Past Projects

January 9, 2013

Towards a Border Development Zone

This research project, building on the proposals of the 2009-2012 action research project Cross-Border Economic Renewal: Rethinking Regional Policy in Ireland, will explore the potential of a joint economic development approach across the whole Irish and Northern Irish cross-border region. Its three specific aims, to be carried out through five scoping studies and an action […]

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January 9, 2013

CRoSPlaN-2 Shared Services, Executive Training and Animation Programme and Evidence-based Planning

CRoSPlaN-2 Shared Services This project will be led by the Centre’s ‘sister’ organisation, the International Centre for Local and Regional Development (ICLRD). The benefits of harmonising cross-border planning in specific regions along the Irish border is something that has already been recognised by both Irish administrations (e.g. in the North-West Gateway initiative) and in the […]

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January 9, 2013

Budget and Evaluation Toolkits for cross-border cooperation

This project will contribute to a portfolio of tools to support cross-border cooperation in order to: Improve the capacity of people involved in the implementation of EU programmes and projects Improve the efficiency and quality of funded projects; Improve the learning from funded projects Two new tools will be developed: an Evaluation Toolkit and a […]

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January 9, 2013

Impact Assessment Training and Mentoring

Following its highly-regarded Impact Assessment Toolkit for Cross-Border Cooperation (developed in INICCO-1), the Centre will assist EU-level efforts to streamline and simplify the application, monitoring and evaluation procedures of Structural Fund programmes (INTERREG and others) by delivering a package of capacity-building training and monitoring support to applicants and potential applicants. The project’s aims are to: […]

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January 9, 2013

Mapping Acute Specialities

The aims of this project are to address a gap in information about cross-border and all-island acute health specialities by: Developing a geodatabase that maps acute health specialities on the island; Training health professionals in the use of this mapping tool (two seminars to be held for 20 people). The Centre’s partner in this project […]

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