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Financing the Future of Energy

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Save-the-date 5th October in Riga How can green investments be financed to accelerate the transition to a carbon-free economy in the most cost-effective way? How are energy efficiency solutions applied, which financial schemes are used, and what are the different experiences on financing energy efficiency across the countries in the Baltic Sea Region? Baltic Development Forum in close collaboration with…

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Urban Climate Change Adaptation in the Baltic Sea Region

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How to stay resilient and mitigate vulnerability of our urban areas to the changing climate? How can we be better prepared to meet the challenges with adequate tools and skills to handle different emergency situations? What is direct and indirect impact of climate change on the urban areas? What are the possibilities and constraints to the adaptation? Baltic Development Forum,…

Der feine Flüssigkeitsstrahl, den die Physikerin Rita Graceffa in einer Vakuumkammer justiert, kann Proben wie Viren, Zellen oder Bakterien liefern, so dass sie mit Röntgenlaserblitzen untersucht werden können.The fine liquid jet, which is being adjusted by physicist Rita Graceffa inside a vacuum chamber, delivers samples such as viruses, cells, or bacteria in such a way that they can easily be probed by the X-ray laser flashes of the European XFEL.

Open Call for Companies to Access Free Analytical Research

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Baltic TRAM offers companies free access to state-of-the-art analytical research facilities across the Baltic Sea Region, providing technical and scientific expertise to help solve challenges associated with developing new products or services. The project now accepts applications. Companies selected for support will receive scientific advice tailored to their specific business needs. More precisely, they will be provided with free measurements…

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Sharing Test and Demonstration Infrastructures – an opportunity for Smart Specialisation, Tampere 6 April

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As part of the project BSR Stars S3, BDF and Nordic Council of Ministers organised a workshop on the 6th of April in Tampere, Finland. The event brought together 32 representatives for technology providers, business development agencies, policymakers and SME’s in Finland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Poland, Germany and Lithuania to discusse the interest and potentials for a broader access to…

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New Project Puts a Price on Companies’ Environmental Footprint

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More companies want to understand their consumption of natural resources and their environmental and climate footprint: not just to display responsibility, but also to assure their survival. BDF is partner in a project which develops tools for companies’ natural capital accounting to meet the growing demand.   It takes a huge amount of water to produce clothes. For example, the…

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Timely Need to Intensify Scientific and Industrial Collaboration

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On 22nd September, Baltic Development Forum and Deutsches Elektronen Synchrotron (DESY) organised a panel discussion “Northern European Excellence and Innovation Cluster” in Hamburg. The debate was initiated and hosted by the project BalticTRAM (Transnational Research Access in the Macroregion) and arranged in conjunction with the Fehmarnbelt Days 2016, a regional platform for the stakeholders from the emerging Fehmarnbelt Region and…

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Project kick-off for Baltic TRAM

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On 7-8 March in Zeuthen/Berlin, the international project Baltic TRAM (Transnational Research in the Macroregion) held it’s kick-off, marking the start of a wide range of activities to be implemented throughout the Baltic Sea Region over the next three years. The meeting gathered 16 project partners, associated organisations and guests from the region and beyond. Through good and constructive discussions,…

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BDF Enters Several New Projects in 2016

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The start of 2016 will mark the beginning of several new projects recently approved by the Interreg BSR Programme. Baltic Development Forum will be a partner to two of them, and an associated partner to another two. BSR Stars S3: Innovation flagship for the Baltic Sea Region BDF is partner in the project BSR Stars S3: “Stimulating smart specialization ecosystem…

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Final discussions in transport – BSR TransGovernance project comes to a close

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On 3 November the Baltic Development Forum participated at the final conference of the BSR TransGovernance project in Brussels, where the final report and it’s highlights were presented and actively discussed by the attending stakeholders from the whole Baltic Sea Region. See full conference programme. The project started in September 2012 and has lasted for two years. It was operated…

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Talent retention in the Baltic Sea Region – we need international talent

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Working together for ONE BSR project After two years of operation ONE BSR has come to a close. The last conference held in Helsinki, September 4, 2014 went through the events that have taken place under the project as well as looked into what the future holds for the region. The closing session shared the most important participant take-a-ways and future…