9 December 2014, Copenhagen: Digital growth in the Baltic Sea Region – Exploring the potential of testbeds for digital products and services

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

Contact person
Gintare Skorupskaite,, tel. +45 31 66 46 62

09.30 – 10.00 Registration and coffee

10.00 – 10.10 Welcome and setting the scene
Anders Hoffmann, Deputy director general, Danish Business Authority

10.10-10.20 Baltic Sea Region as the frontrunner in digital economy Flemming Stender, Director, Baltic Development Forum

10.20 – 11.50 Key NotesTestbeds - state of affairs and future potentials in the BSR
What are the needs? Industry perspective (tbd)
What are the needs? Entrepreneurship perspective
Vinay Venkatraman, CEO, Leapcraft Innovation


11.50 – 12.30 Brain picking needs and challenges - inputs from the audience

12.30 – 13.15 Lunch

13.15 – 14.45 CasesTestbirds (Germany)
Anders Berntson, Department Manager, Acreo Swedish ICT (Sweden)
Per Simonsson, Executive Director, Sustainable Business Hub (Sweden)

14.45 – 15.00 Coffee and cake

15.00 – 15.45 Panel discussion: What are the needs and how do we improve access to digital testbeds?

15.45 – 16.00 Conclusions and next steps Torsten Andersen, Chief of Division, Danish Business Authority


When? 09.30 - 16.00, 9 December 2014

Where? Danish Business Authority, Langelinie Allé 17, 2100 København Ø, Denmark.

For who? Enterprises, policy makers, experts, business organisations and industry stakeholders.

Registration is required via email to Gintare Skorupskaite.

Organisers are Danish Business Authority and Baltic Development Forum.