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Urban Patterns of Growth
			: The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries

Urban Patterns of Growth : The Geography of Suppliers of High-Tech Companies in the Nordic Countries »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Marcus Adolphson , Niels Boje Groth , Heikki Eskelinen , Olaf Foss , Frants Gundersen , Mats Johansson , Timo Lautanen , Pasi Saukkonen , and Lars Winther

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324717

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Urban Patterns of Growth, Nordic Regional Policy, Co-operation Programme, Nordic Countries, Economic Growth, Case Studies

Urban Patterns of Growth was carried out for the preparation of the Nordic regional policy co-operation programme 2013-2016 and national regional policies in the Nordic countries. A key issue is the concentration o...

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries
			: A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011

ODS waste treatment in the Nordic Countries : A Nordic Ozone Group Project 2011 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289324502

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Environmentally Sound Disposal, Climate Change, Treatment Technologies, Waste Infrastructure, Nordic Chemical Group, Nordic Waste Group

Environmentally sound disposal of Ozone Depleting Substances is increasingly recognized as an important issue in terms of both the protection of the ozone layer and the effect on climate change. However, there is o...

Articles treated with antibacterial agents
			: Outline of a strategy to reduce unjustified use

Articles treated with antibacterial agents : Outline of a strategy to reduce unjustified use »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Lolo Heijkenskjöld

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327244

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Antibacterial Garbage Bags, Antibiotics, Microorganisms, Antibacterial Agents, Nordic Workshop, Nordic Council of Ministers

Do we need antibacterial garbage bags? A wide range of antibacterial consumer articles can be found on the Internet. Mostly there is no information on the antibacterial agents used or on their efficacy. Does this r...

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform

The Nordic model - challenged but capable of reform »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Karsten Albæk , Torben M. Andersen , Rita Asplund , Erling Barth , Bernt Bratsberg , Lars Calmfors , Antti Kauhanen , Jukka Lassila , Niku Määttänen , Mika Maliranta , Oddbjørn Raaum , Knut Røed , Kristine von Simson , Allan Sørensen , Tarmo Valkonen , Pekka Vanhala , and Vesa Vihriälä

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2014

ISBN: 9789289327787

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Welfare Model, Environmental Sustainability, Nordic Supermodel, Global Economic Crisis, Impacts of Global Competition, Population Ageing

The Nordic welfare model has received a lot of positive attention around the world. High standard of living, small income disparities and substantial social mobility looks like a very attractive package. Moreover,...

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems
			: Part 2

Developing the co-operation between the established less formal Nordic approaches to eco-management and eco-certification systems : Part 2 »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320962

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic Eco-mamagement Systems, Small and Medium Enterprises, Diploma Schemes, Environmental Training for Personnel, Nordic Environment Network, Nordic Cooperation Between Existing EMS

The project fase 1 has reviewed five estbablished Nordic eco-mamagement systems (EMS) for small and medium enterprises (report TN 2009/558). These systems are different and this is problematical for companies opera...

Building Nordic Strength Through More Open R&D Funding - Study 3
			: The Next Step in NORIA

Building Nordic Strength Through More Open R&D Funding - Study 3 : The Next Step in NORIA »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Erik Arnold , Annelie Eriksson , Sven Faugert , and Tommy Jansson

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2006

ISBN: 9789289313926

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Research and Innovation, Economic Competitiveness, Small Nordic Nations, Nordic Research and Innovation Area (NORIA), ERA (European Research Area), Nordic Research Board (NordForsk)

Research and innovation are the primary corner stones in efforts to strengthen economic competitiveness in an ever more globalised economy. This study states that the small Nordic nations face fierce challenges wit...

Hexabromocyclododecane as a possible global POP

Hexabromocyclododecane as a possible global POP »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2008

ISBN: 9789289316651

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD), Persistent Organic Pollutants, Norwegian Pollution Control Authority, Nordic Council of Ministers, Nordic Chemicals Group, Nordic Sea and Air Quality Group

The objective of this report is to review the relevant information on a brominated flame retardant hexabromocyclododecane (HBCDD) in relation to the screening criteria of the Stockholm Convention on Persistent Orga...

Measures to promote Nordic plant breeding

Measures to promote Nordic plant breeding »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Anders Nilsson , and Roland von Bothmer

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2010

ISBN: 9789289320009

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Swedish Presidency, Nordic Council of Ministers, Swedish Ministry of Agriculture, Climate Change and Bioenergy, Nordic Agriculture, Nordic Plant Breeding

In its preparations for the Swedish presidency in the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2008 the Swedish Ministry of Agriculture decided to focus on two issues, Climate Change and Bioenergy. Climate Change will have p...

Nordic eHealth Indicators
			: Organisation of research, first results and the plan for the future

Nordic eHealth Indicators : Organisation of research, first results and the plan for the future »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Gudrun Audur Hardardottir , Arild Faxvaag , Heidi Gilstad , Hannele Hyppönen , Lars Jerlvall , Maarit Kangas , Sabine Koch , Christian Nøhr , Thomas Pehrsson , Jarmo Reponen , Vivian Vimarlund , and Åke Walldius

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2013

ISBN: 9789289325264

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, Nordic eHealth Research Network, eHealth Policy, Nordic eHealth Indicators, Nordic Countries, Evidence-based Policy Making, eHealth Services

The Nordic eHealth Research Network was established in 2012 as a forum for policy makers and researchers to jointly work towards measurable policy goals and data that can be exploited to steer decision making relat...

Nordic Biosphere Reserves
			: Experiences and Co-operation

Nordic Biosphere Reserves : Experiences and Co-operation »

Series: Nordic Council of Ministers

Author(s): Olof Olsson , Maria Thorell , and Elisabeth Undén

Publisher: Nordic Council of Ministers

Publication Date: 01 June 2005

ISBN: 9789289311977

Keywords: Nordic, Norden, Baltic, Baltics, UNESCO Biosphere, Biodiversity, NordMAB, Nordic Countries, Baltic Countries, North Vidzeme Biosphere

The UNESCO biosphere reserve concept is recommended as a working tool for sustainable development and the preservation of biodiversity. In this report experience of the concept from six countries in the Nordic and...