Russia’s involvement to the Northern Europe through the Northern Dimension(2009)
Vytautas Magnus University
The main aim of this Master’s thesis is to understand the EU’s ambition of involving Russia in Northern Europe and creating regional interdependence through the ND in a wider sense and the tasks were the following tasks to achieve this aim:
Coherent Northern Dimension (2011)
The Policy Priorities of the Arctic Council (AC), the Barents Euro-Arctic Council (BEAC), the Council of Baltic Sea States (CBSS) and the Nordic Council of Ministers (NCM), in comparison with the Northern Dimension objectives
Aalto, Pami; Espiritu, Aileen A; Lanko, Dmitry A.; Naundorf, Sarah
Northern Dimension Institute
This report examines the coherence of the work of the main regional intergovernmental organisations in the area covered by the Northern Dimension policy of the EU, Iceland, Norway and Russia – the Arctic Council, the Barents Euro-Arctic Council, the Council of Baltic Sea States and the Nordic Council of Ministers.
Changing Business Environment of the Barents Region – overview to current issues (2012)
Alila, Hanna; Tuomela-Pyykkönen, Marika
University of Oulu
The study illustrates the preliminary views of the studies by the authors. Both studies concentrate on the Barents Region and their objectives are linked to company competences – one studies the company competences enabling successful business operations and the second one concentrates on mining procurement competencies.
Studies of Developing Finnish-Russian Business Clusters (2013)
Joint project of Finnish and Russian Master Students
Ikävalko, Minna; Rekord, Sofia (Eds.)
Saimaa University of Applied Sciences
The book consists of final reports, which are developed by Master students from Saimaa University of Applied Sciences (Finland) and St. Petersburg State University of Economics (Russia).
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.
Practice Future - an Open Innovation Local Business and Students Network
Lead Partner: Finnmark University College, Norway
Small enterprises in the Barents Region and students and faculty staff from five universities are cooperating in an Open Innovation project.
Outsourcing Decision-Making in Mining Industry (2013)
University of Oulu
The objective of this research is to describe the nature of an outsourcing in mining industry and the main focus of outsourcing will be in the characteristics of outsourcing decision-making and its implications on outsourcing decision-making process.
New civic neighborhood (2013)
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.
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.
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.