References

Cultural Tourism Strategy for the castle theme Beckov, Čachtice and Tematin

The strategy defined how to develop cultural tourism around the theme of the three castles with the aim to create synergies. By means of a profound regional analysis, stakeholder interviews, and workshops a pragmatic strategy has been developed defining clear priorities, measures, and activities.    read more >> End date 2014

Feasibility Study for the investment project Swimming Pool Center Piešťany

The objective of the Feasibility Study has been to evaluate the feasibility of the prepared investment project of a swimming pool center in the spa city of Piešťany. Activities executed in the frame of the Feasibility Study: audit and market analysis, technical review, financial analysis, recommendations.    read more >> End date 2014

Ex-ante Evaluation of the ETC Program Slovakia-Czech Republic 2014 – 2020

The objective of the ex-ante evaluation has been to provide an independent view on the process of the preparation of the ETC program Slovakia – Czech Republic 2014 – 2020. The ex-ante evaluation is one of the principles of EU support in realizing the common strategic framework. Its goal is to strengthen strategic analysis and improve the quality of the preparation of the new programming period 2014 – 2020.    read more >> End date 2014

Development Potential Strategy for the cross-border region Weinviertel – Záhorie

The new planned bridge across the River Morava, to be realized until the year 2020, will offer new possibilities for sustainable economic cooperation between the Austrian region Weinviertel and the Slovak region Záhorie. This project has identified cross-border development potential for cooperation by means of a regional analysis, stakeholder interviews and workshops with local and regional key-players.    read more >> End date 2014

Ex-ante Evaluation of the Operational Program INTERACT III 2014-2020

The overall objective ex-ante evaluation has as an overarching objective the improvement and strengthening of the final quality of the program INTERACT III 2014 – 2020. INTERACT is a program of technical assistance for the implementation of programs within the European Territorial Cooperation objective under the EU Structural Funds under Article 6, paragraph 3, of the European Parliament and the Council of EC no. 1080/2006. The Operational Program INTERACT III is a platform for exchange of experience in using structural funds. INTERACT III will contribute to effectiveness and efficiency of ETC programs and projects.    read more >> End date 2014

SEA – Strategic Environmental Assessment of the Operational Program Fisheries for the Slovak Republic 2014 - 2020

The objective of the Strategic Environmental Assessment is to describe, identify and assess the likely significant environmental impacts related to the implementation of the Fisheries Program to be taken into account in its preparation including expert advice to the strategic document and a final opinion on the assessment of the strategic document, in accordance with the applicable national regulations and legislation European Union.    read more >> End date 2014

Creative Industries: Stimulating Urban Landscapes

The objective of this project has been to explore possibilities for cooperation in the field of stimulating work environments between the Netherlands and the Czech and Slovak Republic. Within the frame of this project two workshops has been organized in Prague and Bratislava with national stakeholders.    read more >> End date 2014

Tourism development strategy for the UNESCO town of Banská Štiavnica

The analytical strategic document will become the base for tourism development of the Stiavnica region, which includes the UNESCO mining city of Banská Štiavnica. The strategy will be implemented by the city of Banská Štiavnica and the local Destination Management Organisation. In the frame of this project the following activities have been realized: market research among visitors, creation of new MTB trails, transport and traffic research.    read more >> End date 2014

Regional State of the Art Analysis of sustainable mobility and tourism in the Danube region

Objective of the analysis is to facilitate sustainable tourism in the Danube region by means of stimulating environmental friendly mobility systems such as boats, trains, busses, and bicycles.The study presents the current status of sustainable transport and mobility in relation to the tourism attractions in the Danube region in the Slovak Republic in the frame of the ETC Trans Danube project.    read more >> End date 2013

On-going evaluation of the Regional Operational Programme in Slovakia

The objective of the assignment is to evaluate the Regional Operational Program in accordance with Art. 47 of the Council Regulation (EC) no. 1083/2006. The evaluation comprises a two years period and reviews the program on its progress of implementation and the functionality of its implementation system. The outputs of these regular evaluations will provide an independent view on the implementation to date of the program, and recommendations for the managing authority how to improve the problem areas of implementation.    read more >> End date 2013

Tourism strategy for the Trnava Self-governing Region

Elaboration of an analytical-strategic document for the tourism development of the Trnava region. Activities in the project: analysis and audit of the current status of tourism; defining strategy including priorities, measures, activities, funding, and defing indicators. Part of the project has been to define a strategy for the development of the Kralova lake.    read more >> End date 2013

Start-up of a production factory stainless steel

Start-up of a factory producing custom made stainless steel kitchens. Activities: advise and management support for lease of an industrial hall including an extensive due diligence, company registration, recruitment of a general manager and of personnel.    read more >> End date 2012

Analysis European Landscape Convention in Slovakia

Analysis of the implementation of the European Landscape Convention in Slovakia in general, and in particular within the geographical region of the Small Carpathians. Project in the frame of the ETC CENTRAL project Vital Landscapes. Analysis of the planning and policy instruments and constraints of the local self-governments regarding sustainable development with specific emphasis on cultural landscape.    read more >> End date 2012