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New Report on identity is out!

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During the one-day networking conference on “The Baltic Sea Region identity, branding and Communications” on 9 December in Helsinki, Finland, a new report “Facets of Identity?” was unveiled and served as the basis for discussion on the topic of identity by a panel consisting of representatives from the fields of branding, culture and communication as well as authors of the…

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State of the Region Report 2013 – 10th Ed.

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Christian Ketels , Principal Associate Harvard Business School and Author of the State of the Region Series, in the first part of the Report provides a discussion of the recent trends in competitiveness across the Baltic Sea Region. The first part looks at the current economic climate in the Region, an important influence on the policy environment for long-term competitiveness…

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Political State of the Region Report 2013

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The 2013 Political State of the Region Report “Trends and Directions in the Baltic Sea Region” is a fresh take on answering amongst other things the question of: In what state is the Baltic Sea region (BSR) in 2013? What are the current challenges and opportunities? What are the current priorities of its countries? How has the EU Strategy for…

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Let’s make cross-border digital solutions!

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“The technology is ready. Nationally we are good but together we are among the best. Why not connect the national systems in cross-border digital solutions in the Nordic/Baltic region?”  That was one of the cross-cutting messages at the conference on the Nordic-Baltic ICT Powerhouse 15 April 2013 in Stockholm City Hall, organized by BDF and Microsoft, and generously hosted by…

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The Nordic ICT Powerhouse conference 15 April, Stockholm

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Welcome to “The Nordic ICT Powerhouse”, a conference on regional growth through Nordic/Baltic collaboration, Monday 15 April 2013, 12.00 – 16.30 at Stockholm City Hall, Sweden The Nordic-Baltic region is one of the world’s ICT Powerhouses. How can we further strengthen and utilise this position in a global context? We welcome you to a conference organised by Baltic Development Forum…

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Invitation to Presentation of Political State of the Region Report 2011 in Brussels

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For some time, recognized experts have been dealing with questions concerning the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) within a newly established think tank, prepared to give advice, and to initiate, develop and follow up political processes. The Political State of the Region Report 2011, to which 23 authors from the entire BSR have contributed, provides an overview of political and economic…

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Baltic Sea Region could attract more investments

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The Baltic Sea Region countries could increase their export share and attract more investments through joint international efforts. Promotion of Trade and Investments in the Baltic Sea Region – A Report on opportunities for cooperation between trade and investment agencies, presents eight concrete conclusions and recommendations. Hans Skov Christensen, Vice-Chairman of BDF and former CEO of the Confederation of Danish…

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Women’s entrepreneurship in the Baltic Sea Region

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Women’s entrepreneurship in the Baltic Sea Region represents an unexploited potential. Only 32 percent of the entrepreneurs are women and opportunities are wasted at a time when sustainable economic growth figures high on the agenda of all governments in Europe. In general, entrepreneurship is seen as a key driver for economic success but few coordinated initiatives are target towards women….

Baltic Sea Region Investment Promotion at MIPIM

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This year BDF participates at MIPIM – one of the world’s leading real estate events, which takes place in Cannes, France, March 8-11 2011. Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Panel BDF’s director, Hans Brask, will give the opening speech at a the Baltic Sea Region Investor’s Panel taking place 8 March, where an Investor’s guide to the Baltic Sea Region is…

Nuclear power expansion in Kaliningrad: cooperation or competition?

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24-25 November the conference “Scenarios for Sustainable Energy Development of the Kaliningrad Region as an Integral part of the Baltic Sea Region” was held in Kaliningrad. This is a report from the meeting. Conference objective and main themes of discussion The objective of the conference was to continue the dialogue with Russian partners on energy planning and energy efficiency which…