The strategy aims to:
• make it easier for businesses to explore the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) as a market and development site
• promote shared use of knowledge and innovation structures and universities
• assist regions to gain economic development from BSR collaboration.
At the organisational level the strategy will enhance support and service to the members, continue decentralization, promote regional involvement and strengthen smart specialization.
ScanBalt promotes the development of the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) as a globally competitive health and bio economy (Scan-Balt BioRegion). Since 2004 ScanBalt has attracted or assisted directly to attract more than seventeen (17) million Euros to coordinated activities applying to shared visions and values for the development of ScanBalt BioRegion. Many more projects have been launched within the member regions by support of ScanBalt.
ScanBalt BioRegion is a macro-region within health and life sciences encompassing Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Sweden, northern Germany, Northern Netherlands and north-western Russia.
ScanBalt BioRegion is home to more than 50 university hospitals and 60 universities with a health and life science focus incl. 25 with a focus on medical technology. In addition the region has more than 50 health care clusters and networks and 75 health care sector science parks.
2000 Frederiksberg, Denmark
tel: +45 2714 1078
German Liaison Office
BioCon Valley GmbH
17498 Greifswald, Germany
T: +49 3834 515 307