The seven North Sea Region Programme countries are Sweden, Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, the Flemish Region of Belgium, the UK and Norway. The region is connected by the North Sea, and the Programme area is made up of regions in the six Member States and Norway that border the North Sea. The
BONUS' vision is an economically and ecologically prosperous Baltic Sea region where resources and goods are used sustainably and where the long-term management of the region is based on sound knowledge derived from multi-disciplinary research. BONUS brings together the research communities of
VINNOVA, The Swedish Agency for Innovation Systems integrates research and development in technology, transport and working life. VINNOVA's mission is to promote sustainable growth by financing RTD and development effective innovation systems.
In 2001, the need for long-term policy-oriented research to support the activities of the Flemish Government became apparent. As a result, 12 Flemish Research Groups consisting of one or more universities or research organisations performing long-term research were established. The aim of these
The aim of the foundation is to support research of strategic importance for a good living environment. The foundation shall promote the development of robust research environments of the highest international class that will have a positive impact on Sweden's future competitiveness. The research
How can the technological developments in the areas of vehicles and IT be used to bring about necessary changes? How can the choices and behaviour of consumers and businesses be altered to accord with sustainable development? How can we improve the basis for political decisions about the use of
The purpose of the programme is to strengthen the competitiveness of the Swedish business sector. This will be achieved through more efficient and flexible logistics systems, and by helping the Swedish transport sector offer the required transport services, within the framework of long-term
In 1995 the Finnish, German and Russian Ministries of Transport started a co-operative development programme in the field of transport telematics together with Russian Ministry of Railway Transport and the City of St. Petersburg. This programme aimed to find smoother solutions for the international