PROJECT OUTPUTS

Research

Final SmartComp Research Report: Conclusions on increasing smart competitiveness in the Central Baltic region was published December 2013. It is a summary of the research conducted in the project giving conclusions on the potential for inter-cluster cooperation in the region, branding the clusters in the region as well as some future scenarios. Furthermore, the report provides policy recommendations, managerial recommendations and ideas for future research topics.

SmartComp Research report 3, Maritime sector developments in the global markets was published in October 2013. The report gives insight on the global developments in the maritime sector and hence provides new perspectives for visioning the future of the maritime clusters in the Central Baltic region. The report presents the recent developments and future prospects in the most important maritime clusters around the world.

SmartComp Research report 2, Maritime companies and their business networks in the Central Baltic region was published in June 2013. The report provides an analysis on the cooperation relationships and networks of the maritime companies in the Central Baltic region. The main objective is to explore the business networks within and between the maritime clusters and analyse how networking could be further supported.

SmartComp Research report 1, Maritime cluster analysis on the Central Baltic region was published in December 2012. The report studies the competitiveness of the maritime clusters in the Central Baltic region by first describing the competitive situation in each country and then by identifying the clusters’ key competences, common challenges and the recommended actions for supporting the region’s future competitiveness.

Baltic Rim Economies Review

Special issue of the Baltic Rim Economies (BRE) review, "Maritime Sector Developments in Global Context", published on the 13th of November 2013.

Special issue of the Baltic Rim Economies (BRE) review, "Competitiveness of the Maritime Clusters in the Baltic Sea Region", published on the 13th of June 2013.

Special issue of the Baltic Rim Economies (BRE) review, "Future of the Maritime Sector in the Baltic Sea Region", published on the 14th of December 2012.