485 project news found Export
  • Czech Republic flag Czech Republic 30 August 2018

    Jana’s story: improving social inclusion in the Czech Republic

    <p>When Jana got sick, she could no longer work in the kindergarten. Other jobs she tried were too stressful. When she got a job at the café Blue House, her life improved.</p>
    Programme: CZ11: Public Health Initiatives
    Project: CZ11-0064: Extension of community services for people with mental health diseases in Blue House in Řevnice
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Public health initiatives
  • Estonia flag Estonia 01 October 2017

    How a website made young Estonians talk about sex

    <p>How do I know if I’m pregnant? Is this the right size? With 40 counsellors and 1500 unique questions annually, a web based counselling clinic breaks taboos in Estonia.</p>
    Programme: EE08: Public Health Initiatives
    Project: EE08-0006: Reorganization of web-based sexual health counseling service and developing the quality framework of web-based services in the field of mental- and sexual and reproductive health.
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Human and Social Development
    Programme areas: Public health initiatives
  • Estonia flag Estonia 21 September 2017

    How a small Estonian bus station revolutionised the European way of travelling

    <p>Almost by chance the IT-department of a bus station in Estonia found the answer. Now their e-solution is a best-in-class experience for passengers not only in Europe, but it is conquering global markets.  </p>
    Programme: EE07: Green Industry Innovation
    Project: EE07-0044: PublicTicket
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Green Industry Innovation
    Programme areas: Green Industry Innovation
  • Czech Republic flag Czech Republic 07 September 2017

    Did you know that tap water can contain other people’s medication?

    <p>Czech researchers found 45 different types of medicines in samples from a river that will be turned into drinking water for the Prague region. Together with Norwegian scientists, they now search for methods to keep the drugs out of your drinking water.</p>
    Programme: CZ09: The Czech – Norwegian Research Programme
    Project: CZ09-0013: Assessing water quality improvement options concerning nutrient and pharmaceutical contaminants in rural watersheds
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Research and Scholarship
    Programme areas: Research
  • Czech Republic flag Czech Republic 10 August 2017

    Rolling into the Czech labour market

    <p>The message to Czech employers is quite obvious: It’s not your head that’s not working if you’re sitting in a wheelchair, it’s your legs.</p>
    Programme: CZ07: EEA Scholarship Programme; Bilateral Scholarship Programme
    Project: CZ07-0027: The transition of physically handicapped graduates to the labour market
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Research and Scholarship
    Programme areas: Scholarships
  • Poland flag Poland 31 July 2017

    The border guards&#039; main weapon is their knowledge

    <p>Language skills and multicultural competence are among the Polish border guards most efficient tools.</p>
    Programme: PL15: Schengen Cooperation and Combating Cross-border and Organised Crime, including Trafficking and Itinerant Criminal Groups
    Project: PL15-0027: Increase of competences and qualifications of public services in the scope of asylum and migration, with particular interest in the field of counteracting illegal migration
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Schengen cooperation and combating cross-border and organised crime, including trafficking and itinerant criminal groups
  • Bulgaria flag Bulgaria 18 July 2017

    We have everything we need except for freedom

    <p>Many inmates enter Bulgaria’s only women prison with severe health problems. As a result of a reconstruction process, they can now get the health care they need behind prison walls.</p>
    Programme: BG15: Correctional Services including Non-custodial Sanctions
    Project: BG15-0002: Improving standards in prisons and investigative detention facilities by refurbishment of infrastructure to ensure respect for human rights
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : Norway Grants
    Sector: Justice and Home Affairs
    Programme areas: Correctional services, including non-custodial sanctions
  • Czech Republic flag Czech Republic 13 July 2017

    Banned books reveal new secrets

    <p>When librarians started opening the books confiscated by Nazis during the Second World War, they found hidden stories.</p>
    Programme: CZ06: Cultural Heritage and Contemporary Arts
    Project: CZ06-0017: BOOKS REDISCOVERED ONCE AGAIN
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Protecting Cultural Heritage
    Programme areas: Conservation and revitalisation of cultural and natural heritage
  • Portugal flag Portugal 05 June 2017

    Diving into the sea of knowledge with &#039;SOPHIA&#039;

    <p>A great network of knowledge has emerged in Portugal, and the aim is to protect the country’s 4 million square kilometres of sea territory.</p>
    Programme: PT02: Integrated Marine and Coastal Management
    Project: PT02-0007: Sophia, Knowledge for Marine Environment Management
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Environmental Protection and Management
    Programme areas: Integrated marine and inland water management
  • Croatia flag Croatia 01 June 2017

    The murder of Luka (18) made Croatians rise up against violence

    <p>18-year-old Luka Ritz was beaten up on his way home from a party in Zagreb. He died two days later. This is the story of how one boy’s death put violence on the agenda.</p>
    Programme: HR02: Funds for Non-Governmental Organisations
    Project: HR02-0034: “Who is not active, participates!“
    Project status: Completed
    Funded by : EEA Grants
    Sector: Civil Society
    Programme areas: Funds for non-governmental organisations