The Knowledge Triangle Programme

Methods and Tools in Design, Culture, Smart Cities, Health, Welfare and Entrepreneurship

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The Knowledge Triangle programme was initiated by the Nordic Council of Ministers in 2011 with the aim to study and promote knowledge transfer between innovation actors in academia, industry and public sectors of the Nordic countries. Networks of relevant actors were established in key thematic areas to facilitate a systematic and sustainable model of cooperation with the long-term ambition to stimulate economic growth in the Nordic countries. In 2012, the programme was extended to include both Nordic and Chinese innovation actors. This publication is a collective work of partners of the Knowledge Triangle programme and provides an overview of the Nordic and Sino-Nordic networks. The publication acts as a report of the programme and as a guide for academia, research institutions and businesses to discover new models to build a strong knowledge base and accelerate innovation processes.



Internationalization of the Knowledge Triangle Programme

The sixth edition of the European Innovation Summit was hosted during 17–20th November 2014 by Knowledge4Innovation in the European Parliament in Brussels, Belgium. The theme of the summit emphasised the need to prioritise innovation in the new institutional cycle of the European Union and as a key facet of the 2020 strategy.


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