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Our mission is to help rural areas in the Baltic Sea Region to reach their full potential in bioeconomy. We hope to achieve our mission through building capacity for transnational cooperation in innovation management and smart specialization in bioeconomy. To enable transnational cooperation, we create an open transnational digital platform for innovation in bioeconomy, which will be tested and scaled up via several pilots together with local small and medium sized enterprises.

RDI2CluB unites authorities, research, development and innovation (RDI) institutes and business development bodies from five regions to a joint quest for boosting smart and sustainable bioeconomy development in the rural areas of Baltic Sea Region. The five regions of the RDI2CLuB partnership are:

  • Central Finland/Finland
  • Hedmark/Norway
  • Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship/Poland
  • Vidzeme/Latvia
  • Estonia

Project process

 

News

28 Nov 2018

Benchmarking guided Joint Action Plan development of RDI2CluB partner regions

During the first year of co-operation, RDI2CluB partnership has focused on capacity building for smart specialization in bioeconomy. Partner regions have learned about each other’s strengths and challenges as well as identified a roadmap for jointly developing bioeconomy in rural regions around the Baltic Sea.

5 Jan 2018

RDI2CluB adopted as Flagship of EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

In November 2017, RDI2CluB was adopted as a Flagship of Policy Area Bioeconomy by the EUSBSR National Coordinators. Flagships demonstrate the progress of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region, and serve as pilot examples for desired action in the policy area. According to EU Strategy for Baltic Sea Region, Bioeconomy offers an abundance of opportunities to grow primary industries and opens up new development prospects in the rural areas.

26 Jun 2017

Finland received nearly million euros for the development of a bioeconomy innovation system

The Interreg Baltic Sea Region is a cooperation programme between eleven countries. The region has abundant natural resources, but also challenges in reaching its full bioeconomy potential. Furthermore, the exchange of knowlege in the area has been sparse.

On a quest for data-based smart specialization in bioeconomy… ‘Bioeconomy beyond statistics’ blog out now at #EUSBSR Highlights #madewithinterreg #interreg #BSR #bioeconomy #S3 https://t.co/8vwbsTeNF4
Facebook post by RDI2CluBBioeconomy beyond statisticsbalticsea-region-strategy.euClear facts about bioeconomy help decision makers form a clearer picture of their own performance and create ambitious, yet realistic goals for their...
Hannu Koponen shares the RDI2CluB journey to regional bioeconomy profiles in the Highlights blog of EU strategy for Baltic Sea region. Clear facts about bioeconomy help decision makers form a clearer picture of their own performance and create ambitious, yet realistic goals for their bioeconomy. Facts provide a solid base for a regional strategy. This sounds very simple, but that is not the case... 'Bioeconomy beyond statistics' -blog available now at https://www.balticsea-region-strategy.eu/news-room/highlights-blog/item/61-bioeconomy-beyond-statistics
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Welcome to CluB! Bioeconomy Knowledge Center in Świętokrzyskie Voivodeship is officially established to join the network of bioeconomy innovation hubs around Baltic Sea Region. The center strives for smart specialization strategy development, raises awareness on the potential of bioeconomy and increases regional co-operation.
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VTT and JAMK are raising black soldier flies and their larvae for the needs of the circular economy, such as feed, waste processing or part of bio-ingredients. Slow-down and enjoy the live stream provided by VinsectS project that explores the potential of insect farming in the Viitasaari-Saarijärvi region. #slowtv #pilot @Biotalouskampus https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yo6XABm5u08
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Team from Saarijärvi, Central Finland, was on a study visit in Vidzeme Planning Region, Latvia, to explore the beautiful town of Cesis. Ideas and approaches were shared on creating attractive and viable rural living environments as well as rural tourist destinations. #transnationallearning #JointActions
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This week, JAMK experts have been on a Bioenergy co-operation visit in Hedmark, Norway. Joint actions have started in the RDI2CluB network! 🇳🇴🇫🇮🌲
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Export Factory for Bio-forestry and RDI2CluB hosted an internationalization event for wood construction companies in Central Finland. Plentiful funding opportunities and support networks on display. Materials in Finnish. https://www.metsakeskus.fi/export-factory-bio-forestry-hankkeen-tilaisuuksien-materiaalit … 🌲🌲 @puutuoteala @biotalouskampus
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Bioeconomy happens on regional level and needs regional evidence-based data to support planning. Road to regional bioeconomy profiles explored in a recently released report by Regional Council of Central Finland. Available at rdi2club.eu. #BSR #transnationalcooperation #Interreg
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#Bioeconomy happens on regional level and needs regional evidence-based data to support planning. Road to regional bioeconomy profiles explored in a recently released report by @CentralFinland. Available at https://t.co/ilpIhUmupM. #BSR #transnationalcooperation #Interreg
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Export Factory for Bio-forestry and @RDI2CluB hosted an internationalization event for wood construction companies in Central Finland. Plentiful funding opportunities and support networks on display. Materials in Finnish. https://t.co/tqHfevUHQQ @puutuoteala @biotalouskampus
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What is the bioeconomy readiness of your region? How does it compare to national performance in bioeconomy? Test the regional #bioeconomy profile tool to assess your region's potential. #BSR data available 🇫🇮🇩🇪🇱🇻🇳🇴🇵🇱🇪🇪 #transnationalcooperation #Interreg https://t.co/3eHBv1XT1c
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What is the bioeconomy readiness of your region? How does your region compare to national performance in bioeconomy? Test our regional bioeconomy profile tools to assess your region's potential. In BSR, data available for Finland, Norway, Poland, Germany, Latvia and Estonia. 🇫🇮🇳🇴🇵🇱🇪🇪🇱🇻🇩🇪 #BSR #Interreg #transnationalcooperation #rdi2club #mainoutput https://berst.databank.nl/dashboard
Facebook post by RDI2CluBSisarkampus norjalaisessa vuoristoidyllissä: hirviä ja suomalaista teknologiaa | Tarvaalan tarinoitablogit.jamk.fiBlogissa pääset tutustumaan Tarvaalan kampuksen arkeen niin henkilökunnan kuin opiskelijoidenkin näkökulmasta. Tervetuloa Tarvaalaan!
Hannariina and Anna shared experiences from Evenstad Campus, Norway in the Stories from Tarvaala blog of Bioeconomy Campus. The Institute of Bioeconomy is excited to build the connection with Evenstad Campus, both in applied research and development project as well as in education and student cooperation. 🇫🇮🇳🇴 Blog available in Finnish at Tarvaalan tarinat https://blogit.jamk.fi/tarvaalantarinoita/2018/12/13/sisarkampus-norjalaisessa-vuoristoidyllissa-hirvia-ja-suomalaista-teknologiaa/
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rdi2club.eu website updated - benchmarking reports now available online! Exploring where chemistry meets agriculture and markets at the European best practice bioeconomy cluster, Biobased Delta. Impressive triple helix co-operation. @rdi2club JAMK University of Applied Sciences
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🌷🌷🌷https://t.co/64375Pt1JN website updated - benchmarking reports now available online! First report on @biobaseddelta where chemistry meets agriculture and markets at the European best practice bioeconomy cluster. Impressive triple helix co-operation. @rdi2club #JAMK_fi
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#Benchmarking #bioeconomy in Hedmark, Norway & Värmland, Sweden. Exploring big questions... How to build a connected innovation ecosystem in a rural region? How to make the cross-border innovation co-operation work? Report coming soon, photos out now! https://flic.kr/s/aHskNPexvG @Hedmark @PaperProvince
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#Benchmarking #bioeconomy in Hedmark, Norway & Värmland, Sweden. 🌲How to build a connected innovation ecosystem in a rural region? How to make the cross-border innovation co-operation work? Report coming soon, photos out now! https://t.co/wWCmPMgzjL @Hedmarkfylke @PaperProvince
As stated by the Nordic #bioeconomy forerunners, we should credit the agriculture for making a transition to climate friendly farming practices. Agriculture has great impact potential! #NordicSolutions #COP24 https://t.co/zA7LySjZSa
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RDI2CluB team meet-up at the Business from Bioeconomy event in Sunny Karlstad. The event offered best practices of #BSR #bioeconomy with great networking opportunities. Intensive days with speed-dating, local bioproducts and in-depth discussions on innovation management model and the platform. #BSRStarsS3
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HRV Farm’s brand new cattle shed for 600 cows was filled by 3000 visitors for Open doors day. As evident from the wide interest, HRV Farm is a benchmark not only for the scale, but for use of new technology and the model of farmers’ cooperation. #CentralFinland #Bioeconomy 🐄🐄🍀
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Congratulations HRV Farm! The newly constructed cattle shed for 600 cows was filled with over 3000 visitors on Friday Nov 30 when interested farmers from near and far, along with the local community, came to HRV Farm’s estate in Kalmari, Saarijärvi Northern Central Finland. The open doors event was organized together with Bioeconomy campus actors, technology providers and other partners. Behind the investment is a group of three local farmers who joined their expertise to design and operate the farm that showcases advanced technology solutions for ensuring the animal wellbeing and quality in production, including the Finland’s largest carousel milking station (DeLaval PR 2250). As evident from the wide interest in the cattle farmers’ community, the HRV Farm is indeed a benchmark for use of new technology and the benefits of co-operation. #CentralFinland #Bioeconomyhotspot #BioeconomyCampus
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Our Latvian team was well represented in the benchmarking visit in Norway and Sweden with participants from several SMEs from the High added value and healthy food cluster of Latvia. Fruitful discussions and interesting visits resulted in many leads for Joint Action Plans. 🥔🥔🥔🌲🌲🌲🌼⛰️🛤️
#Interreg #BSR platform project call is open for proposals on capitalising the outputs on #smartspecialisation, reseach and #innovation infrastructures, climate change mitigation & adaptation... and more. Building a greater impact together! https://t.co/JCzAVs2KbT
Speed-dating with a serious mission - finding a partner for developing #bioeconomy innovations in #BSR. 🤝🌱🌻🌾🌎🍏@JAMK_fi @biotalouskampus https://t.co/uFipEmXsfH
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Our week in Värmland and Hedmark is coming to end with speed-dating workshop for defining the Joint Action Plans for development of #bioeconomy. Many ideas will be realized with the help of the coming online innovation hub. Thank you @tretorget, @HiInnlandet, @Hedmarkfylke #BSR
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This week the RDI2CluB team with 30+ experts is on route at Värmland, Sweden and Hedmark, Norway to explore the cross-boarder bioeconomy ecosystem and rural-urban connectivity. #benchmarking #BSR #Bioeconomy In Karlstad, we explored the Smart Specialisation Academy, the STING Bioeconomy incubator, Paper Province, Karlstad Innovation Centre and much more. After visits to several bioeconomy companies in Hedmark, today we are heading to the Evenstad Innovation Centre to meet the Moose. Our findings and lessons to apply will be published later this year as a benchmarking report at rdi2club.eu website.
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This week the RDI2CluB team with 30+ experts is on route at Värmland, Sweden and Hedmark, Norway to explore the cross-boarder bioeconomy ecosystem and rural-urban connectivity. #benchmarking #BSR #Bioeconomy In Karlstad, we explored the Smart Specialisation Academy, the STING Bioeconomy incubator, Paper Province, Karlstad Innovation Centre and much more. After visits to several bioeconomy companies in Hedmark, today we are heading to the Evenstad Innovation Centre to meet the Moose. Our findings and lessons to apply will be published later this year as a benchmarking report at rdi2club.eu website.
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RDI2CluB benchmarking and networking Kasvuopen Carneval in Jyvaskyla, Central Finland. Kasvuopen is sparring eager to grow companies with growth experts in Finland. Innovative companies from Bioeconomy and circular economy growth tracks on stage. What is Kasvu Open? The largest project for sparring eager to grow companies with growth experts in Finland! Kasvu Open is an annual process where every eager to grow company has an opportunity to present their growth plan to a great number of experts free of charge. As a result, companies have a clarified growth plan, enlarged network of the best possible growth venture experts and investors in the country. Kasvu Open Carneval gathers growth professionals, investors and other partners into one solid network, which supports companies.
Today the European Commission has put forward an updated #bioeconomy strategy as an action plan to develop a sustainable and circular bioeconomy that serves Europe's society, environment and economy. 🇪🇺 https://t.co/wpptSZOlf9
Does the forest hold the key to the future? @JAMK_fi & Bioeconomy Campus together with @vetenskapoallm are building a #NordicHub on new forest-based products to increase awareness and dialogue on #bioeconomy and #biobased products. https://t.co/YQH7Fk4PSd
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‘Inventions week’ gathers inventors, start-ups, clients and partners to network at rural town of Viitasaari in Northern Central Finland. Town boosts innovation with creative approaches, e.g. the invention mill involves rural youth to innovation actions and encourages to entrepreneurship. RDI2CluB was at the scene to benchmark and network with the inventors and innovation ecosystem actors of Central Finland. Great entrepreneurial spirit and broudly rural brands! 💡💡
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Inventions week’ at rural town, #Viitasaari, in Central Finland gathers inventors & start-ups to network. Town boosts #innovation with creative approaches, e.g. invention mill involves #youth to innovation actions and encourages to rural #entrepreneurship. 💡@rdi2club #benchmark
High level event in Brussels coming soon ... 'Sustainable & Circular #Bioeconomy, the European Event' 🇪🇺 on October 22. https://t.co/VrF554GSR4
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#Bioeconomy campus day attracted the public to Tarvaala by showcasing local businesses and R&D projects – including insect economy. 200 portions of Texmex crickets served. Crunchy, but tasty! 🌻🌻 @biotalouskampus @JAMK_fi #locallyproduced
On coming Monday, Bioeconomy Campus in Tarvaala, Saarijärvi, hosts an seminar on the innovations in #Bioeconomy. Event is opened by Finland's Minister of Economic Affaird, Mika Lintilä. 'Bioeconomy future is made with innovations!' #JAMK @biotalouskampus #bioeconomyhotspot https://t.co/hU1h8Pde8M
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Hedmark and Świętokrzyskie on board BSSSC Annual Conference 2018 in Gdansk. RDI2CluB was on stage at a workshop on circular bioeconomy exploring how digitalisation and platform development can connect rural regions together to boost innovation in bioeconomy around the BSR. On closing day, RDI2CluB predicted the future for BSR with a project panel. What a challenge to foretell what the life is like for bioeconomy natives in 2038! ...and whether we can still eat cheese and drink wine?
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#Hedmark and #Świętokrzyskie on board #BSSSC2018 in Gdansk. On closing day, @RDI2CluB predicted the future for #BSR with a project panel. What a challenge to foretell what the life is like for #bioeconomy natives in 2038! ...and whether we can still eat cheese and drink wine?
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ProNemus visitors centre of Äänekoski bioproductmill offers a complete forestry experience with modern wood architecture, virtual reality, digital displays, art and simulations showing the road of wood from forest into a wide variety of bioproducts. Worth a visit! Central Finland #BioeconomyHotSpot
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Exploring forestry at ProNemus visitors centre of Äänekoski bioproduct mill in Central Finland.
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#ProNemus visitors centre of Äänekoski #bioproductmill offers an experience with modern wood architecture, virtual reality, digital displays, art and simulations on the road of wood from forest to a wide variety of #bioproducts. Worth a visit! Central Finland #BioeconomyHotSpot
#BSRStarsS3 published a policy brief on the Digital monitoring tool for analysing the innovation ecosystem. Interesting #experimentation with #OpenData giving a realtime visualisation of the players of #circulareconomy. #Interreg #BSR #S3 https://t.co/tYJrDm2t9D