DANTE – Improving Administrative Procedures and Processes for Danube IWT
DANTE aims at identifying and eliminating the administrative barriers for inland waterway transport (IWT) on the Danube & its navigable tributaries as a joint initiative of the private sector and the national public authorities responsible for these barriers. The project partners will develop good practices and guidelines for effective administration of IWT activities in relation to the identified barriers. The proposed solutions will be discussed with the responsible authorities at national and transnational working tables. This approach shall deliver quick solutions and facilitate a wide harmonisation of procedures and processes along the Danube river. One key element for the successful project implementation will be the development of a transnational IWT barrier reporting tool for collecting user experiences.
The DANTE project is co-funded by European Union Funds (ERDF, IPA) under the Danube Transnational Programme and will run for 30 months (January 2017 – June 2019). It will be implemented by a transnational consortium of 16 co-funded organisations and 12 associated strategic partners (public authorities, consulting companies, universities and NGOs) from 10 European countries. The project has a total budget of 1.982.786,00 Euro, out of which ERDF contribution amounts 1.650.134,75 Euro & IPA contribution amounts 35.233,35 Euro. More information is available at: www.interreg-danube.eu/dante
Additionally, the DANTE project is being presented on the INDanube website. INDanube is part of an international network of three European Innovation Centres covering Germany, France and the Danube region. INDanube aims to facilitate the transfer of innovation in the Danube region. INDanube can be reached at: www.indanube.eu