Barents Studies 1/2014

The first issue of this journal is truly a mix of peoples, economies and politics about and from the region. The first article, by Professor Tuija Hautala-Hirvioja of the University of Lapland, introduces the early Sámi artists Johan Turi, Nils Nilsson Skum and John Savio and the representations of the North in their work.

Project: Baltic Sea Mentoring Cloud (BSMC)

Baltic Sea Mentoring Cloud (BSMC) Lead partner: Stralsund University of Applied Sciences, Germany The main focus of the “Baltic Sea Mentoring Cloud” (BSMC) is to strengthen the communication and knowledge transfer between SMEs, acting in the field of information and communication technology (ICT), in the Baltic Sea region (BSR) with the help of a mentoring cloud accessible via the World …

Project: Baltic Link Gdynia-Karlskrona

Baltic Link Gdynia-Karlskrona Lead Partner: Regional Council of Southern Småland, Sweden The activities within our project consist of a new combined terminal in Alvesta, upgrading of the railway Emmaboda-Karlskrona (part of the Coast to coast line) and infrastructure investments in the Port of Karlskrona in Sweden together with investments in the Port of Gdynia in Poland.

Project: Young Innovative Entrepreneurs

Young Innovative Entrepreneurs is a business development project that will make it more attractive for young entrepreneurs to stay and do business as well as initiate projects in the Barents region. The Young Innovative Entrepreneurs project aims to develop a support system for implement innovative business ideas by young innovative entrepreneurs in the Barents region, facilitating cross-border cooperation.

Bonus Calls 2012-2014

BONUS launches calls that fund projects which address the strategic objectives of the research agenda. The calls are targeting multi-partner and transnational projects, encouraging adequate participation of small and medium-sized enterprises and other end users. The calls will include research, innovation, training and dissemination activities. For more information, please see