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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...
25 Jun, 2018

Impressive new portfolio of Nordic-Arctic projects in the pipeline

22 projects received support from the Nordic Arctic Cooperation Programme 2018. A total of 6,52 million DKK were allocated in June 2018. The purpose of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ Arctic Co-operation Programme 2018–2021 is to create sustaina...
21 Jun, 2018

Social green: Study visits and Project Meeting in Alba Iulia, Romania

On 12-13 June, Nordregio participated in a Social Green study visit and project meeting in Alba Iulia, Romania. Social Green is an INTERREG Europe project aimed at greening the social housing sector in the European Union. The study visits provided an...
14 Jun, 2018

Innovation not just an urban phenomenon

The general belief that innovation takes places in capital cities and urban areas only is partly a myth, according to researchers from Luleå University. Innovation is often measured by number of patents and they are usually made in big cities and ur...
9 Apr, 2018

Nordregio goes .org

Nordregio launches revamped website and new web magazine. We move from .se to .org, joining the rest of the Nordic Council of Ministers’ network “domain-wise”, as well as underlining our role as an international research institute. ...
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

New self-assessment report from Social Green has been published

The report written by Nordregio’s Senior Research Advisor Ryan Weber and Junior Research Fellow Johannes Lidmo aims to identify the state of the social housing in the regions where the Social Green project is being implemented and developed. It pre...