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CODCR as a Participant in 2012

2012
• The Annual Conference of URBACT Cities of Tomorrow Action Today

Copenhagen, December 3- 4, 2012 The Annual Conference of URBACT, a European exchange and learning programme promoting sustainable urban development, brings together urban practitioners, policymakers and experts from across the EU, to investigate solutions to the critical challenges faced by EU cities. Drawing on evidence from URBACT – in particular, project results and lessons, – and other European Territorial Cooperation programmes, the participants discussed how cities can tackle six key issues: SHRINKING CITIES: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES – Urban shrinkage affects … Continue reading

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• 1st Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region

Regensburg, November 27-28, 2012 The event was co-organised by the European Commission and Bavaria in Regensburg on 27-28 November and it was the first meeting of its kind and representing a good occasion to take stock of the developments since the launch of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region in 2011. This first Forum provided the overall possibility to discuss the implementation of the Strategy, to reflect on its added value and to assess best ways forward. The discussion … Continue reading

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• 9th Vienna Economic Forum – Quo vadis, Europe? Regional Cooperation for European Integration

Vienna, November 18-19, 2012 For the 9th time, President Dr. Erhard Busek and Secretary General Ambassador Dr. Elena Kirtcheva had the great pleasure to welcome to the wonderful location of Lower Austria Palais around 460 participants from 35 countries throughout the world. The motto of the event was  “Quo vadis Europe? Regional Cooperation for European Integration” and the topics focused on: Regional Cooperation for European Integration Growth and Finance – New engine framework. Infrastructure and innovative venues. The Fresh Wind The Danube Region – … Continue reading

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• GlobalConnect Congress

Stuttgart, November 14, 2012 Danube Goes Global – at GlobalConnect, International Fair on Trade and Internationalization GlobalConnect – the most important platform for exports and internationalization The GlobalConnect is the forum which provides companies with answers to all questions relating to internationalizations. The range of information extends from planning the first steps on international markets through to optimization of existing international business activities. GlobalConnect Congress – EUSDR goes global A wide range of events at the GlobalConnect congress provided visitors with … Continue reading

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• 4th Steering Group PA8

Stuttgart, November 13, 2012 Programme Download the Programme: [ EN ]   Speeches South East European Centre for Entrepreneurial Learning – Maja Ljubid, Assistant DirectorPA8: Cooperation with PA7 + PA9 – Workshop 27.09.-28.09.12, Stuttgart, ReportPA 8 of the EUSDR – Coordination StructureBuilding prosperity in the Danube Region – Prof. Dr. Norbert Höptner, Commissioner for Europe of the Minister for Finance and Economics, Director Steinbeis Europa Zentrum  

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• Danube Region Business Forum

Vienna, November 8-9, 2012 This year the Business Forum was completely dedicated to environmental technology. Companies and key public-sector decision makers from the Danube region were offered the unique opportunity to extend their network and make new business contacts throughout the course of the forum. As part of the EU strategy for the Danube region, the Austrian Federal Economic Chamber has organized the second Danube Region Business Forum in Vienna, in cooperation with the European Commission’s Directorate General for Regional Policy. The purpose of the event … Continue reading

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• Informal Meeting of the Foreign Ministers from the Danube Region

St. Polten, Austria, October 22, 2012 The informal meeting of Foreign Affairs Ministers from the Danube Region took place in St. Pölten, Austria, on 22 October 2012 in the presence of Commissioner for Regional Policy Johannes Hahn and was preceded by the annual governmental conference of the Working Group Danube Region (ARGE Donauländer). A follow up to the informal foreign ministerial meeting on the EU Strategy for the Danube Region organized in Bucharest last year (November, 7-8), the St. Polten meeting … Continue reading

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• Steinbeis Day 2012

Stuttgart, September 28, 2012 On September 28 the traditional Steinbeis Day invited partners, customers and “Steinbeiser” to the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart. Numerous Steinbeis Enterprises presented their services to more than 600 guests. The annual Steinbeis Day has become a longstanding tradition which aptly shows as a marketplace the kaleidoscope nature of our Steinbeis Transfer Network year after year. Numerous Steinbeis enterprises came together at the Haus der Wirtschaft in Stuttgart to present current projects and make themselves available for … Continue reading

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• Science, Innovation, Education Get-Together towards Competitiveness of Tomorrow

Stuttgart, September 27, 2012 Workshop on developing and using synergies by linking actions of Priority Areas 7, 8 and 9 Research and innovation are key drivers of competitiveness. Three priority areas of Danube Strategy are directly responsible for a functioning and successful innovation process. Priority Area 7 takes care about the research sector. Implementation of actions in PA7 will result in strong offers of technologies, scientific results and knowledge. For economic growth the business sector has to be beneficiary of such … Continue reading

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