European Regional Champions Award 2007 for Transnational Air Quality Project TAQI
Initiated by Lower Austria and executed by eight partners the project, funded by the European Union, was nominated by a international jury, consisting of CoR Secretary General Gerhard STAHL, MEP Catherine STIHLER, European Policy Centre Chief Executive Hans MARTENS and the Editor of Regional Review Chris JONES, as the best EU wide initiative in its category and rewarded with an outstanding European award: The "European Regional Champions Award 2007" was handed over to Dr. Gottfried Krasa of the department Environmental legal affairs department of Lower Austria, the project manager Dipl. Ing. Richard Schönstein and the senior environmental expert Dr. Georg Schörner of AEEG during a celebratory gala in Brussels in November 2007.
More details: Projekt Taqi.
Established in 1982, the independend research institute emphasizes the key activities energy, environment, air quality, climate protection and spatial planning, special software development and know-how management on project-, cooperation- and research-level.
Due to the combination of consulting and research, we link sectors economy, science, politics and administration. We design sustainable services, advise the public administration and manage different scientific projects.
Our team members solve complex problems, based on different tasks, incorporating the areas business management, law and finances. One core element of our team is the cooperation between different cultures, gender, consideration as well as the positive contact to different persons and behaviours.
It is important to find a balance between economic, ecologic and social goals. The acquired knowledge is spread through education, publications, networks and workshops. Our activities are not profit-oriented.
Due to the central position in Europe and the long experience in business we maintain a close cooperation with different partners in many countries worldwide. Especially to our neighbouring countries a close contact is hold and we dispose of good knowledge and insights in their individual matters.
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