'Rügen International Open 2017'

Invitation to the first open tennis tournament 'Rügen International Open 2017'

The first open tournament for the Baltic Sea cities is organized in Bergen auf Rügen by the Tennis Association Bergen.

Please forward this invitation to the tennis clubs and players in your city.

The deadline for registration: 30 July 2017.

30.10.2018 to 31.10.2018

Save the date!
The meeting of the UBC Inclusive and Healthy Cities Commission will be held in Karlstad, 30-31.10.2018.
More information will follow soon.

Digitalization and urbanization seem to go hand in hand

The increasing digitization is changing all municipal processes and it redefines relations between a city and a society, and also between a city and a region. The seminar held in Malmö on 29 May 2018 by Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) and Baltic Development Forum (BDF) gathered answers to this disruptive revolution.

City cases

The first part of the seminar started with two perspectives on how to deal with the potentials and challenges of digitalization in the Cities of Hamburg and Malmö.

Blue Biotechnology in the Baltic Sea Region – from Science to Business

Marine or „blue“ biotechnology is a young field of modern biotechnology, based, upon well established traditions of basic science at universities of the Northern European shores. With the rise of the blue biotech business sector, biological ressources from marine habitats become more and more interesting. Due to their ability to adapt to harsh ocean environments, marine organisms are a promising source for new medical drugs, new enzymes for food and feed production and provide alternative ways of producing chemicals.

ReGeneration 2030 Movement Summit

Young people in the Baltic Sea Region have expressed their willingness and commitment to take action and implement the 2030 Agenda, and to this purpose they have established the ReGeneration 2030 Movement. The first Summit will take place on the 18-20 August in Åland, where youth will develop a Manifesto declaring their engagement towards the achievement of the SDGs, in particular SDG12. This Manifesto will be delivered to the Baltic Sea Parliamentary Conference and will be complemented by and Action Plan defining the way to fulfill these commitments.