Projects

We assist local authorities in the Baltic Sea Region in initiating, applying and managing projects on different sustainability topics. The themes and actions are tailor-made based on the needs of the project partners from local authorities to assist the ongoing processes towards sustainable development. More information can be found on projects description pages below.

EUCF
European City Facility

The European City Facility (EUCF) is an initiative to support local investments in sustainable energy. The objective of the EUCF is to is to facilitate access to private and EU financing along with access to technical, legal and financial expertise. In the long run the aim is to deliver at least 200 investment concepts in cities and municipalities all over Europe.

cities.multimodal
cities.multimodal – urban transport system in transition towards low carbon mobility

The project wants to make it easier for people in cities around the Baltic Sea to combine walking, cycling, public transport and car-sharing as an environmentally friendly alternative to using private cars. The cooperation between cities, NGOs and expert partners aims at developing and applying a low-threshold approach for environmentally friendly urban mobility, attractive and easy to adopt for follower cities. The project focuses on dense inner-city areas, offering good opportunities for sustainable mobility

IWAMA
Interactive Water Management

IWAMA project’s approach to improving resource efficiency in wastewater management in the Baltic Sea Region concentrated on capacity development of the WWT operators and implementation of the pilot investments which result in reduced nutrient inflows to the Baltic Sea. IWAMA application was a main outcome of the BSR IWAMA Seed project work, successfully submitted for funding from the Baltic Sea Region Interreg Programme 2014-2020.

BSR IWAMA Seed project
Interactive WAter MAnagement

Developing a main project concept that would address the main means of supporting municipal WWTPs in reaching lower nutrient loading in discharges: structured lifelong learning, more resource-efficient operation and improved municipal sludge management.

GoF 2014
Gulf of Finland Exhibition

Creation of the main exhibition of the Gulf of Finland year (2014) with virtual materials in Finnish, Estonian, Russian and English.

CH4LLENGE
Addressing the four Key Challenges of Sustainable Urban Mobility Planning

Addressing the four most pressing challenges in the development and implementation of Sustainable Urban Mobility Plans.

BSNA
Baltic Sea Needs Actions

Environmental Education and Awareness Raising project, focused on development of userfriendly and motivating interactive education/awareness raising materials.

GREENCIT
Green Citizens of Europe

New solutions to how environmental policy can be interpreted and implemented into concrete citizen-oriented actions, which motivate and help citizens to change their behavior.

NEAT 2.0
New Environmental Awareness Tools

The NEAT –project was further developing it with new attractive elements and increasing the use of the portal by adding new levels of communication with citizens.

PURE
Project on Urban Reduction of Eutrophication

Tackling eutrophication by  investing in enhances phosphorus removal at selected municipal wastewater treatment plants in the Baltic Sea region.

MATRUSCHKA
Integrated Management System for Russian cities

MATRUSCHKA aimed at strengthening the capacity of local authorities and developing their city planning process. It contributed to the development of a solid foundation within local authorities upon which long-term planning decisions could be made to support sustainable development. Both EU and Russian cities either initiated or further elaborated their Integrated Management Systems around a chosen theme.