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25 Sep, 2018

ICES Annual Science Conference 2018

On 24-27 September, the International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) holds its Annual Science Conference (ASC) in Hamburg. Andrea Morf, Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio and co-chair of the Working Group on Marine Planning and Coasta...
11 Sep, 2018

Results from Baltic Urban Lab: guides and tools for planning brownfields

On 6 – 7 September, the final Baltic Urban Lab (BUL) event gathered urban planners, researchers and entrepreneurs in Riga to discuss the best practices of regenerating brownfields that emerged during the project. Regeneration of brownfields is ...
31 Aug, 2018

Greening our cities – new issue of Nordregio Magazine

As more and more people move to urban areas, the development of greener cities becomes increasingly vital to build a more climate friendly society. In this issue of Nordregio Magazine, you can read about two of the projects we are involved in to help...
6 Apr, 2018

First steps taken in European “mobility of services” project

Sparsely populated areas often struggle with ensuring access to public services, including basic things like supply of healthcare to the elderly or even local transportation. The EU funded MAMBA project aims to improve “people to service” and “...
4 Apr, 2018

Social Empowerment in the making

The 7th transnational meeting of the SEMPRE project took place in the middle of March, in the city of Vaasa, Finland. The project, that will come to an end in the beginning of 2019, is currently in its 3rd phase and starting to render results. The ma...
9 Mar, 2018

The PanBaltic Scope project lifted its anchor

A new maritime spatial planning project – PanBaltic Scope – took off on 27-28 February on its two-year-long journey across the Baltic Sea to discover new tools and methods of how to improve and facilitate certain aspects of maritime spati...
19 Feb, 2018

State of the Nordic Region on the road

After a successful launch on 8 February, the State of the Nordic Region goes on a tour of the Nordic countries, with launch events coming up in eight cities throughout the Region.   The launch of the State of the Nordic Region 2018 at Skansen. P...
8 Feb, 2018

State of the Nordic Region 2018: Stockholm the most dynamic Nordic region

Stockholm comes out first in the Nordregio Regional Potential Index produced as part of the new State of the Nordic Region report. The State of the Nordic Region was last issued in 2016, where the Oslo region came out on top. In 2018, Oslo has droppe...