The project made an Ekso Bionics Exoskeleton available to patients in rural areas. This enables community rehabilitation of patients recovering from spinal injuries, strokes and brain injuries.
Projects & Practice
An investment project that allowed a company to fill the gap in the local supply chain for wood chips in the north-west of Ireland.
The Walloon RDP supports the provision of quality healthcare services for ageing inhabitants of rural areas in Belgium.
An inter-territorial cooperation project to support the development of a system for verifying the traceability and the sustainable management of wood from hedgerows.
This project created free outdoor recreational infrastructure for a range of age groups and motivated them to take up physical activity through workshops and presentations.
A micro enterprise received LEADER support and turned a hobby into a revenue-generating business: using insects to produce protein flour for animal feed.
De Putter is an example of how small communities that are facing a declining level of services can improve their livelihood and promote social cohesion.
An ecovillage was developed on Sweden’s Gotland island using EAFRD funding, providing a model for environmentally-friendly accommodation, waste water treatment, food and energy production. The site is also a template for non-consumerist approaches.
An Austrian farm used EAFRD funding to convert the holding into a horse-assisted therapy centre for children and adults with special needs.
Austria`s Mühlviertel region developed an organic brand as a marketing tool to promote local producers, suppliers and tourism.