Nordic Innovation Newsletter

Dear reader,

This week you can read about our new call for project outlines where we offer feasability funding to develop the new generation of Nordic Scalers and nine Nordic mobility projects share their thoughts on the relevance of mobility and Nordic projects in a post-pandemic era in a brand new online publication.

You can also learn which projects we ended up funding through the Circular Cities & New Circular Solutions call for proposals and get to know our Innovation Adviser Ivar Josefsson. We hope you will enjoy it!

Best regards,
Nordic Innovation

Calling all Nordic Scale-up Supporters📣

Building on the success of the Nordic Scalers initiative, Nordic Innovation is looking for Nordic consortia to create support programs to help Nordic scale-ups accelerate and manage their growth. 

We now offer NOK 200 000 to up to seven projects for actors with hands-on experience working with scale-ups to develop concepts and business models, and to establish Nordic consortia. The application deadline is 17 November 2020 at 13.00 CET.

This is the first stage in a process to select up to five Nordic consortia who will operate under the Nordic Scalers brand in the period 2021-23. The second stage will launch by the end of 2020.

Read more and apply

Towards a Sustainable Revolution of Nordic Mobility?

What efforts are being made and which possibilities can collaboration bring for Nordic mobility in the time of COVID-19?

In our new online publication, nine Nordic mobility projects co-financed by Nordic Innovation share their thoughts on the near future and their relevance in the post-pandemic era.

Read it now!

Seven new Nordic projects accelerating the transition to a circular economy

The projects have been funded under the Circular Cities & New Circular Solutions call for proposals. The aim of the call was to find projects that have the potential to generate high-impact, clear and scalable results and substantial Nordic added value. 

Check out the funded projects

"Together the Nordic Region is a Powerhouse"

Get to know our Innovation Adviser Ivar Josefsson! 

Born and raised on Åland Islands, Ivar know lives in Oslo and began his journey with Nordic Innovation in 2018, when a brief stint as an intern developed into a full-time job as an innovation adviser.

Read more about Ivar

Sidekick Health wins the eHealth Award 2020

This was the first time the award was open for companies from all the Nordic countries. The award is a cooperation between Vitalis, Sahlgrenska Science Park, HealthTech Nordic and Cerner and is a response to our vision of making the Nordic region the most sustainable and integrated region by 2030. 

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Upcoming events

CIRCit Final Workshop (online)


Speakers from the CIRCit project, collaborating companies and Nordic Innovation will share their experiences with circular economy and the CIRCit project. You can can also get your hands on some of the CIRCit tools and be inspired for your own circular economy transition.

When: 17 September 2020

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Nordic Conference on Sustainable Healthcare 2020 (online)


Join Nordic Center for Sustainable Healthcare, Upgraded and DTU in collaboration with the Swedish Energy Agency and Nordic Innovation for a one-day online conference to discuss the latest developments on environmental sustainability in healthcare.

This year the conference will take place completely online due to COVID-19. In support of the healthcare sector, the event is also free for all professionals working in healthcare. 

When: 8 October 2020

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New date: Circular Business Models in the Nordic Manufacturing Industry - Track A

Do you want to learn about the potential of circular economy and participate in broader opportunity origination sessions together with other participants?

During a series of workshops you will identify inefficiencies in your linear supply chains, explore and discover the circular economy opportunities and their revenue streams, detail the capabilities required to realize these opportunities and map next steps.

When: 01 September 2020 - 25 November 2020

Apply before 28 August 2020

New date: Circular Business Models in the Nordic Manufacturing Industry - Track B

Are you looking into how to work circular economy into your business models?

During a series of workshops we offer companies a possibilty to iterate a business idea with other participants, to start detailing how to work together with your partner companies in an ecosystem, and to develop a plan on how to design, prototype and scale the product/service. Track B is for companies that already have a more matured understanding of the circular economy.

When: 22 October 2020 - 24 November 2020

Apply before 28 August 2020

Nordic Impact Business Summit 2020

50 of the most promising Nordic and Baltic startups meet with around 200 handpicked ambitious global investors in Copenhagen. 

The summit is hosted by Danish non-profit The One Initiative together with partners Vækstfonden, the Danish Business Authority, +Impact by Danske Bank and Nordic Innovation.

When: 9 December 2020

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