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Are Nordic Manufacturing Companies Still Going Circular? 

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, Nordic Innovation is running the second round of circular economy workshops under the Circular Business Models in the Nordic Manufacturing Industry project. 

We sat down with our Senior Innovation Adviser Elís Benediktsson to talk about the new workshops and if Nordic manufacturing companies are still working on going circular despite the ongoing pandemic.

Read the interview
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A New Platform Will Help Citizens and Healthcare Personnel to Find Quality Health Apps

Nordic Innovation has co-funded the Nordic Digital Health & Medication Platform project, which will establish and operate a Nordic marketplace for accreditation and distribution service for digital health apps within the healthcare and the preventive care segment in the Nordic region.

The project is run by a strong Nordic consortia and will make an important contribution in the shift from sick care to preventive health – and thus supports our vision to make the Nordic region the most sustainable and integrated health region in the world by 2030. 

Read more about the platform and the project

Remember to sign up for the Grand Nordic Health Hackathon!


What change do you want to see in the Nordic healthcare system?

The Grand Nordic Health Hacakthon is less than one week away. Remeber to sign up now for a chance to win the EUR 10.000 main prize and help us develop a digital health solution that can change the world.

Apply for your spot now!

Opening Doors for Nordic Companies in Canada

The Nordic-Canada Health Collective, a pioneering health tech collaboration between all the five Nordic trade promotion organizations in Canada, led to sales and partnerships for Nordic SMEs in the Canadian healthcare market.

The Colletive was co-financed by Nordic Innovation as part of the Nordic Welfare Solutions special initiative. 

Learn more about what they achieved
Upcoming events

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

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The Grand Nordic Health Hackathon (online)


Join the Grand Nordic Health Hackathon for a chance to win EUR 10.000! The hackathon will be executed completely online and is open for all citizens and residents in the Nordic countries. 

You don't need to sign up as a team, you can sign up by yourself and we’ll find a team for you. You don't need to have an idea, you don’t need to know how to code or design, your input and specialization will be an invaluable part of the hackathon.

When: 27-30 October 2020

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Zerokonferansen: Kan Norden bli en verdensledende region for utslippsfri transport? (online)


The Nordics is a high tech and connected region and the Nordic countries have ambitions when it comes ot climate and the environment. Together with Direktoratet for forvaltning og økonomistyring (DFØ) og Leverandørutviklingsprogrammet (LUP) we investigate if the Nordic region can take a leading role in a decarbonized transport sector.

When: 12 November 2020

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WCEFonline side event: Leveraging the full power of ecosystems – transitioning to a circular Nordic region (webinar)



Join our webinar to learn more about practical circular economy examples that will help us to seize this unique opportunity to rebuild our economies stronger, greener and better.

 

When: 1 December 2020

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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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