Exploring the Northern Dimension

Study: Role of Trade development strategy in regional economic development: the Murmansk region case, Russia (2013)

Role of Trade development strategy in regional economic development: the Murmansk region case, Russia (2013)

Alila, Hanna;  Atkova, Irina
University of Oulu

The purpose of the paper is to explore the trade development strategy of the Murmansk region, its impact on the local business climate and to identify its influence on the cross-border trade with Finland.

Study: New civic neighborhood (2013)

New civic neighborhood (2013)

Laine, Jussi
University of Eastern Finland

This study examines the actual and potential role of Finnish civil society organizations in developing new forms of cross-border cooperation with Russia. It puts forth the concept of civic neighborhood as a bottom-up alternative to the official notion of ‘EUropean’ Neighborhood.

Project: Food and health security in the Norwegian, Finnish and Russian border region: linking local industries, communities and social-economic impacts

Food and health security in the Norwegian, Finnish and Russian border region: linking local industries, communities and social-economic impacts

Lead Partner: NILU (Norvegian Institute for Air Research)

The objective of the project is to assess the impact of industrial pollution on food safety and human health in the populated Norwegian, Finnish, and Russian border region. The project will also get insight into people’s risk perception due to pollution of their local environment through interviews and questionnaires.

Study: Models for International Innovation Policy : Transnational Channels and Regional Platforms (2013)

Models for International Innovation Policy : Transnational Channels and Regional Platforms (2013)

Fostering Globalizing Innovation Communities in Finland and Abroad

Raunio, Mika; Kautonen, Mika; Saarinen, Jukka P.
University of Tampere

The main objective of this report is to create a systematic framework to conduct policy planning related to the internationalization of an innovation system. Rather than singular new policy measures, this report proposes a shift in focus and an extension of view in internationally oriented national innovation policy making.

Study: Pasvik Water Quality Report Environmental Monitoring Programme in the Norwegian, Finnish and Russian Border Area (2011)

Pasvik Water Quality Report Environmental Monitoring Programme in the Norwegian, Finnish and Russian Border Area (2011)

Puro-Tahvanainen, Annukka; Zueva, Marina; Kashulin, Nikolay; Sandimirov, Sergey; Christensen, Guttorm N.; Grekelä, Ilona

Centre for Ecenomic Deevelopment, Transport and the Environment for Lapland, Finland

Environmental Monitoring Programme on Norway's, Finland's and Russia's border areas.

Study: Patient-specific computer-based decision support in primary healthcare - a randomized trial (2014)

Patient-specific computer-based decision support in primary healthcare - a randomized trial (2014)

Kortteisto, Tiina; Raitanen, Jani; Komulainen, Jorma; Kunnamo, Ilkka; Mäkelä, Marjukka; Rissanen, Pekka; Kaila, Minna

University of Tampere

Computer-based decision support systems are a promising method for incorporating research evidence into clinical practice.

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