Date, time: 4 October 2023, 15:00-16:30 EEST

Venue: The Small Guild (address: Amatu iela 5, Riga, Latvia)


Organisers & co-organisers:

Regional Council of Southwest Finland

Region Västerbotten

CPMR Baltic Sea Commission

PA Innovation (Baltic Institute of Finland)



Ms. Alison Hunter, Economic and Public Policy Consultancy



Ms. Sari Nurro, Chair of the CPMR BSC Maritime Working Group and Member of the Board of the Regional Council of Oulu Region, Finland

Ms. Marta Bahta, Coordinator, Region Västerbotten, Sweden

Mr. Petteri Partanen, Business Manager, Regional Council of Southwest Finland

Mr. Petri Koistinen, Policy Coordinator, Unit D1 – Macro-regions, Transnational, Interregional Cooperation, IPA, Enlargement, DG REGIO


Thematic link to the Forum: Climate Affairs, Green Energy.

Description: This workshop builds on the New European Innovation Agenda flagship of accelerating European Innovation Ecosystems through Regional Innovation Valleys (RIVs). It will explore the concept of a (macro) regional innovation valley, building on the innovation strengths of the Baltic Sea Region. It will present experiences from regional, network and EU initiative perspectives, draw out audience interest and commitment to RIVs and seek new ways forward to support long-term BSR engagement with EU RIVs.

Workshop agenda: pdf WS7_program_Co-creating BSR innovation valley



Contact person:

Ms. Salla-Maria Lauttamäki

Regional Council of Southwest Finland

Development Manager

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Phone: +358 40 520-0761