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Commission awards smart, sustainable and inclusive projects: RegioStars 2012

(15/06/2012)

Commission awards smart, sustainable and inclusive projects: RegioStars 2012

Johannes Hahn, European Commissioner for Regional Policy, and President of the RegioStars Jury, Luc van den Brande, former President of the Committee of the Regions, have announced the winners of the RegioStars 2012 Awards. The 5th annual edition of the Awards for Europe's most innovative and inspiring projects supported by European Regional Policy attracted a record 107 application, but 5 deserving projects take home the prestigious trophies. Styria in Austria, Malmö in Sweden, Podlaskie in Poland and two European Territorial Cooperation projects, bringing together partners from 9 different Member States, are the clear winners taking centre stage in Europe. 

RegioStars Awards 2012 presentation of the finalists

Press Release

Videos:

RegioStars Awards 2012: Eco World Styria and Portrait

RegioStars Awards 2012: 'Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco-towns' (GRaBS) and Portrait

RegioStars Awards 2012: 'Older people for Older people' (O4O) and Portrait

RegioStars Awards 2012: SÖM South East Malmö and Portrait

RegioStars Awards 2012: Narrated tour of the Podlaskie Voivodeship website    

Projects summaries:

RegioStars Awards 2012: Eco World Styria

RegioStars Awards 2012: 'Green and Blue Space Adaptation for Urban Areas and Eco-towns' (GRaBS)

RegioStars Awards 2012: 'Older people for Older people' (O4O)

RegioStars Awards 2012: SÖM South East Malmö

RegioStars Awards 2012: Podlaskie Voivodeship website (Direct link)    

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