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INTERREG IIIC North operations

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INTRODUCTION


INTERREG IIIC North co-finances 35 interregional
partnerships.

This presentation contains information on all ongoing
North operations, sorted by application round.
First round‘s operations


 AquaReg

 Culinary Heritage Europe

 EUROSAT – European Salmon Tour

 R.E.N.E. – Rural Extension Network in Europe

 STIMENT – Stimulating new ways of entrepreneurship

 W.IN.NET – European Network of Women Resource Centres
AQUAREG
REGIONAL FRAMEWORK OPERATION                                       www.aquareg.com
Partnership
Norway (1), Spain (1), Ireland (1)

Main objective
Design strategies and provide opportunities for sustainable development of peripheral
coastal communities by promotion of interregional co-operation in aquaculture and
fisheries. The three main strategies are AquaLink, AquaEd, AquaPlan.

Expected outcome
 AquaLink: Increased co-operation between research and aquaculture businesses;
  Introduction of new species in aquaculture with particular reference to juvenile
  production
 AquaEd: Exchange of students, teaching staff etc., training courses
 AquaPlan: Exchange of best practise in coastal zone utilization and planning

Approximate total project budget                                EUR 4,297,000
ERDF contribution                                               EUR 2,148,000
Norwegian national contribution                                 EUR    716,500
Culinary Heritage Europe
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT                                            www.culinaryeurope.org
Partnership
Sweden (4), Germany (1), Spain (2), Finland (1), Italy (1),
Norway (2), Lithuania (2), Czech Republic (1)

Main objective
Use local food and regional culinary heritage as a way to attract tourists, increase
economic activities and promote the development of rural areas

Expected outcome
 Common strategies for regional development within the small-scale food sector
 Catalogue of culinary experiences
 Models for effective logistical systems that help small-scale food producers in rural
  areas to market their products

Approximate total project budget                                     EUR 1,193,774
ERDF funds                                                           EUR    660,107
Norwegian national contribution                                      EUR      73,780
EUROSAT – European Salmon Tour
NETWORK                                                      http://www.vaala.fi/salmontour/

Partnership
Sweden (1), Spain (2), Ireland (1), Finland (1),
United Kingdom (1), Norway (1)

Main objective
Sustainable development of the trout and salmon fishing as an economic activity
open to the creation of employment in areas of enormous environmental potential

Expected outcome
   Joint visibility and promotion of the involved regions
   Thematic Conferences
   Common awareness campaign in each territory
   Common contact database

Approximate total project budget                                            EUR 537,868
ERDF contribution                                                           EUR 327,767
Norwegian national contribution                                             EUR   32,253
R.E.N.E. – Rural Extension Network in Europe
NETWORK                                                             www.rene-net.org
Partnership
Germany (6), Belgium (1), Spain (1), France (1), Italy (2),
Luxembourg (1), Austria (1), Switzerland (1), Bulgaria (1),
Poland (1), Czech Republic (1), Hungary (1), Latvia (1)

Main objectives
 Exchange of experience and know how concerning rural area problems
 Contribute to a better synergy of EU programmes for rural areas and strengthening
  of know-how and experience of public and semi-public rural extension institutions
 Policy dialogue for a better structuring and handling of EU programmes in the future

Expected outcome
 Conferences, workshops, meetings, training seminars, NAC seminars
 Methodical guides, consultative papers
 Guidelines for good practice in rural cross-border cooperation EU/NAC

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,265,400
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR 705,950
STIMENT – Stimulating new ways of entrepreneurship
REGIONAL FRAMEWORK OPERATION                                           www.stiment.net

Partnership
Sweden (1), Finland (1), France (1), Poland (1), Italy (1)

Main objectives
Stimulate entrepreneurship and provide new and innovative approaches to
 entrepreneurship focussing on the three thematic components “Economic
Intelligence”, “E-learning” and “Logistics & Location”

Expected outcome
 Increased strategic planning and utilization of data in SMEs
 Increased possibilities for enterprises to have access to life-long learning through
  new IT tools
 Increased capability to create functional and attractive regions for enterprises
 New methods, instruments, and tools for an increased „entrepreneurial spirit“

Approximate total project budget                                    EUR 3,400,000
ERDF contribution                                                   EUR 2,050,000
W.IN.NET - Network of Women Resource Centres
NETWORK                                                         www.women.eu.com
Partnership
Sweden (2), Greece (2), Spain (2), France (1), Italy (6),
Finland (1), Hungary (1), Lithuania (1), Latvia (1)

Main objective
Creation of a European Network of WRC, to improve the efficaciousness and
transparency of these organisations and thereby the policies and tools for equal
opportunities between women and men at local, regional and European level.

Expected outcome
   Modell for working in a European Network of WRC
   Definition of quality standards for efficacious actions by the WRC
   Local dissemination of WRC in Europe and Third Countries
   Information and consulting services for management and marketing of WRC
   Effective European Network of WRC as a partner for European Institutions

Approximate total project budget                                 EUR 1,346,950
ERDF contribution                                                EUR    776,663
Second round‘s operations

 City Twins Co-operation Network

 CosCo-Project - Regional cycle development through coastal co-operation

 DEAR - Developing the Economies of Airport Regions

 DQE – Towards the sustainable region

 FINESSE - Facilitating Incubator Networking and Exchanges of Services for
 Small Enterprises

 KNOT - Culture, Nature and Tourism network

 Future Health - Network for Future Regional Health Care

 Tour.com - Establishing Tourism-Competency-Centres in European
  border regions
City Twins Co-operation Network
NETWORK
Partnership
Finland (2), Germany (2), Estonia (1), Poland (2), Sweden (1), Russia (2)

Main objective
Creation of a network of city twins to share experiences and to introduce best
practices and action models in different sectors of local administration (e.g. city
administration, industrial development, labour mobility, prevention of grey
economy, border crossing, education, social and health issues)

Expected outcome
 Definition of best practices in city twins co-operation
 Increased effectiveness of local development in the participating cities
 Improved situation in the sectors covered by the project



Approximate total project budget                                    EUR 1,260,000
ERDF contribution                                                   EUR      810,000
CosCo Project - Regional cycle development
through coastal co-operation – sea grass and algae focus
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT                                               www.life-seegras.de
Partnership
Germany (3), Denmark (2), France (2), Poland (1), Spain (1)

Main objective
Creation of a transnational network of European coastal regions to exchange
experiences and know-how on beach cleansing and treatment of flotsam (algae and
sea grass)

Expected outcome
 Transfer of experiences as to beach cleansing technology, beach policy and
  product development from one region to another
 Joint development of biogenous products
 Increased number of products out of natural aquatic fibres



Approximate total project budget                                 EUR 1,556,047
ERDF contribution                                                EUR     999,644
DEAR - Developing the Economies of Airport Regions
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT                                            www.dear-online.net
Partnership
Germany (2), Greece (1), Poland (2), United Kingdom (1)

Main objective
Increasing the attractiveness and promoting the advantages of the airport regions
to foster settlement of new enterprises and strenghten contacts among enterprises
in the partner regions

Expected outcome
 Stable network of airport regions
 Marketable association of airports/business parks
 Improved and increased business opportunities for SMEs and common R+D-
  projects. Efficient regional development strategies for all partners.
 Elimination of investment barriers.
 Improved job opportunities.

Approximate total project budget                               EUR 1,321,092
ERDF contribution                                              EUR    817,619
DQE – Towards the sustainable region
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT
Partnership
Finland (6), Ireland (3), Greece (5), Germany (3), Belgium (1)

Main objective
Interregional exchange of experience and joint formulation of development tools for
SMEs and regions, aiming at: (a) improvement of the competitive edge of EU SME
products facing international competition through integrated development tools
(competitiveness parameters Design, Quality and Environment);
(b)valuation of integrated development factors promoting the competitive edge of EU
regions (regional attractiveness and sustainable development).

Expected outcome
 New, innovative, integrated instruments for sustainable SME & regional development
 Reinforcement of regional competences in the context of competitive and
  sustainable development; strenghtening of sustainable production and demand
 Capacity building through knowledge intensive tools in SMEs and regions

Approximate total project budget                                 EUR 1,177,773
ERDF contribution                                                EUR   839,726
FINESSE
Facilitating Incubator Networking and Exchanges of Services for Small Enterprises

INDIVIDUAL PROJECT                                                 www.finesse-baltic.net
Partnership
Germany (2), Sweden (1), Finland (1), Norway (1), Latvia (1),
Lithuania (1), Poland (1), Estonia (1), Belarus (1)

Main objective
Creation of a collaborative cross-border business development structure for SMEs
that is sustainable and transferable

Expected outcome
 Increased cross-regional transfer of goods and services, human resources and
  know-how
 Sustained exchange of experience on innovative international business
  development support structures, and new forms of cross-border cooperation
  between regional development institutions

Approximate total project budget                                      EUR 2,008,000
ERDF contribution                                                     EUR     996,000
Norwegian national contribution                                       EUR     150,000
KNOT - Culture, Nature and Tourism network
NETWORK
Partnership
Sweden (3), Norway (3), Ireland (1), Denmark (1), Slovenia (1), Iceland (1),
Isle of Man (1)

Main objective
Creation of a lasting network linking lead partners of previous or current INTERREG
projects developing cultural and natural assets for sustainable tourism.

Expected outcome
 Best practice exchanged between several countries
 Improved access to information sources for tourists
 Political initiatives for the use of cultural and natural assets in sustainable
  community and tourism development

Approximate total project budget                                       EUR     346,658
ERDF contribution                                                      EUR     133,330
Norwegian national contribution                                        EUR      66,665
Network for Future Regional Health Care
NETWORK                                                            www.futurehealth.fi
Partnership
Finland (3), Germany (1), Estonia (3), Denmark (1), Cyprus (1), Greece (3), Latvia (4),
Lithuania (3), Sweden (2)

Main objective
Share cross-professional experience and develop new approaches to solving health care
management problems in order to improve the effectiveness of the health care service
system and the use of health care facilities as well as the quality and user satisfaction

Expected outcome
Description and evaluation of present health service network in participating regions
New models of delivering health care
Accelerated modernization process of transformation of organisations
New working environments
Identification of „best practices“ for improved ergonomics, efficiency and better use of
 resources
Approximate total project budget                                    EUR 1,492,605
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR    986,954
Tour.com
Establishing Tourism-Competency-Centres in European border regions
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT


Partnership
Germany (2), France (1), Poland (2)

Main objective
To strengthen the regional economy of structurally lagging border regions by using
the multiplication effects of increasing tourist numbers within these regions

Expected outcome
   Two model tourism-competency-centres in border regions
   Transfer of experiences and methods of cross-border product development
   Exchange of experiences on institutional, economical and personal level
   Strategies and methods for a Europe-wide promotion of border regions

Approximate total project budget                                 EUR    706,510
ERDF contribution                                                EUR    462,381
Third round‘s operations
 BEPART – Baltic Entrepreneurship Partners

 COMPETENCE – a pan-European Network of Excellent Research Competence

 DestiLink – Sustainable Tourism Destination Development – Linking Rural Regions and
  Research Institutions in Europe

 ENMR – European Network of Mining Regions

 E-Pipelines – Establishment of a mechanism for interregional cooperation on project
  development and implementation

 InterMareC – Interregional Maritime Cluster

 Lakepromo – Tools for water management and restoration processes

 MarMuCommerce – Maritime Regions: Making museums commercially competitive

 TOOLS – New strategies and tools for development of business environment in
  marginal rural areas

 WaterTour – Improvement of competitiveness of SMEs and water tourism regions
BEPART
Baltic Entrepreneurship Partners
NETWORK                                                               www.bepart.info
Partnership
Germany (1), Denmark (1), Estonia (2), Finland (4), Lithuania (1), Netherlands (1)
Poland (1), Sweden (1)

Main objective
Increase efficiency and impact of entrepreneurship promotion at universities and within
local and regional networks

Expected outcome (among others)
 Better understanding of interlinkages of regional socio-economic structures, regional
  development policies, university education and entrepreneurial activities
 Increased expertise in entrepreneurship education at universities and beyond
 Strengthened European orientation and intensified international cooperation in the
  field of entrepreneurship promotion
 Improved access to shared knowledge in the field of entrepreneurship promotion

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,574,300
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR     955,350
COMPETENCE
A pan-European Network of Excellent Research Competence
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT
Partnership
Sweden (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Netherlands (1), Norway (2), United Kingdom
(1)

Main objective
Create a joint Internet-based Competence Platform that assists industry in locating
relevant competences within universities and establish a joint marketing strategy

Expected outcome (among others)
   Increased cooperation between academia and industry
   Improved understanding of the regions’ research strengths and weaknesses
   Attracting more foreign investments and scientists to the partner regions
   Heightening the profile of European Biotech industry and the public awareness of
    science

Approximate total project budget                                    EUR 1,900,000
ERDF contribution                                                   EUR    895,000
Approved Norwegian national funds                                   EUR      48,000
DestiLink - Sustainable Tourism Destination Development –
Linking Rural Regions and Research Institutions in Europe
NETWORK                                                               www.destilink.net


Partnership
Denmark (2), Austria (1), Ireland (1), Italy (1), Latvia (2), Netherlands (1), Poland
(1), Spain (2), Sweden (1), United Kingdom (2)

Main objective
Create a network of sustainable tourism destination stakeholders and change agents in
European rural regions, thereby linking the regions and the research community

Expected outcome (among others)
 A network of sustainable tourism development practitioners and researchers
 Transfer of knowledge and use of manuals, guidelines and tools produced
 Enhanced regional and tourism development in rural regions

Approximate total project budget                                        EUR 868,000
ERDF contribution                                                       EUR 485,000
ENMR
European Network of Mining Regions
NETWORK                                                                 www.enmr.nu
Partnership
Sweden (1), Finland (6), Germany (1), Greece (3), Italy (2), Poland (1), Portugal (1),
Slovak Republic (1), Spain (3), United Kingdom (1)

Main objective
Exchange information regarding mining on the European and regional level and
increase interaction between the companies and regional actors and finding solutions
for a sustainable growth and competitiveness in the mining regions

Expected outcome (among others)
 Raised regional awareness and profile of being a mining region in Europe
 New innovative models for regional development in order to support the sustainable
  development of mining regions
 A platform for interaction with the European Union on all aspects affecting mining
  regions

Approximate total project budget                                  EUR 1,453,333
ERDF contribution                                                 EUR     999,999
E-Pipelines - Establishment of a mechanism for interregional
cooperation on project development and implementation
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT
Partnership
Latvia (1), Denmark (1), Finland (1), Lithuania (1), Sweden (1)

Main objective
Establish a compatible project development and implementation systems that can be
used as an efficient project pipeline and thus facilitate co-operation in the Baltic Sea
Region

Expected outcome (among others)
 A common framework for project development and implementation
 Increased training and networking activities for project co-ordinators in the partner
  municipalities
 An operational system for development of international projects in the form of a
  database

Approximate total project budget                                      EUR 546,826
ERDF contribution                                                     EUR 324,720
InterMareC - Interregional Maritime Cluster
REGIONAL FRAMEWORK OPERATION                                     www.intermarec.net
Partnership
Germany (1), France (1), Poland (1)

Main objective
 Open up the prospects of growth in the maritime sector and to set significant
  impulses for the regional economy and job market
 Advanced cooperation in the 3 thematic fields: Offshore & Oceanographic
  Technologies, Coastal Services & Activities, Ship- & Boat-Building/ Supply & Services

Expected outcome (among others)
 Initiation of an interregional maritime cluster
 Accessibility of resources, competency & new opportunities for sub-project
  participants by transparency, trust & enhanced communication, improved
  cooperation, exchange & transfer among business-research-educational-public bodies
  & regions, implementation of new projects/products, 1 virtual enterprise

Approximate total project budget                                  EUR 3,270,000
ERDF contribution                                                 EUR 1,750,000
Lakepromo
Tools for water management and restoration processes
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT                                    http://lakepromo.savonia-amk.fi
Partnership
Denmark (1), Estonia (1), Finland (4), Germany (2), Hungary (2), Spain (1),
Sweden (1), United Kingdom (1)

Main objective
Promote multilevel and interregional co-operation in the field of water management

Expected outcome (among others)
 Enhanced and facilitated co-operation and cohesion in water management between
  different regions
 New models and suggestions for further water management development (education
  and strategies) in whole Europe
 Limited eutrophication (a build-up of nitrate, phosphate and other nutrients) in lakes,
  wetlands and other aquatic systems

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,474,460
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR     945,980
MarMuCommerce - Maritime Regions:
Making museums commercially competitive
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT                                        www.marmucommerce.com


Partnership
Germany(1) , France (1), Italy (2), Poland (1), Spain (2), United Kingdom (1)

Main objective
Making museums commercially competitive in times where public heritage institutions
suffer from budget cuts

Expected outcome (among others)
 Implementation of a business model for museums, that allows to play an active role
  in the enhancement of the regional development
 Improved entrepreneurial competence of maritime museum networks, organisations,
  and individuals



Approximate total project budget                                 EUR 1,750,000
ERDF contribution                                                EUR    999,500
TOOLS - New strategies and tools for development of
business environment in marginal rural areas
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT
Partnership
Finland (2), Estonia (4), Italy (2)

Main objective
Improve regional development policies and instruments by developing innovative tools
for supporting entrepreneurship and maximising sustainable use of nature resources
and human potential in marginal rural areas via interregional co-operation

Expected outcome (among others)
 Tools and capable institutions that can contribute to new rural businesses and
  employment opportunities
 Better use of local natural resources
 Enhanced human capital

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 742,116
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR 554,712
WaterTour - Improvement of competitiveness of SMEs and
water tourism regions
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT


Partnership
Germany (1), Finland (1), Hungary (1), Ireland (1), Portugal (1)

Main objective
Strengthen the economic situation and competitiveness of the water tourism
entrepreneurs

Expected outcome (among others)
   Target group orientated infrastructure
   Regional information systems
   New and effective marketing strategies
   New water tourism activity products

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 812,800
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR 562,989
Fourth round‘s operations (1)

   ALICERA - Action Learning for Identity and Competence in European Rural
    Areas

   CleanRegion – Regional Collaboration for Minimising Pesticide Emissions in
    the Environment

   DEBATE – Development of the European Business Advisor Training and
    Exchange

   eCitizen – Challenge of eCitizen - Promoting eGovernment Actions in
    European Cities

   EKIE - Enhancing Knowledge Intensive Enterprises in Small Cities
    Surrounded by Rural and Sparsely Populated Areas

   ENMaR - European Network of Municipalities and Rivers
Fourth round‘s operations (1I)

   LOF - Contributing to Sustainable Rural Development Through Sharing
    Experience and Building Capacity in Processing and Marketing of Local and
    Organic Food

   Port-Net – Promoting interregional co-operation of ports and multi-modal
    transport structures in the EU

   STRAIR - Strategic development and co-operation between airport regions

   TOWER - Towards Sustainable Excellence by Innovating Regions

   WIND-TECH-KNOW – Regional Wind Technology and Knowledge Transfer
    Strategies
ALICERA - Action Learning for Identity and Competence in
European Rural Areas
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT


Partnership
Germany (3), Austria (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Latvia (1)

Main objective
Developing and promoting new innovative educational instruments for “Rural Action
Learning” (RAL)

Expected outcome
 Strenghtened regional identity and action competence of the people in rural areas
 Greater self-confidence and self-empowerment of rural regions

Approximate total project budget                                  EUR 1,500,000
ERDF contribution                                                 EUR    872,974
CleanRegion - Regional Collaboration for Minimising Pesticide
Emissions in the Environment
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT

Partnership
Denmark (6), Finland (1), Germany (2), Latvia (3), Netherlands (1), Sweden (6),
United Kingdom (4)


Main objective
Minimising pesticide emissions in the environment

Expected outcome
 Networks between research institutions, local, regional and national authorities
  holding responsibilities within this field, both at national and European level
 Strategies for weed control on hard surfaces which are environmentally friendly
  and at the same time economically sustainable for municipalities and regions
 Methods for reducing point-source pollution with pesticides.

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,289,081.00
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR    658,898.50
DEBATE - Development of the European Business Advisor
Training and Exchange
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT

Partnership
Finland (6), Estonia (1), Greece (3), Hungary (2), Italy (1), Latvia (2), Sweden (1)


Main objective
Building a support structure for the European Business Advisors, in order to provide
them with resources and qualifications to support their clients in the modern economy,
business and society

Expected outcome
 A structure of information and knowledge resources for the European business
  advisory
 An educational structure, considering the challenges of both adult educations
  (in-service training) and education for young students (secondary and higher
  level vocational education and training)

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,100,000
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR    797,635
eCitizen - Challenge of eCitizen - Promoting
eGovernment Actions in European Cities
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT

Partnership
Finland (3), Denmark (1), Estonia (1), Italy (2), Lithuania (2), United Kingdom (1),
Other (1)

Main objective
Supporting innovative on-going local e-Government actions and strategies with a focus
on e-Management systems for public administration, on-line public services for citizens
and new e-Participation services

Expected outcome
 Enhanced efficiency, transparency and accountability of local governance
 Enhanced capacities of policy-makers, officials and experts on collaboration between
  international partners, public and private sectors in developing local eGovernment
  actions

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,400,000
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR    720,739
EKIE - Enhancing Knowledge Intensive Enterprises in Small
Cities Surrounded by Rural and Sparsely Populated Areas
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT

Partnership
Finland (4), Estonia (1), Germany (1), Ireland (2), Italy (1)

Main objective
Promoting SMEs in rural and sparsely populated areas with a special focus on
knowledge intensive SMEs

Expected outcome
 Stronger centres of expertise
 New business opportunities for SMEs
 Enhanced dissemination of the latest technology knowlege to SMEs in selected
  fields of technology
 New business and product ideas
 Specialized education to answer SMEs' needs

Approximate total project budget                                EUR 1,680,737
ERDF contribution                                               EUR    946,360
ENMaR - European Network of Municipalities and Rivers
Network

Partnership
Germany (2), Latvia (1), Spain (1), Sweden (1), United Kingdom (2)

Main objective
   Facilitate implementation of the Water Framework Directive            (WFD)   in
    municipalities across Europe through interregional cooperation

Expected outcome
   A common understanding of the impacts and potential gains of forestry and
    agriculture on water bodies
   "Municipality´s Guide to Regional Development through effective Integrated Water
    Resources Management”
   Guidance, good practice and support to spatial planners to better inform land
    based planning decisions

Approximate total project budget                                EUR 1,300,000
ERDF contribution                                               EUR 707,596
LOF - Contributing to Sustainable Rural Development Through
Sharing Experience and Building Capacity in Processing and Marketing
of Local and Organic Food
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT


Partnership
Estonia (3), Sweden (2), United Kingdom (3)

Main objective
Strengthening the development and promotion of the local and organic food sector

Expected outcome
 Improved direct marketing and increased purchasing of local and organic food in
  the partner regions
 Enhanced traditional local food culture in the partner regions

Approximate total project budget                                 EUR 458,282
ERDF contribution                                                EUR 296,839
PORT-NET - Promoting interregional co-operation of ports
and multi-modal transport structures in the EU
Network


Partnership
Germany (3), Belgium (1), Denmark (1), Estonia (1), Finland (1), Greece (2), Italy
(4), Latvia (1), Lithuania (1), Malta (1), Poland (2), United Kingdom (1), Russia (1)

Main objective
Setting up a network of large and medium-sized ports with the aim to improve
management capacities of port authorities and multi-modal transport practitioners
through an extensive and well structured exchange of experience

Expected outcome
 Increased quality of port services
 Cost efficient and environmentally friendly maritime transportation
 Modern multi-modal hinterland structures

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 1,710,000
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR 1,000,000
STRAIR - Strategic development and co-operation between
airport regions
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT


Partnership
Sweden (8), Belgium (1), Spain (3), United Kingdom (1), Norway (1)

Main objective
Improving innovation systems for industrial and business development in airport
regions and developing and improving joint economic developments innovation
systems that are continuous and exchangeable

Expected outcome
 New business companies directly related to airports
 Joint knowledge and soft infrastructure
 New abilities to create innovative companies and jobs

Approximate total project budget                               EUR 2,012,000
ERDF contribution                                              EUR   959,000
Approved Norwegian national funds                              EUR    66,000
TOWER - Towards Sustainable Excellence by Innovating
Regions
Regional Framework Operation


Partnership
Sweden (1), France (1), Hungary (1), Netherlands (1), United Kingdom (1)

Main objective
Creating and improving strategies, methodologies and tools for sustainable economic
growth

Expected outcome
 New strategies for sustainable economic growth in regions
 Strengthened technology infrastructure in regions
 Sustainable SMEs

Approximate total project budget                               EUR 4,913,328
ERDF contribution                                              EUR 2,690,718
WIND-TECH-KNOW –
Regional Wind Technology and Knowledge Transfer Strategies
INDIVIDUAL PROJECT

Partnership
Germany (3), Estonia (1), Greece (2), Portugal (1), Sweden (1), United Kingdom (1)


Main objective
Establishment of an efficient wind energy network for a general catch-up to the
standards of "experienced wind energy countries" and a sustainable further
development of all participating regions

Expected outcome
 New investment potentials
 Reduction of inequalities regarding regional planning, administration, production,
  development and service work of wind energy converters
 Improved regional energy supply
 Innovative examples for sustainable energy usage

Approximate total project budget                                   EUR 890,000
ERDF contribution                                                  EUR 646,250
Further information

 Database on running operations at:

  http://www.interreg3c.net/sixcms/detail.php?id=6183



 North Operation Showcase at:
  http://www.interreg3c.net/sixcms/detail.php?id=2870



 INTERREG IIIC North Joint Technical Secretariat:

 Email: north@interreg3c.net

 Phone: +49 (0)381 45484 5279

				
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