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11 Sep, 2018

Launch of new local smart specialisation platform for sparsely populated areas

The EU financed REGINA project held its flagship conference in Rovaniemi on Sept 11-12. A new learning platform with development tools for local planners and policymakers was launched at the conference. It aims to empower small communities with resou...
6 Mar, 2018

Urban farming in China

Urban agriculture is a hot topic when it comes to promoting food security, resource efficiency and smart, resilient cities. As lead partner in one of the projects developed under a major EU-Chinese research programme on urban agriculture, Nordregio r...
19 Jan, 2018

SiEUGreen kick-off meeting, Oslo

On 16-17 January, Nordregio joined a multi-disciplinary consortium of European and Chinese researchers, technology providers, entrepreneurs, financiers, local and regional authorities and citizen communities at the kick-off meeting of SiEUGreen, a ne...
3 Nov, 2017

Nordic Climate Solutions at COP23

Nordregio will participate in the Nordic Climate Solutions Pavilion at COP23, the UN Climate Summit. Nordregio has three events during the first week of the summit, which takes place from November 6-17 in Bonn, Germany. The event programme at the Nor...
26 Jun, 2017

28-30 June, NordMap on display as part of UNECE workshop on statistical data

Nordregio’s NordMap-webmapping tool is part of the The United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) workshop on statistical data dissemination and communication in Geneva in June. Along with our static maps, Nordregio has also created ...
3 Mar, 2017

8 – 9 March, Nordregio is active on bioeconomy events in Riga

Nordregio’s Research Fellow Anna Berlina participates in the 3rd meeting of the Baltic Sea Region Bioeconomy Council and Bioeconomy Forum discussing about sustainable and innovative practices. 8 March: 3rd meeting of the Baltic Sea Region Bioeconom...
1 Dec, 2016

Updating Nordic welfare model: New financing models for social innovation and integration

There are many initiatives emerging from social innovators and entrepreneurs in the Nordic countries as a response to societal welfare challenges. 29 November, representatives from the public, private and third sector met in Oslo to discuss opportuni...
7 Nov, 2016

Nordregio joins the climate discussion at COP22 in Marrakech

The Nordic countries have a joint pavilion at the UN Climate negotiations in Marrakech, November 8-17 2016, under the auspices of the Nordic Council of Ministers. The Nordic pavilion at COP22 will highlight New Nordic Climate Solutions and Nordregio ...