Get to know international innovation brokers (VIDEO)

Since the beginning of the project GoSmart BSR, seven innovation brokers in different Baltic Sea Region countries within the Transnational innovation brokerage system (TIBS) provide support to entrepreneurs to help strengthening their innovation capacity and establishing international cooperation. Each broker has a different experience to share while working with various businesses. Increased [...]

Enterprise Estonia encourages Valga companies to cooperate

On Thursday, August 27, an information day of Enterprise Estonia’s products and services was held at the Valga County Vocational Training Center, which was organized by Enterprise Estonia in cooperation with the Estonian GoSmart Innovation Broker Laura Gredzens. The event provided an overview of the support measures and services offered to companies for product development. […]

Circular economy – necessity and the driving force for innovations

“Circular economy is inevitable,” emphasized Jana Simanovska, project expert at Ecodesign Competence Centre and a researcher at Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences during the annual Vidzeme Innovation conference in Latvia organized by Vidzeme Planning Region. Watch the video about the opportunities, future trends, challenges implementing the principles of the circular economy. The circular [...]

The role of design in the circular economy (VIDEO)

What is the role of design in achieving the goals of the circular economy? How does design thinking contribute to the efficient use of resources? We propose to watch an inspiring video first time presented during the annual Vidzeme Innovation week in Latvia organized by Vidzeme Planning Region. Aija Freimane, an associate professor of the […]

Entrepreneurs in Vidzeme interested in digitizing the existing business processes to support transnational collaboration

Gathering more than 100 participants, during the emergency, Vidzeme Planning Region has carried out a series of webinars on digital solutions for businesses, which can promote business development locally and abroad. Entrepreneurs’ experience in implementing digital processes in businesses is different. For some, it is sales and communication with customers, for others – production and [...]

Smart Specialisation Strategy – bibliometric analysis & GoSmart BSR project practices

Recently, an article was made by Anna Bagieńska and Patrycja Rogowska, aiming at presenting practical solutions used in the GoSmart BSR project to identify transnational smart specialization strategies in the light of current research directions. The article uses descriptive analysis of the results and bibliometric analysis using tools available in VOSviewer and SCOPUS database (303 […]