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The CAPED Project - Usefull More Than Ever

Since 1990, colleagues at NIMH, the National Institute of Hydrology and Water Management, the National Institute for Research and Development for Land Improvements [all are Romanian R&D Institutes]  have signaled that there will be significant changes in climate. We can already witness the change from a temperate continental climate to an excessively continental climate with unpredictable alternations of periods of drought and rainy periods. Already we observe that Southern Europe is subject to increased aridity. And there are considerable areas in Romania, in Southern Oltenia and Dobrogea, that are at risk because of aridity.

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Entire Hungarian village for rent: includes horses, cows and a bus stop

Mayor of the village of Megyer tries to raise funds for his village and says leaseholder can even be his deputy.

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5th International Danube Tourism Conference

"The Danube - Smooth Flowing" is the theme of the 5th International Danube Tourism Conference which is to be held in Krems/Stein, Lower Austria, December 3-5, 2014. Joining forces to organize the event are the Lower Austrian Tourist Board, Lower Austrian Danube Tourism (Donau Niederösterreich Tourismus GmbH), and Danube Tourist Commission.

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4th Danube Region Business Forum

The Danube Region Business Forum will take place November 5 -7, 2014 in Vienna. With more than 500 participants, many of them key decision makers of their respective country, as well as over 50 speakers from 14 countries of the Danube Region, the event is the first of its kind that focusses entirely on “Value Chains in the Food Industry, Dual Education and EU grants”.

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IMES – a new project related to development of cross border region

On 20th of August 2014, at Svishtov City Hall, Bulgaria, it took place a meeting between the 3 Partners of IMES project (Improving the management of emergency situations in the cross border region). The project was signed on 1st of June and has as a general objective Increasing the intensity and developing the Romanian – Bulgarian cooperation and collaboration relations in the civil protection and defense against natural disasters.

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Eurpoean Cluster Conference 2014 - Boosting SME growth, industrial renewal and regional structural change through modern cluster policies and support

The prosperity of the European Union relies on its ability to provide SMEs and industry with a favourable business environment and customised support to unlock growth opportunities. Stimulating cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation as well as helping SMEs to access finance, new industrial value chains and to go international are seen as key drivers. The potential of clusters and cluster organisations, notably in emerging industries, need to be better exploited to achieve this objective. The question of how to do this and how to team up with others will be at the core of this conference.

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Cluster Academy 2014 - How to build up and manage successfully cluster organizations – based on 16 years of experience in Upper Austria

Welcome to Clusterland Upper Austria! Innovation as a key factor! Innovation through cooperation and competence - These are the pillars on which Upper Austria's innovation policy is built!

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A new bridge over the Danube between Giurgiu and Ruse could be built

A new bridge over the Danube connection between Giurgiu and Ruse could be built by Chinese businessmen who, after visiting Giurgiu and identified business opportunities that may develop in this area have shown interest in the realization of such investment.

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EU-industry partnerships launch with new research calls worth €1B

The seven Joint Technology Initiatives (JTIs) made their Horizon 2020 debut with the launch of a first round of calls, worth €1.13 billion. In total the JTIs, which are large-scale public-private partnerships in a number of strategic technologies and sectors, will receive total funding of €19 billion over the next seven years, with an EU contribution of around €9 billion to be matched by funding and in kind resources from industry and €1 billion from member states.

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Harnessing biotechnology for a more sustainable economy

Scientists toiling in the labs of Novozymes in Bagsvaerd outside Copenhagen are bent on learning a few secrets from nature – namely how enzymes work – to create the building blocks for a sustainable economy. Enzymes, small proteins in all living organisms used to initiate biochemical reactions, have become workhorses in the drive to build a bio-based economy. They can be harnessed to produce energy from agricultural waste, improve agricultural yields, and create greener household products.

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