SOCIAL SEED Erasmus+ project has been granted!

Our SOCIAL SEED Erasmus+ project has been granted! Soon we start 2,5-year cooperation with partners from Spain, Italy and Germany. ✅SOCIAL SEED aims to design a new methodology to incubate socially excluded groups to entrepreneur – with an innovative approach- supported by private companies. It will be validated how should be a hybrid model of cooperation between […]

Take action. Use our UMBRELLA project support!

Thanks to our partnership and already existent networks of cooperation, we’re able to provide direct support in partners search and networking. What is our Pool of Experts and what are the Microactivities we offer? We count on a “Pool of Experts” able to provide expertise in the following EU and Non-EU Grants: Interreg South Baltic Interreg Baltic Sea Region […]

Vistit EmPaci project website

We invite everyone to visit our Interreg Baltic Sea Region EmPaci project website: https://www.empaci.uni-rostock.de/   Project summary: Challenges, objectives, key activities Challenges to citizen participation in the BSR A majority of the BSR areas is characterized by largely fragmented living areas of their inhabitants. This leads to challenges for public authorities and councils when it […]

BISER co-organizing EmPaci project workshop during the UBC General Conference in Kaunas

Workshop: The value of the citizens‘ participation for cities governance, EmPaci Project, XV UBC General Conference in Kaunas 15-18 October 2019 – Apply to join now! The University of Klaipeda, together with the Baltic Institute for Regional Affairs BISER, is organizing the workshop “The value of the citizens‘ participation for cities governance, EmPaci Project” that will take […]

UMBRELLA 2nd Awareness Raising Event in Denmark!

On Europe Day, 9th May, UMBRELLA project held its second Awareness Raising Event. What better occasion to talk about EU opportunities for municipalities and educational institutions? These were the main focus groups of the conference that took place in Sorø, a small municipality located in the core of Region Zealand and perfect location to gather […]

Get to know our EmPaci project!

Key facts Project duration: 01 Jan 2019 – 30 June 2021 Countries involved: Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Poland Partner: 13 (see partner page) Associated organisations: 3 (see partner page) Lead partner: University of Rostock, Chair for Accounting, Management Control and Auditing: Prof. Dr. Peter C. Lorson Total ERDF budget 1.878 Mio. EUR Project coordinator in […]

Soon we start our newest project EmPACI co-funded from the Interreg Baltic Sea Region programme

Participatory budgeting is a process of democratic decision-making in which ordinary people take part in preparing and adopting a municipal or public budget. In the Baltic Sea region, only a few municipalities have applied participatory budgeting to date. A typical type of citizen in such a process is male, politically active, well-educated, and 35-65 years […]

Meet UMBRELLA’s experts in Lund on 7th Feb!

Are you interested in transnational cooperation? Maybe you are working on your new project idea? If so, then we kindly invite you to Lund on 7th Feb 2019 to meet the UMBRELLA’s experts! Umbrella experts could provide: ✔️information on application procedure; ✔️definition of overall and specific objectives; ✔️outputs and outcomes; ✔️hints on the project budget.   You can register here:  https://bit.ly/2LZ4uEO […]

Save the date: 7th March “Right of access to public information” Workshop in Elbląg

Are you a young girl/ boy between 18-25 years old? Would you like to know more about your right to access public information? Then our Youth Workshop is the right occasion for you to gain practical knowledge in this field, besides socially responsible relationships and participatory budgeting. The workshop will be organized by the Association […]

1st UMBRELLA newsletter is here!

Download the full newsletter here in pdf: Umbrella newsletter 1 (Oct 2018) UMBRELLA is partly financed from the Interreg South Baltic Programme 2014-2020 through the European Regional Development Fund. Project name (EN): Boosting cross-border cooperation capacities of local actors in the South Baltic Sea Project acronym: UMBRELLA Project start date: 2018-01-01;   Project end date: 2020-06-30 Total budget/expenditure: EUR 986.566,00 European […]