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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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BDF Chairman Hans Skov Christensen has passed away at age 68

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It is with deep regret that we learned this morning that Hans Skov Christensen has quietly passed away at his home after a longer period of illness. We will miss Hans Skov Christensen. He was a very dedicated and highly respected Chairman, genuinely interested in bringing countries, industries and people closer together and to manifest the Baltic Sea Region more…

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Registration is Open for the Big Data Conference

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The Big Data Revolution: Regional growth and business opportunities How to make business out of Big Data? How can Big Data boost regional growth and competitiveness? What kind of innovations comes out of giving small, adaptable entrepreneurs free access to data? What happens when we combine creative intelligence with data and social engineering across sectors and disciplines? Join our conference and…

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Baltic Development Forum at 15: the story so far

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Baltic Development Forum is coming of age and we are happy to invite you to celebrate our crystal Anniversary on 25 November at 15:30 at our Secretariat at Nytorv 3 in Copenhagen. At fifteen you look for your role in the future and you know that new times need new ways to act. We are never too old to learn…

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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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Big Data Revolution in the Baltic Sea Region?

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The Baltic Sea Region is among the world’s leading ICT clusters. In many ways, the Region is a role model for how the digital economy can stimulate growth and competitiveness. In combination with a developed tradition for cross-border cooperation and public-private dialogue, the Region has a huge potential for paving new paths in the digital area. This also refers to…

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Baltic Business Arena 2013 a Success!

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Baltic Business Arena 2013, the 3rd of its kind, has once again proved itself to be a valuable platform for business dialogues and has positioned the Baltic Sea region as a place to do business. Baltic Business Arena 2013 took place during the 15th Baltic Development Forum Summit in Riga, Latvia and attracted 78 companies from 7 countries in the…

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Evaluation of the BDF Annual Summit in Riga 2013

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The 15th Baltic Development Forum Summit was held in Riga, Latvia, 29-30 May under the title “New Realities – New Opportunities. Competitiveness, investments and business development in the Baltic Sea Region.” This year’s Summit gathered ca. 750 participants. The programme and the level of speakers this year was highly appreciated and the most popular sessions this year were the Prime…

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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…