The Cross-Border Cooperation on innovation – The joint taskforce

In the Arctic Spirit conference in Rovaniemi November 2017, Arctic 5 universities and cities (Oulu, Rovaniemi, Luleå, Umeå and Tromso) decided to set up a joint taskforce to improve cross-border collaboration in a field of innovation and business ecosystems. The University of Oulu has been coordinating the preliminary work funded by Regional Council of Oulu, City of Oulu/Business Oulu and Oulu Business School, University of Oulu.

The report prepared by the joint taskforce will be published in the University of Oulu, in 9th of April 2019. Report will provide a review to the main characteristics and the actors of the innovation ecosystems in all five regions as well as to the ongoing cross-border cooperation projects between the Arctic 5 universities and city regions. Furthermore, the report will provide recommendations how to reinforce cooperation between the Arctic 5 cities. It is possible to follow the event via remote access.

Time: Tuesday, 9th of April, at 13.00 (Finnish Time)

Place: LEAF Infrastructure (Seminar hall: KTK101-103), Faculty of Education, University of Oulu, Oulu.

Remote access to the event: https://oulu.zoom.us/j/770931752

Last updated: 15.5.2019