Project results

  • MEASURES - Reconnecting migratory fish habitats in the Danube basin
    - 30-08-2021
    Reconnecting migratory fish habitats in the Danube basin

    Sturgeons are flagship animals in the Danube catchment: iconic migratory species, which have existed since the time of dinosaurs, and are symbolic of the Danube’s historical heritage and ecological wealth. However, the ability of sturgeon...

  • DARLINGe - Harnessing untapped potential of geothermal energy
    - 10-08-2021
    Harnessing untapped potential of geothermal energy

    Among the alternatives to fossil fuels, geothermal energy is one of the most promising, offering clean, reliable and safe energy for power production and heating. Due to high startup costs, however, geothermal energy use in the Danube region...

  • LENA - Creating green jobs around protected areas
    - 10-08-2021
    Creating green jobs around protected areas

    Protected areas – nature reserves, national parks, Natura 2000 sites, and so on – are at the forefront of nature conservation efforts along the Danube. But due to their status, these areas are often regarded as hampering local development....

  • Danube Energy+ - Building an ecosystem for young entrepreneurs
    - 10-08-2021
    Building an ecosystem for young entrepreneurs

    How we produce and consume energy will profoundly influence our future. To shift to a more sustainable way of life, technological innovations are essential. With a new learning programme to support energy efficiency start-ups in Danube countries,...

  • DriDanube - From reactive to proactive drought management
    - 10-08-2021
    From reactive to proactive drought management

    Drought is becoming one of the major challenges of the Danube region. In recent years such as 2003, 2007, 2012, 2015 and 2017, significant parts of the Danube River Basin were affected by it, negatively impacting various water-dependent economic...

  • DAPhNE - Improving the Danube’s inland waterway transport
    - 10-08-2021
    Improving the Danube’s inland waterway transport

    There are approximately 70 ports along the 2.414 km length of Danube. Out of them, only the ones in Germany and Austria have adequate infrastructure and management capacity to provide high-quality transport and logistics services. To help close...

  • REDISCOVER - Rediscovering Jewish heritage for tourism
    - 10-08-2021
    Rediscovering Jewish heritage for tourism

    Gastronomy, music, literature, as well as folk traditions and religious rituals, also known as intangible cultural heritage, play an important role in the travellers' choice of holiday destination. In order to improve their attractiveness to...

  • ConnectGREEN - Creating green corridors to protect wildlife
    - 10-08-2021
    Creating green corridors to protect wildlife

    The Carpathian mountain range is one of the least fragmented areas in Europe. It provides home for the European Union's largest populations of large carnivores. But the habitats of these endangered species are threatened by the rapid...

  • Danube S3 Cluster - Farmer clusters working together for sustainable agriculture
    - 10-08-2021
    Farmer clusters working together for sustainable agriculture

    Air, water and soil pollution has become a major problem in food production in recent years, caused mainly by the excessive use of fertilizers, heavy machinery and pesticides. Promoting innovation in agrifood sector in the Danube region is the...

  • Danube Floodplain - Reducing the flood risk through floodplain restoration
    - 10-08-2021
    Reducing the flood risk through floodplain restoration

    Floods are a natural phenomenon. They can, however, turn into disasters causing widespread damage - especially where natural floodplains have been cut off from their rivers. In the Danube Floodplain project efforts are made to develop new...

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)