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The European project “Urban Water” was finished at the beginning of April with an international conference in Dortmund. Since 2003 INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT (IU) accompanied the involved partners from France, Scotland, Netherlands and Germany in content and organisation, to develop methods and perspectives concerning sustainable water management in European cities. The aim was to integrate urban development, ecology and flood management in a...

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The “E.ON Kraftwerke GmbH” is planning the expansion of the power plant Staudinger in Großkrotzenburg in the near of Hanau. Thereby three old blocs should be shut down and a new one should be built. The aim of the energy supplier is to increase the efficiency of the power generation. Beside the increase of the efficiency, a contribution to the climate protection should be given.   Under the lead-management by INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT (IU) a...

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The INTERREG III B project ELLA should be continued by a follow-up project: LABEL. The name stands for Labe-Elbe and the development of transnational strategies and actions for adaptation concerning the risk at the Elbe.   INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT (IU) has given in an application for LABEL at the INTERREG IV B programme Central Europe. Lead Partner is the Saxon State Ministry of the Interior. 20 project partners from Germany, Czech Republic,...

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The national water agency of the Netherlands “Rijkswaterstaat directie Oost Nederland” had commissioned a Handbook in 2007, that should edit the experience of the German and the Dutch partners towards the “Sustainable Development of Floodplains” (SDF) along the Rhine. As a Lead-Partner in the international INTERREG III B project SDF, the agency wants to present the concentrated expertise to a broad public.   INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT (IU) took...

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Within the scope of the project „Towards a Regional Strategy of Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Baltic Sea Region“ funded from the CIP Program of the DG Justice, Security and Freedom, a conference took place on 5th October 2007 in the Finnish capital with the title: “Towards Common Concepts and Cooperation in Disaster Reduction”.   The opening address was held by the Finnish Secretary of State Dr. Volanen. Further high-ranking...

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The Ministry of the Economy of the State of  Brandenburg has commissioned INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT to perform the ex-post evaluation of the sponsored projects from  INTERREG III A in the field of economic cooperation and SMB promotion including a needs assessment for the period 2007-2013. The company blue! will support us in this task.

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INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT participates as a partner in the project „Towards a Regional Strategy of Critical Infrastructure Protection in the Baltic Sea Region“ funded from the  CIP Program of the DG Justice, Security and Freedom.   As part of this project, we are working on the case study „North European Gas Pipeline“. The provisional results were discussed on the occasion of an extended partners' meeting in Stockholm. The case study will be part...

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On behalf of the Common Planning Department of the State of Brandenburg and the City-State of Berlin, INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT is working out development scenarios for 2020 in the German-Polish border region. This is a part of the INTERREG IIIB project ED-C III Via Regia.   Within the scope of an international workshop in Forst, a draft of the development scenarios with text and maps was presented. Commentaries by the participants were...

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The Interior Ministry of the State of Saxony has commissioned INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT to prepare an INTERREG IV B project on the spatial development in Corridor III. To this purpose, we are cooperating with the Institute for Ecological Spatial Development e.V. (IÖR), Dresden. The following subjects have been selected here: Regional development, improving accessibility and tourism.

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6.-10. July 2007 The European Development Corridor III connects the Eastern German states of Saxony, Thuringia and also Berlin and Brandenburg with Southern Poland and leads into the Ukraine. It terminates at Kiev.

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On 2nd/3rd July 2007, the initial conference for the Objective 3 Program CENTRAL 2007-2013 took place in Vienna.

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On Wednesday, the 18.04.2007 INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT presented appoaches for future European Networking in conversion at the "Conversion Day" in Brussels. During the international conference, that has been organised jointly by the Representation of the Federal State of Brandenburg at the EU and the Brandenburg State Ministry of Economics, four project proposals have been presented: the pan-European initiative EU-CONVERNET, an initiative for...

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The programs for next European funding period 2007-2013 will be checked and approved by Commission within first half 2007. INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT supported the Brandenburg Ministry for Economics regarding the requested Ex-Ante evaluation and the Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA contribution was done by Pöyry Infra GmbH which were subcontracted by us).

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Within the European Programme for Critical infrastructure Protection of European Commission (DG Justice, Freedom and Security) INFRASTRUKTUR & UMWELT (IU) participate as partner of a project which aims towards a regional strategy in the Baltic Sea Region. Leading the 14 partners is the Nordic Centre for Spatial Development (Nordregio) in Stockholm. IU will elaborate a case study focussing on the planned North European Gas Pipeline.

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Within the framework of INTERREG III C cooperation project FLAPP (Flood awareness and prevention policy) a workshop on flood maps was organized by the Saxon State Agency for Environment and Geology (Dresden). The workshop took place in Berlin on 21st and 22nd September2006. It was part of the component C3 (flood prevention) activities. The workshop was open for FLAPP project partners and for other experts in the issues of flood hazard mapping and...

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