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Join us in Tartu for the Baltic Urban Forum workshop 19-20 Jan 2014

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Noting that cities are playing the most important role in the development of the Baltic Sea Region development, UBC Board together with the Baltic Development Forum, the City of Turku and Tartu Smart City Lab has taken the initiative to prepare a concept for a “Baltic Sea Region Urban Forum for Smart Cities”.  The initiative has received initial financing for the preparatory…

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The Baltic Sea Region Identity, Branding and Communication

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Monday 9 December 2013 – City Hall of Helsinki, Pohjoisesplanadi 11-13, Helsinki, Finland The countries and regions around the Baltic Sea Region have come closer during recent years. Is it only due to a community of interests or do we share more than that – values, norms and a “we-feeling”? If so, is it possible to boost joint promotion and regional identity…

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Investment Promotion Agencies meet to discuss Cleantech and Growth Capital – 5 November Copenhagen

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On 5th November 2013, Baltic Development Forum will host the fourth meeting of the Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) of the Baltic Sea Region. In a unique EU supported initiative, the Investment Promotion Agencies of the region meet regularly to identify possible areas for regional cooperation. During the upcoming meeting the objective is to discuss Cleantech and Sustainability as a prioritised sector for investment promotion…

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Report on Nordic solutions to improve energy efficiency in buildings – now available!

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Applying Nordic Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast Baltic Development Forum acts as the Lead Partner of RENSOL project, “Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Solutions in Kaliningrad Oblast”. The project was started with the identification of feasible energy efficient and renewable energy solutions in Nordic countries that could also be adapted to Kaliningrad region. Possibilities to improve housing energy…

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Call for New Bloggers from the Baltic Sea Region

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Ten nations and over 60 stories already – but much more to come The ONE Baltic Sea Region bloggers have shared stories from their daily lives since March 2013. Eleven bloggers have been posting about specialties and quirks from their respective nations. Their blogs are posted on the One BSR website and also on newsWave, the Baltic Sea Region news…

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Idea Market in Tallinn 27-28 September

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An international IdeaMarket, hosted by Tallinn Incubator, took place on the 27th and 28th of September in Tallinn that was targeted at the young and ambitious, at business people and creative personalities. The ONE BSR project along with Baltic Development Forum (BDF) took part. The aim was to provide inspiration, international networking and product development. The focus for day one, 27 September, was…

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Trip around the Baltic Sea on NewsWave

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From the 23rd to the 28th September, six ONE BSR bloggers were taking part in a trip around the Baltic Sea. Together, they got the opportunity to explore three major cities of the Baltic Sea Region: Warsaw, Helsinki and Tallinn. During the trip, they were reporting live on twitter and Facebook, sharing their impressions and thoughts, exchanging ideas and getting to know…

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ONE BSR Meeting News

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On the 10-11 September in Copenhagen, at the beautiful premises of Eigtveds Pakhus, the ONE BSR project partners met for the third time, kindly hosted by Invest in Denmark. ONE BSR project’s overall goal is to, through joint efforts, produce elements for the Baltic Sea Region’s brand and identity, to strengthen competitiveness of the region by branding it as one…

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ONE Baltic Sea Region (ONE BSR): Baltic Metropoles Accelerating the Branding and Identity Building of the Baltic Sea Region

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We would like to warmly welcome you to join the third ONE BSR meeting and learn about the activities and meet the experts of the European Union Baltic Sea Strategy flagship project. During the meeting current challenges related to talent retention, investment promotion and tourism attraction to the region will be discussed. The meeting will take place in Copenhagen at…