Arctic Business Forum in Kemi, Finland

The 8th Arctic Business Forum will be organized 17. – 18.5.2017 at Kemi Finland, the capital of Arctic Industry. The theme for this year’s forum is Industry, Innovations & Investments in the Arctic region. While embracing the economic cooperation between the Arctic countries, the forum offers also valuable information about the possibilities and future investment potential of the Arctic region …

Baltic Rim Economies 6/2016 published

The Pan-European Institute publishes a discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which deals with the development of the Baltic Sea Region. In the BRE review, high-level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia as well as several other experts contribute to the discussion. The latest issue of the Baltic Rim Economies (BRE) review was published on the 19th of …

Horizon 2020 SME Instrument factsheets

As part of the Horizon 2020 programme, the European Commission is hand-picking potentially disruptive businesses to invest and support as part of the SME Instrument (for Small and Medium sized enterprises). On the factsheet site you can learn more about Horizon 2020 SME Instrument and the impact of the programme in different countries and fields of activity and discover great examples of projects. …

Russia’s energy security in the long term: capacity remuneration mechanisms

Russia’s capacity market and capacity remuneration mechanisms (CRMs) have not been effective in achieving the so called energy trilemma goals: energy security, sustainability and affordability. This is the finding of a doctoral dissertation at Lappeenranta University of Technology, LUT. The results show that implemented CRMs can guarantee Russia’s energy security in the short term. However, the current capacity market design …

Latest Baltic Rim Economies issue on Corporate Social Responsibility

  Caption   Page Content The Pan-European Institute publishes a discussion forum, Baltic Rim Economies (BRE), which deals with the development of the Baltic Sea region. In the BRE review, high level public and corporate decision makers, representatives of Academia, as well as several other experts contribute to the discussion.   The latest BRE Special Issue on Corporate Social Responsibility can be …

Guide to SLUSH Side Events 2016

Most interesting side events of SLUSH tech event were gathered together by ArcticStartup. They include for example the first Nordic Brand Licensing Market; Tonic16 –  a food tech market and   SMASH, a new official Slush side-event, dedicated to sport, technology and start-ups. Slush takes place in Helsinki, Finland from Nov 30th to Dec 1st.

Slush Science Track: pitching competition and keynote speakers

In Slush Science Track Skolar award pitching competition researchers from all around the world pitch their mind-blowing research ideas in three minute pitches. The competition is hosted by Rowland Manthorpe from Wired magazine and the best idea wins 100,000 euros. See the full list of pitching semifinalists on the website. Keynote speakers of Slush Science track include Kári Stefánsson, founder, CEO, DeCode …

Business Meets Art: Beyond the Traditional Approach to Education, Management and Business

Riga International School of Economics and Business Administration (RISEBA) has published a monograph “Business Meets Art: Beyond the Traditional Approach to Education, Management and Business“ In compiling this book, RISEBA endeavored to include very diverse research papers by RISEBA faculty, all of them having the common idea of art’s existence in each aspect of our life. RISEBA faculty examine a …