Introduction to the Fruit Basket, project Output Library

The Baltic Sea Region (BSR) Programme 2007-2013 financed in total 90 transnational cooperation projects covering a wide scope of themes. In order to share the work done with you, the Programme has created this online basket of projects – a Fruit Basket if you will (formally called the Output Library).

The Fruit Basket may be used for diverse purposes. For example, when you have a specific challenge in your area with regard to transport, you may want to find out what has been done previously in that area and you will most likely find useful documents that would increase your knowledge in the specific topic. Take your pick!

You searched for "Innovation capacity and awareness-raising". 43 outputs found.

Project:
Title:
Longlife Institute e.V. (LLI)
Date:
Sep 2011
Description:
Longlife Institute e.V. was established in 2011 to continue the cooperation and is open for international membership. The purpose of the nonprofit association is to continue promoting the results from the Longlife Project and to promote scientific research in the range of sustainable and energy efficient buildings through implementation of research projects, Promoting multidisciplinary scientifically and practically the change of ideas and experiences through platforms of interchange.
Project:
Title:
Longlife 3 - Prototype Catalogue, Pilot Projects
Date:
Jan 2012
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Description:
Longlife Report 3 is the follow up of Longlife 1 and 2 Reports. It includes the development of the Longlife Prototype Catalogue, a selection of materials, elements and technologies, which fulfill Longlife standards and increase renewable energy consumption and reduce operational costs considering the life cycle of the building. On the basis of this catalogue, five national designs for the Longlife Pilot Projects were developed, residential buildings in Denmark, Germany, Lithuania, Poland and Russia in consideration to sustainability, energy efficiency and resource saving.
Project:
Title:
BalticClimate Report: Climate SWOT for Decision-Making in the Business Sector
Date:
Jan 2012
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Description:
The report supports business people to increase the competitiveness of companies by dealing with climate change issues. The report presents 1) an easy to use strategic climate change SWOT analyses tool for decisions in the business sector, 2) business ideas and strategy options for SMEs in the BSR, and 3) exemplary climate SWOT analyses. Especially SMEs and entrepreneurs are enabled to consider climate impacts and their significance in all main life cycle stages of a product.
Project:
Title:
SPIN Strategic Actions for sustainable SME innovation
Date:
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Description:
The SPIN Strategic Actions recommend a coherent approach for the whole BSR to support the development and application of sustainable innovations by SMEs. This paper turns the findings drawn from the SPIN project work and additional studies into Strategic Actions, which shall improve the framework conditions for sustainable innovations in SMEs in the BSR. Thus it is not only an illustration of key findings of the SPIN project but also a guideline for decision makers and authorities in the BSR. Target groups addressed by the Transnational Agenda are policy makers on EU, national and regional level but also public authorities, financing institutions, business networks and associations.
Project:
Title:
SPIN Toolbox for sustainable innovations in SMEs
Date:
Jan 2012
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Description:
SMEs constantly need to take decisions and actions in order to be successful on the market and to obey environmental regulations. The SPIN toolbox (accessible at http://www.spin-project.eu/index.php?node_id=Toolbox;100&lang_id=1) provides entrepreneurs in a structured way with proven tools that support him in this process. All tools contribute to improved products and production processes that benefit the environment and the profit of the SME. The brochure "Tools for entrepreneurs in their business" describes the tools and directs to them.
Project:
Title:
innoSPICE model: Innovation, Knowledge- and Technology Transfer Process Capability Model
Date:
May 2011
Description:
This article introduces the SPICE conformant innovation, knowledge and technology transfer process capability model that reuses the existing capability dimension of ISO/IEC 15504 to assess knowledge and technology development, transfer and innovation. The constant technological improvement of products, services, processes and work environment is a critical factor for the development of our economy and society. It strongly depends on the ability to develop knowledge and technology, to transfer it from the point of generation to the site of adaptation and application and to put the technology into use for the benefit of the acquirers and transferors. Before the project, there was no widely accepted, reliable, predictable and efficient method to evaluate to what extent an organization performs such activities, i.e., innovation, knowledge- and technology transfer (IKaTT).
Project:
Title:
Model pilot application
Date:
May 2011
Description:
This article ("Application of the ISO/IEC 15504 Standard Based Model – innoSPICE") presents an introduction to the innoSPICE Model, the assessment methodology and provides a first analysis of the innoSPICE assessments performed so far. innoSPICE is an evaluation procedure related to of scientific knowledge and technology transfer (KTT) that supports process improvement of knowledge-intense institutions to generate more innovation while helping investors and research institutions optimize public funds to achieve economic added value. Within the BONITA project, the model was tested by KTT practitioners from 13 European countries.
Project:
Title:
Baltic Innovation Policy Memorandum
Date:
Jun 2011
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Description:
The Memorandum is a policy framework paper that provides recommendations on efficient innovation policies and activities in the non-metropolitan areas of the Baltic Sea Region. Partner regions of BSR InnoReg have agreed on the Memorandum and it was launched in Brussels 16 June 2011.
Project:
Title:
Handbook on Innovation Support Tools & Practices
Date:
May 2011
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Description:
The partner regions have developed and tested selected innovation support tools and practices. These tools aim at promoting user-driven innovation, start-up financing and utilization of students in innovation processes. The experiences have been collected into the Handbook, which is available in English, German, Latvian and Lithuanian.
Project:
Title:
Ecoregion Perspectives: Innovation and Education for Sustainable Development
Date:
May 2013
URL:
Description:
The aim of this issue of “EcoRegion Perspectives” is to embrace the diversity of views and approaches to Ecucation for Sustainable Development (ESD) in the Baltic Sea Region. It includes contributions by various stakeholders, including policy and education professionals, as well as representatives from non-formal education sectors and regions involved in sustainable development initiatives.
Project:
Title:
baltfood Branding Concept
Date:
Jul 2011
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Description:
A branding concept for the brand baltfood has been developed which shows that the Baltic Sea region is an outstanding location for the food processing industry in the attempt to attract investment and qualified labour. Part one of the report contains the results of the analysis of the brand baltfood, the developed brand strategy including the new baltfood brand personality and proposals for the future brand activation. Part two is written in a separate document and introduces the main style guidelines of the possible future Corporate Design of baltfood and functions as a manual.
Project:
Title:
Website: Agri-environmental technology innovation and exchange platform
Date:
May 2012
Description:
AgroTechnologyATLAS, the agri-environmental technology innovation and exchange platform developed in Baltic COMPASS project by Agro Business Park together with the Baltic Sea Region wide network provides a dynamic interactive database and platform for sharing information, data and evidence about prioritized agri-environmental technologies, such as manure treatment, biogas production and SCIEN drainage technologies for experts and authorities. The international environmental technology verification authority VERA uses the ATLAS to inform about the status of verification for a given technology.
Project:
Title:
Documentary Film "Best Agers - meeting Demographic Change"
Date:
Nov 2012
Description:
The documentary film "Best Agers - Meeting Demographic Change" portraits four persons from four countries at the crossroads between working life and retirement. The premiere was in a cinema in Kiel one day before the final project conference. The four episodes are availabe in full (12 min) and teaser versions (2-3 min) and with EN, RU or DE subtitles.
Project:
Title:
Booklet "The Labour Market and Demographic Change in the Baltic Sea Region"
Date:
Dec 2012
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Description:
The booklet "The Labour Market and Demographic Change in the Baltic Sea Region - Study Results and Recommendations of the Best Agers Project" is directed mainly at national politicians, but provides a concise summary of the key findings on employment and employability also for other stakeholders. The booklet contains both common concerns for the BSR and country specific recommendations. In addition it includes the 17-point programme for sustained employability and a list of all Best Agers reports on the topic. There is also a Swedish and a Danish version of the booklet.
Project:
Title:
Best Agers Activation Toolboxes
Date:
Dec 2012
URL:
Description:
Overall, three separate activation toolboxes have been developed, all with the aim to increase the economic activity of older people: a) “Toolbox for Individuals with Entrepreneurial Ambitions”, tested in Norrbotten County/SE and Latvia; b) a “Toolbox for organizations” that demonstrates approaches to attract new volunteers and to guide volunteer managers in their work and c) "Toolbox for activation of citizen engagement" which has been tested in a pilot initiative called "Citizen Coach" in Germany.
Project:
Title:
Strategy program "Agenda 2020: Educational Policy Strategies and Objectives for BSR"
Date:
Nov 2012
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Description:
Education is most important for a competitive, innovative Baltic Sea Region. The program on hand addresses urgent educational tasks of the Baltic region for the next ten years. Available in English, German, Polish and Russian at http://www.bsr-quick.eu/26.html
Project:
Title:
“Business Incubators in the Baltic Sea Region – ways to increase quality and effectiveness” (Analysis paper)
Date:
Jun 2011
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Description:
Aim of the study: comparison/analysis of business incubators in partner countries. The analysis included 15 business incubators in partner countries revealing the status quo and development needs of business incubators based on data about their history of development, financing structure, processes and services, management aspects and follow up to incumbent SMEs. Findings and recommendations disseminated to the project stakeholders: business incubators, local and regional municipalities as well as used further in the project for capacity building. http://www.ibi-net.eu/uploads/filedir/BI%20in%20BSR-Analysis-Final_1.pdf
Project:
Title:
IBI Net Portal
Date:
May 2012
Description:
An on-line centralized information source and platform for cooperation and information exchange among IBI Net member organizations (incubators) and their companies. Portal contains information about 200 companies’ products, services, cooperation offers, business proposals, as well as all contact information, etc. In PP countries. It provides automatic and manual data collection tool from Business incubator websites and fast and convenient search tool. Portal has been launched at the beginning of May. IBI Net Portal can be accessed through project website: http://portal.ibi-net.eu/
Project:
Title:
IBI Net Operational Guidelines
Date:
Mar 2012
URL:
Description:
IBI Net Guidelines is a IBI Net Network work plan for network activities beyond the project. The plan is further implemented by IBI Net network led by IBI Net Association. IBI Net Operational Guidelines were designed to cover areas, formats and tools for cooperation of IBI Net members after completion of the project financed by the BSR Programme 2007 -2013. http://ibi-net.eu/uploads/filedir/IBI_NET_Report_FINAL_1.pdf
Project:
Title:
Financial Guidelines
Date:
May 2012
URL:
Description:
Financial Guidelines embrace financing models and options for funding BI, cost-benefit analysis of financing BI based on the performance, analysis on sources of funding, recommendations on sources and methods of BI financing. Link: http://www.ibi-net.eu/uploads/filedir/120510_ibi_financial_guidelines_mgnt_summary.pdf
Project:
FM
Title:
Value Chains and Business Models in the Audiovisual Sector of the North and Central Denmark Regions
Date:
Sep 2011
URL:
Description:
The report provides an analysis of the current situation in the av-media sector in the Baltic Sea Region and comprises the latest global trends in developing innovative business models and appropriate value chains in a digital world. The report is based on national and international literature reviews , research of educational programmes, research of media networks and clusters in the regions, research of TV channels and the independent TV production sector and research of public funding schemes and other support schemes aimed at av-production.
Project:
FM
Title:
Intellectual Property Rights Guide
Date:
Mar 2012
URL:
Description:
The IPR Guide documents important issues of different digital distribution rights for the Baltic Sea Region. It is aimed at SMEs involved in digital distribution or transnational markets and wants to provide them with basic practicable knowledge concerning important legal aspects of their creative work.
Project:
Title:
Integrated transnational strategy paper to attract health professionals to remote primary care
Date:
Dec 2013
URL:
Description:
The strategy paper outlines the most important issues to be considered when health professionals should be attracted to work in remote primary care. Information is delivered by the findings of the pilots carried out in tele-consultation and tele-mentoring during PrimCareIT project, reflecting also the results of the project ImPrim. Further, it integrates the outcomes from expert discussions and literature review which were carried out during PrimCareIT. The strategy paper provides input for awareness building and discussions with politicians and regional decision makers.
Project:
Title:
Age, Gender and Innovation - Strategy program and action plans for the Baltic Sea Region
Date:
Feb 2014
URL:
Description:
Strategy programme on Age, Gender and Innovation: Policies and Strategies to Improve Employability and Work Ability of Women and older People in the Baltic Sea Region. Action plan for the Hanse-Parlament with 50 SMEs promoters as a network of business chambers and associations from all BSR countries: Promote employment of women and elders. c) Action plan for the Baltic Sea Academy as a network of 17 academic institutions from 9 BSR countries: Promote employment of women and elders. Publishing in the series of Baltic Sea Academy, Volume 12, ISBN: 9783735784919.
Project:
Title:
Further training program for consultants, women, older persons and SMEs
Date:
Oct 2012
URL:
Description:
Practical tested and evaluated Concept and Curricula of a Train the Trainer programme for the permanent implementation for trainings of consultants by academiecs and universities. Practical tested and evaluated Concept and Curricula of a training and coaching for consultants to improve advisory competence to increase labour participation for womens and elders in SMEs. Practical tested and evaluated Concept and Curricula of a training for SMEs to improve labour participation for women and elderly and to increase innovation capacity.
Project:
Title:
Identification, Transfer and Implementation of Best Practice Measures
Date:
Nov 2013
URL:
Description:
Identify and transfer 10 best practices on the promotion of labour participation of women and elders from the Northern European countries to selected countries of the Baltic Sea Region (Poland, Germany, Lithuania, Latvia and Belarus). Published: Women and elderly on the BSR labour market - good practices` analysis and transfer; Publication series of the Baltic Sea Academy,, Hamburg 2014, Volume 16, ISBN: 9783735791412.
Project:
Title:
Cooperation agreements to promote sustainable innovation
Date:
Feb 2014
URL:
Description:
Regional/National Memorandum of Understanding between project partners and other regional institutions to promote sustainable innovation through higher participation of women and elders in SMEs. In the context of five workshops cooperation agreements were concluded for Latvia, Lithuania, Belarus, Northern Poland and Northern Germany. The agreements each contain a comprehensive program to promote innovation connected to equal opportunities for women and older workers in SMEs, which is realized by the cooperation partners.
Project:
Title:
Studies and surveys on women entrepreneurship and labor market participation of women
Date:
Mar 2014
URL:
Description:
The results show significant differences between the women entrepreneurs in the Baltic countries. A survey of German entrepreneurs leads to interesting results and delivers targeted approaches for necessary funding. In investigations and surveys the situation and perspectives for women in SMEs in Poland are analyzed. Based on these results, alternative scenarios for development in the future are formulated. Published: Series of the Baltic Sea Academy, Hamburg 2014, Volume 19, ISBN: 9783735757296.
Title:
The potential of workers aged 55+ in the opinion of managers of SMEs and public organizations
Date:
Sep 2014
URL:
Description:
The bilingual evaluation report (Polish + English) "The potential of workers aged 55+ in the opinion of managers of SMEs and public organizations from the Baltic Sea Region" presents detailed results of the interviews with managers from the nine Lighthouse Organisations developed by the Scientific Partners Anita Richert-Kaźmierska and Katarzyna Stankiewicz from Gdansk University of Technology. It includes the description of the applied research methodology, evaluation results from an ex-ante analysis and an ex-post analysis of the managers´ opinions as well as a comparison plus a conclusion
Title:
Age Management in Practice - Best Agers Lighthouses Recommendations for Employers
Date:
Sep 2014
URL:
Description:
The recommendations for employers were developed during the Best Agers Lighthouses project activities. They shall encourage other employers to follow suit. Scientific studies have shown that age management is not only beneficial to the individual employee, but also sound business practice that helps organisations to sustain their productivity and competitiveness despite the demographic challenge. The 9 organisational interventions carried out in the project may serve as good examples, and the recommendations are based upon the experience gathered in the course of the project.
Project:
Title:
Need analysis on the basis of 100 to 200 SMEs around the BSR
Date:
May 2013
URL:
Description:
The need analysis of the basis of 100-200 SMEs was based on a pre-developed data base and an online questionnaire. It determines the needs and interests SMEs in the BSR so that Technet_nano is be able to address the relevant target group and provide the relevant services to these companies.
Project:
Title:
Overview of regional multipliers and distribution partners; common marketing strategy
Date:
Oct 2013
URL:
Description:
The overview of regional multipliers and distribution partners and the common marketing strategy feature the information on distribution channels that Technet_nano can use, a brief SWOT analysis, the marketing materials and tools that are already developed or are suggested for the future. The marketing strategy also serves as a base for further marketing activities.
Project:
Title:
ScanBalt Educational Platform
Date:
Aug 2013
URL:
Description:
A major issue for BSR is the competitiveness of SME’s, and lack of the innovative capabilities of the health care organisations. Training to bring up the competence of the managements were brought out to be a key factor for the success of the SME’s and others. Therefore, a concept for a web-based educational platform, the ScanBalt Educational Platform (SBEP), to be managed with in ScanBalt Health Region was developed. Such an e-learning platform should be combined with local mentoring in these courses, too boost the regional development. Link to courses http://scanbalt.org/press/news+archive/view?id=3313
Project:
Title:
Innovation agenda "Driving cross-sectoral innovation in health and life sciences"
Date:
Oct 2013
URL:
Description:
An innovation agenda “Driving cross-sectoral innovation in health and life sciences” was prepared with both policy oriented recommendations and concrete suggestions for actions to be implemented in the coming years. Overall objective of the innovation agenda is to promote and increase the development and implementation of innovative products, technologies and services for health and life sciences and accelerate market access for innovative products, technologies or services to promote more efficient BSR health systems. The agenda will be implemented not only by ScanBalt but in parts also from other regional health authorities
Project:
Title:
ScanBalt BioRegion Business Club as a sustainable triple helix shared and modular structure
Date:
Nov 2013
URL:
Description:
ScanBalt BioRegion Business Club will serve as an umbrella for a multitude of coordinated activities applying to shared visions and values for the development of ScanBalt BioRegion and utilizing a common communication and coordination structure. Otherwise the individual activities act independently. SBBC will promote inter action between HealthPort tools supporting early and mature innovations in ScanBalt BioRegion and SMEs.
Project:
Title:
Science Link case studies
Date:
Sep 2014
URL:
Description:
In order to illustrate the possibilities offered by large-scale research infrastructure (RI) to companies, material from real cooperation cases was produced. The case studies were produced from cooperations before the Science Link project and from all cooperations carried out during the project. The cases are problem based and not based on measurement techniques or instruments. They show the variety of branches and materials, where measurements at RI can help companies to develop better products and to solve existing problems. More cases: https://www.science-link.eu/newsroom/case-studies/index_eng.html
Project:
Title:
Scientific outcomes - Analysis of the Measurements Performed by Industrial Companies for Science Link
Date:
Sep 2014
URL:
Description:
The user report outlines the results of the Science Link's three calls for proposals and discusses the statistics of from which countries the applications came and under which industrial categories. An overview is given of which kind of measurements were succesfully performed and a summary of the opinions provided from the industrial customers, describing the degree to which the obtained results affected their research and their satisfaction with the Science Link project.
Project:
Title:
Pan-Baltic Manual of Best Practices on Clean Shipping and Port Operations
Date:
Sep 2013
URL:
Description:
The Pan-Baltic Manual of Best Practices was developed in the form of practical guidelines with recommendations to provide a basis for decision-makers, authorities and key marine stakeholders to enhance voluntary measures, innovative integrated efforts and policy-making to ensure the Baltic Sea as a model region for clean shipping, sustainable and competitive marine industry.
Project:
Title:
Stronger together - Strengthening Global Position through Business and Innovation Collaboration in the BSR
Date:
Dec 2013
URL:
Description:
StarDust focused on testing collaborative methods and policy support to five transnational innovation partnerships. Through the project, challenge-driven and macro-regional smart specialisation approach was tested in transnational pilot projects. “Strong together” presents not just the best success stories and results from this 3-years collaboration. It gives also essential policy recommendation drawn from the operational work both for the macro-regional funding and governance structures. We show the value of a common policy framework – which is realised in the BSR Stars programme – that has acted as a bridge-builder and transnational catalyser for innovation activities.
Project:
Title:
The Baltic Sea Region Innovation Monitor 2012
Date:
Apr 2013
URL:
Description:
The report presents the current status as well as trends in innovation performance and framework conditions for innovation in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) and compares these to other global regions. BSR is benchmarked as an entire region but also highlights differences within the BSR. The report - rates innovation across 36 countries - consists of 134 indicators on four overall drivers of innovation (human resources, knowledge creation, ICT and entrepreneurship) - highlights areas of innovation policy where the BSR countries could improve their framework conditions for innovation.
Project:
Title:
Longlife Performance Pass
Date:
Jun 2015
URL:
Description:
The new dormitory of Klaipeda University is a demonstration of sustainable building according to Longlife benchmarks in the BSR and for study visits. The project was prepared with the main stage project Longlife and implemented with a transnational team in Klaipeda, Lithuania. In the middle of august the facade was completed with all windows. Until the end of 2015 the construction will be finalized.
Project:
Title:
Curriculum for Trainings Courses
Date:
Aug 2015
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Description:
With the curriculum for training courses “Green construction with Longlife” we suggest to transfer knowledge between transnational experts, stakeholders and administration authorities and to transfer innovative technologies for regional development.
Title:
Guidelines - Raising the potential of the cultural and creative industries ind medium sized cities
Date:
Dec 2013
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Description:
This brochure summarizes the experience gained in the EU project Urban Creative Poles carried out from 2010 until 2013 in five medium sized cities in the Baltic Sea Region. Representatives of ten city councils and institutions from the five cities of Linköping (Sweden), Tartu (Estonia), Kleipeda (Lithuania), Zielona Gora (Poland) and Cottbus (Germany) entered this partnership in order to jointly develop and test new approaches to foster and promote cultural and creative industries (CCI) in medium sized cities. Beneficaries are representatives of creative industries (CI), i.e. owners or managers of small CI companies, private individuals working in CI or CI start ups who live and work in the partner regions.