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28 Oct, 2016

Implementing Smart Specialisation in Sparsely Populated Areas

The Working Paper “Implementing Smart Specialisation in Sparsely Populated Areas” discusses the most significant elements of Smart Specialisation in Sparsely Populated Areas. It includes both theoretical overview and analysis of the introduction...
27 Oct, 2016

Nordic Geographers Meeting June 18–21 2017: Call for papers is open!

The 7th Nordic Geographers Meeting takes place in Stockholm June 18-21 2017 and submissions of abstracts are now welcome. The theme of 2017’s conference is “Geographies of inequalities”, an interesting topic and perhaps more actual than...
26 Oct, 2016

25-27 October, launch of the new Interreg project Social Green

The launch and a kick off meeting of a four year project Social Green takes place in Porto, Portugal 25-27 October together with all eight partners from six EU countries. Social Green focuses on developing regional policies towards greening the...
22 Oct, 2016

The importance of Social Innovation (SI) is growing in the public sector

19-20 October SIMPACT project meeting highlights Social Innovation (SI) in the public sector and 25-26 October Nordregio hosts two sessions at the biggest Nordic SI event: Malmö Social Innovation Summit. Social Innovation Summit 25-26 October...
21 Oct, 2016

10 Nov: Labour Market Integration in the Nordic Countries: What can we learn from each other?

Welcome to the NEPR seminar in Oslo November 10 on Labour Market Integration in the Nordic Countries. Since the mid-eighties the Nordic countries have received a high influx of refugees relative to the population size. Currently these countries...
20 Oct, 2016

Fulbright Arctic Initiative – Cooperation for a sustainable Arctic Region

Arctic is changing. Based on the current global warming trend, the Arctic region will be warming more rapidly than the global mean (IPCC 2014). Accordingly, global climate change has placed the Arctic in the centre of geopolitical discussions as...
18 Oct, 2016

What is the future of biofuels and renewable energy? Founder of ST1 energy company Mika Anttonen answers

What is the future of biofuels and where should we focus next? Nordregio Forum 2016 keynote speaker Mika Anttonen, founder of ST1 energy company answers in a preinterview. Mika Anttonen Founder, Chair St1 Energy Company What is the future of...
10 Oct, 2016

European Week of Regions and Cities bring professionals together

Tuesday October 11 marks the start of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels; three days full of seminars and workshops that tackle the hotspot issues on today’s regional agenda. Smart specialisation, urban development and...