RegioStars Award Ceremony 2013

Type: Report   Reference: I-076043   Duration: 11:01:02  Lieu:
End production: 31/01/2013   First transmission: 31/01/2013
On 31 January 2013, Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, presented the RegioStars Awards 2013 to innovative projects which will contribute to creating jobs in the future. With Luc Van den Brande, former President of the Committee of the Regions and Chairman of the RegioStars Awards Jury, Johannes Hahn presented the awards for five categories: “Smart Growth”: UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of University of Porto (Portugal); “Sustainable Growth”: ENWORKS - Resource Efficiency Support (United Kingdom); “Inclusive Growth”: Individual Employment Paths (Poland); “CityStar”: Neighbourhood Management Berlin (Germany); “Information and Communication”: Towards Work - development of mediation services in recruiting people with hearing disabilities (Lithuania).

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10:00:00 Credits and opening remarks by Jacki Davis, Master of Ceremonies, (in ENGLISH) introducing Johannes Hahn, Member of the EC in charge of Regional Policy, Luc Van den Brande, former President of the Committee of the Regions and Chairman of the RegioStars Awards Jury, and the jury members; Johannes Hahn, Luc Van den Brande and the jury members make their way onto the stage; Group photo. 00:04:11
10:04:11 Statement by Johannes Hahn (in ENGLISH) thanking the jury members for their work; saying that the RegioStars Awards have grown in popularity over the years; these awards aim to recognise and encourage innovation and regional development; they provide a platform for identifying good practice throughout the EU; innovation should be promoted to contribute to improving the competitiveness of Europe and employment; the RegioStars Awards allow regions and cities to show that they are major players in the cohesion policy and contribute to the economic and social wellbeing of Europe; the 5 categories of the 2013 Awards have been chosen because they correspond to the goals of the Europe 2020 strategy; congratulating the finalists. 00:05:39
10:09:50 Statement by Luc Van den Brande (in ENGLISH) thanking the jury members; on the task of the jury; on the qualities of the finalists and winners. 00:05:28
10:15:18 Jacki Davis recalling the five RegioStars 2013 categories: - Smart Growth; - Sustainable Growth; - Inclusive Growth; - CityStar; - Information and Communication. 00:01:33
10:16:51 Video presenting the finalists in the “Smart Growth: connecting universities to regional growth” category. 00:01:21
10:18:12 Announcement of the winning project in the “Smart Growth” category: UPTEC - Science and Technology Park of University of Porto (Portugal); Video presenting the project. 00:03:13
10:21:25 Award presented by Johannes Hahn and Luc Van den Brande; group photo; statement by the winners. 00:05:49
10:27:14 Video presenting the finalists in the “Sustainable Growth: supporting resource efficiency in SMEs” category. 00:01:31
10:28:45 Announcement of the winning project in the “Sustainable Growth” category: ENWORKS - Resource efficiency support (north-west England, United Kingdom); Video presenting the project. 00:03:42
10:32:27 Award presented by Johannes Hahn and Luc Van den Brande; group photo; statement by the winners. 00:02:56
10:35:23 Video presenting the finalists in the “Inclusive Growth: social innovation: creative responses to societal challenges” category. 00:01:23
10:36:46 Announcement of the winning project in the “Inclusive Growth” category: Individual employment paths (Varmie-Mazurie, Warmińsko-Mazurskie, Poland); Video presenting the project. 00:03:32
10:40:18 Award presented by Johannes Hahn and Luc Van den Brande; group photo; statement by the winners. 00:03:16
10:43:34 Video presenting the finalists in the “CityStar: integrated approaches to sustainable urban development” category. 00:01:09
10:44:43 Announcement of the winning project in the “CityStar” category: Neighbourhood management Berlin (Germany); Video presenting the project. 00:03:20
10:48:03 Award presented by Johannes Hahn and Luc Van den Brande; group photo; statement by the winners. 00:03:48
10:51:51 Video presenting the finalists in the “Information and Communication: promoting EU Regional policy using short videos” category. 00:01:49
10:53:40 Announcement of the winning project in the “Information and Communication” category: Towards Work - development of mediation services in recruiting people with hearing disabilities (Lithuania): Video presenting the project. 00:02:38
10:56:18 Award presented by Johannes Hahn and Luc Van den Brande; group photo; statement by the winners. 00:03:10
10:59:28 Video announcing the five winners 00:01:33
11:01:02 Closing remarks by Jacki Davis 00:01:57
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