Regional Innovationssystem (RIS)

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    The purpose of the project is to compare the effects of universities on the regional innovation systems in the Nordic countries. It is studied how local business development has benifitted from having different kinds of universities within close proximity. The cases are separated into three groups, regions with comprehensive universities with a technical faculty (Aalborg Danmark, Oulo Finland, and Luleå Sverige), regions with comprehensive universities without a technical faculty (Aarhus Danmark, Tromsø Norge, and Joensuu Finland), and regions with new and small universities (Akureyri Island, Blekinge Sverige, and Vestfold Sverige).
    Effective start/end date01/03/200230/06/2003