Implemented projects

In May 2018, Kaunas Regional Development Agency, in cooperation with project partners from Lithuania and Latvia, started to implement this project of the Interreg V-A Latvian-Lithuanian Cross-Border Cooperation Program

Project duration – 24 months. (May 2018 – October 2020)

The total project budget is EUR 1046494.81, of which ERDF funding is EUR 889520.56.

The budget of Kaunas Region Development Agency is EUR 69,400.00, of which ERDF funding is EUR 58,990.00.

The target group of the project is the residents of the partner municipalities, business, municipal administrations and specialists.

The overall goal of the project is to solve the problems related to brownfields in the Kurzeme region and several regions of Lithuania.

Expected results:

The main project partner is the Kurzeme planning region. Lithuanian partners are Kaunas Region Development Agency, Kaunas City Municipality Administration, Klaipėda District Municipality Administration and Telšiai District Municipality Administration. The project partners in Latvia are Kuldiga District Municipality, Skrunda District Municipality, Ventspils District Municipality and Saldus District Municipality.

Project applicant: Kaišiadorys District Municipality Administration.

Project partners:

Project “Development of information infrastructure of routes and routes connecting municipalities of Birštonas, Kaišiadorys district and Prienai districts” No. 05.4.1-LVPA-R-821-21-0001, financed under the 2014-2020 Measure No. of the European Union Funds Investment Operational Program Priority 5 “Environment, Sustainable Use of Natural Resources and Adaptation to Climate Change”. 05.4.1-LVPA-R-821 “Development of information infrastructure of tourist routes and tourist routes connecting municipalities”.

The main goal of the project is to create a marking infrastructure (274 units) for informing and marking places of interest on the tourism route connecting the municipalities of Birštonas, Kaišiadorys district and Prienai districts.

The project will produce and install:

The implementation of these measures will improve information about attractions in the municipality, make it easier for tourists to find the desired objects, increase interest in cultural and natural heritage sites, contribute to the creation of a sustainable tourism information and labeling system, encourage inbound tourism and influence local small and medium business development.

Project start: 2017 March.

Project duration – 24 months.

The project budget is EUR 207,290.72, of which EU funding is EUR 176,197.10.

The project is funded under the 2007-2013 Lithuanian-Polish-Russian cross-border cooperation program.

The main idea of ​​the project is to promote the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and cross-border cooperation of SME support structures in Marijampolė, Kaunas regions (Lithuania) and Kaliningrad region (Russian Federation).

The specific objectives of the project include strengthening business support organizations, increasing competitiveness and business, and promoting cooperation between SMEs in the project area.

To achieve these goals, the project will carry out the following activities:

  1. Implementation of measures to increase the capacity and creativity level of business support organizations, including training and educational leadership sessions.
  2. Improving the material base of the organizations participating in the project in order to provide better mediation assistance services to SMEs.
  3. Strengthening the entrepreneurial and competitive capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises in the project area, Lithuania and Russia.
  4. Strengthening the innovation and creativity capacity of small and medium-sized enterprises wishing to start a cross-border business.
  5. Development and testing of a network of participating organizations, SMEs and educators through a new thematic website.
  6. Strengthening cooperation between business representatives to develop cross-border joint business ideas.

Project website:

www.create4compete.com

This information has been prepared with the support of the European Union under the 2007-2013 program. European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument Lithuanian-Polish-Russian cross-border co-operation program. The Kaunas Region Development Agency is responsible for its content, which under no circumstances reflects the position of the European Union.

Kaunas Region Development Agency is implementing the project “Digital Baltic States – Promoting Digital Innovation in Public Sector Information” financed by the Swedish Institute.

The project applicant is Varmland County Administrative Board (Sweden).

The main partners of the project:

  1. Voru County Government (Estonia);
  2. Public Institution Kaunas Region Development Agency (Lithuania);
  3. Hedmark County Council (Norway).

The project also involves 8 other partners from Lithuania (KTU Regional Science Park), Sweden, Estonia, Poland, Norway and Denmark.

The aim of the project is to encourage digital innovations in public sector information from a community perspective and to make the Baltic Sea Region a leader in the development of a single digital European market.

Main results of the project:

  1. A study has been prepared to identify measures that will enable the Baltic Sea Region to become a digital single market.
  2. A strong partnership has been established between the organizations involved in the project to ensure the continuity of the project results.
  3. An application for funding for the next funding period has been prepared.

Project duration: 2014 month of January. 01 d. – 2014 December. 31 d.

The project budget is SEK 286,000.00 (LTL 112,289.32).

The project is funded under the European Neighborhood and Partnership Instrument cross-border cooperation program between Latvia, Lithuania and Belarus.

The project is implemented by the Public Institution Kaunas Regional Development Agency, the project partner is the Belarusian public youth organization “Азбука предпринимательства”.

The total budget of the project is 130,320.62 Euro (449,971.04 LTL), of which 117,288.55 Euro (404,973.91 LTL) is allocated by the European Union Community.

The main goal of the project is to increase the level of entrepreneurship of young people in Kaunas and Minsk regions and to promote cooperation. The project aims to reduce the number of young people emigrating and the youth unemployment rate by encouraging young people to start their own businesses.

Project target group:

The main groups of project activities:

During the project, an analysis of creative industries in Kaunas region was prepared – the first such attempt to investigate and evaluate the potential of CI in Kaunas region, a conference was organized to contribute to the dissemination of creative growth opportunities, the importance and significance of creative industries. The project also envisages the preparation of an analysis of the possibilities of creating CI clusters in Kaunas region, a regional action plan on how CIs should be promoted in Kaunas region. More information about the project: www.creative-growth.euDuring the project, an analysis of creative industries in Kaunas region was prepared – the first such attempt to investigate and evaluate the potential of CI in Kaunas region, a conference was organized to contribute to the dissemination of creative growth opportunities, the importance and significance of creative industries. The project also envisages the preparation of an analysis of the possibilities of creating CI clusters in Kaunas region, a regional action plan on how CIs should be promoted in Kaunas region.

More information about the project:

www.creative-growth.eu

The public institution Kaunas Region Development Agency has signed a financing agreement with the Ministry of Economy of the Republic of Lithuania and the public institution Lithuanian Business Support Agency for the project “Start a Business in Kaunas District”.

Kaunas Region Development Agency in cooperation with the employees of Kaunas County Municipal Administrations and Kaunas Governor’s Administration prepared the project of the database of projects of Kaunas County Public Administration Institutions and implemented and updated it.

The aim of the project is to provide potential investors with information about the business, socio-economic environment, potential investment objects and potential partners in Kaunas region. During the implementation of the activities of this project, the database of investment objects of Kaunas region created in 2006 was updated. Information about the objects in Lithuanian and English can be found on the website www.krda.lt/investments.

THE SUB-PROJECT IS FINANCED BY NORWAY UNDER THE NORWEGIAN FINANCIAL MECHANISM

THE SUB – PROJECT IS CO – FINANCED BY LITHUANIA

Public Institution Kaunas Regional Development Agency has signed the support of the project “Strengthening Cooperation of Kaunas County Public Administration Institutions with Rogaland County, Sharing Experience in Cultural Heritage Preservation and E-Democracy Development” under the European Economic Area and Norwegian Financial Mechanism Grant Scheme Strengthening Local, Regional and Euroregional Partners in Lithuania and Norway ”grant agreement.

Implementation period: 13.01.2010 – 30.09.2010

Applicant: Public Institution Kaunas Region Development Agency (Lithuania)

Partners:

Problems to be solved:

1. The problem of preservation of cultural heritage in Kaunas region is how to successfully and efficiently preserve, use and / or adapt abundant cultural heritage resources for tourism needs, how to attract small and medium-sized businesses to these processes.

2. The problem of e-Democracy development in Kaunas region is how to successfully and efficiently implement E-democracy processes in order to promptly respond to the rapid development of the process, its multiplicity, ambiguity and unpredictability of its impact in order to improve the quality of public services.

The aim is to strengthen the cooperation of Kaunas County public administration institutions with Rogaland County, sharing the experience of cultural heritage preservation and e-democracy development.

Kaunas Region Development Agency has implemented an ecological education project, the aim of which is to inform the residents of Kaunas County about the prevention of taxable products (tires, accumulators, batteries, internal combustion engine fuels, lubricants, intake air filters, car hydraulic (oil) shock absorbers) and packaging waste. sorting and recycling and their importance in protecting the environment from harmful effects. During the project, large outdoor posters with information about waste sorting possibilities and usefulness were displayed throughout Kaunas County. Information on how sorted waste can be recycled and reused, thus protecting the environment, was displayed on outdoor video screens in Kaunas County. General information about waste collection sites, where people can deliver various construction and bulky waste free of charge, is available on the website of Kaunas County Governor’s Administration. Seminars on “Sorting waste – useful” were held in schools. Leaflets with information on waste sorting are distributed during the seminars.

Kaunas Region Development Agency prepared the project and after receiving the support was responsible for the implementation of the project. Project partners: Kaunas County Governor’s Administration, Kaunas County Municipalities (Birštonas, Kaunas City, Jonava, Kaišiadorys, Kėdainiai, Raseiniai, Prienai District Municipalities) administrations and Kaunas Region Development Agency. The main goal of the project is to improve the human resources of Kaunas County state and municipal institutions and establishments by increasing the qualification, level of knowledge and skills of employees. More information about the project: http://www.krda.lt/kavakompet/

The agency provided a project administration service. Activities included the preparation and submission of progress reports and payment claims to the NIS, coordination with the Fund, preparation of procurement documentation and other issues related to the implementation of the project.

2006 In June 2006, the Kaunas Region Development Agency submitted an application to the Environmental Project Management Agency of the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania in order to receive support for the project “Promotion of Environmentally Beneficial Procurement in Kaunas Region”. to implement the activity group “Information on the environment and promotion of environmental awareness of the Lithuanian population” of the measure 1.3 “Improvement of the quality of the environment and prevention of environmental damage” of the single programming document. 2007 In January, the support project “Promotion of Environmentally Beneficial Procurement in Kaunas Region” was established. BPD2004-ERPF-1.3.0-05-06 / 0056 agreement between the Ministry of Environment of the Republic of Lithuania, the Environmental Project Management Agency of the Ministry of Environment and Kaunas Regional Development Agency. The project is intended for employees of the administration of municipalities and public contracting authorities; business group – companies that submit tenders for public procurement; society. During the implementation of the project, information-training material was prepared, which provides information on how to implement and assess environmental criteria in public procurement, based on the methodology of the “green” public procurement implementation program prepared by the Ministry of Environment, EU practice and legal acts. material, environmental consumer information publications. In the course of the project, ecological education campaigns “Green Load” were organized, during which information publications were distributed and information booklets issued by other organizations were distributed. More information about the project: http://www.krda.lt/eko/

The project was implemented in accordance with the Lithuanian Single Programming Document 2004-2006 measure “Development of Workforce Competences and Abilities to Adapt to Changes” and was aimed at the residents of rural areas of Kaunas County in order to develop their computer literacy, strengthen human resources and their integration into the labor market. to create preconditions for the development of alternative business in rural areas. Computer literacy courses were held in 7 municipalities of Kaunas county: Birštonas, Kaišiadorys, Kėdainiai, Kaunas district, Jonava, Prienai, Raseiniai. During the project, computer literacy courses were attended by 1000 residents of Kaunas County. The project was implemented by Kaunas County Governor’s Administration, the project was administered by Kaunas Regional Development Agency, which supervised the project, prepared reports and presented them to the Management Group, monitored and evaluated project progress, accounted for project funds, managed financial flows, kept accounting and prepared financial statements. reports. More information about the project: www.kaunaseregion.lt/ek/?mod=content&lang=1&id=41&menu_id=21.

Kaunas City Municipality Administration project supported under the Lithuanian SPD 2.2. implementation of the measure according to the won project administration and implementation service provision agreement (total budget: LTL 830,464).

The project was funded by the World Bank. During the project implementation, 5 programs were implemented: Health Education and Primary Prevention Program; PSPC development program; Hospital Restructuring Program; Community Mental Health Development Program; Ambulance Services Development Program. During the implementation of the project, over 5.0 million LTL was invested in the renovation of health institutions and equipment renewal in Kaunas County. USD.

Parengta investitorių pritraukimo ir aptarnavimo metodika Kauno regione: sukurta Kauno regiono savivaldybių turimų investicinių objektų duomenų bazė ir specializuotas modulis Partnerio-rengėjo interneto svetainėje, skirtas investuotojams (www.krda.lt/investments); parengta investicinio portfelio marketinginė medžiaga, aptarnauti potencialūs investuotojai.

The project was funded by the British Embassy in Lithuania. The Agency coordinated the implementation of the project and administered the activities.

Coordination of INTERREG III C program project “MAREMA” (Managing regional management) in Kaunas region (2003-2005)

The project was funded by the PHARE 2001 SPF program. Customer – Prienai district municipality administration. The Agency coordinated the implementation of the project and prepared reports. The feasibility study for the development of the Pociūnai Aviation Tourism Center in the Prienai Nemunas Loop region geographically covers the restricted area of ​​Prienai, Pociūnai and Birštonas. During the preparation of the study, it was determined what leisure and entertainment services could be developed in Prienai district municipality and what aviation tourism products could be developed in Prienai Nemunas loop region in order to increase tourist flows in Prienai district municipality. The study also includes the creation of possible tourist routes combining aviation services and the preparation of digital maps for tourists.

The project was funded by PHARE SPP. The agency managed the implementation of the project, administered activities, prepared training programs, organized and implemented trainings, prepared reports. The aim of the project is to raise the level of knowledge of the Kaunas County Governor’s administration and municipal employees about the European Union. After the completion of the project, nine local European Union information corners were installed in all municipalities of Kaunas County and in the administration of the Governor. The knowledge of Kaunas County Governor’s administration and municipal employees on the issues of Lithuania’s integration into the EU increased from 37 to 55 percent, i. 18 percent point.

The project was funded by PHARE PPF. Customer – Kaunas City Municipality Administration. The Agency managed the implementation of the project in Kaunas city and region. As a result of the project implementation, the following was prepared: Business environment formation and infrastructure program until 2015; Feasibility study of connecting Via Baltica road with Kaunas city center and industrial districts via M. K. Čiurlionis bridge; Mandatory Environmental Impact Selection Report.

The project was supported by the Open Society Foundation of Lithuania. Customer – Kaunas City Municipality Administration.

The project was funded by the Open Lithuania Foundation. The client of the project is Kaunas County Governor’s Administration. During the implementation of the project, the Agency coordinated the project activities and organized training for municipal officials.

The project was funded by PHARE SPF and INTERREG IIIB. The Agency coordinated the implementation of project activities in Kaunas region. During this project, a logistics center planning methodology was developed to ensure the efficiency of logistics activities and sustainable regional development, and new service concepts were developed to increase the internal and external integration of logistics centers. One of the goals was to develop an information system for logistics centers. The project has increased the influence of logistics centers in the context of regional development. The competitiveness of logistics centers has also been increased, through the establishment of a partnership between the countries of the Baltic region.

The project was funded by the European Commission. Customer – Kaunas City Municipality Administration. Kaunas Region Development Agency coordinated project activities in Kaunas region.

Last updated: 24/02/2021

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