News from Northern Connections

Here you can read the latest news from Northern Connections. The news stories will be information from our transnational working days, films from conferences, results from the Living Labs, and alike.

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Energy Innovation Park

Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Thinking Growth

In the region Alkmaar government, companies and energy knowledge institutes are collaborating to speed up the energy transition.

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Testimonials from policy makers

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

The political engagement and commitment displayed at the very first Transnational Working Day in the Northern Connections project was inspirational.

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Political leaders met for Transnational Working Day

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

Aalborg, Denmark, was the setting for the first of the Transnational Working Days in the Northern Connections project. Over two days, more than 60 project partners and specially invited political stak…

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Increasing cleantech implementation in Flanders

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

i-Cleantech Vlaanderen represents the clean technologies cluster in Flanders.

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Political awareness of international cooperation in the City of Aarhus

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

In Aarhus we have set an ambitious goal to be CO2 neutral by 2030, as a step towards a fossil-free society. As a partner in the Northern Connections project, the focus of the City of Aarhus is to crea…

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Living Labs shortlisted from 170 to 40

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

There is a good spread of thematic areas throughout these LL´s with a real focus on “integrated energy systems” and “urban energy supply”. Project partners responded enthusiastically to the first phas…

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Political and strategic capacity

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

Northern Connections Work Package 5 deals with policy implications such as recommendations on internationalisation of regional innovation strategies.

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Preliminary questionnaire results show significant differences in know-how transfer

Monday, June 26, 2017
Thinking Growth

Cluster partners have different views on how regional innovation strategy is setting the frame work. The aim of the project’s work package 3 (WP3) is to build a common baseline of knowledge and unders…

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The Northern Connections project is one of the most ambitious projects for transnational cluster collaboration, that has been seen within the field of energy so far.

Friday, April 7, 2017
Thinking Growth

By giving the clusters in the different regions a platform for knowledge sharing within best practices as well as the competencies of our members, the project will ensure that our clusters will rise …

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With two partners in this programme, we are viewing Northern Connections INTERREG programme as great opportunity to drive forward our sustainability, innovation and transnational collaboration agendas. Falkirk Council is one of 32 Local Authorities in Scotland and Scottish Enterprise is the national economic development agency.

Friday, April 7, 2017
Thinking Growth

Both parties bring a different approach to this initiative; Falkirk Council is focused on developing the Falkirk area, which includes the Grangemouth Industrial Complex and Investment Zone whereas Sc…

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