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A new Momentum for Nordic-Baltic Cooperation in a turbulent Europe?

Brexit, Trump, the refugee crisis and a changing global economy are challenging Europe. Where does that leave the Baltic Sea Region and what is the potential to tackle these challenges via stronger regional cooperation? Can the small, open economies in the Nordic-Baltic region respond with a common voice to influence the future of Europe? BDF and the Nordic Council of…

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State of the Region: Seminar in Copenhagen 6 February

in BDF Events, News

BDF invites to an afternoon event to share the latest findings from the State of the Region Report, looking closer at how the Baltic Sea Region is doing in terms of competitiveness and innovation. The region´s economic performance continues to be solid and prosperity continues to grow across the Baltic Sea Region. Low interest rates however raise concerns about the…

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25 year Anniversary Celebrations: The Restoration of Independence of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania – Copenhagen 29 August

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In August 1991 Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania regained independence and international recognition. A few months before, the Nordic Council of Ministers opened offices in the three Baltic States to develop ties between the Nordic and Baltic countries. Since then, the three Baltic States have witnessed an impressive economic and political development – development that is not least due to strong…

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Digital growth in the Baltic Sea Region – Exploring the potential of testbeds for digital products and services: Seminar 9 December

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Having the opportunity to test and develop new products together with relevant user groups is becoming increasingly important for companies and entrepreneurs within the digital economy. Public and private testbeds are already applied in some sectors, but mostly with a national or regional focus and often only on an ad-hoc basis. There is a lack of access to testbeds, where…

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Energy Efficiency – International Seminar in Kaliningrad | RENSOL

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District Heating in Municipalities | RENSOL Energy management is still a new notion for the Russian government and development of district heating in municipalities is crucial to raise awareness of energy efficiency and possibilities of adapting best available solutions from the neighboring Baltic Sea Region countries in the Kaliningrad region. On January 22, 66 participants gathered in Kaliningrad to discuss Development…

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ONE BSR Meeting News

in BDF Events, News, Projects

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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Successful Energy Round Table Meeting in Kaliningrad 4 June 2013

in BDF Events, News, Projects

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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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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Baltic Business Arena, Stockholm

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16-17 June, Baltic Development Forum participated in the first Baltic Business Arena, that was held in Stockholm. The event took place in connection with the 56th International Council for Small Business (ICSB) at the recently inagurated Stockholm Waterfront Congress Center. Baltic Business Arena was a matchmaking event for small and medium sized enterprises (SME) from the Baltic Sea Region and…

Danish EU BSR Strategy Seminar Summary

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A Summary of the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy Seminar for Danish stakeholders that was held 23 September is available. Download a Summary of the EU Baltic Sea Region Strategy Seminar for Danish stakeholders that took place in Copenhagen 23 September 2010: EU Strategien for Østersøregionen, Europa 2020 og Grøn Vækst, Seminar om danske prioriteringer og indsatsområder, Opsummering og konklusioner…