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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…

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…

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…

Join us for the ONE BSR Final Meeting in Helsinki

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On 4 September, partners and stakeholders, from all around the Baltic Sea, will get together for a final meeting of the ONE BSR project. After two years of intense cooperation throughout the Baltic Sea Region, the final meeting’s participants will look at project’s results and discussions will focus on success stories and shared challenges within the region. Key Messages The ONE BSR final meeting puts three…

RENSOL: Mission completed?

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After 31 months the project “Energy efficiency and renewable energy solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast” (RENSOL) is ending and Baltic Development Forum, who led the implementation work through almost three years, has stories to tell and deliverables to be proud of. RENSOL builds on earlier initiatives in the energy field; reports as well as open dialogues on energy issues at several…

Baltic Sea Region – a region of opportunities

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ONE BSR  – ten nations, thousands of stories ONE BSR –  a flagship project within the framework of the Baltic Sea Region Programme and the EU strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is approaching its final phase. Launched in 2012, project’s aim has been to produce elements for the Baltic Sea Region image and identity, contributing to joint promotion of the region….

Project at the helm for transport policy discussions in Turku

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During the recent Baltic Sea Days in Turku, Finland, the BSR TransGovernance project was involved in the making of two sessions which dealt with the opportunities of multi-level governance for optimising transport policy frameworks in the Baltic Sea Region. As a back to back event to the BDF Summit and the EU Annual Forum, the BSR TransGovernance arranged the first…

Talent retention situation analysis in the Baltic Sea Region

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Talent retention situation analysis: what are the current policies and best practices in the Baltic Sea Region? Talent retention is an issue that will become increasingly important in the future. The population of Europe is aging and more talents from non-European countries will be recruited. A recent study on the talent retention in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR),  published by the…

Invest in the Baltic Sea Region – Investment Promotion Agencies Forum 2014

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Towards a more globally competitive Baltic Sea Region through cooperation and joined forces Business Plan for Investment Promotion Agencies of the Baltic Sea Region Investment Promotion Agencies Forum 2014 The Baltic Sea Region is still one of the economically most competitive regions in the world. However, foreign companies are still of significant importance for the national and regional economy in terms…