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 "Institutional cooperation and cooperation networks". 23 outputs found.

Project:
Title:
Integrated Urban Development Approach Targeting at Energy Efficient Residential Areas
Date:
Jan 2012
URL:
Description:
The output presents the results of the project related to the development of integrated urban development (IUD) approaches targeted at energy efficient residential areas. Strategic focus of the work is to enhance the application of the IUD approach being an important basis to upgrade and increase the energy performance of urban quarters in the BSR. The manual gives practical operational advice to local administrations on how to plan and implement such approaches successfully.
Project:
Title:
Guide “Planning together for Better Quality of Life- Guide for Integrated Management of Urban Rural Interac-tion”
Date:
Nov 2011
URL:
Description:
The guide "Planning together for Better Quality of Life- Guide for Integrated Management of Urban Rural Interaction" is promoting a more integrated approach to regional planning. It functions as an inspiration to anyone interested in striving for a more open, inclusive and interactive planning culture. It can be used in different ways; either as a guide to establishing city-regional co-operation and applying the quality of life approach to regional planning from scratch or it can be used to help improve existing practices by rendering co-operation structures more effective. This guide introduces a model of how to facilitate the integration of the decision making and planning processes across administrative borders and sectors. How to get started with the common planning processes; how to involve necessary actors and finally how to implement the plan successfully. The guide is based on the experiences and work done in the partner city-regions throughout the project. Paper versions in eight languages can be ordered from the lead partner.
Project:
Title:
Ecoregion Perspectives: Territorial Cohesion - Baltic Sea Region examples
Date:
Jan 2011
URL:
Description:
The aim of this joint publication is to contribute to operationalization of the notion of territorial cohesion by examining different existing practices of its implementation so far in the BSR. But the ambition is also to encourage sectoral and territorial decision makers to think in spatial terms.
Project:
Title:
Manual "Living in Harmony: Inspiring Stories From Ecovillages"
Date:
Nov 2013
URL:
Description:
'The manual presents stories from European ecovillages that describe stages of ecovillage life cycle: the formation of a vision and establishment; settlement and the first years of living in a community; developmental changes in the community and their management; and the ecovillage becoming a centre of spreading knowledge. The book aims at introducing different ecovillage models and their governance, helping to understand problems faced by ecovillages and giving new founders a sense of perspective when designing their own ecovillage. In EN, SV, FI, LV, LT, PL languages: http://goo.gl/BI5GMC
Project:
Title:
"Ecovillage road" website
Date:
Feb 2013
Description:
Ecovillage road website is a virtual platform for ecovillages, consultants and related eco-initiatives to showcase and offer their knowledge, services and products to the general public in a variety of thematic groups. Registered objects are marked on a virtual map allowing tourists to travel by this road and visit ecovillages. The website aims at gathering valuable knowledge accumulated through the Ecovillage movement and making it accessible to a broader public. It is intended to facilitate learning for visitors, and income-generation for ecovillagers. www.ecovillageroad.eu
Project:
Title:
Baltic Fashion Findings
Date:
Oct 2013
URL:
Description:
The Baltic Fashion Findings sum up the main results of the project. They provide an overview on the state of the fashion industry with regard to support offers in each country and present a selection of the most successful support programmes, business trainings as well as innovative approaches that have been assessed, developed and/or carried through. Furthermore, this document recommends actions to stimulate the fashion sector at national level as well as across the BSR.
Project:
Title:
Publication: Baltic Fashion Innovation
Date:
Sep 2013
URL:
Description:
In the course of the project, fashion innovations and their applications were analysed. They focused on the topics of sustainability, new niches as well as materials and technologies. The innovative approaches identified were compiled in the digest "Baltic Fashion Innovations". The publication is targeted towards fashion designers to serve as a source of inspiration and to motivate them to take up innovate elements/methods in their work.
Project:
Title:
PublicationSustainable Fashion - New Approaches
Date:
Dec 2013
URL:
Description:
This publication aims to provide a source of inspiration for students, designers and companies, and all stakeholders whose interests lies in the areas of sustainable fashion. The book presents approaches to fashiontaht embrace future-oriented value. Several chaptes illustrate how effective fashion can be a transformative or change agent. A sustainable approach can also reframe current business thinking and real opportunites for innovative business strategies. Sustainable Fashion proposes how we can make positie change in current practives and how to effect new mindsets, creating transformation in fashion.
Project:
Title:
Policy Paper addressing the CBSS Expert Group on Sutainable Development
Date:
Dec 2013
URL:
Description:
Based on the thematic dossier and the Round Table with the CBSS-Baltic21,the project developed a set of recommendations on Bioenergy Promotion in the Baltic Sea Region. These recommendations were discussed with Baltic 21 and the final version of the recommendations was presented after project implementation period at a workshop by Baltic Sea Paliamentary Conference,CBSS and the Baltic Sea Region Cooperation in the Finnish Parliament in March 2014.
Project:
Title:
MSP Governance Framework
Date:
Jun 2014
URL:
Description:
The overarching ambition of the PartiSEApate project was to develop a MSP Governance Model, which includes recommendations on transnational consultations as well as on pan-Baltic cooperation. The various above project activities all feed into this model. Additionally, interviews with sector representatives as well as MSP governance experts entered into the analysis. The model serves as recommendations to the HELCOM-VASAB Working Group on MSP for developing guidelines on transnational cooperation and consultations as well on public participation. URL: http://www.partiseapate.eu/wp-content/uploads/2015/01/MSP-governance-framework-report1.pdf
Project:
Title:
Synthesis report from single sector workshops
Date:
May 2014
URL:
Description:
Representatives from different sectors (aquaculture, shipping & ports, nature conservation & environment, fishery, offshore wind energy, underwater cultural heritage, climate change, research and data network building) were invited to discuss MSP-related issues relevant to their sector in the Baltic Sea. Findings were compiled in a synthesis report (Full report: http://www.partiseapate.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/Syntesis-report-from-pan-Baltic-Dialogues-2013.pdf; Flyer: http://www.partiseapate.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/PartiSEApate_Workshop-Findings_Flyer.pdf)
Project:
Title:
Report on BSR MSP Data Group
Date:
May 2014
URL:
Description:
The PartiSEApate Governance Framework recommends the establishment of an expert group on data as a sub-group to the HELCOM-VASAB Working group. In this report Terms of Reference for a data expert group are presented. It takes stock of the prevailing MSP data situation in the BSR and defines necessary conditions and steps for establishing a MSDI as well as concretises the tasks, structure and function of the dedicated MSP Data Working Group (URL: http://www.partiseapate.eu/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/BSR-MSP-Data-Group_report.pdf)
Title:
Competitiveness and Employment for the Future: Good Examples of Age Management in the BSR
Date:
Sep 2014
URL:
Description:
This compilation of findings of the Best Agers Lighthouses project includes a description of the project approach and describes the rationale behind it. The case studies of nine public and private employers which introduced age management interventions in their HR policy as so called “Lighthouse Organisations” are presented. Furthermore, evaluation results show the changes and effects of the interventions. Finally, recommendations that were developed during the project activities are presented for employers as well as for policy makers and social partners.
Title:
Older, experienced and in good health. Action opportunities to manage the demographic change
Date:
Sep 2014
URL:
Description:
This workshop concept for trade union representatives was developed by Arbeit und Leben Hamburg and includes an additional collection of information material and data sources. It´s addressed to employees representatives to sensitize them about age management practices and demonstrate how it can be implemented in a way that suits and supports employees´ demands.
Project:
Title:
Transnational network of Baltic Landscape sites equipped with a new democratic and efficient model of landscape governance
Date:
Jun 2014
URL:
Description:
A network of seven Baltic Landscapes - Belarus (1), Finland (1), Poland (2) and Sweden (3), which implement on the ground innovative proposals addressing current sustainability challenges. Each landscape is more than 100,000 ha large and includes an established local partnership with a demonstrated capacity to deal with and solve local landscape issues. The network shares experiences with other regions and provide proposals for regional and national policies on landscape. The new governance model is addressing the need of integrated approach in the landscape, cross-sectorial cooperation, different interests and sustainable development on landscape scale. The model is based on partnership of stakeholders, which is complementing top-down and sectorial approaches to the landscape with horizontal cooperation.
Project:
Title:
Similarities and dissimilarities in Nordic applied forest landscape planning systems
Date:
Jun 2014
URL:
Description:
The Baltic Landscape sites in Sweden (Vilhelmina and Helge river) and Finland (Ilomantsi) compared existing planning tools, monitoring programs, data, barriers and possibilities for end users to get knowledge of the data in order to improve integrated landscape planning. The studies showed similar patterns of possibilities and constraints between sites with scattered landscape planning data between authorities, private companies and stakeholders.
Project:
Title:
Integrated governance and management for river basins
Date:
Jun 2014
URL:
Description:
The report outlines how analyses of catchments as social-ecological systems can form the base for knowledge-based dialogue toward developing integrated spatial planning of landscapes and regions. It stresses the need for comparative studies of catchments with different histories and systems of governance.
Project:
Title:
Letter of Intent
Date:
Jul 2014
URL:
Description:
With the signature of this letter, 14 institutions have agreed to continue the cooperation started within the Science Link project. The success of the project has enouraged the partners to establish a Science Link network. In the frame of the Science Link network calls for companies will be organised. The network is coordinated by a secretariat and decisions are made in a Steering Committee, which consists of one representative from each member institution.
Project:
Title:
Smart Specialisation in Science - a Qualitative Network Analysis
Date:
Jul 2013
URL:
Description:
The study shows that the project had effects in all participating groups. All involved companies have profited from their involvement in Science Link (SL). The hurdle to approach RIs would have been too high for companies without the support through SL. The access to RI provided regions with a competitive advantage as it enabled local companies use the RU despite of geographical distance. A continuation of the SL network was evaluated positively. It seems recommendable to further slim down the network structures.
Project:
Title:
Evaluation of the Science Link Contact Points and their Network, recommendations for future work
Date:
Mar 2014
URL:
Description:
The contact points have effectively helped local enterprises access the scientific facilities, which particularly helped micro- and locally owned companies. Contact points were most active before and during the open calls, but the companies would benefit from stronger communication also during and after the measurements, especially regarding interpretation of results. Future improvements could involve the creation of two-level contact points, with expertise in the scientific issues and the local industries respectively, to strengthen the capacity of the contact points.
Project:
Title:
Joint Baltic Sea Region Strategy for Waste Management
Date:
Oct 2013
URL:
Description:
The Joint Strategy describes the present situation and indentifies the obstacles why the Region is having difficulties climbing in the waste hierarchy. It gives suggestions for actions to be taken at various levels to improve the situation. The Strategy target decision-makers dealing with household waste management at national and EU-level. Available at www.recobaltic21.net
Project:
Title:
Toolkit on talent retention
Date:
Jul 2014
URL:
Description:
The toolkit contains a strategic roadmap for planning and implementing different measures for talent retention. It describes talent retention policies and initiatives in the Baltic Sea Region, analyzes the needs of different target groups, and higlights the best practices already identified. As a result, the report gives an overview to the tools, services and activities needed for succesful design and implementation of talent retention policies.
Project:
Title:
Business plan for Investment Promoton Agencies in the Baltic Sea Region
Date:
Jul 2014
URL:
Description:
The business plan describes the impact of FDI and FDI promotion on regional economic development as well as the BSR Investment Promotion Agencies Network. The report also explains the collaboration strategy taken by the project, presents a clear action plan for the future, introduces the proposed organization structure, taking into account the financial implications.