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Thematic areas 2018-2021

As part of our strategy, Nordic Innovation has identified three thematic areas of work for the period 2018-2021. The thematic areas are based on the priorities of the Nordic ministers of business in the Nordic Co-operation Programme for Business and Innovation Policy 2018-2021.

The three thematic areas are:

  • 10/03/2011 Nordic platform for better trade in services

    Today, the service sector accounts for more than 2/3 of economic activity in most European countries. However, there is relatively little trade in services across national boundaries.
  • 09/03/2011 EXPLORE - Experiencing local food resources in the Nordic countries

    The food, experience and tourism industries have increasingly become more important as stimulus for growth and development in the economies of rural regions. High quality restaurants and food experiences are well recognized as important for tourists.
  • 09/03/2011 Bilberry - Towards functional food markets

    Wild berries are a characteristic part of the Northern nature. Wild berries are also a rich and valuable resource that has not yet been exploited in a satisfactory level.
  • 08/03/2011 Nordic Malt House

    Looking at the brewing industry, it is evident that malt has turned into a global bulk commodity. Only a handful of malt houses serve the needs of the beer industry and small scale brewing is almost solely carried out with malt imported from either Germany or UK.
  • 04/03/2011 Nordic Network NTP - Healthy choices

    The project covers current practices in delivery of school meals and explains the concept behind Technology Platforms - Food for Life. Open innovation methods to stimulate industry driven innovation projects are described.
  • 04/03/2011 MARINORD - Nano-porous particulate carriers for bioactive substances in marine antifouling coatings

    The MARINORD project will develop anti-fouling paints containing nano-particles filled with active substances, i.e. paints that reduce fouling without destroying the marine environment.
  • 04/03/2011 A common Nordic monitoring system on diet, physical activity and overweight

    Nordic surveys on diet, physical activity, and overweight provide crucial information for the formulation of policies. The present project covers two parts – validation of indicator questions on diet and physical activity and establishment of a network on monitoring childhood growth.
  • 04/03/2011 Experience economy

    Experiences is a source of growth for businesses within the service sectors.
  • 21/02/2011 New Nordic Foods

  • 11/01/2011 Healthier choices made easier for all

    The Nordic programme called "Healthier choices made easier for all" seeks solutions to the increasing problem of overweight, obesity and lack of physical activity among children and youth.
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