The 17th Baltic Development Forum Summit was held in Copenhagen on 23rd November under the heading “Europe-wide challenges, regional solutions”. The Summit gathered decision makers from business, government and academia across the Baltic Sea region for a one-day compact Summit with a focus on competitiveness and business and investment opportunities in the Baltic Sea Region. […]
The 17th Baltic Development Forum Summit was held in Copenhagen on 23rd November under the heading “Europe-wide challenges, regional solutions”. The Summit gathered decision makers from business, government and academia ...
Shipping has contributed to the Baltic Sea Region’s prosperity since the Vikings. Today the region is home to some of the world’s leading shipping companies and maritime equipment manufacturers. Growth ...
November 25, 2015 BDF Summit 2015: Exploring the State of the Region
November 25, 2015 BDF Summit 2015: Exploring a Baltic Sea Region Digital Single Market – Two New Reports from Top of Digital Europe
Two new studies of the digital economy in the Baltic Sea Region were published under the wings of the regional ICT Think Tank “Top of Digital Europe” established by BDF and Microsoft: The first edition of the “State of the Digital Region” report, an annual updated overview of the region´s achievements and position as a […]
November 25, 2015 BDF Summit 2015: What is on the Horizon for Business and Investment in the Baltic Sea Region?
The session “Business as usual or need for a new thinking” explored the business attraction and business-making models in the Baltic Sea Region. Four messages were stressed by the panelists: Firstly, we need to consider new thinking and more focused approach. Our focus should be on entrepreneurship and start-ups. There is a need for robust […]
November 25, 2015 BDF Summit 2015: Challenges and Game Changers – Tuning in on the Current Political Dialogue in the Baltic Sea Region
The discussions in the session “The Baltic Sea Region: Challenges and Game Changers” was based around a paper by Tobias Etzold and Christian Opitz, Stiftung Wissenshaft und Politik. The paper suggests that a meaningful cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region involving Russia is still possible and recommends a step-by-step approach as a possible way forward. […]
November 13, 2015 Welcome to the 17th Baltic Development Forum Summit 23 November
Join us in Copenhagen on 23 November for a full day of inspiring presentations and discussion at the 17th Baltic Development Forum Summit. The 2015 edition of the State of the Region Report will provide a comprehensive review of the latest economic trends and developments. We will also discuss how the Juncker Plan might boost […]
June 12, 2014 Political State of the Region Report 2014: Baltic Sea Neighbourhoods – A Mega-Region in Progress?
The Political State of the Region Report 2014 focuses on the Baltic Sea Region and its neighbourhoods. It analyses current […]
June 12, 2014 BDF Report: Making Water Your Business – Company Perspectives from the Baltic Sea Region
Responsible water management is good business that can mitigate risks, cut down on costs, build trust with consumers and decision-making, […]
January 22, 2014 Report now available: Guide to Financing Energy Efficiency in Russia – RENSOL Experience
Russia is the world’s fourth largest energy consuming country with energy intensity several times higher than of the developed world. […]