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Financing the Future of Energy Efficiency

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Save-the-date 5th October Venue: Park Inn by Radisson Valdemara, Krogus 1, 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?…

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Debate article: Digital growth through regional cooperation

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The Baltic Sea Region is world leading within the digital sectors. If we want to stay competitive in a globalised world, we should continue to stimulate international success in the area of information and communication technology. Therefore we need to strengthen the regional cooperation and remove barriers for growth. If we don’t, then we risk to loose our front line…

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EU project – Rensol presented at the 8th Energy Forum in Sopot

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Decentralised government levels are keeping the energy efficiency agenda high on the agenda On behalf of Rensol ( EU financed project) Hans Brask, Director of the Baltic Development Forum, participated in the 8th Energy Forum 16-18 December 2013 in Sopot just outside Gdansk in Poland – the Polish neighbouring region of Kaliningrad.  Please find more information about the Conference on Energy Forum’s…

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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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IT and Finance to join forces in growth initiatives

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The Baltic Sea Region is a top performer in IT and the digital economy. That includes development and implementation of advanced digital solutions in the financial sector. There are joint growth potentials to explore in cooperation projects across sectors and borders, where this region can inspire the rest of Europe. The financial institutions can be drivers in the development of…

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Successful Energy Round Table Meeting in Kaliningrad 4 June 2013

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Banks and IFIs are ready to finance energy efficiency project in Kaliningrad: Regional partner countries also ready to achieve results. Within the Rensol project, Baltic Development Forum and Nordic Council of Ministers’ Information Office in Kaliningrad, organised 4 June a Round Table meeting on financing models for energy efficiency projects in Kaliningrad, Russia. The meeting took place in connection with the V…

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BDF ranks 27th among International Economic Policy Think Tanks

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Baltic Development Forum has been named #27 International Economic Policy Think Tank in the world in the annual Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program survey conducted by the University of Pennsylvania. It’s the only Nordic institution listed in this category. The annual Global Go-To Think Tank Index ranks the world’s leading think tanks with the help of a panel of…

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Popular Danish EUSBSR seminar held in Copenhagen

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For the 3rd consecutive year BDF organised a seminar on the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region targeted Danish stakeholders in close cooperation with Danish Regions, the European Commission representation in Denmark, the Danish Enterprise and Construction Authority of Denmark and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark. The seminar took place in Copenhagen 9 September 2011. Lars W. Andersen, BDF…

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Specialisation and Growth in the Baltic Sea Region

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Registration for this EU conference in Malmö, Sweden, has been extended to 25 March 2011. The aim of the conference is to give a shared vision of Smart Specialisation and how it can pave the way for regional development and growth. The tools and processes to achieve smart specialisation will be presented by some of the leading actors in the…

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Join our Green Growth Conference in Riga

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Registration for our Conference Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region in Riga, Latvia, 5-6 May will close 29 April. The European Commission, the Interact programme, Nordic Council of Ministers and Baltic Development Forum hereby invites you to the conference “Green Growth in the Baltic Sea Region”. The conference will be held at Hotel Radisson Blue Daugava in Riga on…