Category: 2/2017

Nordic Green Care co-operation

The Nordic Green Care co-operation is beginning. The Nordic researcher network has been active for a few years. Through study trips and participation in Green Care events in other countries, connections have been made with higher education institutions, research institutes and Green Care entrepreneurs in Sweden and Norway in particular.

Future-Proof Management in the North

It is important that the institutes of higher education take the role as a link to the Central Europe, US and Asian countries. In these networks, the universities could train people in businesses and business environment of the High North including the sustainable development.

Should the competence of bioeconomy be developed for international needs?

To promote bioeconomy you have to be able to combine different areas of expertise to create new use of bio mass resources. This enables new kind of networks and symbiotic relationships between enterprises even from different lines of industries. International competences are particularly important in the industries where the operations are aimed at international markets.

Cross-border cooperation in NTFP Production in Barents Region

One of the absolute adventages of Barents region are the wild products of forests. These Non-Timber Forest Products (NTFPs) are already utilized in niche markets. However the production of NTFPs is not governed nor managed, which has led to insecure availability of raw material.