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4 Apr, 2018

New self-assessment report from Social Green has been published

The report written by Nordregio’s Senior Research Advisor Ryan Weber and Junior Research Fellow Johannes Lidmo aims to identify the state of the social housing in the regions where the Social Green project is being implemented and developed. It...
22 Mar, 2018

Digitalisation, smart specialisation and regional resilience – new case studies underway

Recent case studies of how different local actors tackle issues of digitalisation and resilience from a regional perspective is adding weight to the ongoing work of the thematic working groups delivering a major part of the output of the current...
22 Mar, 2018

EU structural funds facing changes

In a time with rising demands on the EU coffers and a series of continuing crises as well as dwindling revenues due to Brexit, the EU structural funds are challenged. But what can we expect of the next programme period from 2020 when it comes to...
21 Feb, 2018

Nordregio hosts second Innovation Policy Summit

On 21-22 February, The Stockholm Innovation Summit gathers international stakeholders to discuss interregional collaboration and cluster development in the areas of smart specialization and the circular economy. The event forms part of the Interreg...
15 Feb, 2018

Social impacts of mining – new results from the REGINA project

The latest results from the EU funded REGINA project focus on attitudes to mining projects in remote areas, in this case the town of Storuman in Northern Sweden. Storuman Municipality has now published the results of their survey evaluating Social...
2 Feb, 2018

Nordregio contributes to the development of macro-regional strategies

In the Interact study “Making the most of macro-regional strategies”, amongst others, Nordregio researchers discuss the governance of maritime spatial planning and tools to monitor and evaluate territorial development. The concept of...
1 Feb, 2018

Smart Specialization: What makes future places particularly attractive?

On 31 January, Jukka Teräs, Senior Research Fellow at Nordregio will participate in an upcoming conference on smart specialization organized by the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth. He will contribute with reflections on smart...
24 Jan, 2018

Social Green: Financing schemes for retrofitting housing in Europe

On 16 – 18 January, Nordregio participated in a Social Green external seminar, study visit and project meeting in Tartu and Tallinn, Estonia. Social Green is an INTERREG project aimed at greening the social housing sector in the European Union....