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(Agricultural Measures for Water Management and their Integration into Spatial Planning)
As a joint project between regions in France, Germany and the UK, AMEWAM (Agricultural measures for water management and their integration into spatial planning) addresses land use and water systems. In the partner regions, recent freak rain [...]

Lead Partner: Town of Schaigern
Measures: 3.1
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APANGO - Advocacy, Participation and NGOs in Planning
The objective of the APaNGO project is to find ways of increasing community involvement in the spatial planning process, particularly at the regional level. The first phase of the 1.2M Euro project will develop a comparative understanding of [...]

Lead Partner: Town and Country Planning Association (TCPA)
Measures: 1.1
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ARTERY (Restoring & Redeveloping Riverside Landscapes as Regions' Artery)
This project, led by the Association of Local Authorities in the Ruhr District, and bringing on board 15 partners from Germany, the UK and Netherlands, aims to restore 16 ‘riverscapes’ (river landscapes) as the arteries of the regions in [...]

Lead Partner: Association of Local Authorities in the Ruhr District (Kommunalverband Ruhrgebiet) (KVR)
Measures: 1.2
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Berisp - Breaking Ecotoxicological Restraints In Spatial Planning
This project aims at developing new approaches to soil contamination. There are about 2,000 km2 of brownfield sites in Europe today and the NWE region, with its high population density, faces increasing demand for open natural space. Many loc [...]

Lead Partner: University of Antwerp
Measures: 4.1
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Bizz 2 Bizz Cities: Medium Sized Cities attract high value business-to-business services
NW Europe’s large conurbations and capital cities have historically acted as magnets for business-to business (B2B) activities. But medium sized cities have been less successful at attracting such firms, which are playing a growing role in [...]

Lead Partner: Limburgse Economische Raad
Measures: 1.2
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BLUE LINKS (Tamise-Deûle-Escaut-Meuse)
Blue Links led by the French inland waterways body Voies Navigables de France brings together 5 partners from France and Belgium with the objective of restoring of the French-Belgian cross-border link across the rivers Deûle and Escaut - a v [...]

Lead Partner: Voies Navigables de France
Measures: 2.1
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BOUNDLESS PARKS
The project led by the Province of Gelderland involves 3 partner regions from Belgium, Netherlands and UK, which have major natural sites recognised at the European level as part of the NATURA 2000 network. There are four main objectives: to [...]

Lead Partner: Province of Gelderland
Measures: 4.1
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BRAIN DRAIN
Brain-Drain and Brain Gain (Human Capital in European peripheral regions) is a 5- partner project led by a Dutch university which addresses the phenomena of Brain-drain (exodus of high qualified employees in peripheral areas or loss of highly [...]

Lead Partner: University of Twente, Faculteit BBT (School of Business, government and technology)
Measures: 1.2
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BRANCH - Biodiversity Requires Adaptations in Northwest Europe under a CHanging climate
Lead Partner: English Nature
Measures: 4.1
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CITIZEN FIRST
Many public services suffer low take-up, particularly by those with special needs or living in rural areas, because they are deployed with an eye to efficiency rather than users’ needs. The objective of the four year Citizens First project [...]

Lead Partner: Mid-West Regional Authority
Measures: 2.2
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COREPOINT - Creating a Sustainable Framework for ICZM
All North West European countries share concerns about coastal problems, such as flooding resulting from coastal change. The objective of Corepoint is to establish NW Europe as an internationally recognised region of excellence in coastal man [...]

Lead Partner: University College Cork, (Coastal & Marine Resources Centre)
Measures: 5.2
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CRII - Cities Regain Identity and Image
The unique historical character and identity of many European cities are increasingly threatened by the pressures of standardization (eg. standard design of buildings and urban spaces, building materials). The end objective of this 4 year pro [...]

Lead Partner: City of Hagen
Measures: 1.1
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CROBUS PARKS (Realisation of European Border Crossing Business Parks)
There are three central issues in this Dutch-led project: How can a cross border business park be set up? How can it be internationally marketed? And, how can it be successfully managed? To answer these issues on behalf of three existing park [...]

Lead Partner: City of Breda
Measures: 1.2
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CROSSCUT
Since the Industrial Revolution, while some canals and navigable rivers were enlarged to meet the needs of freight transport, many lost their transport function and were closed to navigation. CROSSCUT builds on the findings of the INTERREG II [...]

Lead Partner: British Waterways
Measures: 4.2
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Crossing the Lines - Sustainable redevelopment of former defence lines in Northwest Europe
This project focuses on restoring and redeveloping a specific element of European architectural heritage: former defence lines created during the Napoleonic era within or outside a number of cities of the NWE region. Conservation through re-d [...]

Lead Partner: Gemeente Utrecht
Measures: 4.2
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CSI - Creating a Setting for Investment
The objective of this 6.2 M euro project is to look at how environmental improvements can make metropolitan areas more attractive for investment, with knock on benefits for sustainable development across NW Europe. The four project partners, [...]

Lead Partner: Sheffield City Council
Measures: 1.1
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CSS - Converting Sacred Spaces
Monasteries played a crucial role in both the spiritual and economic development of NW Europe. But declining religious observance means that many of these historic sites have become abandoned during the past 100 years. The Converting Sacred S [...]

Lead Partner: City of Leuven
Measures: 4.2
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CYCLEAU
A 4-year co-operation exercise between 7 partners in the UK, France and Ireland, this project, led by the UK Environment Agency (Cornwall), aims to develop a common, transferable and integrated approach to planning and management of natural ( [...]

Lead Partner: Environment Agency
Measures: 5.2
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DART - Development of Active Regions and sustainable Tourism
Low cost airlines have diverted passenger traffic away from major airports into a number of smaller local airports across the NWE region but the spin-offs for the hosting regions have been few and far between. Three of these regions represent [...]

Lead Partner: South Ayrshire Council
Measures: 1.2
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Developing Economic Clusters of Cultural Enterprises – ECCE
"The ECCE partnership was set up to help and support cultural enterprises in becoming dynamic economic actors within their region. Training and Management support will be given within the Local Resource Centres (LRCs) set up accross the NWE zone.

Lead Partner: Nantes Métropole
Measures: 1.1
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DIPCITY - Development of Inland Ports as a sustainable tool for the City
North West Europe’s inland ports face common challenges. And they must co-operate on a transnational basis if they are to better integrate with the emerging Trans- European transport network. The objective of the DIPCITY project is to deliv [...]

Lead Partner: PORT DE BRUXELLES
Measures: 2.1
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Directing Research Into Viable Enterprise for Growth.
Drive for Growth will help SMEs to recognize the value of R&D, understand it and use it to their commercial advantage. The partners will strive to transform the cooperation between research institutions and SMEs into a partnership to foster dev [...]

Lead Partner: South West Regional Authority
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EGHN (European Garden Heritage Network)
From Capability Brown’s landscaping of rambling English country estates to the legacy of Le Nôtre at the Palace of Versailles, the garden heritage of the NWE region is rich and diverse, and a cultural asset in need of protection. Yet, the [...]

Lead Partner: Stiftung Schloss Dyck, Zentrum für Gartenkunst und Landschaftskultur
Measures: 4.2
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ELAT - Eindhoven, Leuven, Aachen Technology Triangle
The Eindhoven, Leuven, Aachen Technology Triangle (ELAT) stands between three of NW Europe’s most important centres of population and economic activity: the Flemish urban network, the Ruhr valley and the Dutch Randstad. Stimulating innovati [...]

Lead Partner: The Eindhoven Regional Government (SRE)
Measures: 2.2
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ELFE - E-Learning for Female Entrepreneurs
The objectives of the ELFE project are to use the internet to provide training opportunities for women, who because of work and family commitments, find it hard to return to college to learn the skills needed to set up in business. The project, [...]

Lead Partner: Karlsruhe University of Applied Sciences
Measures: 2.2
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EMDI - Espace Manche Development Initiative
The English Channel is both the world’s busiest maritime thoroughfare and the main gateway to NW Europe. And it is likely to become busier as the traffic of goods and people between the UK and the Continent grows. The common problems genera [...]

Lead Partner: Région Haute-Normandie
Measures: 5.2
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ENCOURAGE
This French led project brings together 9 partners from France, the UK, Belgium and the Netherlands and represents five new towns, a school of architecture and research institutions. Focused particularly on business parks, the project address [...]

Lead Partner: Syndicat d’Agglomération Nouvelle de Sénart
Measures: 4.1
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Enhancement of containerised freight flows on small waterways
ECSWA seeks to enhance the attractiveness of small waterways for freight transport by developing a push barge concept for transnational services. This will make it possible to make full use of the existing waterway capacity for transport witho [...]

Lead Partner: Waterwegen en Zeekanaal NV
Measures: 5.1
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EPOS - Electronic Port Surveillance System
Maritime safety and port security have become more pressing issues in NW Europe due to a series of factors. These include post 9/11concerns about the threat of terrorism and illegal immigrants putting themselves at serious risk of injury or d [...]

Lead Partner: AG Port of Oostende
Measures: 5.1
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EPROC - Public Sector EProcurement Project
Various EU documents have highlighted the vital contribution telecommunications and ICT applications could make to sustainable development by giving service suppliers based in rural areas a more competitive edge against their urban competitor [...]

Lead Partner: Antur Teifi Cyf.
Measures: 2.2
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ERIH II - European Route of Industrial Heritage
Although regions such as the German Rühr, the North of England or Saar-Sor-Lux were cradles of the Industrial Revolution, these areas today, are struck by unemployment and decline and seldom regard their industrial heritage as a potential as [...]

Lead Partner: Nordrhein-Westfalen Tourismus e.V.
Measures: 4.2
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ESPACE
ESPACE is a UK-led project (Hampshire County Council) with 10 partners, many from across the water in Belgium and the Netherlands. The project seeks to contribute to challenge faced by administrations to minimise the risk that climate change [...]

Lead Partner: Hampshire County Council
Measures: 3.1
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Espace Manche Development Initiative
The EMDI project seeks to extend and reinforce Franco-British co-operation around the Channel. It covers the identification of the challenges in the Channel area, the deployment of tangible initiatives on different themes and the development of [...]

Lead Partner: Région Haute-Normandie
Measures: 5.2
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EUROPOLIS Renewing the City, Monitoring and Focusing on Urban Growth
The objective of this French-led project (Ministère de l’Equipement), involving a total of 15 partners from France, Belgium, the UK and Germany, is to establish a transnational ‘action platform’ of medium-sized cities (50,000 to 250,00 [...]

Lead Partner: Direction générale de l’Urbanisme de l’Habitat et de la Construction, ministère de l’Equipement (METLTM)
Measures: 1.2
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Eurovéloroute des Fleuves
Previously named : Nantes - Budapest
Much of the cycling infrastructure on the 2,400km between Nantes and Budapest along the Loire, Rhine and Danube rivers already exists, but lacks continuity from one country to another. With a total of 18 partners from France, Germany, Switzer [...]

Lead Partner: Conseil Régional du Centre
Measures: 2.1
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FAR (Extreme Floods and Flood Protection along the Rhine)
The project between four Dutch and German partners builds upon a transnational cooperation agreement in the field of flood prevention signed in 1997 by the Province of Gelderland, the Ministry of Transport and Water Management of the Netherla [...]

Lead Partner: Province of Gelderland
Measures: 3.2
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FINESSE (Freight Intermodality and Exchange on Sea and Straits in Europe)
This 3-year project led by the UK’s South East England Development Agency brings together 11 partners with the objective of developing sustainable freight transport services between the South East of England, France and Belgium, including r [...]

Lead Partner: South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)
Measures: 5.1
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Floodscape (Creating New Landscapes for Flood Risk Management)
Previously named : CFM
CFM (Creating new landscapes for flood risk management) is an action project that seeks to change perceptions of flooding and develop common principles for relevant decision-making. The objective is to promote new sustainable landscapes in pl [...]

Lead Partner: Environment Agency
Measures: 3.2
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Forecasting Initiation of Blooms of Toxic Algae (FINAL)
The partners will collaborate on treating Harmful Algal Blooms (HAB), which have serious health implications to humans via the ingestion of contaminated shell-fish. The will address this issue on the economic front, by giving the means to shell [...]

Lead Partner: Ifremer : French Research Institute for Exploitation of the Sea
Measures: 5,2
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FOWARA (Problems in the Realisation of Forested Water Retention Areas : Natural and Social Scientific Studies in the River Rhine Catchment)
The project addresses problems in the realisation of forested water-retention areas by way of natural and social-scientific studies in the river Rhine catchment area. Its objective is to develop and test strategies for the sustainable managem [...]

Lead Partner: Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg; Department of Tree Physiology (D)
Measures: 3.2
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Freude am Fluss
This Dutch-led project with a total of 12 partners from France, Germany and the Netherlands, aims at reducing the opposition from local stakeholders to “room-for-river” measures against flooding. The project’s objective is to develop ex [...]

Lead Partner: Catholic University Nijmegen (KUN)
Measures: 3.2
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Geoparks
Bring up geology in a conversation and it will soon become apparent that the general public has limited knowledge on the geological diversity of North West Europe and its determining influence on the history and culture of the region. Buildin [...]

Lead Partner: Natural Environment Research Council (Geological Survey of Northern Ireland)
Measures: 4.1
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HEATH - Heathland: Environment, Agriculture, Tourism and Heritage
Lowland heathland is one of NW Europe’s quintessential historic landscape types, protected under the EU Habitats Directive. But the area covered by heathland has shrunk over the past 200 years, a decline which is continuing due to lack of [...]

Lead Partner: English Nature
Measures: 4.1
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Hospital Cooperation (Creation of a Transnational Network for Hospital Co-operation between Strasbourg, Liège and Luxembourg)
The objective of this five-year project, involving five partners, is to set up a network between the hospitals of Strasbourg, Liège and Luxembourg, to be extended to other hospitals at a later stage. The hospitals are among the largest emplo [...]

Lead Partner: Hopitaux Universitaires de Strasbourg
Measures: 2.2
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HST Connect
High speed transport has a key role to play in promoting balanced spatial development across NW Europe. Therefore any attempt to improve HST needs to work on a transnational basis. The prime objective of the 15 partner, 21.893m euro HST Conn [...]

Lead Partner: South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)
Measures: 2.1
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HST Integration
between high speed rail stations in North West Europe. The project, whose lead partner is the South East England Development Agency, working in conjunction with a total of 18 partners from the UK, Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands, aims to [...]

Lead Partner: South East England Development Agency (SEEDA)
Measures: 2.1
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HST Platform
The action project High-Speed Train Platform (HST), addresses sustainable mobility management. Over 3 years the Dutch-led initiative involving 16 partners from the UK, Belgium and Germany will endeavour to improve the effectiveness of the hig [...]

Lead Partner: Province of Gelderland
Measures: 2.1
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IMAGE - Increasing Metropolitan Allure by Going European
All over North West Europe, post-war high rise residential areas are in decline, prey to a host of social problems such as poor physical environment, crime, social exclusion and lack of economic activity. The 5.5 M euro IMAGE project seeks de [...]

Lead Partner: City of Delft
Measures: 1.1
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Intermodal Port Access and Commodities Transport in Europe
International traffic between the UK and continental Europe is a specific territorial issue which the partnership will address through sustainable distribution and the economic development of ports.
They will also develop a maritime inte [...]

Lead Partner: SOUTH EAST ENGLAND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY (SEEDA)
Measures: 5.1
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IPPN - InterPortsPromotioNet
The objective of this project is to both encourage a shift from road to water transport and increase the use of rail in port hinterlands where inland waterways cannot be used. The three and a half year project, which is being led by the City [...]

Lead Partner: City of Mülheim
Measures: 5.1
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