SEE Newsletter - July 2008

NEWS AND EVENTS OF THE DAY
AFTER THE CALL: FIRST STATISTICS AND NEXT STEPS

filesIt's no longer a secret that the number of Expression of interest submitted for the first call of the South East Europe Programme has exceeded the most optimistic expectations.

The figures speak for themselves: the total number of Expressions of interest submitted until the deadline was 1099 (out of which 258 were duplications). The number of EoIs that are being evaluated is therefore 821.

It looks like a long, hot summer is ahead of the JTS...

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THE CASE FOR (BETTER) KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT IN TERRITORIAL COOPERATION

What makes a good project and how can other projects learn from it?KM
What knowledge is transferable from programme to programme?
How can the results of the projects be better exploited and presented?
How can the interested public have access to the knowledge (e.g. studies, analysis, statistics) developed by the projects?

If you have ever asked yourself only one of these questions, then you are in the right place. The article will not provide any answers to the above questions, but will try to make the case for knowledge management in the territorial cooperation programmes. It does not imply that at present there is no such thing as knowledge management in the way that territorial cooperation programmes are organised, but it argues that there's high time that we increase our efforts and we start working towards systematically using knowledge management in our operations.

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SEE JTS STAFF NEWS

JTSThe SEE JTS is a dynamic environment. Quite a few movements have happened during the last months, so if you are interested in finding out who's who and who's new in the JTS, here is the latest staff movers and shakers.

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OUR RECOMMENDATIONS
- INNOVATION COMES TO BUDAPEST! The South East Europe Programme is now closer than ever to innovation. This is not only due to the programme priorities, among which the first is indeed innovation, but also due to the fact that is located in Budapest - the city that just won the competition for hosting the future European Institute of Technology (EIT)! We hope that this will help stimulate innovation in the South East Europe, an area with a great potential in this field, but which still has a lot to learn... (Read more)
- NATIONAL INFO DAYS - Find out when and where we have been during the last months. (Read more)
- YOU CAN CONTROL CLIMATE CHANGE! If you have ever wondered what you can do to control climate change, you may visit the website of the European Commission's campaign. (Read more)
- REGIO - WORLD NEWS. Be a star of the regio world, by participating in the contest organised by DG Regional Policy - Regio Stars! (Read more)