Baltic Sea Future Conference 2018

Innovative climate adaptation practices and funding instruments

The South Baltic Programme together with partners will participate in the Baltic Sea Future 2018 conference that will take place in Stockholm on 8-9 of March. On 9 March the Programme will host a workshop.

 

Concept of the workshop (9 March)

  • to show Interreg projects producing best practice related to use of green technologies preventing pollutions (overall aim to prevent climate change)
  • to present an opportunity to apply  for funds. Projects related to water treatment technologies, transport greening measures effective solutions in energy production and consumption, soil management, waste management renewable energy sources, circular economy might be funded

 

The agenda

  • presentations by Representatives of Programmes on the themes and aims, incl. best practices to be elaborated through project implementation. Presentation of 8-10 minutes
  • Q&A session on “Funding instruments to boost new technologies coping with climate change”.
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Presented projects by South Baltic (www.SouthBaltic.eu):

LiveLagoons – reducing eutrophication in lagoons;

Morpheus – removing pharmaceuticals from waste water;

UBIS – using by-products as resources to lower energy consumption;

LCL – organizing last mile deliveries in cities to reduce emissions.

 

Presented projects by Baltic Sea Region (www.interreg-baltic.eu ) :

Iwama – development of the wastewater treatment operators;

Baltic Integrid – optimizing the potential and efficiency of offshore wind energy;

Green Cruise Port – finding smart solutions for greener cruise ports by providing key tools.

 

Presented projects by Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak (http://interreg-oks.eu):

MARGEN – maritime Genomes

Biogas 2020

Sustainable soil mixing

NÖKS II project (Short Sea Shipping)

 

Presented projects by Council of the Baltic Sea States (http://www.cbss.org):

IWater Integrated Stormwater Management

BioBIGG   Biomass based Innovation and Green Growth

 

Presented projects by Poland-Russia (www.plru.eu):

Improvement of water purity of the Baltic – II stage – solving contamination of the Baltic Sea coming from rainwater and ground waters, modernization of water management systems.

Vistula Lagoon – strengthening socio-economic cooperation between the neighboring regions.

New Waste Water Treatment Facilities for the Reduction Pollution of the Baltic Sea –improving the Vistula Lagoon/Kaliningrad Lagoon and the Bay of Gdansk coastal waters and to reduce eutrophication.

Protection of the Baltic coastal water – NEFA BALT II – the implementation of the project resulted in cleaner waters along the beaches in Sopot, Bay of Gdańsk (Poland) and modernization of drainage system.

 

Presented by the Polish National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management (https://www.nfosigw.gov.pl/en/):

Transnational cooperation in investments in sewage management (protection of surface and underground water conditions) outside Poland, in the Bug river basin (tbc)

 

Participants in the presentation part:

1.       Ms Katarzyna Wantoch-Rekowska, Communication Officer (Poland –Russia Programme)

2.       Ms Marta Niciejewska, Project Officer (Interreg South Baltic Programme)

3.       Mr Peter Lundberg, Project Officer (Interreg Öresund-Kattegat-Skagerrak)

4.       Ms Elea Nova, Project Officer (Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme)

5.       Mr Valdur Lahtvee, Policy Officer (Council of the Baltic Sea States)

6.       Polish National Fund for Environmental Protection and Water Management ( tbc)

Followed by Q&A session

 

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