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Digital Age in Rural and Remote Areas

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DARRA  =  Digital Age in Rural and Remote Areas
A transnational partnership from across Northern Periphery utilising the market power of local authorities to boost the uptake of e-Services among small businesses
Project Status:
Completed
Project Leader:
EU Programme:
Northern Periphery (INTERREG 4B)
Project Budget:
€1,423,789
Start Date:
Jan, 2008
Finish Date:
Dec, 2010
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The aim of the project is to:

Contribute to Eliminating the digital divide between rural and urban areas in the Northern Periphery by boosting the usage of more advances ICT services

Specific objectives are to:
  • Create a vision of how ICT can assist create an attractive rural lifestyle in 2013 to guide strategy development in rural areas in the future.
  • Raise awareness among the tourism sector, local and municipal authorities of the benefits of advanced ICT services.
  • Implement the more advanced eServices in the project regions.
Donegal, Ireland
ERNACT Network   (Partner)
Partner

Colm Mc Colgan
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Kainuu, Finland
Regional Council of Kainuu (JAKR)   (Partner)
Partner

Eero Vilhu
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Kainuu, Finland
Kainuun Etu Oy   (Partner)
Partner

Timo Surma-Aho
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Lapland, Finland
Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences   (Partner)
Lead partner

Janne Hirvonen
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Lapland, Finland
Rovaniemi Regional Development Agency   (Partner)
Partner

Teija Mikkola
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Mid West, Ireland
University of Limerick   (Partner)
Partner

Brid Quinn
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Mid West, Ireland
Shannon Development   (Partner)
Partner

Brian Callanan
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Ostersund, Sweden
Mid Sweden University   (Partner)
Partner

Karl Sandberg
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Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
Western Norway Research Institute (WNRI)   (Partner)
Partner

Ivar Petter Grøtte
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Sogn og Fjordane, Norway
Sogn og Fjordane County Governor   (Partner)
Partner

Jostein Fondenes
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Västernorrlands, Sweden
Federation of Private Enterprises Västernorrland   (Partner)
Partner

Lillemor Larsson
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Västernorrlands, Sweden
ALAV   (Partner)
Partner

Charlie Wallin
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CORE ERNACT REGIONS
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrlands
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom