Today's knowledge society is increasingly demanding a highly skilled work force and a steady stream of talented young scientists. The Life Science and IT/Telecom (ICT) clusters in the Baltic Sea Region, with world known enterprises such as Novo Nordisk, Astra Zeneca, Nokia, and Siemens, need to push their research and development further to stay competitive on the world market. But will there be enough brainpower available on Top of Europe to support such a push or will these research facilities have to move elsewhere?
Mr Uffe Ellemann-Jensen, Chairman of Baltic Development Forum and former Foreign Minister of Denmark:
The information and communication technology sector represents a sector of opportunities. We must use these opportunities in the Baltic Sea Region to develop and position the region as a "Smart Region". Let us combine state-of-the-art information technology with day-to-day services.
Among the key note speakers at the seminar are:o Dr. Harald Ringstorff, President of the German Bundesrat and Minister President of Mecklenburg-Vorpommern
The Seminar is arranged by the Nordic Embassies in Berlin, ScanBalt, Baltic Development Forum, BioTop Berlin-Brandenburg, BioCon Valley and the Nordic Council of Ministers.Press contacts:
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