SBPIN: South Baltic Public Innovators Network

Project title
SBPIN: South Baltic Public Innovators Network
Project description
The project involves five partners from Sweden (2), Denmark (2) and Poland (1). The partnership is composed of associations of municipalities and communes, municipality, business incubator & science park and municipal centre for strategy and innovation. The partners are supported by 2 associated partners (association of local authorities, regional authority). The project is led by Municipality of Hässleholm - EU office Skane Nordost from Sweden.
The overall idea of the project is to increase the municipalities’ and other local organisations’ international expertise and activity through network building and increased capacity in order to create the conditions and demonstrate the benefits of transnational cooperation and cross-border networks.
The project activities include mainly workshops for networking and experience exchange for local actors who are stakeholders in the given workshop theme:
  • Two workshops related to blue growth such as maritime and coastal tourism, coastal protection, water innovation and environmental monitoring;
  • Two workshops related to green growth such as renewable energy, environmental management, green constructions, sustainable tourism, land-, forestry- and agriculture management;
  • Two workshops related to sustainable urban development; elderly care and age-friendly cities.
The main target groups are municipal officials and politicians involved in development process / projects as well as in blue and green growth, EU coordinators.
Project total eligible budget
497.695,76 EUR
ERDF
380.752,67 EUR
Project start date
01 Jan 2017
Project end date
31 Dec 2018
Lead partner
Name: Municipality of Hässleholm - EU office Skane Nordost
Contact person: Sara Wanther
Address: Stadshuset, 28180 Hässleholm
Region/Subregion: Skane län
Country: Sweden
Project partner
Name: Municipality of Koge
Contact person: Eric van Leenen
Address: Torvet 1, 4600 Koge
Region/Subregion: Ostsjalland
Country: Denmark
Name: Association of Polish Communes of Euroregion Baltic
Contact person: Małgorzata Samusjew
Address: Stary Rynek 25, 82-300 Elbląg
Region/Subregion: Elbląski
Country: Poland
Name: Krinova Incubator & Science Park
Contact person: Diana Danilda
Address: Stridsvagnsvägen 14, 29139 Kristianstad
Region/Subregion: Skane län
Country: Sweden
Name: Center for strategi og Innovation, Neasetved Municipality
Contact person: Leif Jacobsen
Address: Raadmandshaven 20, 4700 Naestved
Region/Subregion: Vest-og Sydsjalland
Country: Denmark