04.2024

Workshop about Bioeconomy for Czech students

Information sheets on the biomass economy have been presented for the third time in the Czech Republic, this time by the Czech University of Life Sciences Prague.

Unveiling Turin’s Financial Innovation: Inspiring Insights for SMEs and Startups

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24.04.2024

Unveiling Turin’s Financial Innovation: Inspiring Insights for SMEs and Startups

Turin's event showcased innovative financial tools for SMEs and startups. High-level speakers shared examples of instruments driving innovation. Discussions covered urban development tools and innovative bonds. Piedmont's support measures for SMEs and startups were highlighted.

Survey: Help us shape the future of Interreg 

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24.04.2024

Survey: Help us shape the future of Interreg 

Political discussions about future of Interreg already started last year. How should transnational cooperation be supported after 2027? We invite you to participate in a short survey and let us know your thoughts and ideas on this. Your inputs will directly inform the position of the European Commission.

Innovation Centre W.E.I.Z Hosts Successful Launch Event of Challenge Mapping Tool for Energy Transition

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24.04.2024

Innovation Centre W.E.I.Z Hosts Successful Launch Event of Challenge Mapping Tool for Energy Transition

The Innovation Centre W.E.I.Z recently hosted a pivotal event, both in-person and virtually, to unveil the Challenge Mapping Tool in the Region of Weiz. Part of the "JETforCE – Just Energy Transition for Central Europe" project, the event marked a significant step in leveraging digitalisation to steer the energy ...

SAVE THE DATE: Next BIM4CE project meeting on site in Dresden, Germany: September 24th and 25th, 2024.

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23.04.2024

SAVE THE DATE: Next BIM4CE project meeting on site in Dresden, Germany: September 24th and 25th, 2024.

The meeting will take place at Dresden Integrated Center for Applied Physics and Photonic Materials (IAPP) and Institute for Applied Physics, TU Dresden. Stay tuned!

Newsletter 1

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NEWS

23.04.2024

Newsletter 1

Now, our first project's newsletter is available. Have a nice read!

Consortium Meeting in Prague

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23.04.2024

Consortium Meeting in Prague

Last week the Consortium of GREENPACT met at the Czech Chamber of Commerce to exchange results and experiences about the current project status.

GREENPACT Training for Circular and Impact Entrepreneurship in Croatia

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23.04.2024

GREENPACT Training for Circular and Impact Entrepreneurship in Croatia

Our Croatian Partners, STEP RI and the City of Rijeka, invite all Croatian future and existing entrepreneurs and managers from the tourism and creative industries.

Pilot action concepts finalised

P2 Green

NEWS

23.04.2024

Pilot action concepts finalised

The Ready4Heat cities are working on pilot actions in order to try out suitable and transferable measures helping to combat heat.

Zala County Self-Government, Hungary organised an awareness-raising event

P4 Governance

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23.04.2024

Zala County Self-Government, Hungary organised an awareness-raising event

Zala County Self-Government organised an awareness-raising event on the 26th of March 2024, where members of the Association for the Disabled of Zala County took part. The aim of the meeting was to introduce them the project, the mapping activities, and to visit some of the locations together that have ...

Earth Day Celebration in Lublin: Turning E-Waste into Green Initiatives

P2 Green

NEWS

20.04.2024

Earth Day Celebration in Lublin: Turning E-Waste into Green Initiatives

Lublin's Earth Day event at SKENDE offered a unique exchange: electronic waste for vibrant seedlings. Residents traded in old appliances, earning plants based on size. Volunteers, including members of the Camino Association, facilitated the exchange, promoting community engagement and environmental stewardship in a sustainable initiative

GREENE 4.0 Highlighted in New Project Video

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18.04.2024

GREENE 4.0 Highlighted in New Project Video

We are unveiling the GREENE 4.0 project through an engaging promotional video. This eagerly anticipated video offers viewers a comprehensive insight into the focus of the project and the myriad benefits it promises for stakeholders involved.

Reflecting on two days of innovation and circular economy at SMART CIRCUIT in Genova

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NEWS

18.04.2024

Reflecting on two days of innovation and circular economy at SMART CIRCUIT in Genova

The SMART CIRCUIT's commitment to transforming Central Europe's manufacturing ecosystem through smarter, circular digital innovation hubs was vibrantly showcased over two compelling days of conferences and workshops on April 10th and 11th, 2024.

Partners Meeting in Venice

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18.04.2024

Partners Meeting in Venice

The second partner meeting took place on 18-19 April 2024 in Venice. The meeting was hosted by the Venice Agency for Innovation in the Primary Sector. The aim of the meeting was to summarise the analyses of work package 1 (research and mapping of the potential of by-products from ...

Ecological Family Picnic ‘Bioeconomy and Climate Change’

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17.04.2024

Ecological Family Picnic ‘Bioeconomy and Climate Change’

The event took place on 7 April 2024 at the Museum of Polar Research in Puławy and the Institute of Soil Science and Plant Cultivation - State Research Institute, which was its main organiser. The picnic attracted nearly a hundred participants. Adults had a chance to listen to five ...

Interview with experts from Kujawsko-Pomorskie Science and Technology Centre

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17.04.2024

Interview with experts from Kujawsko-Pomorskie Science and Technology Centre

Expert interview regarding TeBiCE topic from Województwo Kujawsko-Pomorskie. Prof B. Buszewski together with drs Monika Śmiełowska and Adrian Gołębiowski talk about the role of the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Science and Technology Centre and the potential of biomas in the region.

Zagreb engages children and their parents in municipal orchards.

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17.04.2024

Zagreb engages children and their parents in municipal orchards.

On Monday, April 8, the first workshops with the stakeholders of the EU project CoFarm4Cities took place in Zagreb, in the city district of Sesvete. At Brestje Elementary School, children from the third grade and their parents joined a discussion about the potential and wishes related to the urban ...

Partnership visits 2TDP construction site

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17.04.2024

Partnership visits 2TDP construction site

Rail4Regions partners recently learnt on site about Slovenia's largest rail infrastructure investment since its independence

Training on good practices and learnings in accessible tourism co-organized by EDF

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17.04.2024

Training on good practices and learnings in accessible tourism co-organized by EDF

We had an interesting training on good practices and learnings in accessible tourism co-organized by EDF. We learned about wheelchair-accessible travel to destinations such as Spain, Japan, or Iceland. Also our project colleague Marie told us about accessible tourism in the UK. We also could listen to presentations about traveling ...

Project TRANSGEO at the annual EGU General Assembly 2024 – largest geoscience event

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16.04.2024

Project TRANSGEO at the annual EGU General Assembly 2024 – largest geoscience event

Our lead partner Helmholtz Centre Potsdam GFZ - German Research Centre for Geosciences, Potsdam, Germany, with project coordinator Dr. Hannes Hofmann will actively participate on event.

An exciting journey of innovation and sustainability just concluded

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15.04.2024

An exciting journey of innovation and sustainability just concluded

Twenty-two brilliant minds from the Veneto region came together to explore the crucial themes of circular economy and environmental sustainability in tourism.

Thematic Partner Meeting in Ljubljana: Fostering Collaboration and Progress

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15.04.2024

Thematic Partner Meeting in Ljubljana: Fostering Collaboration and Progress

The picturesque city of Ljubljana recently played host to a dynamic and productive thematic partner meeting, where colleagues from LOCALIENCE project partner institutions convened to discuss and strategize on critical project aspects. The event, held on the 10th and 11th of April, saw enthusiastic participation and fruitful deliberations on ...

Hunters, livestock breeders, foresters and conservationists leading dialogue about wolves

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15.04.2024

Hunters, livestock breeders, foresters and conservationists leading dialogue about wolves

The cross-border area of Beskydy (CZ) and Kysuce (SVK) mountains is one of the four regions where we pilot our project activities. Since cooperation is key to the LECA project, on 26 March 2024 we invited representatives of hunters, foresters, farmers, livestock breeders, and nature conservationists to a gathering ...

Cross-border train around Lake Neusiedl running until August

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13.04.2024

Cross-border train around Lake Neusiedl running until August

For those planning to visit Lake Neusiedl this summer, an UNESCO World Heritage Site, we recommend the train connecting Hungary and Austria. You can bring your bicycle on the train and explore natural beauties on two wheels. Bring your family and friends and join us on the SUSTANCE train!

Wildlife Snapshot: Successful lynx photo shoot & Bear-proof containers installed

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12.04.2024

Wildlife Snapshot: Successful lynx photo shoot & Bear-proof containers installed

Activities in Polish part of the Bieszczady Mountains are on a roll! We have captured the elusive lynx on camera traps installed in the area. And that's not all! We've also bolstered bear-proof containers to curb conflicts between bears and humans, ensuring garbage doesn't become a temptation.

MAURICE project field visit: Exploring Groundwater and Ecosystems in Milan

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12.04.2024

MAURICE project field visit: Exploring Groundwater and Ecosystems in Milan

Understanding irrigation networks in Milan was a key issue of a field visit with Politecnico di Milano's master's program students on March 27th, 2024. Students had the opportunity to witness the process of drilling a piezometer as well as observe a 'fontanili' in a protected area. See the movie!

Driving Change through Foresight

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12.04.2024

Driving Change through Foresight

Key findings from CIRCOTRONIC's regional foresight workshops underscore the challenges of navigating sustainability. Success hinges on collective participation in supporting sustainable practices and fostering a circular economy for electronics. However, significant hurdles persist despite progress made. Innovative tools and ideas are essential to drive meaningful change.

DIGIVITALITY: Innovating Healthcare with Start-ups and Hospitals

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12.04.2024

DIGIVITALITY: Innovating Healthcare with Start-ups and Hospitals

The DIGIVITALITY project boosts healthcare innovation in Central Europe by integrating start-up solutions with hospital and med-tech expertise. Attracting 42 European startups, the top 20 will pitch to partners on April 18th. The best 8 will be chosen to enter the DIGIVITALITY programme, fostering collaboration and advancement.

Workshops with Refugee Women on Access to the Labor Market

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12.04.2024

Workshops with Refugee Women on Access to the Labor Market

Our partner I.S.I. e.V. in Berlin successfully conducted their first two workshops. They provided an overview of labor law provisions for refugees in Farsi on April 12th 2024, and they continued with a follow-up on April 19th on "Job Market Opportunities and Insights into Potential Challenges".

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences and the ZEB4ZEN Project invited to present at the Working group of the German UNESCO Cities

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11.04.2024

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences and the ZEB4ZEN Project invited to present at the Working group of the German UNESCO Cities

Magdeburg-Stendal University of Applied Sciences was invited to present the INTERREG ZEB4ZEN project at the meeting of the Working Group of German UNESCO Cities held on April 11, 2024 in Quedlinburg.

Tender: We are looking for experts for operational evaluation

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10.04.2024

Tender: We are looking for experts for operational evaluation

We are looking for experts to carry out an operational evaluation of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE Programme. The key objective of the evaluation is to assess the programme management and implementation along two main evaluation criteria: effectiveness and efficiency. More information can be found in the Terms of Reference.

Our project partners gathered in Budapest, Hungary, for the third transnational meeting and third steering committee meeting.

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10.04.2024

Our project partners gathered in Budapest, Hungary, for the third transnational meeting and third steering committee meeting.

Our project partners gathered in Budapest, Hungary, for the third transnational meeting and third steering committee meeting. Over these productive days, we delved into key updates and set the stage for future endeavors in Demand-Responsive Transportation (DRT) services.

Partners Convene in Rogaška Slatina for a Third Partner Meeting

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10.04.2024

Partners Convene in Rogaška Slatina for a Third Partner Meeting

Representatives from twelve organizations convened in Rogaška Slatina for the Circular WEEEP project. Discussions on sustainability and project activities flourished amid the town's scenic backdrop. A highlight was the visit to the Center for Reuse, where hands-on activities showcased creative solutions for waste management, echoing a commitment to environmental sustainability.

Workshop – Vršovice in Prague on wheels

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10.04.2024

Workshop – Vršovice in Prague on wheels

Thanks to Vzlet, which cooperates with the organization Asistence, a member of the Česká informační agentura životního prostředí project team had the opportunity to find out what it is like to move on a wheelchair through the terrain of Vršovice, Prague. After an initial training from professional personal assistance ...

Our delegation at Connecting Europe Facility Days 2024.

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09.04.2024

Our delegation at Connecting Europe Facility Days 2024.

Hosted by the ACCESS2NAPA CEF project stand, a delegation from ACCESSMILE project attended the Connecting Europe Days 2024 - held in Brussels from 2th April to 5th - showing the great sinergies in digitalization and last mile investments with other co-funded projects, specifically with Connecting Europe Facility programme ...

Exciting Progress in Hybrid Care Technology Development

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09.04.2024

Exciting Progress in Hybrid Care Technology Development

We are pleased to announce significant advancements in the development of technology aimed at transforming hybrid care. Our team is dedicated to creating a platform for care delivery, to enhance the well-being of seniors and support formal and informal carers. Our primary goal is to create an innovative platform ...

Common Platform for Increasing Climate Resilience in Košice

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08.04.2024

Common Platform for Increasing Climate Resilience in Košice

The City of Košice and the Technical University of Košice are the founding members of an innovative platform for cooperation in the field of increasing climate resilience in the city of Košice. The Community Climate Resilience Mission is built from the beginning with the idea of a long-term ...

NEB Festival: APE FVG and Palmanova Municipality organize an event to present ZEB4ZEN

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08.04.2024

NEB Festival: APE FVG and Palmanova Municipality organize an event to present ZEB4ZEN

APE FVG and Palmanova Municipality, project partners in ZEB4ZEN, will join the NEB Festival with a satellite event in Palmanova on April 19th, 2024.

Carbon Farming Monitoring Strategy roadmap

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05.04.2024

Carbon Farming Monitoring Strategy roadmap

The Università di Bologna - Alma Mater Studiorum- has successfully completed the Carbon Farming Monitoring Strategy activity, and we are thrilled to share that the results are outlined in the roadmap.

Successful interviews conducted with stakeholders of CEEweb and Bükk National Park Directorate

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04.04.2024

Successful interviews conducted with stakeholders of CEEweb and Bükk National Park Directorate

CEEweb for Biodiversity and Bükk National Park Directorate (BNPD) organised interviews with their most important stakeholders on their pilot sites. All interviewees agree in the fact that the level of tourism in the area has increased at least slightly at the pilot sites at Bükk National Park and Mátra Mountains.

Three critical bridge types identified and pilot sites selected!

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04.04.2024

Three critical bridge types identified and pilot sites selected!

Listen to the Webinar „Cycling tourism in the Baltic Sea Region”

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04.04.2024

Listen to the Webinar „Cycling tourism in the Baltic Sea Region”

Last week, on Tuesday 26th March, we had a chance to present the ICTr-CE project at a webinar »Cycling tourism in the Baltic Sea Region« which was organised by EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region Policy Area Tourism Coordinators (EUSBSR PA TOURISM), Baltic Biking UPGRADE and Bike Across ...

Yesterday’s coordination meeting in Znojmo, Czechia

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04.04.2024

Yesterday’s coordination meeting in Znojmo, Czechia

Yesterday's meeting of Česká informační agentura životního prostředí, Česká asociace paraplegiků - CZEPA and Weinviertel representatives in Znojmo. We are intensively preparing the project partners' meeting and workshop for you, which will take place 21 - 22 May in this beautiful moravian town. Fingers crossed for sunny days in May!

DREAM_Pace challenge at the TU Berlin and BGI winter school held in Aveiro (Portugal)!

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03.04.2024

DREAM_Pace challenge at the TU Berlin and BGI winter school held in Aveiro (Portugal)!

Together with @BGI Sustainable Ventures from Lisbon and the @University of Aveiro @TU Berlin invited 35 students across Europe for the Innov4Mobility winter school on latest trends in urban mobility and research.

Reality check: Are consumers ready for circular EEE?

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03.04.2024

Reality check: Are consumers ready for circular EEE?

Three LinkedIn polls gauged consumer attitudes towards circular electronic devices, drawing 82 respondents between December 2023 and February 2024. Findings reveal varied end-of-life practices, a focus on product lifespan and repairability, and willingness to buy second-hand for sustainability. Insights highlight evolving consumer behavior towards electronic consumption and disposal.

Citizen engagement workshops have taken place

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03.04.2024

Citizen engagement workshops have taken place

The Ready4Heat pilot cities Hajdúböszörmény, Maribor and Weiz have carried out citizen engagement workshops.

Our 1st SMERF Newsletter is out!

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02.04.2024

Our 1st SMERF Newsletter is out!

Our first project newsletter is out now! Dive into the latest updates, insights, and achievements of our journey so far. This edition is packed with a lot of informative content for our stakeholders, project milestones, and a sneak peek into what's ahead.

Introducing the Second GRETA Newsletter: Advancing Sustainable Last-Mile Delivery

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01.04.2024

Introducing the Second GRETA Newsletter: Advancing Sustainable Last-Mile Delivery

We are glad to present the second edition of the GRETA Newsletter which focuses on our mission to decarbonize the last mile of freight transport in Functional Urban Areas (FUAs) and promote sustainable urban logistics.

Expert interview with Ilja Gasan Osojnik Črnivec from National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

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29.03.2024

Expert interview with Ilja Gasan Osojnik Črnivec from National Institute of Chemistry, Slovenia

Ilja Gasan Osojnik Črnivec graduated at the Biotechnical Faculty, University of Ljubljana (2006) and defended his Ph.D. thesis at the Faculty of Chemistry and Chemical Technology, UL and National institute of Chemistry (2013). Part of his studies was performed at the ESA Purpan (FR). As a visiting academic he ...

GREENE 4.0 Transnational Peer Review Seminar and Project Meeting in Bergamo

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29.03.2024

GREENE 4.0 Transnational Peer Review Seminar and Project Meeting in Bergamo

In the last week of March, the partners of the GREENE 4.0 project met in Bergamo for the project meeting and the Transnational Peer Review Seminar, hosted by partner Consorzio Intellimech.

Food4CE Austrian partners, UAS BFI Vienna and ECONSULT, kicked off the national Innovation Hub

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28.03.2024

Food4CE Austrian partners, UAS BFI Vienna and ECONSULT, kicked off the national Innovation Hub

On 19th March 2024 a free webinar was organised by Food4CE Austrian partners UAS BFI Vienna and ECONSULT on the topic of Regional Food Logistics. The webinar was the kick-off of the national Innovation Hub.

Second partnership meeting in Mansion Rakican (Slovenia)

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28.03.2024

Second partnership meeting in Mansion Rakican (Slovenia)

Mansion Rakican hosted the second BIM4CE partnership meeting

Expert interview with Dušan Knezovič from Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

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28.03.2024

Expert interview with Dušan Knezovič from Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra

Dušan Knezovič since 2018 has been coordinating the HEMP CLUSTER in Slovakia, in which he shares with his colleagues, the enthusiasm for R&D sectors as building, furniture, cosmetics, textiles, paper, bio composites, 3D printing, special machinery and modern art of business so-called „coopetition“. Possible involvement in TeBiCE project, is ...

Szombathely 2030

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28.03.2024

Szombathely 2030

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Hungary

Pioneering Progress: A Recap of the 3P4SSE Meeting in Turin

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28.03.2024

Pioneering Progress: A Recap of the 3P4SSE Meeting in Turin

On 26 & 27 March 2024, the vibrant city of Turin, Italy, played host to a crucial gathering of partners involved in the pioneering 3P4SSE project, a project financed by the Interreg Central Europe Programme of the European Union.

Alpine-Carpathian Joint Strategy ready to use!

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28.03.2024

Alpine-Carpathian Joint Strategy ready to use!

We encourage you get familiar with the Joint strategy for community-led sustainable development of mountain areas in Central Europe with a special focus on participatory governance prepared within the project. We hope it will be a document providing you a better look on the region and a project. ...

Happy Easter to everyone

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28.03.2024

Happy Easter to everyone

How is Easter celebrated in your country? Which Easter traditions are alive to this day? In the Czech Republic, Easter Monday brings a unique tradition. Boys craft willow branches into decorative whips called "pomlázka" and playfully whip girls for luck and fertility, while girls give them decorated eggs in return.

The Common Metropolitan Vision highlights the power of metropolitan areas

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27.03.2024

The Common Metropolitan Vision highlights the power of metropolitan areas

The outcome of the MECOG-CE project, titled "We are the Metropolitan Areas - Our Common Metropolitan Vision", stands as a strategic document that underscores the pivotal role of metropolitan areas in shaping European and national policies. This comprehensive framework represents a long-term and shared commitment of metropolitan leaders, stakeholders, ...

The second Part of the GREENPACT Collaboration Lab – joining forces for a more sustainable future! 🌿

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27.03.2024

The second Part of the GREENPACT Collaboration Lab – joining forces for a more sustainable future! 🌿

Our Czech project partners recently met for another inspiring meeting of their Collaboration Lab. Experts from the business community joined together with promising future entrepreneurs to search for and test concrete solutions for the transition to circular business models.

POLIS Network – ALICE Greening Urban Freight 2024 Webinar Series – showcases innovations and synergies in Green Urban Freight

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27.03.2024

POLIS Network – ALICE Greening Urban Freight 2024 Webinar Series – showcases innovations and synergies in Green Urban Freight

Institute of Transport and Logistics Foundation (ITL) recently took charge of a groundbreaking event, the POLIS Network - ALICE Greening Urban Freight 2024 Webinar Series. The event, held online on March 27, 2024, aimed to shed light on the crucial topic of "Physical Internet and Urban Logistics" and presented ...

Maribor Embarks on a Green Mission to Build Climate Resilience

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25.03.2024

Maribor Embarks on a Green Mission to Build Climate Resilience

In a critical initiative aimed at building a resilient future, the city of Maribor has taken a significant step towards addressing climate change challenges. Spearheaded by the collaborative efforts of project partners E-Zavod, RRA Podravje-Maribor, and the Municipality of Maribor, a Local Climate Mission has been established. This initiative ...

MISSION CE CLIMATE PROJECT Caps Off Its Training Series on Climate Adaptation and Resilience

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25.03.2024

MISSION CE CLIMATE PROJECT Caps Off Its Training Series on Climate Adaptation and Resilience

In the conclusion to its first educational series, the MISSION CE CLIMATE PROJECT recently hosted its final training session, focusing on the imperative theme of "Building Resilient Cities Within Planetary Boundaries." This session, pivotal to the project’s aim of fostering climate adaptation and resilience, delved into strategies that cities ...

The status of public transport accessibility and measures to improve it

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25.03.2024

The status of public transport accessibility and measures to improve it

One very expert document was drafted – "Accessibility assessment of public transport", previously assessing routes and regions where we’ll introduce new or improved public transport solutions. This document will help to fine tune these solutions.

An overview about Bioeconomy in Czech Language

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25.03.2024

An overview about Bioeconomy in Czech Language

Bioeconomy as an opportunity for sustainable development was presented to policy makers, SMEs, research organizations, schools likewise representatives on NGOs on a webinar organized by Agricultural Research, LtD with Czech Life Science Univeristy

Engaging Workshop Educates Split Elementary Students on Electronic Waste

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25.03.2024

Engaging Workshop Educates Split Elementary Students on Electronic Waste

A PARTICIPATORY APPROACH FOR CLIMATE GOVERNANCE

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22.03.2024

A PARTICIPATORY APPROACH FOR CLIMATE GOVERNANCE

Citizens participation fosters the transformation to a climate resilient Lignano Sabbiadoro.

Welcome to TRANSGEO!  Would you like to know more about our project to accelerate reuse of existing oil and gas wells for geothermal energy production?

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22.03.2024

Welcome to TRANSGEO! Would you like to know more about our project to accelerate reuse of existing oil and gas wells for geothermal energy production?

Successful Regional Focus Group Event in the Veneto Region

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22.03.2024

Successful Regional Focus Group Event in the Veneto Region

The event offered regional stakeholders to be informed about forthcoming project activities and getting a wider view on project ambitions and expected results.

Collaboration Lab “Green Check Your Idea”

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22.03.2024

Collaboration Lab “Green Check Your Idea”

Last week, the partners from Stuttgart Region, WRS and HdM, got established companies talking to young people about sustainability.

ZIM funding

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22.03.2024

ZIM funding

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Germany

World Water Day Celebrated with Innovative Repair Café in Slovenske Konjice

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22.03.2024

World Water Day Celebrated with Innovative Repair Café in Slovenske Konjice

The Center Ponovne Uporabe (CPU) in Slovenske Konjice marked World Water Day by hosting Slovenia's second Repair Café, promoting repair culture and sustainability. Participants collaborated to revive electronics, reducing waste and water pollution. This event underscores global efforts for eco-friendly practices and collective action for environmental conservation.

Project interregional meeting in Brasov (Romania)

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22.03.2024

Project interregional meeting in Brasov (Romania)

The Central Mountains project interregional meeting convened in Brasov on March 18-19, 2024. This significant gathering brought together representatives from various institutions and associations deeply engaged in mountain areas sustainable development. Over the course of two days, participants engaged in dynamic discussions, exchanging insights and ideas on destination development, ...

WORKSHOP – A2.1. Improving knowledge of citizens about bioeconomy

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21.03.2024

WORKSHOP – A2.1. Improving knowledge of citizens about bioeconomy

The Croatian Chamber of Agriculture and the Faculty of Agriculture held a workshop as part of the BIOECO-UP project to enhance citizens’ knowledge about bioeconomy. During the workshop, 55 participants explored practical examples of biologically based products, discussed their environmental and health benefits in Central and Eastern Europe, and ...

Towards Sustainable Catering: Exploring Best Practices in Bled, Radovljica and Bohinj in Gorenjska region, Slovenia

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20.03.2024

Towards Sustainable Catering: Exploring Best Practices in Bled, Radovljica and Bohinj in Gorenjska region, Slovenia

BSC Kranj, project partner, invites our local pioneers and stakeholders to the first Study Visit, scheduled for March 20th–21st, 2024 in Bled, Slovenia. This event,after gathering at the Hotel Astoria Bled, Slovenia. promises an exploration into the exemplary sustainable environment friendly catering and tourism practices of the Gorenjska Regionlocal ...

Wings for Life World Run is coming

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20.03.2024

Wings for Life World Run is coming

"In this moment – while you're reading this – somebody has injured their spinal cord and will be paralyzed. No feeling in their legs, maybe no feeling in their arms or hands either. Immobile. Constantly dependent on the assistance of others." Wings for Life Run wants to help as ...

17 information sheets were presented at the Biomass Day: conference for a livable future for ages 0-99

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20.03.2024

17 information sheets were presented at the Biomass Day: conference for a livable future for ages 0-99

Two hundred and twelve people decided to take a joint step for a livable future on 16th March, 2024 in Budapest. In the framework of exciting presentations, we presented 17 information sheets on the bioeconomy to the participants. The majority of the guests were families. In this way ...

Embracing change: the evolution of circular economy in tomorrow’s world

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19.03.2024

Embracing change: the evolution of circular economy in tomorrow’s world

The future economy, envisioned by British university experts, emphasizes sustainability across all business departments, reducing carbon emissions, and fostering impactful eco-friendly initiatives. Collaboration, data analysis, and clear communication are key for building a circular economy that benefits all and ensures a thriving planet.

“The goal is to find a way to almost completely decarbonize the city district”

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19.03.2024

“The goal is to find a way to almost completely decarbonize the city district”

Matija Vajdić, Head of the RES, Climate, and Environmental Protection Department at EIHP and project manager of the ZEB4ZEN, gave an interview to the daily newspaper Poslovni dnevnik. He spoke about the 'Energy and Climate Change' program and domestic and international projects implemented by EIHP. One such project is ...

“Communicating the Bioeconomy” workshop was held in Italy

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19.03.2024

“Communicating the Bioeconomy” workshop was held in Italy

The aim of the seminar was to explain the founding principles of the bioeconomy, through successful examples and practical applications that can be used in everyday life. In fact, 17 information brochures were presented on some relevant topics.

EuroVelo: Highlighting Cycling Tourism at ITB Berlin 2024

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18.03.2024

EuroVelo: Highlighting Cycling Tourism at ITB Berlin 2024

The 2024 ITB Berlin event was held from March 5th to March 7th. As they have done in previous years, EuroVelo attended the event and hosted an engaging session on cycling tourism. During the session, they presented new data and offered solutions that promote the sustainability of long-distance cycling ...

Empowering change: Unveiling the Transformative Power of Participatory Approaches

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18.03.2024

Empowering change: Unveiling the Transformative Power of Participatory Approaches

In the dynamic landscape of community-driven initiatives, the essence of democracy lies in the active involvement of every individual. It's in this spirit that the recent Train the Trainers programme, organised by ALDA+, has emerged as a catalyst for change.

Society of Ideas (Gesellschaft der Ideen)

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18.03.2024

Society of Ideas (Gesellschaft der Ideen)

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Germany

ACCESSMILE project presented in Gdynia.

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18.03.2024

ACCESSMILE project presented in Gdynia.

On 13.03.2024 Baltic Container Terminal, Gdynia took part in the webinar organized by local authorities together with the Ministry of Funds and Regional Cooperation and the Contact Point of the National Interreg Fund for potential participants in Interreg projects. During the Webinar, a power point presentation was presented disseminating information ...

Setting the scene for piloting…DONE

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17.03.2024

Setting the scene for piloting…DONE

During a face-to-face meeting in Košice, the project consortium finalised the groundwork for piloting in all countries.

Numerous institutions joined us in fine tuning of our activities

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15.03.2024

Numerous institutions joined us in fine tuning of our activities

Since we’re testing mobility solutions that will be used by people, we had to ask them for their opinion. Therefore, we first gathered more than 60 experts from over 35 relevant institutions and talked about our activities.

Information sheets were presented on BIOECONOMY Changemakers Festival in Brno, the Czech Republic

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15.03.2024

Information sheets were presented on BIOECONOMY Changemakers Festival in Brno, the Czech Republic

Bioeconomy as an opportunity for sustainable development was presented to the participants of the Bioeconomy Changemakers Festival, organized by Agricultural Research, LtD.

Transforming Data Management: The Big Hackathon for Smart Data Hub

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15.03.2024

Transforming Data Management: The Big Hackathon for Smart Data Hub

Imagine a big meeting where people from all over the world come together to make handling data smarter. That's what happened at a recent hackathon in Nürnberg.

MTAV partner meeting in Genova, Italy

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14.03.2024

MTAV partner meeting in Genova, Italy

On 12-13 March, the second partner meeting of the MTAV project took place in Genova, Italy.

Improving Rainwater Management in cities: Introducing Blue-Green Infrastructure

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14.03.2024

Improving Rainwater Management in cities: Introducing Blue-Green Infrastructure

The management of rainwater in newly developed areas poses a significant challenge. Balancing the need to prevent excessive surface sealing and uncontrolled water intrusion into the ground, especially in areas with shallow underground mining, requires innovative solutions. That's where blue-green infrastructure comes into play!

Transnational DigiCare4CE model…DONE

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14.03.2024

Transnational DigiCare4CE model…DONE

DigiCare4CE Achieves Major Milestone: Transnational Model for Digital Transformation in Care Facilities Released!

GOOD PRACTICE – CONSTRUCTION REUSE CENTRE AT PARTNER PP3 NIGRAD (SLOVENIA)

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14.03.2024

GOOD PRACTICE – CONSTRUCTION REUSE CENTRE AT PARTNER PP3 NIGRAD (SLOVENIA)

More recycling means less waste. How does this work in construction? The #ReBuilt partners took part in an expert excursion to the Nigrad Construction Waste Reuse Centre (Maribor, Slovenia), where they demonstrated the process from recycling old concrete to building a house from recycled materials.

Upcoming: 4th Seminar for Agricultural Reporting Network

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13.03.2024

Upcoming: 4th Seminar for Agricultural Reporting Network

The 4th Seminar for the National Drought Impacts Reporting Network in Agriculture convened on March 13, 2024, in Žemberovce. Participants exchanged insights on climate change, drought impacts, and more, including a presentation on the importance of the Clim4Cast project.

Precious racka sheep are safe behind electric fences

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13.03.2024

Precious racka sheep are safe behind electric fences

Our colleagues have installed the first set of electric fences in Szentdomonkos, Hungary at the Slovakian Karst – North Hungarian Mountains. This is an important step to familiarise the livestock keepers with the best practices in prevention measures to halt large carnivore related damages, and promote successful coexistence.

ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards for 2023

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13.03.2024

ACI EUROPE Best Airport Awards for 2023

In the category of Accessible Airport Award, Alicante Airport was determined with the assistance of the European Disability Forum. ALC Alicante Airport has been recognized for its exceptional commitment to accessibility and inclusivity, surpassing EU regulations and setting new standards for travelers with disabilities and reduced mobility.

THE 1ST TRANSNATIONAL CENTRAL EUROPEAN CIRCULAR AND DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE

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13.03.2024

THE 1ST TRANSNATIONAL CENTRAL EUROPEAN CIRCULAR AND DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION CONFERENCE

For the ReBuilt project partners, circular construction is not just an acronym, which is why they organised the 1st Central European Conference for Circular Digital Construction on 13 March 2024 at the premises of the Building Research Institute of Slovenia.

Living Lab are going ahead full steam: the third event of #stradella (Italy) took place on 13 March 2024

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13.03.2024

Living Lab are going ahead full steam: the third event of #stradella (Italy) took place on 13 March 2024

3 LL event in Stradella (Pavia) meeting focused on the scenario development based on the findings of the previous meetings in particular those leading to the definition of the state pf the art.

ReBuilt CONSORTIUM MEETING

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12.03.2024

ReBuilt CONSORTIUM MEETING

ReBuilt consortium meeting, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 12.03.2024.

Second Food4CE project newsletter is out

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11.03.2024

Second Food4CE project newsletter is out

The second Food4CE newsletter is out! In our latest issue, we are excited to share key findings from the Food4CE consortium's comprehensive research on AFNs in Central Europe. The newsletter also highlights the main challenges AFNs face in the near future, and the opportunities to be seized.

Health Labs4Value Project on the 15th Anniversary Celebration of CCS  Health Region

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11.03.2024

Health Labs4Value Project on the 15th Anniversary Celebration of CCS Health Region

On March 6th, 2024 we took part in the Carus Consilium Saxony (CCS) health region's 15th anniversary celebration, with an information stand and presentation of several posters and roll-ups in order to promote and raise public awareness of our project.

Second Living Lab meeting for the pilot area of Split & Dalmatia County, run in Dugopolje, Croatia!

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10.03.2024

Second Living Lab meeting for the pilot area of Split & Dalmatia County, run in Dugopolje, Croatia!

As part of the @DREAM_PACE project, @dyvolve organized and managed the second Living Lab for stakeholders from the Split-Dalmatia County was held on 08 February 2024. The stakeholders involved in the project include representatives from legislative bodies, local authorities and institutions, transport providers, infrastructure managers, and users from the ...

Successful meeting  with lots of added value in Varazdin

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08.03.2024

Successful meeting with lots of added value in Varazdin

The three-day project meeting was held in Varazdin, Croatia, and brought together all partners involved in the PopUpUrbanSpaces project. The meeting aimed to discuss and advance various aspects of the project, including capacity building, action planning, and communication strategies. On the first day, participants engaged in a series of training ...

Cooperation is key – First joint conference of the Alpine and the Carpathian Conventions on large carnivores management

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08.03.2024

Cooperation is key – First joint conference of the Alpine and the Carpathian Conventions on large carnivores management

A transboundary character of wildlife populations, such as large carnivores, require enhanced international collaboration for successful conservation and management solutions. As large carnivore populations are recovering in Europe, this is even more important to prevent and solve the challenges that arise.

PopUpUrbanSpaces meeting in Varazdin

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07.03.2024

PopUpUrbanSpaces meeting in Varazdin

The three-day PopUpUrbanSpaces project meeting began in Varazdin, Croatia. All partners have arrived, and work has commenced, which is crucial for the project's implementation as those who pass the exam will become Certified PopUp Ambassadors. Delegates from the cities will participate in three training sessions, from which they will ...

PopUp Ambassadors

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07.03.2024

PopUp Ambassadors

🎉 We've reached a significant milestone in our project! Following a comprehensive three-block training program, delegates from our partner cities successfully passed their exams and earned the title of "Certified Pop-Up Ambassador." This certification marks the establishment of a cooperation network comprising trained and empowered local mobility ambassadors. They will ...

GREENE 4.0:  Open Innovation Workshops

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07.03.2024

GREENE 4.0: Open Innovation Workshops

The partners at Greene 4.0 have been bustling with activity, orchestrating Open Innovation Workshops across numerous partner regions.

Gründerinnenzentrale (Female founders centre)

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06.03.2024

Gründerinnenzentrale (Female founders centre)

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Germany

Óbuda-Békásmegyer has been committed to creating a sustainable, livable and people-oriented city

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06.03.2024

Óbuda-Békásmegyer has been committed to creating a sustainable, livable and people-oriented city

After several months of preparatory work, the delimitation of the Urban Farm Programme site and the elaboration of the concept plan, involving several professional organisations, started in early January and was approved by the Óbuda-BékásmegyerMunicipality at its meeting on 29 February.

Uniting our efforts: collaboration for a better future for urban water management

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05.03.2024

Uniting our efforts: collaboration for a better future for urban water management

The success of the MAURICE project relies on the collaboration of diverse stakeholders, including government agencies, academic institutions, and design firms. By sharing knowledge, expertise, and experiences, we can collectively work towards developing sustainable solutions for urban water management in the face of climate change.

Engaging youth for mutual inspiration

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05.03.2024

Engaging youth for mutual inspiration

From 5th to 7th March 2024 the MTAV project together with Interreg Alpine Space SmartCommUnity and Horizon Europe SMART ERA project will participate in a series of meetings, study visits and workshops organised by Region of Valle d’Aosta at Teatro Giacosa, in Aosta.

Jobs: We are looking for a volunteer

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05.03.2024

Jobs: We are looking for a volunteer

Join us in Vienna for a unique international experience in cooperation. We are looking for an Interreg Volunteer to help us to spread the word about our programme and projects achievements. The position is available for six months, starting in September.

First project Press Release on Greening Urban Freight Transport

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04.03.2024

First project Press Release on Greening Urban Freight Transport

The GRETA Consortium is happy to announce the release of an important press release by the GRETA project, highlighting our mission to revolutionize urban freight transport. This press release sheds light on the challenges posed by the rapid expansion of e-commerce and the impact of Covid-19, including increased emissions, ...

The first wolves have telemetry collars

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04.03.2024

The first wolves have telemetry collars

The project activities are in full swing. We're engaging with stakeholders, setting up camera traps, and the first wolves are already equipped with telemetry collars. Our colleagues in Slovenia were the first to deploy one of them.

Have you heard about the Access City Award?

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01.03.2024

Have you heard about the Access City Award?

Since 2010, it has been granted by the European Commission to cities excelling in improving accessibility for individuals with disabilities and older citizens. Read more about the winning cities and the entire award in our FB post.

JETforCE Digital Challenge Mapping Tool

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29.02.2024

JETforCE Digital Challenge Mapping Tool

Citizens as Co-Creators of the Just Energy Transition: Official Launch of the JETforCE Digital Challenges Mapping Tool - Pilot Phase 1

Transforming Central European cities: GINEVRA’s Master Classes on responsible governance of innovation

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29.02.2024

Transforming Central European cities: GINEVRA’s Master Classes on responsible governance of innovation

One of the examples of the GINEVRA project actions is Activity 1.1 entitled "Establishing state-of-the-art regarding responsible, multi-level governance of transformative innovation," within which the consortium has recently concluded a series of master classes aimed at fostering understanding and collaboration in the field of responsible innovation.

Public transport heading to circular business model

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29.02.2024

Public transport heading to circular business model

Public transport helps to lower emissions but it is still resource- and waste-intensive in itself. The CE4CE project aims to reduce the ecological footprint of public transport through a higher circularity. The partners identify circularity gaps and develop innovative circular economy models for planners and operators. But how?

HUMANITA’s Transnational monitoring strategy

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29.02.2024

HUMANITA’s Transnational monitoring strategy

HUMANITA project partner Carinthia University of Applied Sciences developed the Transnational monitoring strategy, proposing a framework for the development, testing, and evaluation of a monitoring system that supports visitor management activities of pilot sites within the project HUMANITA.

Innovative Approach to Reducing E-Waste in Batteries and Frequency Converters

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28.02.2024

Innovative Approach to Reducing E-Waste in Batteries and Frequency Converters

The dynamic development of the market for electric and hybrid ships is associated with an increased demand for batteries and frequency converters and consequently, a greater risk of failure of semiconductor elements and energy storage units used on vessels.

The International Policy Workshop: sharing details and policy actions for an economic, social and environmental harmonisation

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28.02.2024

The International Policy Workshop: sharing details and policy actions for an economic, social and environmental harmonisation

On 16 February 2024, the International Policy Workshop of the project 3P4SSE - Public-private-partnership for Social and Solidarity Economy took place online in order to define joint strategy, priorities and objectives to promote local actions within the project and reduce social disparities among EU member states in Central Europe.

EU-wide certification framework for permanent carbon removals

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28.02.2024

EU-wide certification framework for permanent carbon removals

We are thrilled that the Slovenian Ministry of Agriculture Forestry and Food has recognized the Slovenian Carbon Farming CE project team’s work and invited them to be an important interlocutor in the development of the delegated acts of the EU regulation that will establish the first EU-wide certification framework ...

Exploring tourists’ perspectives on nature and protected areas: what is HUMANITA’s work telling us?

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28.02.2024

Exploring tourists’ perspectives on nature and protected areas: what is HUMANITA’s work telling us?

Our project partner Institute for Regional Development - Eurac Research is currently exploring tourists' perspectives on nature and protected areas. Overall, the aggregate data shows that the visit of a natural environment is somehow conditioned by the presence of wildlife, and by man’s awareness of its presence. A rather narrow ...

Empowering Sustainable Finance & Building Renovation at the National Roundtable Croatia

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28.02.2024

Empowering Sustainable Finance & Building Renovation at the National Roundtable Croatia

The Feb 28, 2024, national roundtable at Zagreb Stock Exchange brought together diverse stakeholders to enhance energy efficiency in buildings. Discussions tackled sustainable financing, challenges in renovations, and the need for data transparency and holistic solutions. Plans for future collaboration underscored the event's significance in achieving climate goals.

Harnessing nature’s potential: Green adaptation measures for urban resilience

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27.02.2024

Harnessing nature’s potential: Green adaptation measures for urban resilience

Cities worldwide are witnessing a transformation where green areas increasingly give way to concrete landscapes. This unchecked urban sprawl not only diminishes the natural environment but also exacerbates the adverse effects of climate change, notably the formation of urban heat islands. Recognising the urgent need to reverse this trend ...

The implementation of nature-based solutions and green infrastructure: worthwhile examples of local barriers and potential opportunities

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27.02.2024

The implementation of nature-based solutions and green infrastructure: worthwhile examples of local barriers and potential opportunities

The deployment of nature-based solutions (NBS) and green infrastructure (GI) is a fundamental asset to address environmental challenges in the pilot cities (Milan, Ptuj, Zagreb, Szeged, and Warsaw) involved in the GreenScape CE project.

“D3.1.1 Methodological background for the design of DRT integrated solutions.

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26.02.2024

“D3.1.1 Methodological background for the design of DRT integrated solutions.

Exciting News from the Dream_paceDREAM_PACE Project! We are delighted to announce the successful publishing of a pivotal deliverable in our journey – "D3.1.1 Methodological background for the design of DRT integrated solutions.

Support for the Digital Transition of Businesses in emilia-Romagna

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26.02.2024

Support for the Digital Transition of Businesses in emilia-Romagna

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Italy

Formation of study clusters marks the second milestone of the MECOG-CE project

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26.02.2024

Formation of study clusters marks the second milestone of the MECOG-CE project

The MECOG-CE project partners from across Central Europe (CE) met in partner city of Stuttgart on 22-23 February. The consortium formed study clusters and discussed possible pilot actions as part of a collaborative work. The main objective of these clusters is to share the expertise in implementing, managing, and ...

Two spring hydrogen events

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25.02.2024

Two spring hydrogen events

20-22 March in Prague 29 May in Dresden

Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement through the Power/Interest Matrix

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23.02.2024

Enhancing Stakeholder Engagement through the Power/Interest Matrix

FI4INN employs the Power/Interest matrix for effective stakeholder engagement, categorizing stakeholders based on influence and interest. High Power/High Interest stakeholders require close collaboration, while Low Power/Low Interest stakeholders need occasional updates. Adapting strategies ensures efficient resource allocation. The matrix aids in identifying key allies and influencers, driving project success ...

Feeling Flooded: MISSION CE CLIMATE training on Precipitation Risks and Adaptation Strategies in Central Europe

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23.02.2024

Feeling Flooded: MISSION CE CLIMATE training on Precipitation Risks and Adaptation Strategies in Central Europe

Recently, the MISSION CE CLIMATE training session delved deep into the heart of climate adaptation and resilience, focusing on the pressing challenges posed by changing precipitation patterns in Central Europe. The session provided critical insights into the dual threats of extreme precipitation and droughts, their impacts on society and ...

SIIT: non-profit consortium company

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22.02.2024

SIIT: non-profit consortium company

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Italy

Osttirol´s second LIVING LAB meeting

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22.02.2024

Osttirol´s second LIVING LAB meeting

On 22 February 2024, Philipp Schlemmer and Mayur Kumargowda of RMO, organized the second Living Lab event, focusing on Scenario Development.

Elektryka Morska’s Expansion in the Martime Industry

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21.02.2024

Elektryka Morska’s Expansion in the Martime Industry

Participation in this project is a great opportunity for our company. Thanks to the knowledge gained during meetings in the CIRCOTRONIC project, we decided to expand our business model with solutions that reduce the generation of e-waste by ships.

ParkPAD: Revolutionizing Urban Parking Policy Evaluation and Improvement

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20.02.2024

ParkPAD: Revolutionizing Urban Parking Policy Evaluation and Improvement

Municipalities with mobility experts are to revolutionizing urban parking policy evaluation and improvement, through Central Europe. In the NXTLVL Parking project the partners updated the ParkPAD innovative instrument, which aims to analyse the existing parking policies of cities, and to provide basis for future enhancements.

Opportunity to fill out questionnaires for people with disabilities about their travels

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20.02.2024

Opportunity to fill out questionnaires for people with disabilities about their travels

We would like to offer you the opportunity to fill out questionnaires for people with disabilities about their travels. The questionnaires are available in all project languages.

Online event series

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20.02.2024

Online event series

In March and April 2024, Rail4Regions project partners invite you to a series of online events to share and discuss findings from the transnational project

The importance of H2CE for regional hydrogen planning in Brandenburg

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20.02.2024

The importance of H2CE for regional hydrogen planning in Brandenburg

In an interview for the ”INTERREG B blog” of the of the German Federal Institute for Research on Building, Urban Affairs and Spatial Development (BBSR), Pedro Brosei, the H2CE Lead Partner Project Coordinator at the Joint Spatial Planning Department of Berlin-Brandenburg (JSPD) was asked about the benefits of the ...

Zamość functioning without energy consumption? Lublin University of Technology is running a special project

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18.02.2024

Zamość functioning without energy consumption? Lublin University of Technology is running a special project

Scientists from four countries are working on modern methods to improve the energy efficiency of historic districts in Zamość, Karlovac and Palmanov. Why did you choose such places? The cities are extremely valuable (Zamość and Palmanova are on the UNESCO World Heritage List), they have a rich history and ...

Collaborative Regional Focus Group Event in Stuttgart

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16.02.2024

Collaborative Regional Focus Group Event in Stuttgart

The informal event provides impulses on the importance of sustainable entrepreneurship and presents suitable approaches and methods.

Food4CE Knowledge Transfer Platform and Matchmaking Platform will facilitate the creation of a unique mutual support network for AFNs in Central Europe

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16.02.2024

Food4CE Knowledge Transfer Platform and Matchmaking Platform will facilitate the creation of a unique mutual support network for AFNs in Central Europe

Food4CE will establish national and translational innovation hubs, which will focus on advancing AFNs logistics efficiency through the development of innovative tools and solutions, namely the Knowledge Transfer Platform and the Matchmaking Platform. The aim of both platforms is to facilitate knowledge transfer and business practice exchange between different ...

Focus Group at the DOSTI Center (Croatia)

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16.02.2024

Focus Group at the DOSTI Center (Croatia)

Public Institution Javna ustanova za razvoj Međimurske županije REDEA , Tourist Board of Međimurje County and Međimurje County Association of Persons with Physical Disabilities, held a focus group at the DOSTI Center in Podturen with users of the Center.

GRETA Consortium Meeting in Bologna Advances Urban Logistics Greening Efforts

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16.02.2024

GRETA Consortium Meeting in Bologna Advances Urban Logistics Greening Efforts

The GRETA Consortium, coordinated by ITL (Institute for Transport and Logistics Foundation), successfully kicked off its first in-person project meeting on February 14th and 15th in Bologna. The meeting brought together partners from Central Europe to discuss the project's future activities, milestones, and joint strategies for greening urban logistics ...

EuroVelo 13: Certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2019

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15.02.2024

EuroVelo 13: Certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe since 2019

EuroVelo 13, also known as the Iron Curtain Trail, has been officially recognized as a Certified Cultural Route by the Council of Europe since 2019.

Breaking Ground in E-Waste Management: Ormož Sets the Bar High

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15.02.2024

Breaking Ground in E-Waste Management: Ormož Sets the Bar High

In a Circular WEEEP project meeting in Ormož, the communal company Ormož showcased a pioneering system for separate EE waste collection. Gratitude extended to participants for their collaborative efforts, driving changes and innovations in EE waste management. Ormož's commitment sets a new standard for sustainable practices, heralding a cleaner, ...

Project meeting at Masaryk University in Brno

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15.02.2024

Project meeting at Masaryk University in Brno

The members of the Clim4Cast project discuss their activities in the first year of the project.

Clim4Cast presented at Researchers’ Night

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14.02.2024

Clim4Cast presented at Researchers’ Night

The Clim4Cast project was presented at the Researchers' Night, which took place at the Department of Geography of Masaryk University in Brno.

Innovation and Intellectual Property for Green” course by IPR4SC project

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13.02.2024

Innovation and Intellectual Property for Green” course by IPR4SC project

This free online course offered by the IPR4SC project promises a comprehensive exploration of how innovation and intellectual property rights (IPR) can drive eco-friendly business practices and foster sustainable models.

Historic cities with almost zero energy consumption? Scientists have a solution

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13.02.2024

Historic cities with almost zero energy consumption? Scientists have a solution

The vision of the historic centers of Zamość, Karlovac and Palmanova, functioning almost without energy consumption, is becoming a reality thanks to an international project. Scientists from four countries are working on modern methods to improve the energy efficiency of historic districts in Zamość, Karlovac and Palmanov. Why there? ...

Tender: Help us to analyse capitalisation potentials

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12.02.2024

Tender: Help us to analyse capitalisation potentials

We are looking for expert support in preparing a call for capitalisation in coordination with Interreg cross-border programmes. The task is to define the most relevant challenges for central European border regions, regions along inner borders and our entire programme area. Deadline for submitting offers is 20 March.

What is so interesting about the EuroVelo 13 – Iron Curtain Trail

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12.02.2024

What is so interesting about the EuroVelo 13 – Iron Curtain Trail

The cycling trail EuroVelo 13, also known as the Iron Curtain Trail, follows the path of the former Iron Curtain. Along the cycling trail, you can find many interesting museums and monuments commemorating the history of the Cold War.

Lausitz – ATES pilot region in the North German Basin

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12.02.2024

Lausitz – ATES pilot region in the North German Basin

Geothermal technologies can become an important cornerstone of the upcoming heat transition.

Citizens have a say in Interreg

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12.02.2024

Citizens have a say in Interreg

In regional development, being close to citizens and actively engaging with them is a fundamental aspect. It increases the effectiveness and impact of cooperation solutions. A new study by Interact on “Civic and civil society engagement in Interreg” finds that both programmes and projects recognise this imperative by fostering ...

Croatian State Aid in Research & Development

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12.02.2024

Croatian State Aid in Research & Development

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Croatia

Cross-border monitoring of large carnivores in the Beskydy-Kysuce pilot area

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12.02.2024

Cross-border monitoring of large carnivores in the Beskydy-Kysuce pilot area

On 17-18 February 2024, LECA experts together with volunteers will monitor large carnivores in the Beskydy-Kysuce pilot area

First Open Innovation Camp in the Czech Republic

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12.02.2024

First Open Innovation Camp in the Czech Republic

The open camp aimed to provide a unique opportunity for people with spinal cord injuries who striving to find common solutions to their problems.

Joint Strategy Workshop

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11.02.2024

Joint Strategy Workshop

On 8th of February almost 70 stakeholders and actors participated in the workshop held online for dissemination and consultation of the Report of the Joint Strategy for community-led sustainable development of mountain areas in Central Europe. The meeting focused on topics related to the cross-border and participatory governance, which are ...

News from Rijeka/Croatia!

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09.02.2024

News from Rijeka/Croatia!

Our Croatian Partners are giving a lecture on GREENPACT and are planning the Collaboration Lab

External experts increase the quality of solutions

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08.02.2024

External experts increase the quality of solutions

Three external transport experts were brought on board to ensure the quality of 6 project pilot actions. Their expertise is crucial for peer-review process and will bring a fresh perspective, with concrete suggestions tested and proven in practice.

New ESF+ call to support integration and social inclusion of Ukrainian refugees

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08.02.2024

New ESF+ call to support integration and social inclusion of Ukrainian refugees

A new call addresses challenges faced by societies and public services in central Europe and supports the integration and social inclusion of people who have fled Ukraine. With an estimated budget of 22m EUR, this call will support transnational projects that transfer or scale up social innovations.

The second round of Split event was held by Dyvolve a couple of weeks ago!

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08.02.2024

The second round of Split event was held by Dyvolve a couple of weeks ago!

The workshop took place on February 8th, 2024, at the Municipality of Dugopolje in Croatia.

Poland´s Roadmap towards the Transition to the Circular Economy

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08.02.2024

Poland´s Roadmap towards the Transition to the Circular Economy

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Poland

HOW TO SUPPORT BIOECONOMY BY NATIONAL CAP STRATEGY

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07.02.2024

HOW TO SUPPORT BIOECONOMY BY NATIONAL CAP STRATEGY

Bioeconomy-related policies and measures in the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) were our topic at the online workshop held on 1 February 2024 where 57 participants and policy experts from 8 countries (AT, CZ, IT, HR, HU, PL, SI, SK) and the EU-level met to exchange experiences.

Explore the stunning natural beauty around Podyjí National Park – CZEPA tip

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07.02.2024

Explore the stunning natural beauty around Podyjí National Park – CZEPA tip

Experience the stunning natural beauty around Podyjí National Park, luxurious accommodations with all the comforts you need.

Milestones Unveiled: Project Development Soars Through Three Dynamic Co-creation Camps

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05.02.2024

Milestones Unveiled: Project Development Soars Through Three Dynamic Co-creation Camps

We're thrilled to share the exciting progress of our project, marked by three impactful co-creation camps hosted in Ljubljana, Tirol, and Usti. These events served as vibrant forums for robust discussions and crucial developmental strides for the User Acceptance Model.

Successful Repair Café Workshop Promotes Circular Economy in Ljubljana

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03.02.2024

Successful Repair Café Workshop Promotes Circular Economy in Ljubljana

On February 3, 2024, the Centre for Reuse (CPU) in Ljubljana hosted a successful Repair Café workshop. The event, aligned with the Circular WEEEP project, attracted a diverse crowd eager to repair items like sewing machines and lamps. With ZEOS's "Still Useful" program, the workshop aimed to promote the ...

DYK? The Spanish Organization of the Blind

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02.02.2024

DYK? The Spanish Organization of the Blind

The Spanish Organization of the Blind (Organización Nacional de Ciegos Españoles - #ONCE) is a Spanish foundation founded on December 1938, to raise funds to provide services for the blind and people with serious visual impairment...

Learning from Berlin

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02.02.2024

Learning from Berlin

In January, Dr. Yvonne Franz from the University of Vienna visited the GEtCoheSive team in Berlin. She was surprised to learn about the “Comprehensive Program for Participation and Integration of Refugees“:

Second call: 47 new projects will kick off in spring 2024

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01.02.2024

Second call: 47 new projects will kick off in spring 2024

On 31 January 2024, our programme monitoring committee agreed to co-finance 47 new transnational cooperation projects with a budget of 76 million EUR from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). The total number of transnational projects funded by our programme will therefore increase to 100 after the first two ...

Introducing the First GRETA Project Newsletter

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01.02.2024

Introducing the First GRETA Project Newsletter

The first newsletter of the GRETA project is out now! This newsletter is packed with valuable information about our initiative to decarbonize last-mile deliveries in Functional Urban Areas (FUAs) and create sustainable cities.

First Open Innovation Camp in Hungary

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01.02.2024

First Open Innovation Camp in Hungary

On January 24th project partners TritonLife Group Group and Central Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency co-hosted an Open Camp as part of the Health Labs4Value project, that took place in Triton Life Headquarters, Budapest, Hungary.

Burning Issue: Temperature-Based Climate Risks and Resilience Strategies in Central Europe

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01.02.2024

Burning Issue: Temperature-Based Climate Risks and Resilience Strategies in Central Europe

In an impactful training session as part of the ongoing MISSION CE Climate Project series, we explored the critical topic of temperature-based climate risks and the imperative of adaptation and resilience in Central Europe. Facing these profound challenges, innovative strategies are needed to mitigate the escalating threat of extreme ...

Communication: the key to successful urban farming initiatives

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31.01.2024

Communication: the key to successful urban farming initiatives

Urban farms are collectively farmed areas that are gaining popularity in Central European countries these days. Research shows the many benefits of engaging in such initiatives. However, in order to publicise the activities of such sites and encourage residents to get involved, it is important to focus on communication ...

Groß Schönebeck – EGS pilot site in the North German Basin

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31.01.2024

Groß Schönebeck – EGS pilot site in the North German Basin

Groß Schönebeck is the first EGS (Enhanced Geothermal System) pilot site in the North German Basin

Open Innovation Strategy for Austria

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31.01.2024

Open Innovation Strategy for Austria

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Austria

Quantifying resilience to climate change – results of a workshop on the Slovenian pilot action

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30.01.2024

Quantifying resilience to climate change – results of a workshop on the Slovenian pilot action

In the face of climate change, it is becoming necessary to safeguard the ability of our rivers to cope with increased water during storms. Heavy rains can put tremendous pressure on our sewer systems, threatening to overload them. With strategic planning and innovative approaches, we can prevent that.

Citizens in action for the circular bioeconomy

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30.01.2024

Citizens in action for the circular bioeconomy

In the coming months, we will be offering national workshops and trainings to help city dwellers take a step towards sustainability.

Research Bonus

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30.01.2024

Research Bonus

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Austria

Continuation of stakeholder consultations

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30.01.2024

Continuation of stakeholder consultations

Over the past few months we embarked on a series of stakeholder consultations in Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. These consultations played a pivotal role in fostering collaboration, exchanging ideas, and laying the foundation for a smarter and more sustainable future for our villages.

@dream_pace restless project partners are already engaged in the second round of the Living Lab, also in #Bologna

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30.01.2024

@dream_pace restless project partners are already engaged in the second round of the Living Lab, also in #Bologna

On 30 January 2024, @SRM organized a second event with the Metropolitan city of Bologna (CMBO for short, also a DREAM_PACE Associated Partner), Municipality of Bologna, ASCOM (the association representing over 16.000 companies, entrepreneurs and professionals from Bologna and its Metropolitan city), the CCU (user advisory committee representing ...

First Open Innovation Camp in Slovenia

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28.01.2024

First Open Innovation Camp in Slovenia

On January 25th Slovenian project partners held their first workshop as part of the project's Open Innovation Camps. The workshop took place at Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Slovenia premises and was attended by various stakeholders.

First Open Innovation Camp in Germany

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28.01.2024

First Open Innovation Camp in Germany

On January 16, 2024, the University Hospital Carl Gustav Carus at TU Dresden AöR (UKD) and Carus Consilium Sachsen GmbH (CCS) as project partners invited guests to the first Open Camp of the Health Labs4Value project. The event organizers held various workshops with the support of representatives from different institutions.

Roundtable on the Heat Transition & Geothermal Energy

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26.01.2024

Roundtable on the Heat Transition & Geothermal Energy

Implementing geothermal projects is a significant step towards achieving energy independence and reducing reliance on traditional sources.

First Open Innovation Camp in Poland

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26.01.2024

First Open Innovation Camp in Poland

On January 23th we held the first Open Camp meeting in Poland as part of the Health Labs4Value project.

Unlocking Sustainable Excellence: Explore the Circular Innovation Academy

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25.01.2024

Unlocking Sustainable Excellence: Explore the Circular Innovation Academy

Get ready to be part of the Circular Innovation Academy! Stay tuned for more information about availability, coming soon!

DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION

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25.01.2024

DIGITAL CONSTRUCTION

Digital construction is a transformative approach within the building sector that harnesses advanced technologies to optimize efficiency and collaboration.

Introducing Monte San Pietro

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25.01.2024

Introducing Monte San Pietro

ENEA interviewed Barbara Fabbri, Italian Councilor of Monte San Pietro Municipality for the Environment, Sustainable Development, Agriculture, Peace and International Solidarity, Mining Activities to bring the overview of their local experience of promotion of sustainability policies on waste prevention and water saving projects.

Food4CE pilot activities will showcase transnational cooperation through innovation hubs

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25.01.2024

Food4CE pilot activities will showcase transnational cooperation through innovation hubs

Food4CE is a European project aimed at supporting Alternative Food Networks (AFNs) in their efforts to create sustainable and resilient food supply system. To address these challenges Food4CE will establish 5 local and 1 transnational innovation hub, bringing together actors from different sectors including researchers, business experts, food producers, ...

The Faces Behind – Weinviertel (AT)

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25.01.2024

The Faces Behind – Weinviertel (AT)

The Faces Behind will introduce you one by one to all those behind the work for more accessible places.

Circular Economy, E-waste

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24.01.2024

Circular Economy, E-waste

Emilia-Romagna and Veneto regions unites to propel Circular Economy principles for sustainable waste management. Both regions acknowledged challenges faced by enterprises in waste management and emphasised preventive measures in product design and efficient waste disposal to encourage re-use and discourage illegal activities.

Driving Circular Transformation: Inspiring Success Stories Across Europe

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23.01.2024

Driving Circular Transformation: Inspiring Success Stories Across Europe

Discover the 122 circular success stories, encapsulating the transformative journey undertaken by 9 countries.

Breathing Secondary Life into Waste, case study by ELVEZ

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23.01.2024

Breathing Secondary Life into Waste, case study by ELVEZ

Focusing on wire harness production for the automotive industry, ELVEZ analyzes material flow, identifying opportunities for waste reuse and circularity. Despite challenges, such as uneven wire lengths and damaged connectors, ELVEZ is committed to transforming waste into valuable resources.

Innovation voucher

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19.01.2024

Innovation voucher

Introducing best practices and policies of more innovative partner regions to be transferred to less innovative region- Austria

Innovations and Sustainability: Leipzig Public Transport Company’s Vision for Modern Public Transport

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18.01.2024

Innovations and Sustainability: Leipzig Public Transport Company’s Vision for Modern Public Transport

Leipzig Public Transport Company stands out as a pro-active force dedicated to innovative and impactful advancements in public transport. Their commitment to progress is evident across various domains, ranging from digitalization and eTicketing Strategy to infrastructure development. LVB also places a strong emphasis on circularity within their company.

CIRCULAR CONSTRUCTION

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18.01.2024

CIRCULAR CONSTRUCTION

The construction industry is very important to the EU economy. The sector provides 18 million direct jobs and contributes to about 9% of the EU's GDP. It also creates new jobs, drives economic growth, and provides solutions for social, climate, and energy challenges.

DIGIVITALITY Open Call: Ignite Innovation in Digital Health Across Central Europe

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17.01.2024

DIGIVITALITY Open Call: Ignite Innovation in Digital Health Across Central Europe

The Open Call aims to enhance digital healthcare in Central Europe, focusing on startups established within the last 7 years. This program, targeting telemedicine, EHR integration, data analytics, and more, invites companies to collaboratively develop transformative solutions with a minimum Technology Readiness Level (TRL) of 4.

Advancing Sustainable Practices: Reuse Center and Rogaška Slatina Municipality Spearhead E-waste Innovation

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17.01.2024

Advancing Sustainable Practices: Reuse Center and Rogaška Slatina Municipality Spearhead E-waste Innovation

The Reuse Center in Slovenia, in collaboration with the Municipality of Rogaška Slatina, actively participated in a seminar hosted by ZEOS d.o.o., a company specializing in the handling of electrical and electronic equipment, which was held at Technopark Celje, on January 17, 2024.

Accessible Tourism conference in Unternalb, Austria

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16.01.2024

Accessible Tourism conference in Unternalb, Austria

Already this thursday our project will be presented at the "Accessible Tourism" conference in Unternalb. We would like to invite you to attend!

News from DREAM_PACE Scenario Development Webinar!

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16.01.2024

News from DREAM_PACE Scenario Development Webinar!

Key discussions revolved around raising critical questions for this phase, including the co-creation of a shared vision, exploring #drt service goals, and considerations for alternative scenarios in operation and governance.

The Role of Multilevel Stakeholder Engagement in Financial Ecosystems

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12.01.2024

The Role of Multilevel Stakeholder Engagement in Financial Ecosystems

In today's dynamic financial landscape, the FI4INN project pioneers innovation in Central European regions, uniting diverse stakeholders. Multilevel stakeholder engagement is essential, driving innovation, creating opportunities, and adapting solutions for SMEs. FI4INN employs strategic mapping and engagement tools, fostering an interactive ecosystem for effective cooperation, trust-building, and economic growth.

What´s to come in the first half of 2024?

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11.01.2024

What´s to come in the first half of 2024?

As we step into the vibrant year of 2024, we're thrilled to invite our valued stakeholders, to join us in a journey brimming with extraordinary activities and opportunities. This year promises to be one of innovation, engagement, and memorable experiences.

How to boost bioeconomy by building cross-sectoral value chains?

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11.01.2024

How to boost bioeconomy by building cross-sectoral value chains?

In the framework of the BIOECO-UP project, eight participating INNTERREG-CE countries undertook to put the principles of the bioeconomy into practice. To achieve this goal the project partners address market players to take part in a co-learning process in order to build cross-border and cross sectoral value chains.

We have mapped the biomass potential of our countries as a first steps to create regional cooperation

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11.01.2024

We have mapped the biomass potential of our countries as a first steps to create regional cooperation

Twelve organizations from eight countries (Austria , Croatia , Czech Republic , Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia) contributed to the research in the framework of which biomass potential has been mapped and other economic fundamentals which might promote the development of bioeconomy in the Central-European macroregion.

VReduMED Mapping Perspectives: A Cross-Regional Survey on VR Technology in Daily Practices

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10.01.2024

VReduMED Mapping Perspectives: A Cross-Regional Survey on VR Technology in Daily Practices

After completing the initial mapping of key actors' status quo in project regions, the project consortium took a step forward to engage with these actors, aiming to conduct an initial transnational survey of VR competences and awareness.

Estimating soil erosion rates along trails by means of tree root analysis

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10.01.2024

Estimating soil erosion rates along trails by means of tree root analysis

At the Pietra di Bismantova pilot site, the University of Parma has adopted an approach for estimating soil erosion by coupling tree root analysis and a high-resolution digital elevation model acquired through photogrammetry and laser scanning.

Process of mapping the accessibility of tourist facilities in the Međimurje County as part of the project has been completed.

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10.01.2024

Process of mapping the accessibility of tourist facilities in the Međimurje County as part of the project has been completed.

Javna ustanova za razvoj Međimurske županije REDEA from Croatia, Međimurje County and DOSTI Association organized two day field mapping of barriers and accessibility in Municipality Sveti Martin na Muri and City Prelog.

Ecodesign directive

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10.01.2024

Ecodesign directive

In December, the Council and the Parliament reached a provisional political agreement on the proposed new Ecodesign Directive for Sustainable Products (ESPR), marking a significant step forward in the EU’s commitment to sustainability. This comprehensive regulation aims to transform the way products are designed, manufactured, and consumed across the ...

Press release about key features and aim of the Health Labs4Value project

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10.01.2024

Press release about key features and aim of the Health Labs4Value project

Eleven partners from six European countries have collaborated to initiate the Health Labs4Value project, aimed at advancing patient-oriented digital solutions in the healthcare sector. Supported by the Interreg Central Europe program, this project will establish five territorial living labs in Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Germany, and Poland. These living ...

Shaping Circularity: Industry Voices for Sustainable Solutions

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08.01.2024

Shaping Circularity: Industry Voices for Sustainable Solutions

In an innovative series of interviews conducted in nine countries, businesses mainly from the construction, textile, and electronics/ICT industries have shared valuable insights on how they are incorporating digital technology into circular economy practices.

CE-Spaces4All at the conference on geoinformatics and remote sensing in Czechia

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04.01.2024

CE-Spaces4All at the conference on geoinformatics and remote sensing in Czechia

Czech-Slovak Copernicus Forum a Inspirujme se conference focuses on innovations in the field of sharing geospatial and remote sensing data from Copernicus and our colleague Luděk Hloušek (CENIA) was given the opportunity to spread the word about CE-Spaces4All!

The DIGIVITALITY Project Unveils Start-up Contest in Central Europe

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02.01.2024

The DIGIVITALITY Project Unveils Start-up Contest in Central Europe

The Start-up Contest is being prepared by innovation hubs across participating Central European countries and will be launched in January 2024. This contest serves as a platform designed to scout for innovative start-ups that target specific challenges identified by university hospitals and Med-tech companies within the Central European region.

Lead Partner name change in LOCALIENCE project

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02.01.2024

Lead Partner name change in LOCALIENCE project

The Lead Partner of our project underwent an institutional change in the beginning of 2024. A new ministry, the Ministry of Public Administration and Regional Development was set up on 1 January 2024 in Hungary.

Let´s re-cap @Dream_pace outcomes for 2023 😊

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01.01.2024

Let´s re-cap @Dream_pace outcomes for 2023 😊

CONCRETE IS A STRATEGIC MATERIAL FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION

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22.12.2023

CONCRETE IS A STRATEGIC MATERIAL FOR SUSTAINABLE CONSTRUCTION

Due to its mechanical properties, concrete is not an easily replaceable material in construction. It is resistant to water and extreme weather conditions, non-combustible and durable. It is also widely available. The natural resources needed to produce it are available locally, which also reduces the potential environmental impact of ...

MATERIALS PASSPORTS

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22.12.2023

MATERIALS PASSPORTS

A material passport is a digital document listing all the materials that are included in a product or construction during its life cycle in order to facilitate strategizing circularity decisions in supply chain management. Passports generally consists of a set of data describing defined characteristics of materials in products, ...

Geothermal energy potential of Medjimurje County

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21.12.2023

Geothermal energy potential of Medjimurje County

The Mihovljan oil field has been in production since 1988 and is owned by INA Corp. For the purposes of the exploitation of oil, 11 wells with a depth from 1.600 to 3.000 meters have been drilled.

The Interreg CE4CE Advisory Board started the cooperative work

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21.12.2023

The Interreg CE4CE Advisory Board started the cooperative work

The CE4CE Advisory Board is committed to providing input and feedback to the results of our project. The members also provide access to their networks and communication channels and are willing to take up the results and outputs produced by CE4CE.

MTAV project at the EUSALP Action Group 5 meeting

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20.12.2023

MTAV project at the EUSALP Action Group 5 meeting

Recently, the More than a village project was presented at the EUSALP Action Group 5 meeting focusing on the cross-cutting priority on "Promoting the digitisation of the Alps".

CIRCULAR BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

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19.12.2023

CIRCULAR BUILDINGS AND INFRASTRUCTURE

The built environment has a significant impact on a multitude of sectors, on local jobs and on the quality of life. The construction sector accounts for 50% of materials extracted in Europe and is responsible for more than 35% of Europe's waste.

NiCE Living Labs

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18.12.2023

NiCE Living Labs

Living labs do not just exist on paper, but create experimental spaces in a real context with and for local people. In this way, research approaches and implementations from the pro-ject are tried out and can be experienced by the people concerned. The project NiCE uses Living Lab approaches to ...

PopUpUrbanSpaces eNewsletter Issue2 is available

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17.12.2023

PopUpUrbanSpaces eNewsletter Issue2 is available

We are happy to inform all of our followers, that our second eNewsletter is available.

Field Work: Exploring Groundwater Interactions in the Varaždin Aquifer

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14.12.2023

Field Work: Exploring Groundwater Interactions in the Varaždin Aquifer

Recently a team of representatives from the Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering, University of Zagreb has embarked on an important field work expedition. Their mission was to gather valuable data on groundwater quality and the interaction between surface and groundwater in the Varaždin aquifer.

Uniting Innovation and Festivity: Primorski Tehnološki Park’s Unique Networking Event

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13.12.2023

Uniting Innovation and Festivity: Primorski Tehnološki Park’s Unique Networking Event

In a stylish, revamped urban cellar, the lead partner of the project blended fun and professionalism.

Showcasing Interreg solutions for a just energy transition at COP28

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13.12.2023

Showcasing Interreg solutions for a just energy transition at COP28

At the COP28, countries around the globe reached consensus to move away from fossil fuels for the first time in history. To not leave any region or group behind in this energy transition, citizens need to be heard in policy-making. Presenting at the COP28 Digital Innovation Pavilion in Dubai ...

Five pilot cities for an innovative project: transforming grey areas into green places

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12.12.2023

Five pilot cities for an innovative project: transforming grey areas into green places

Cities in Central Europe are growing, turning green areas into grey spaces. In order to reverse this trend, the GreenScape CE project integrates nature-based solutions (NBS) and green infrastructure (GI) in 5 CE urban areas, significantly affected by aggravating urban heat island effect.

Strategy and action plan concept published

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12.12.2023

Strategy and action plan concept published

The Ready4Heat strategy and action plan concept paper was published. It provides a step-by-step guide to establish a heat-health action plan.

Project Consortium Meeting, December 12-13, 2023

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11.12.2023

Project Consortium Meeting, December 12-13, 2023

CIREVALC partners meet in Bratislava on December 12-13. Reflect on the first phase and plan upcoming activities. Share micro-level analysis, success stories, and discuss regional insights. Follow CIREVALC Interreg CE for updates.

Enhancing Innovation Funding in Central Europe

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11.12.2023

Enhancing Innovation Funding in Central Europe

The FI4INN project, dedicated to enhancing innovation funding access in Central Europe, conducted a transnational focus group, revealing challenges such as ambiguity in eligibility criteria and communication issues. Proposed solutions include a unified instrument for startups and simplified bureaucracy. Recommendations advocate for ex ante financing, streamlined processes, and fostering ...

What we need to know about the impact of climate change on water resources – MAURICE Interreg Central Europe project

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11.12.2023

What we need to know about the impact of climate change on water resources – MAURICE Interreg Central Europe project

Our most precious resource, the reservoir of water in the ground, is decreasing. Water authorities have been worried for a long time. The water supply of millions of people is at risk. MAURICE project supports your water management and helps to adapt to climate change. See our project movie!

TRD in Osttirol!

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11.12.2023

TRD in Osttirol!

Here we are after the winter festivities, carrying news from Osttirol! RegionsManagement Osttirol RMO organized on 11 December in #Lienz the inaugural Living Lab event for #Osttirol, which was a resounding success.

Barrier mapping in Poland with  Regional Development Agency SA

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10.12.2023

Barrier mapping in Poland with Regional Development Agency SA

Productive meeting with Markowa Community reps discussing accessibility, our project, and future plans. Fieldwork shows progress, but improvements are needed: clear ground markings for accessible parking, an elevator in the municipal office, and a more accessible entrance to the Homestead.

Relationships between heat waves and soil drought in the Czech Republic

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10.12.2023

Relationships between heat waves and soil drought in the Czech Republic

In August, the EMS Annual Meeting 2023 took place in Bratislava (Slovakia). Jan Řehoř from the Department of Geography of Masaryk University in Brno presented existing results regarding the relationship between heat waves and soil drought.

Building Resilience: Brač Island’s Effort to Tackle Climate-Induced Water Scarcity

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08.12.2023

Building Resilience: Brač Island’s Effort to Tackle Climate-Induced Water Scarcity

As the third-largest island in Croatia, Brač recognises the pressing need to future-proof its infrastructure against the impacts of climate change. In a forward-thinking endeavour driven by the imperative to strengthen community resilience and adapt to the looming challenge of climate-induced water scarcity, Brač will pilot test a transformation ...

Data-Driven Climate Resilience: Piloting strategies for urban futures

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07.12.2023

Data-Driven Climate Resilience: Piloting strategies for urban futures

The City of Dornbirn and the University of Applied Sciences Vorarlberg will collaborate to test climate change adaptation measures for heat islands through a pilot study where nature-based solutions will be implemented.

Expert council meeting in Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark

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07.12.2023

Expert council meeting in Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark

HUMANITA project was presented to the Expert Council in the Karawanken/Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark. Participants discussed key points of the project, its tasks, and activities. EGTC Geopark presented an analysis of visitors' impact on nature in the pilot area and suggestions for future activities and visitors' control and management.

First living Lab in Croatia!

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07.12.2023

First living Lab in Croatia!

This time DREAM_PACE presents the Living Lab of Split County, managed by Dyvolve and Split County The first workshop for the Split County Living Lab was held back in 7 December 2023 at the Municipality of Dugopolje.

Beyond the Now: Foresight Initiatives for Small Businesses

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05.12.2023

Beyond the Now: Foresight Initiatives for Small Businesses

Our workshop aimed to help SMEs envision their future but faced challenges in reaching them. Despite hurdles, our event at KEBA's Innospace revealed the struggles SMEs and larger companies have in embracing future strategies. Recognising the need for collaboration, we call for sharing knowledge and support from larger enterprises ...

Social and solidarity economy in Lower Silesia

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05.12.2023

Social and solidarity economy in Lower Silesia

On December 5, 2023, a virtual study visit entitled "Social and solidarity economy in Lower Silesia – legal framework and good practices" took place in Lower Silesia, Poland.

Talk about agriculture and climate change during the debate “Our Planet – Our Common Future”

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05.12.2023

Talk about agriculture and climate change during the debate “Our Planet – Our Common Future”

Over 200 participants engaged in the First Nationwide Debate“Our Planet – Our Common Future,” organized by the Higher School of Computer Science and Management in Rzeszów (WSIiZ) and the Climate Coalition. The event that took place, on December 5, 2023 brought together scientists, activists, politicians, local government representatives, agricultural ...

Awareness-raising and training good practices in climate adaptation

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05.12.2023

Awareness-raising and training good practices in climate adaptation

On 29 November, the International Communication Workshop (Co-operation Workshop) was held online in the framework of the LOCALIENCE project.

The consequences of climate change have caught us – let’s cooperate!

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04.12.2023

The consequences of climate change have caught us – let’s cooperate!

To prevent or at least reduce the damage we need to become better adapted and built resilience to the extreme events. We believe that adaptation only becomes effective through cooperation. LOCALIENCE project partners were solving this challenge in Co-operation workshop on 29. November 2023.

Virtual study visit Slovenia- “Creating Conditions for Social Economy and Social Innovation in Podravje region & Slovenia.”

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04.12.2023

Virtual study visit Slovenia- “Creating Conditions for Social Economy and Social Innovation in Podravje region & Slovenia.”

On December 4 th 2023, PRIZMA, the Foundation for the Improvement of Employment Opportunities and the Regional Development Agency for Podravje - Maribor, as part of the 3P4SSE project, implemented virtual study visit "Creating Conditions for Social Economy and Social Innovation in Podravje region & Slovenia.”

Site-specific analyses at pilot sites are ongoing

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01.12.2023

Site-specific analyses at pilot sites are ongoing

When preparing the analyses of the environmental impacts of tourism at pilot sites partners use existing data to find areas of conflicts and tourist hotspots that are highly frequently visited and intersect sensible areas. The aim of the analyses is also to summarize the main tourist activities and challenges ...

MISSION CE CLIMATE’s First Training Event supports Navigating Climate Adaptation in Central Europe

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30.11.2023

MISSION CE CLIMATE’s First Training Event supports Navigating Climate Adaptation in Central Europe

MISSION CE CLIMATE achieves a milestone with the successful completion of its inaugural training event, featuring an expert-led session by Dr. Tjaša Pogačar on climate adaptation, setting the stage for ongoing efforts to build climate-resilient communities in Central Europe.

First project update

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30.11.2023

First project update

We have reached our first milestones and would like to give you an overview of our progress so far!

The Food4CE consortium visiting the Agricultural and Orchard Experimental Farm Przybroda

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30.11.2023

The Food4CE consortium visiting the Agricultural and Orchard Experimental Farm Przybroda

On 12 and 13 September, the second consortium meeting of Food4CE was held in Poznań, Poland, hosted by Łukasiewicz – Poznański Instytut Technologiczny. As part of the Poznań meeting, the Agricultural and Orchard Experimental Farm Przybroda invited the Food4CE project partners for a study visit.

Demand Responsive Transport speaks Italian too!

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29.11.2023

Demand Responsive Transport speaks Italian too!

DREAM_PACE Living Lab in North Italy (Oltre Po Pavese – Stradella), to ensure inclusiveness and enhance attractiveness in the rural territories.

Green Bus Stops for Greater Resilience in Maribor

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28.11.2023

Green Bus Stops for Greater Resilience in Maribor

There are many urban heat hotspots in the city, of which bus stops are the most critical in terms of micro-locations. The MISSION CE CLIMATE pilot will identify bus stops where nature-based solutions will be implemented. In this way, we will contribute to reducing the heat island effect at ...

Unlocking Innovation Through Transnational Mobility

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28.11.2023

Unlocking Innovation Through Transnational Mobility

This event, provided a platform for exploring the exciting possibilities offered by eye-tracking glass technology and its applications in the textile industry.

Milan Pilot Action: Winter Irrigation for Groundwater Recharge

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27.11.2023

Milan Pilot Action: Winter Irrigation for Groundwater Recharge

The pilot action in Milan highlighted the importance of using available resources and reimagining traditional practices to mitigate the effects of climate change. Using the existing irrigation network and winter irrigation, collecting and storing water in the aquifer can address the challenges faced by farmers and the community at large.

Hydrospace Workshop

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27.11.2023

Hydrospace Workshop

Concluding the Hydrospace workshop in Lisbon, ZALF delivered a presentation on the preliminary findings of the Clim4Cast project via a poster session. Exciting discussions and valuable feedback ensued, contributing to the project's progress.

Study visit in the Sudetes

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26.11.2023

Study visit in the Sudetes

On 21-22.11.2023 partners of the Central Mountains project were participated in the study visit organized by the Czech partner - Association of Regional Brands. Partners were staying in the Sudetes, and more precisely in the Krkonose Mountains, where they discussed management, communication and next project activities and got to ...

A peek into our project partner Szeged Transport Company’s work

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24.11.2023

A peek into our project partner Szeged Transport Company’s work

Szeged Transport Company’s main role in the Interreg CE4CE project is carrying out two pilot actions: replacement of trolleybus switches and developing a universal model for the replacement of the malfunctioning door opening and closing control mechanism of Tatra tram vehicles. Activities were introduced through a site visit in Szeged.

Public Institution for the Development of the Međimurje County REDEA representing CE-Spaces4All at conference Accessible Tourism – Sustainable Tourism

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24.11.2023

Public Institution for the Development of the Međimurje County REDEA representing CE-Spaces4All at conference Accessible Tourism – Sustainable Tourism

This meeting marks an important step towards achieving our goals in advancing accessible tourism and creating sustainable tourism experiences for all. Public Institution for the Development of the Međimurje County REDEA looks forward to future collaboration with the Ministry of Tourism and Sports and other relevant stakeholders as they ...

The second virtual study visit of project 3P4SEE on Trentino DES

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24.11.2023

The second virtual study visit of project 3P4SEE on Trentino DES

The Autonomous Province of Trento, Trentino federation of Cooperative and Con.solida held the second Virtual Study visit of the project on Trentino solidaroty economy districs.

Challenges and Opportunities for Metropolitan Areas in Central Europe

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23.11.2023

Challenges and Opportunities for Metropolitan Areas in Central Europe

This article explores the current challenges and opportunities facing Metropolitan Areas (MAs) in Central Europe, summarizing insights from the study titled 'Identification of Challenges Specific to Central European Metropolitan Areas (MAs),' conducted by Charles University as part of the MECOG-CE project. The study examines the presence of the metropolitan ...

JETforCE Promotional Stand at the JTP Groundwork Conference in Lodz

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23.11.2023

JETforCE Promotional Stand at the JTP Groundwork Conference in Lodz

On 8-9 November in Lodz, JETforCE partners from the Lodzkie Region attended an expert exchange organised by the European Commission as part of Just Transition Platform Groundwork “The role of SME support measures in the Just Transition”.

GINEVRA’s Varaždin Kick-Off Unveils the Future of Urban Mobility

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22.11.2023

GINEVRA’s Varaždin Kick-Off Unveils the Future of Urban Mobility

In a dynamic showcase of innovation and collaboration, the GINEVRA project recently marked its local kick-off event in the vibrant city of Varaždin (Croatia).

Project presentation at SPOTLOG 2nd Exchange of Experience Event in Rimini.

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22.11.2023

Project presentation at SPOTLOG 2nd Exchange of Experience Event in Rimini.

Join ITL, GRETA project Coordinator, as they embark on an extraordinary journey, converging with the city of Rimini for the highly anticipated SPOTLOG 2nd Exchange of Experience Event. On November 8th, a gathering organized by Comune di Rimini and TTS Italia unfolded, setting the stage for an important change ...

VReduMED Mapping: A solid foundation for the project

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22.11.2023

VReduMED Mapping: A solid foundation for the project

VReduMED Mapping is to firm data background for VReduMED activities. The first phase of the VReduMED activities has not only built a tool to support the work that follows, but has also produced a useful map of relevant VR competences in healthcare for the general public.

Local Challenges, Transregional Solutions: Interreg Programs Invite Collaboration

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22.11.2023

Local Challenges, Transregional Solutions: Interreg Programs Invite Collaboration

Local challenges often require solutions that extend beyond borders, and that's exactly what the Interreg Programs are all about.

H2CE Study Visit at Sapio’s Group Green Hydrogen Hub in Venice

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21.11.2023

H2CE Study Visit at Sapio’s Group Green Hydrogen Hub in Venice

For 20 of the partners of the H2CE project, a thought-provoking study visit at the emerging Green Hydrogen Hub in Venice by Sapio Group, organized by Unioncamere Veneto.

The first virtual study visit of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE project 3P4SEE

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21.11.2023

The first virtual study visit of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE project 3P4SEE

The National Foundation for Civil Society Development held the first virtual study visit of the Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE project 3P4SEE.

Dream_Pace goes to Germany!

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21.11.2023

Dream_Pace goes to Germany!

On Tuesday 21 November, Dream_Pace´s partner, nexus, launched the Living Lab activities for in the German Region of Baden-Württemberg at the conference "Local transport on demand: opening up rural areas with flexible services".

GINEVRA Project’s Autonomous Driving Theme Day in Bad Schönborn

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20.11.2023

GINEVRA Project’s Autonomous Driving Theme Day in Bad Schönborn

In a testament to the proactive pursuit of innovation, the Municipality of Bad Schönborn (Germany), partner of the GINEVRA project, recently hosted a groundbreaking event that delved into the potential of autonomous driving.

Let’s identify the most pressing problems

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20.11.2023

Let’s identify the most pressing problems

eDNA sampling in the Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark

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20.11.2023

eDNA sampling in the Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark

Experts and interns from the Carinthia University of Applied Sciences collected eDNA soil samples from shoe and tyre profiles from hikers and mountain bikers in the Karawanken-Karavanke UNESCO Global Geopark. This pilot activity aims to analyse the impact of tourists in the spread of invasive plant species.

Release of HUMANITA Report on Monitoring Tourism’s Environmental Impacts in Protected Areas

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20.11.2023

Release of HUMANITA Report on Monitoring Tourism’s Environmental Impacts in Protected Areas

After months of focused work in the Interreg CE HUMANITA project, we're excited to unveil our inaugural publication – the " Report on good-practice examples to monitor environmental impacts of tourism inside protected areas".

The Faces Behind – Czech Paraplegic Association (CZEPA)

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20.11.2023

The Faces Behind – Czech Paraplegic Association (CZEPA)

The Faces Behind will introduce you one by one to all those behind the work for more accessible places.

Brainstorming Energy Unleashed

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17.11.2023

Brainstorming Energy Unleashed

Capacity2Transform’s Consortium Meeting in Klagenfurt Sets Stage for Future Innovations

GINEVRA – Partners meeting between discussions, practical experiences and study visit to promote Transformative Innovation in Central European Cities

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16.11.2023

GINEVRA – Partners meeting between discussions, practical experiences and study visit to promote Transformative Innovation in Central European Cities

On 7 and 8 November, the second GINEVRA partners meeting took place in Ptuj and Ljubljana, Slovenia. The event represented the occasion to consolidate the work done during the beginning period of the project and prepare the upcoming phases.

REGIOSTARS: Dynaxibility4CE wins prestigious European award

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16.11.2023

REGIOSTARS: Dynaxibility4CE wins prestigious European award

The REGIOSTARS 2023 winners have been announced by Commissioner Elisa Ferreira in Ostrava (Czech Republic). Among the six winners was also our Interreg CENTRAL EUROPE project Dynaxibility4CE. It was selected by an expert jury as the best European-funded project in the category ‘A connected Europe’.

Paving the Way for Climate-Resilient Communities in Central Europe: A “Smart City” Pforzheim Initiative

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13.11.2023

Paving the Way for Climate-Resilient Communities in Central Europe: A “Smart City” Pforzheim Initiative

krumedia, the City of Pforzheim and Stadtwerke Pforzheim are working together with students at Pforzheim University to demonstrate the feasibility of a network of low-cost sensors distributed in the city for the collection of climate-relevant data. The students are currently investigating temperature and humidity trends at various locations with ...

Reggio Emilia Presents the GRETA Urban Logistics Project for Sustainable City Logistics

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13.11.2023

Reggio Emilia Presents the GRETA Urban Logistics Project for Sustainable City Logistics

Reggio Emilia was invited at the event hosted by Roma Tre University and organized with the support of the EIT Mobility initiative. The event, titled "Cycle Logistic and Cargobikes," took place in Rome on November 10th and 11th, 2023.

Hungarian Launch Event of GreenScape CE: promoting Nature-Based Solutions  for Sustainable Urban Development

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09.11.2023

Hungarian Launch Event of GreenScape CE: promoting Nature-Based Solutions for Sustainable Urban Development

The Municipality of Szeged and Energiaklub launched the "GreenScape CE" project in Hungary, fostering collaboration for a greener urban future. Interactive sessions identified challenges and solutions, emphasizing sustainable urban development. Stay tuned for updates on this transformative journey!

Let’s talk about the accessibility of Znojmo, Czechia!

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09.11.2023

Let’s talk about the accessibility of Znojmo, Czechia!

How to get to know a city through 3D models of monuments by touch? What are the hiking opportunities for persons with visual impairment? Where to map in Znojmo with a focus on wheelchair users? Is it so expensive to make the monuments accessible to all? And when will providers get a ...

Revolutioning Finance for Innovation: Exploring Equity Solutions with the European Investment Fund

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09.11.2023

Revolutioning Finance for Innovation: Exploring Equity Solutions with the European Investment Fund

The Exchange of Experiences (EOE) between partners and relevant stakeholders, featured the Mandate Officer from the European Investment Fund (EIF), explaining equity solutions, including quasi-equity. In a region with limited support, EIF's commitment is a beacon of hope for bridging the financing gap and empowering entrepreneurs.

Thank to ARLEG Interreg CE 3P4SSE participated in the 13th edition of the FLOP SHOW Festival of Legnica

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09.11.2023

Thank to ARLEG Interreg CE 3P4SSE participated in the 13th edition of the FLOP SHOW Festival of Legnica

The 13th edition of the FLOP SHOW Festival of Legnica was an opportunity for ARLEG to present to the festival participants the objectives of the international project 3P4SSE 'Public-Private Partnership for Social and Solidarity Economy.

Enhancing Urban Resilience in Košice City Through Climate Data Monitoring

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09.11.2023

Enhancing Urban Resilience in Košice City Through Climate Data Monitoring

In an era marked by rapidly changing climate patterns, urban areas around the world are increasingly recognizing the need to adapt and build resilience. In response to this challenge, The Urban Climate Monitoring Pilot was designed to monitor climate data in the urban area of Košice in order to ...

How can we unlock the future?

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09.11.2023

How can we unlock the future?

In September this year in Berlin, the first-ever symposium organized by re:future Lab - Holitopia 2023 took place under the theme "symbiotic politics". We are sharing few important insights from the event.

Highlights from the Trolley90 & its sustainable future conference

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09.11.2023

Highlights from the Trolley90 & its sustainable future conference

The trolleybus system of Budapest celebrates its 90th anniversary this year, therefore experts from Hungary and Europe gathered in Budapest on 9th November 2023 to celebrate the trolleybus service and discuss the possibilities of its sustainable future from different perspectives. Here you can read about the main outcomes.

Mapping in Hungary – DONE!

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08.11.2023

Mapping in Hungary – DONE!

During the autumn, Zala County Self-Government has completed both the office and field work regarding the mapping of selected locations in Hungary.

University of Dresden on the IDA-KI Bridge

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07.11.2023

University of Dresden on the IDA-KI Bridge

BIM4CE project partner TU Dresden testing their sensors on the experimental bridge IDA-KI.

Searching for transport experts

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06.11.2023

Searching for transport experts

One of SUSTANCE partners, ITL, will recruit two transport experts to contribute to 6 project pilot actions peer-review activities, as to assure their quality. If interested, please check the link in the article or spread the word among DRT/train service innovation experts.

CLIMATE GOVERNANCE TO FACE CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE ADRIATIC COAST

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03.11.2023

CLIMATE GOVERNANCE TO FACE CLIMATE CHANGE ON THE ADRIATIC COAST

Thanks to MISSION CE CLIMATE, Lignano Sabbiadoro seizes the opportunity to accelerate the transition to a climate resilient future through effective climate governance actions to address increased challenges linked to climate change.

Project Consortium Meeting in Venice

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03.11.2023

Project Consortium Meeting in Venice

Next steps of the project progress were discussed and initiated

Exploring Nature-Based Solutions: Insights from the Partners Meeting in Warsaw

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01.11.2023

Exploring Nature-Based Solutions: Insights from the Partners Meeting in Warsaw

On the 26th and 27th of October, GreenScape CE consortium partners converged in the vibrant city of Warsaw, Poland, one of the five pilot cities involved in our transformative project. The purpose? To breathe life into grey concrete spaces, creating thriving green areas that exemplify sustainability and innovation.

How municipalities and producers have been preparing for new EU waste textile regulations

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31.10.2023

How municipalities and producers have been preparing for new EU waste textile regulations

The European Union pushes for an increase of recycled fabrics and textiles in clothing by 2030. One of the targets is also higher durability, reparability and recyclability.

NiCE project Partner meeting in Bologna

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31.10.2023

NiCE project Partner meeting in Bologna

Next partner meeting of the NiCE Project will be organized by ENEA in Bologna from the 9th to the 10th November 2023.

Innovative Assessment Approach for Building Climate Resilient Communities

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30.10.2023

Innovative Assessment Approach for Building Climate Resilient Communities

In a rapidly changing climate landscape, effective climate vulnerability assessment is pivotal in building resilient communities. The MISSION CE CLIMATE RVA approach represents a valuable step towards this goal, providing a holistic and adaptable approach that aligns with the EU's development commitments. Watch our tutorial to find out more.

The way to cooperate: Looking back at the Interreg Annual Event 2023

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27.10.2023

The way to cooperate: Looking back at the Interreg Annual Event 2023

The European Commission's Directorate General for Regional Policy (DG REGIO) and the Spanish Presidency of the European Council have hosted the Interreg Annual Event 2023 in Santiago de Compostela from 25 to 27 October. The event attracted over 300 Interreg programme representatives, who discussed the current implementation of programmes ...

Advancing Climate Resilience through Innovative Assessment Approaches

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26.10.2023

Advancing Climate Resilience through Innovative Assessment Approaches

As the world grapples with the escalating impacts of climate change, assessing climate vulnerability has become a critical imperative. Numerous approaches have been developed to gauge communities' and regions' susceptibility to climate-related hazards. Amidst this array of methods, one promising approach that aligns with several climate adaptation frameworks and ...

“Do the right thing” fair returns to Trento Fiera.

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26.10.2023

“Do the right thing” fair returns to Trento Fiera.

“Do the right thing” fair for critical consumption and sustainable lifestyles.

Bologna is planning Demand Responsive Transport NOW

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26.10.2023

Bologna is planning Demand Responsive Transport NOW

DREAM_PACE engaging economic operators, users and the Municipality of Bologna government.

First stakeholder meetings behind us!

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25.10.2023

First stakeholder meetings behind us!

The #MTAV project is gaining pace. Over the past months, we have been meeting intensively with our stakeholders in order to involve them as much as possible in the project right from the start.

The historical significance of our Italy-Slovenia-Croatia railway service pilot

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25.10.2023

The historical significance of our Italy-Slovenia-Croatia railway service pilot

On 23 and 24 October 2023, SUSTANCE project and the international railway service to be piloted in 2024 from Villa Opicina, through Slovenia, to Rijeka, was presented in Rijeka (Croatia), at an event dedicated to the 150th anniversary of Rijeka-Karlovac and Rijeka-Pivka railways construction.

Unveiling the Potential of Social and Solidarity Economy in Central Europe

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24.10.2023

Unveiling the Potential of Social and Solidarity Economy in Central Europe

The 3P4SSE project is dedicated to investigating the prospects of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in Central Europe. This research focuses on the interpretation of SSE by Central European nations and their policy preferences. Rooted in the European Commission's Action Plan, the study underscores the variance in legal frameworks ...

44 Examples of Good Practices within 14 Thematic Domains. Study Clusters Challenge Has Begun in Warsaw!

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24.10.2023

44 Examples of Good Practices within 14 Thematic Domains. Study Clusters Challenge Has Begun in Warsaw!

The MECOG-CE project, aimed at strengthening metropolitan cooperation and governance in Central Europe, recently achieved another milestone with its second transnational meeting held on 19th and 20th October, in Warsaw. During this meeting, the project consortium tackled two significant activities focusing on finding best tools and practices and formulating ...

Gardens and urban farms socially needed in Turin.

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19.10.2023

Gardens and urban farms socially needed in Turin.

On 10-11/10/2023, the project consortium met in Turin. An integral part of project meetings are study visits which always give participants an unique and inspiring insights. This time couldn’t be different. The partners had the opportunity to see how places very similar to their planned pilot sites work in ...

Building Community Resilience to Climate Change: Why It Matters

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19.10.2023

Building Community Resilience to Climate Change: Why It Matters

The year 2023 is a global record-breaker in climate change impacts. From the warmest summer season by a large margin to a growing number of severe climate weather events spanning the globe. From now on, we are set to start temporarily breaching the 1.5 °C specified in the Paris ...

EU Regions Week 2023: Our programme contributions

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18.10.2023

EU Regions Week 2023: Our programme contributions

For many years now, the second week of October has been reserved in Brussels for discussing the present state and future of European cities and regions. This year was no different: From 9 to 12 October, the European Commission and the Committee of the Regions hosted the 21st European ...

INNOVATIVE PILOT PRESENTED AT VREF CONFERENCE ON URBAN FREIGHT IN GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN.

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18.10.2023

INNOVATIVE PILOT PRESENTED AT VREF CONFERENCE ON URBAN FREIGHT IN GOTHENBURG, SWEDEN.

Step into the world of urban innovation and sustainable transportation as the vibrant city of Reggio Emilia took center stage at the VREF Conference on Urban Freight in Gothenburg, Sweden. From October 18 to 20, 2023, the GRETA project led by ITL, captivated the audience with the pilot presentation ...

A new treatment for burning pain

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17.10.2023

A new treatment for burning pain

The UN predicts that in 2023, each person will produce an average of 8 kg of e-waste globally, resulting in a staggering 61.3 million tonnes of electronic waste discarded in a single year. To put this into perspective, that's more weight than the Great Wall of China.

Programme countries agree to select second call projects in early 2024

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16.10.2023

Programme countries agree to select second call projects in early 2024

Following the relevance assessment, 118 project proposals submitted in the second call were selected for further evaluation, a decision confirmed during the 6th monitoring committee meeting in Vienna today. The final funding decision is set to be made on 31 January and 1 February 2024, during the next monitoring ...

GREENPACT Kick-Off – Let’s get started!

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13.10.2023

GREENPACT Kick-Off – Let’s get started!

On 19 and 20 April 2023, the first meeting of our new INTERREG CE project #GREENPACT took place in Stuttgart, Germany.

The Stuttgart Region is becoming even more sustainable

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13.10.2023

The Stuttgart Region is becoming even more sustainable

In our new European funding project GREENPACT the partners from the Stuttgart Region, HdM Startup Center and Wirtschaftsförderung Region Stuttgart GmbH (WRS), are connecting established companies and futurepreneurs in order to promote circular and sustainable business models, products and services.

Circular Economy and  Sustainability in Croatia

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13.10.2023

Circular Economy and Sustainability in Croatia

As part of the EU project GREENPACT Interreg CE, Step Ri - Science and Technology Park of the University of Rijeka promotes circular economy in the creative industry and tourism sector.

Collaboration Labs coming up in Spring 2024

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13.10.2023

Collaboration Labs coming up in Spring 2024

We have developed an inspiring and promising format to let SMEs and young consumers work together on ecological and economical solutions in the creative industries and tourism sector.

Meeting of Partners in Toruń 11-12 October

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13.10.2023

Meeting of Partners in Toruń 11-12 October

The Kick-off meeting took place in Toruń, Poland. During the 2 days event partners discussed work packages and took part in open session for regional stakeholders.

H2CE attended a workshop at the Italian Embassy in Berlin

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13.10.2023

H2CE attended a workshop at the Italian Embassy in Berlin

In occasion of the Workshop on “Green Hydrogen Generation, Transport And Application: German-Italian Perspectives On The Energy Transition And Hydrogen Economy”, the Ambassador of Italy to Germany has kindly requested the presence of a representative from the H2CE Project.

Local Roundtables in 5 Cities

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13.10.2023

Local Roundtables in 5 Cities

In October 2023, local roundtables took place in Bologna, Parma, Ljubljana, Vienna and Berlin. Together with various stakeholders we discussed the challenges societies face in including vulnerable groups into policy making.

Governance and planning for public transport, mobility innovations and DRT in CE Regions

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12.10.2023

Governance and planning for public transport, mobility innovations and DRT in CE Regions

Here we are with our first report, which is about “Governance and planning for public transport, mobility innovations and DRT in CE Regions”. This report investigates the main trends and developments in governance and planning for Demand-Responsive Transport (DRT) )in relevant CE Regions and beyond, highlighting advanced examples of integration ...

Baseline Study is available

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12.10.2023

Baseline Study is available

We are happy to inform you that our first delivarable is ready to download, read and use!

Good Practice Catalogue is available

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12.10.2023

Good Practice Catalogue is available

We are happy to inform you that our second delivarable is ready to download, read and use!

Transnational Carbon Farming Training Material for Farmers

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12.10.2023

Transnational Carbon Farming Training Material for Farmers

Discover the latest advancement in sustainable agriculture with the launch of Deliverable 1.1.1, the Transnational Carbon Farming Training Material for Farmers, within the Carbon Farming CE project. Crafted collaboratively by nine countries and 11 project partners, this resource empowers farmers with practical knowledge on implementing carbon farming techniques.

Creating synergies on IT applied to multimodal transport along TEN-T networks

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10.10.2023

Creating synergies on IT applied to multimodal transport along TEN-T networks

On 10th October 2023, members of the European infrastructure, transport and logistic communities agreed to exchange experiences and expertise, jointly looking for common solutions on how to improve the accessibility of rural and peripheral areas to TEN-T networks and nodes through ICT tools.

Presenting Projects Territorial Living Labs

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10.10.2023

Presenting Projects Territorial Living Labs

In the following, we present you the Health Labs4Value project partners, the challenges they face, and the goals of their established territorial Living Labs.

Assessing Disaster Management Systems in the LOCALIENCE countries

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10.10.2023

Assessing Disaster Management Systems in the LOCALIENCE countries

In the summer of 2023, a comprehensive disaster management survey was conducted across several project countries, facilitated with the involvement of all Project Partners and Associated Partners. This extensive effort aimed to evaluate and understand the existing disaster management systems in place, laying the groundwork for informed decision-making and ...

Carbon Farming interest and obstacles in Austria

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08.10.2023

Carbon Farming interest and obstacles in Austria

On 22nd September, Austria's co-creation workshop took place on-site at the Carbon Farming Technique field trial in Poysbrunn, Lower Austria. About 50 farmers participated to become familiar with the Carbon Farming technique "diversification of crop rotation," particularly with the cultivation experiences and benefits of the dry-tolerant C4-millet crops of the ...

MTAV project at the Digital Alps Conference

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05.10.2023

MTAV project at the Digital Alps Conference

On 5th October 2023 the More than a Village project was presented at the Digital Alps Conference in Courmayeur, hosted by EUSALP Action Group 5 and the Regione Autonoma Valle d'Aosta.

Social solidarity economy in Trentino

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04.10.2023

Social solidarity economy in Trentino

The Trentino solidarity economy presents itself. This is a reality that determines the sustainable development of the territory and mountain areas. A video to show its effectiveness and contents.

Monitoring Tourist Impact in Malá Fatra National Park

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04.10.2023

Monitoring Tourist Impact in Malá Fatra National Park

Soil mites are small but very important in soil ecosystems contributing directly or indirectly to soil processes, including nutrient cycling, and soil formation. HUMANITA will test the hypothesis that increased erosion on hiking trails caused by tourists, that leads to changes in the abundance and diversity of soil mite ...

Social media plays a crucial role in European projects

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03.10.2023

Social media plays a crucial role in European projects

Great opportunity for us to participate in a communication meeting in Vienna, where we focused on social media and project communication. 🎤📱 We discussed how to leverage social media to increase the visibility and engagement of our projects, and we received valuable insights from industry experts. We also learned about ...

Exciting Cross-Fertilization Action: GRETA Project Explores Synergies with PopUpUrbanSpace

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03.10.2023

Exciting Cross-Fertilization Action: GRETA Project Explores Synergies with PopUpUrbanSpace

The GRETA project, spearheaded by its coordinator ITL, recently made a significant stride towards its mission of transforming urban logistics. On the 3rd of October, the project took part in an enriching collaboration with representatives from the PopUpUrbanSpace project in Ferrara. This joint effort was a part of the ...

Our 2nd SC meeting is on

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02.10.2023

Our 2nd SC meeting is on

Project partners arrived to Ferrara, Italy

Dialogue on improving public transport for rural and cross-border communities

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02.10.2023

Dialogue on improving public transport for rural and cross-border communities

On 29 September 2023 the Transnational Online Conference “Challenges and opportunities for public transport stakeholders in rural, peripheral and cross-border areas” took place as a significant step toward enhancing sustainable public transport mobility in rural, peripheral, and cross-border areas.

GreenScape CE – Enhancing Urban Resilience through Nature-Based Solutions

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02.10.2023

GreenScape CE – Enhancing Urban Resilience through Nature-Based Solutions

In the ever-evolving urban landscapes of Central Europe (CE), cities grapple with common challenges. The expansion of urban sprawl has converted lush green spaces into concrete jungles, leaving urban areas vulnerable to extreme weather events, climate change impacts, urban heat islands, floods, air pollution, health issues, biodiversity loss, and ...

Study visit in Kamenjak

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30.09.2023

Study visit in Kamenjak

Experts from the University of Žilina and the University of Parma met in September in Croatia to exchange good practice on remote monitoring. This visit aimed to allow participants to share their knowledge and compare experiences. Public institution Kamenjak obtained new data about the protected area for further analysis.

PopUpUrbanSpaces eNewsletter Issue1 is available

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29.09.2023

PopUpUrbanSpaces eNewsletter Issue1 is available

We are happy to inform all of our followers, that our first eNewsletter is available.

Increasing project impacts through communications and synergies

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28.09.2023

Increasing project impacts through communications and synergies

On 26 and 27 September, we hosted a communications and synergies seminar in Vienna for key beneficiaries of 53 transnational projects funded after the first call for proposals. Expert presentations, group training, and peer-to-peer exchanges, helped around 100 participants from across central Europe to further build their capacities on ...

Central European Project Consortium Takes Bold Steps Towards Climate-Resilient Communities

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26.09.2023

Central European Project Consortium Takes Bold Steps Towards Climate-Resilient Communities

In the inaugural meeting of the MISSION CE CLIMATE project, representatives from across Central Europe came together to discuss and strategize their efforts to build climate-resilient communities. The event showcased a commitment to collaborative action and innovation in the battle against the growing impacts of a changing climate.

First Living Lab event – Enhancing the existing DRT system in Budapest

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26.09.2023

First Living Lab event – Enhancing the existing DRT system in Budapest

DREAM_PACE´s Partner BKK - Budapesti Közlekedési Központ ran - back on 26 September 2023 - the first Living Lab event in Budapest.

Kick-off meeting

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25.09.2023

Kick-off meeting

The Kick-off Meeting of TRANSGEO project took place in the beginning of May 2023 in Potsdam.

The Lublin University of Technology is developing a digital twin of Zamość

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25.09.2023

The Lublin University of Technology is developing a digital twin of Zamość

The Zamość digital twin model is being created as part of the international scientific project "Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighbourhoods ZEB4ZEN". Its budget is over EUR 2 million.

Developing pilot plans in Zagreb

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24.09.2023

Developing pilot plans in Zagreb

Passenger railway services, new ones and improved ones, go cross-border. Applications aim to facilitate public transport usage. Shared mobility systems are incorporated into public transport network. Green transport solutions are promoted. Joint cooperation takes these services and solutions across borders.

How water behaves when infiltrating soil – water infiltration tests have started

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22.09.2023

How water behaves when infiltrating soil – water infiltration tests have started

Understanding the percolation capacity of the soil and how infiltration facilities respond to rainwater can help inform future infrastructure and landscaping decisions to mitigate flooding and protect water sources.

Enhancing digital health market access in Central Europe is underway

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22.09.2023

Enhancing digital health market access in Central Europe is underway

The DIGIVITALITY project accelerates digital health integration by fostering collaboration among startups, medical firms, hospitals, and innovation hubs. Drawing from Germany's DiGA scheme, it aims for a swift validation process. With DEX Innovation Centre and 12 partners across 6 countries, it enhances Central Europe's healthcare, boosting accessibility and efficiency.

Workshop in Udine

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21.09.2023

Workshop in Udine

Representatives from four members of Capacity2Transform partnership - FINN, IRIC, PTP, and IUAV converged in the city of Udine for an enriching face-to-face meeting.

Interreg Central Europe: the ZEB4ZEN project is creating a digital twin of Zamość

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21.09.2023

Interreg Central Europe: the ZEB4ZEN project is creating a digital twin of Zamość

"Ideal cities" created during the Renaissance, such as Zamość, Palmanova and Karlovac, which are currently completely energy inefficient, are to become "ideal cities" with zero energy consumption in the future. The international project ZEB4ZEN (English name: Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighbourhoods), co-financed by the Interreg Central Europe ...

Smart Data Hub in the focus of the second project meeting

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20.09.2023

Smart Data Hub in the focus of the second project meeting

MESTRI-CE Smart Data Hub will be based on a co-creative approach from all partners and potential users to address functionalities and technical requirements for such a complex platform.

Discussion for a common glossary on Social Solidarity economy

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18.09.2023

Discussion for a common glossary on Social Solidarity economy

Partners met online in a focus group to analyse in depth the definitions of Social solidarity economy at EU level and define a common glossary.

Regiostars: Vote now for our shortlisted projects

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14.09.2023

Regiostars: Vote now for our shortlisted projects

We are excited that two of our transnational cooperation projects have been selected as finalists in the European Regiostars awards: Dynaxibility4CE and SIforREF. Support them with your vote now! Since 2008, this competition awards the best cohesion-funded projects that demonstrate excellence and new approaches in regional development.

Co-creation Workshop Croatia

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14.09.2023

Co-creation Workshop Croatia

On September 14th, 2023 the Agricultural Institute Osijek (CRO) held a very successful project co-creation workshop. It was very well attended. Agricultural producers were interested in the potential of carbon sequestration in the soil by a particular sequestration technique. They discussed the advantages and disadvantages of certain sequestration ...

GINEVRA Project: govern transformative innovations in Central European Cities

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13.09.2023

GINEVRA Project: govern transformative innovations in Central European Cities

The GINEVRA (Governance of transformative innovation in Central European cities: the AV case) project aims to support cities to effectively govern transformative innovations such as the Autonomous Vehicles (AV).

The next partner meeting is on the horizon

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13.09.2023

The next partner meeting is on the horizon

The C2T Partner build! Gründerzentrum Kärnten is gearing up to host the next on-site partner meeting on 13th-14th November 2023 in the beautiful Carinthia, Austria. The wheels are in motion - organisation ongoing!

Announcement: Partner Change in LOCALIENCE Project

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05.09.2023

Announcement: Partner Change in LOCALIENCE Project

We are thrilled to welcome the University of Ostrava as the new partner in the LOCALIENCE project!

Transnational cooperation has a lasting impact on regions

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31.08.2023

Transnational cooperation has a lasting impact on regions

In 2021, we launched an independent impact evaluation of our 2014-20 funding programme. In their final report, a group of external experts found evidence that the programme played a significant role in enhancing stakeholder capacity, building trust, and delivering innovative and high-quality products and services.

The Faces Behind – Public Institution for the Development of the Međimurje County (REDEA), Croatia

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22.08.2023

The Faces Behind – Public Institution for the Development of the Međimurje County (REDEA), Croatia

The Faces Behind will introduces you one by one to all those behind the work for more accessible places.

11 EU Partners Launch Health Labs4Value Project to Improve Patient Care in Central Europe

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20.08.2023

11 EU Partners Launch Health Labs4Value Project to Improve Patient Care in Central Europe

The Health Labs4Value project aims to enhance patient care in Central Europe through the establishment of five living labs in Hungary, Slovenia, Czech Republic, Germany, and Poland. These collaborative spaces will unite healthcare organizations, companies, policymakers, and patients to co-create and test digital solutions, improving patient care, safety, and efficiency.

We want to know more about Znojmo-Retz area

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07.08.2023

We want to know more about Znojmo-Retz area

"From July 24th to July 26th, our dedicated EU project team engaged in substantive discussions in the Znojmo-Retz pilot area. Working alongside Czech and Austrian counterparts, we delved into meaningful initiatives, such as exploring an inclusive nature trail in Podmolí and visiting an accessible pearl manufactory in Fellig.

Clean energy: ESPON calls for experts to investigate a faster green transition in central Europe

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26.07.2023

Clean energy: ESPON calls for experts to investigate a faster green transition in central Europe

The ESPON Programme has launched an open call for tenders to investigate how clean energy transition policies can be put into practice faster in central Europe. The research is expected to lead to new evidence and data on the readiness and capacities of local and regional authorities for reaching climate ...

Involvement of local organisations in Prekmurje, Slovenia

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26.07.2023

Involvement of local organisations in Prekmurje, Slovenia

How can representatives from local municipalities, disability organizations and tourism institutes in the Slovenian pilot area - Prekmurje get involved?

Let’s get to know each other!

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18.07.2023

Let’s get to know each other!

We are pleased to present you with a short video of our #MTAV project.

Foreign Ministers meeting features SUSTANCE topic

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11.07.2023

Foreign Ministers meeting features SUSTANCE topic

On 10 July 2023, in Ancona (IT), a Trilateral Meeting on Cooperation in the Northern Adriatic took place, with the participation of Foreign Ministers of Italy, Croatia, and Slovenia. The meeting resulted with the signature of Joint Declaration where SUSTANCE is mentioned.

Rehabilitation of passenger train services on Trieste – Rijeka line

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27.06.2023

Rehabilitation of passenger train services on Trieste – Rijeka line

Analysing the potential transport demand for planning a direct train service linking Trieste Centrale (IT) to Rijeka (HR) was the focus of the gathering held at the CEI-Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES) premises on 26 June 2023, gathering transport researchers, planners and operators.

Potential transport demand estimation for Trieste-Rijeka direct passenger train

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27.06.2023

Potential transport demand estimation for Trieste-Rijeka direct passenger train

Ca' Foscari University, Department of Management, conducted a study focusing on the potential transport demand for a direct passenger train service between the Italian city of Trieste and the Croatian city of Rijeka. It resulted with some interesting numbers regarding the number of passengers and possible profit.

LOCALIENCE Project Kicks Off with Ambitious Goals

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26.06.2023

LOCALIENCE Project Kicks Off with Ambitious Goals

On the vibrant morning of June 21, 2023, stakeholders from across Europe gathered at the illustrious Marble Hall of the Ministry of Interior in Budapest, Hungary, to embark on a exciting journey—the Kick-off meeting of the LOCALIENCE project. This marked the beginning of a collaborative effort aimed at enhancing ...

Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighborhoods – an international project of the Department of Monument Conservation

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23.06.2023

Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighborhoods – an international project of the Department of Monument Conservation

The Department of Monument Conservation at the Faculty of Construction and Architecture is participating in a three-year (04/2023-06/2026) international project entitled "Zero energy buildings for zero Energy neighbourhoods" (ZEB4ZEN) under the Interreg Central Europe program. The project involves scientific units from Croatia - Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar (Project Leader), ...

Sharing knowledge on green and digital multimodal transport across borders

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21.06.2023

Sharing knowledge on green and digital multimodal transport across borders

On 21st June 2023 representatives from ports, terminal operators, regional, national and European policy makers met in Trieste to find solutions on how to make freight transport greener and smarter, improving its efficiency for business communities and environmental performance for citizens living in the surrounding territories.

We are looking for a new colleague to join our team

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20.06.2023

We are looking for a new colleague to join our team

We have a new vacancy at the Joint secretariat in Vienna. We are looking for a Programme Officer in thematic field of innovation who will help us to assess and monitor projects and provide guidance to applicants and beneficiaries. In addition, the selected candidate will support the overall programme ...

The Faces Behind – Regional Development Agency SA, Poland

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20.06.2023

The Faces Behind – Regional Development Agency SA, Poland

The Faces Behind will introduce you one by one to all those behind the work for more accessible places.

New questions on mapping accesbility in pilot areas?

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13.06.2023

New questions on mapping accesbility in pilot areas?

Project partners have finished 📆 the first day of the two day meeting in Vienna, Austria. The meeting hosted at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna raised new questions on 🌎 mapping accessibility in project pilot areas. This practical part of the project is foreseen for autumn ...

Kick-off meeting

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06.06.2023

Kick-off meeting

Technical University of Dresden hosted on 6th and 7th June the Kick-off meeting of the project BIM4CE

SUSTANCE becomes Danube Strategy Flagship project

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04.06.2023

SUSTANCE becomes Danube Strategy Flagship project

SUSTANCE was recognized as a quality project, contributing to the implementation of the Danube Strategy. It is considered to have a strong impact in improving transport in the Region and a macro-regional dimension, thus it was awarded a Certificate of Danube Strategy Flagship.

The MECOG-CE Project Focuses on Strengthening Metropolitan Cooperation and Governance in Central Europe

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04.06.2023

The MECOG-CE Project Focuses on Strengthening Metropolitan Cooperation and Governance in Central Europe

The project aims to identify the best tools, procedures and examples of good practices for strengthening metropolitan cooperation and governance in Central Europe and apply them in metropolitan areas towards strengthening integrated metropolitan strategic and territorial development. The project is designed so that knowledge/tools/methods and examples of good practice ...

The Faces Behind – Czech Environmental Information Agency (CENIA), Czechia

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01.06.2023

The Faces Behind – Czech Environmental Information Agency (CENIA), Czechia

The Faces Behind will introduce you one by one to all those behind the work for more accessible places.

International Project MECOG-CE Kicks off in Brno

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31.05.2023

International Project MECOG-CE Kicks off in Brno

The purpose of the MECOG-CE project is to strengthen metropolitan cooperation and management in Central Europe. It is divided into three phases. The first phase will focus on benchmarking, mapping the current situation of territorial and strategic planning in Europe. The second phase will identify the best tools and ...

Energy restoration of cultural heritage? Entire neighbourhoods, not building by building? It’s possible!

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26.05.2023

Energy restoration of cultural heritage? Entire neighbourhoods, not building by building? It’s possible!

When discussing the restoration of cultural heritage and the historic core of a city, you constantly come up against a wall - conservators, restorers... But it doesn't have to be like that. The ZEB4ZEN project is developing a methodology for energetically renovating historical cores and entire neighbourhoods and defining ...

Let’s start

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25.05.2023

Let’s start

Cooperation within the Central Mountains project has officially begun. On May 23-24, 2023, the Kick-off meeting was held by the Lead Partner - Rzeszów County.

KICK – OFF Meeting

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18.05.2023

KICK – OFF Meeting

During the last two days (17. 5. - 18. 5. 2023) the kick-off meeting of the InterregCE project ReBuilt took place at ZAG Slovenia, which is the lead partner of an international consortium of 14 partners from 9 EU countries. During the kick-off meeting the roles of each partner ...

Second call closed with 210 project proposals

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17.05.2023

Second call closed with 210 project proposals

Our second call for proposals was open from 22 March to 17 May 2023 and will result in the funding of transnational cooperation projects with a budget of around 60 million Euros ERDF. When we closed the call, 1.843 organisations had joined forces in 210 project proposals to work ...

MTAV kick-off: Let’s get started!

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11.05.2023

MTAV kick-off: Let’s get started!

On 10th and 11th May 2023, the first meeting of our Interreg CE project #MTAV took place in Olsztyn, Poland.

Kick-off of MESTRI-CE project

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10.05.2023

Kick-off of MESTRI-CE project

May 2023 was reserved for the first in-person meeting within MESTRI-CE project and an initial discussion on the project development and activities that need to be implemented within the project period.

CIREVALC Kick-off meeting in Dresden – Let’s get started!

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09.05.2023

CIREVALC Kick-off meeting in Dresden – Let’s get started!

CIREVALC Kick-Off meetin in Dresden: May 9-10, 2023. Partner connections, comprehensive project overview, Interreg Central Programme insights, and focused discussions on management and finances.

The kick-off meeting of the ZEB4ZEN project

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03.05.2023

The kick-off meeting of the ZEB4ZEN project

Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar (EIHP) organized the kick-off meeting of the ZEB4ZEN project (Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighbourhoods) on April 26 and 27, which was attended by the partners of the countries participating in the project.

HUMANITA project started on April 1, 2023

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NEWS

30.04.2023

HUMANITA project started on April 1, 2023

Increased demand and interest in outdoor activities are great opportunities, but also challenges for each protected area (PA) to meet visitors’ expectations, but also to protect natural values. Based on this identified problem, the project "Human-Nature Interactions and Impacts of Tourist Activities on Protected Areas – HUMANITA” was created, ...

Mapping existing digital solutions that facilitate long-term care…DONE

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NEWS

28.04.2023

Mapping existing digital solutions that facilitate long-term care…DONE

Past experience is the key to future success! Therefore, the partners organized an online meeting and presented to each other examples of good practice in the field of digitization of care (not only) for the elderly.

Karlovac in the EU project of modernization of historic centers with smart solutions

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NEWS

27.04.2023

Karlovac in the EU project of modernization of historic centers with smart solutions

After yesterday's start in Zagreb, at the Hrvoje Požar Energy Institute, the continuation of the kick-off meeting of the ZEB4ZEN (Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighbourhoods) project was held today in the City of Karlovac in the implementation of which the City of Karlovac participates as a project partner.

Karlovac, Italian Palmanova and Polish Zamość in the European pilot project of revitalization and modernization of historical heritage

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NEWS

27.04.2023

Karlovac, Italian Palmanova and Polish Zamość in the European pilot project of revitalization and modernization of historical heritage

After yesterday's start in Zagreb, at the Hrvoje Požar Energy Institute, the continuation of the kick-off meeting of the ZEB4ZEN (Zero energy buildings for zero energy neighbourhoods) project was held today in the City of Karlovac in the implementation of which the City of Karlovac participates as a project ...

GREENE 4.0 Project Kick-off Meeting

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NEWS

19.04.2023

GREENE 4.0 Project Kick-off Meeting

In April 2023, the GREENE 4.0 Project Partners met in Moravske Toplice, Slovenia, for a two-day Kick-off meeting hosted by Pomurje Technology Park. The session delved into the detailed implementation plan, fostering connections among partners and setting the stage for a successful project implementation.

Kickoff meeting of the Carbon Farming CE project

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NEWS

16.04.2023

Kickoff meeting of the Carbon Farming CE project

In April 2023, Bled, Slovenia hosted the kickoff meeting of the Carbon Farming CE project. With 1.8 million EUR in funding from the European Regional Development Fund, the project, involving eleven partners from nine countries, aims to advance carbon farming development.

ZEB4ZEN started implementation: The goal is to transform historical centers into almost zero-energy districts

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NEWS

13.04.2023

ZEB4ZEN started implementation: The goal is to transform historical centers into almost zero-energy districts

The project, worth more than two million euros, in which the Energy Institute Hrvoje Požar (EIHP) acts for the first time as the holder of a consortium of an international team of experts within the framework of the transnational cooperation program (Interreg), officially began its implementation on April 1, 2023.

In Trieste we start working on public transport improvements

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NEWS

07.04.2023

In Trieste we start working on public transport improvements

Partnership aiming to improve public transport in rural, peripheral and cross-border areas of Central Europe kick-starts in Trieste. The support is given by Mr. Roberto Antonione, Secretary General of the Central European Initiative - Executive Secretariat (CEI-ES).

Rewatch our Q&A webinar on the second call

Programme

NEWS

05.04.2023

Rewatch our Q&A webinar on the second call

We launched our second call for project proposals on 22 March 2023. On 30 March, we organised an online Q&A webinar, in which we tried to answer as many questions from our applicants as possible. If you did not manage to follow the webinar, you can still rewatch it on our ...

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28.03.2023

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We have launched our second call

Programme

NEWS

22.03.2023

We have launched our second call

Today, we have launched our second call for project proposals at our programme conference. Wit this call, we invite organisations from across central Europe to submit their transnational cooperation ideas in all funding priorities and specific objectives until 17 May 2023. The indicative call budget is around 60 million ...

Programme conference: Cooperation is central for European cohesion

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22.03.2023

Programme conference: Cooperation is central for European cohesion

The conference “Cooperation is central for a more cohesive Europe” has taken place in Vienna on 22 March. Together with high-level speakers and nearly 800 participants online and onsite, the programme reflected on achievements of transnational Interreg funding and looked ahead into the future of cohesion policy and territorial ...

First call projects ready to go ahead

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15.02.2023

First call projects ready to go ahead

Do you wonder where our 53 first call projects stand since they were selected by our monitoring committee in December 2022? We are currently contracting them and they will soon start their cooperation beyond borders. In the past few weeks, the projects have fixed minor issues in their work plans ...

Second call: Join our applicant community

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16.12.2022

Second call: Join our applicant community

Only the early bird catches the worm. We have relaunched our applicant community for the upcoming second call. It is now available for all potential applicants to support their search for transnational cooperation partners and project ideas. Register to the community platform for free or re-activate your profile to ...

First call: 53 new projects selected

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16.12.2022

First call: 53 new projects selected

On 15 December 2022, the programme monitoring committee selected 53 new transnational cooperation projects for funding. Following the first call, they will receive co-financing of nearly 100 million EUR from the European Regional Development Fund. The projects will start with their activities in the coming months.

EU Regions Week: Why cooperation is central

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17.11.2022

EU Regions Week: Why cooperation is central

What has transnational cooperation achieved in central Europe in the past 25 years? How do our cities and regions concretely benefit from cooperation beyond borders? At the EU Regions Week 2022, Luca Ferrarese, our Head of Joint Secretariat, presented examples of how our funding builds trust and initiates change.