The region of Österbotten in Finland and Norrbotten and Västerbotten counties in Sweden is characterized by rural and sparsely populated areas. In various pre-discussions, project partners have concluded that the combined knowledge and cooperation across the border can generate more outcomes for the future of the areas. The third sector is central to the development […]

DeTo – Developing Together


The vast area of the northern parts of Sweden, Norway and Finland represents a region with unique, similar challenges concerning better connectivity, harmonization of education and regulations and attracting skilled labour in the region. There are several organizations and networks working on cross-border cooperation, however, there is a need to combine good practices, development needs […]


Bridging Youth and Regional Development Through Dialogue

The small-scale project called “Bridging Youth and Regional Development Through Dialogue”, funded by the Interreg Aurora Programme, aims not only to give a voice to the younger generation during the project, but to prepare them for future participation. The project offers a platform for young people to practice dialogue skills, expand networks locally and transnationally, […]

Nordic Battery Belt – Feasibility Study

Nordic Battery Belt

The purpose of the Nordic Battery Belt – Feasibility study is to prepare the region’s battery technology actors for a larger implementation project, which in turn will aim to strengthen the region’s position in the global competition for investments in the battery and electrification industry. This is done through a mapping of available knowledge, workshops […]