University of South-Eastern Norway (NO)
University College of Southeast Norway (USN) has sustainable regional development as a priority and offers programs of study from undergraduate to PhD in business management and marketing as well as cultural studies. Researchers are engaged in international projects on regional development in many areas. Contact persons are Prof. Helgadottir, who is a specialist in rural tourism development, and associate prof. Per Strömberg who is a specialist in cultural and creative industries with a focus on adaptive re-use.
Role in CUPIDO
USN will supervise trainees and students engaged in the project WP4 and contribute to the research in WP3 for Norway. It will make experience in cultural entrepreneurship consultancy, research and international projects available for the project partnership. USN is one of three knowledge partners in CUPIDO that will develop a joint, updated research scheme at the start of the project.