Financial support to Nordic-Baltic entrepreneurs

Nordic and Baltic entrepreneurs, business organisations and other stakeholders in the field are encouraged to participate in the joint Nordic-Baltic Mobility Program for Business and Industry.

The programme gives financial support to different actors in the fields of business and industry, with a special focus on creative and innovative industries, to carry out study visits, internships, training or network activities.

Activities supported by the programme require participation of minimum three countries, of these minimum one Nordic and one Baltic. The programme covers up to 70% of the costs related to travel, accommodation and network activities. Application deadline - 15 October 2009.
Application forms and other information available at http://www.norden.lv/en/grants/36  

In the first application round earlier in spring, 27 projects received support in the following areas: information and communication technologies, electronics and electrical engineering, design, advertising, sustainable fashion, film industry, translation and language teaching, industrial iron and steel casting, renewable energy production and consulting, and sustainable polymer technology.

The aim of the programme is to strengthen and promote economic co-operation, entrepreneurship, regional cluster co-operation and innovation opportunities in the NB8 countries (Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Iceland, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway and Sweden).