NOBANET is a development project financed by the Nordic Council of Ministers (Nordplus) and the Lindstedt foundation

The overall aim of NOBANET is to support knowledge transfer and innovations in the internationalization of Nordic and Baltic SMEs. This aim is achieved through close cooperation between HEIs and SMEs in all Nordic and Baltic countries.

The concrete objectives of NOBANET are to:

  • Develop new learning materials on internationalisation of SMEs
  • Implement cross-border projects on internationalisation
  • Develop partner higher education institutions' curricula to include internationalisation of SMEs
  • Create models for sustainable cooperation between higher education institutions and SMEs
  • Create tools for developin E-business for SMEs


Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)

  • Denmark: EAL, Odense
  • Estonia: TTK University of Applied Sciences, Tallinn, Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences, Tallinn
  • Finland: Arcada University of Applied Sciences , Helsinki
  • Iceland: Akureyri University/School of Business and Science, Akureyri
  • Latvia:  Vidzeme University of Applied Sciences, Valmiera
  • Lithuania: Kauno Kolegija/ University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas
  • Norway: Westerdals - Oslo School of Arts, Communication and Technology
  • Sweden: School of Education and Communication at Jönköping University

Partner SMEs and entrepreneurial/trade/NGO organisations in the Nordic and Baltic countries

  • AIESEC in Finland
  • TRAL Union of Professional business graduates in Finland 
  • Valmiera Business and Innovation Incubator, Latvia
  • GOI Finland Oy -GOInternational Finland

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Financing: Nordic Council of Ministers (Nordplus), Lindstedt

Duration: 1.9.2013 - 30.6.2018

Project manager: Eija Källström