Pirkko Varis 

Ladies and Gentlemen,
Dear Colleagues and Students

I wish you all welcome to the website of the Nordic and Baltic Business Innovation Network and the intensive course of the network. The network operates in cooperation with Nordplus Higher Education Programme. The network is coordinated by Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK). The activities include student and staff mobility, intensive courses and network activities.  Network meetings are organized annually in the locations of the member universities.

You can find information about the activities of the earlier years at

The network has organized the following intensive courses:

  • Going Nordic (2008) in Tampere
  • Business in the Nordic and  Baltic Countries (2009-2011) in Tampere, Finland; in Odense, Denmark & in Kaunas, Lithuania
  • Business Innovation Focussed on Experience-based Products/Services (2012-2014) in Tallinn, Estonia; in Tromsø, Norway & in Tampere/Virrat, Finland

Some articles of the intensive courses 2010-2014 can be found at  in English, All blogs, TAMK International

The next intensive course Customized product/service innovation & marketing through traditional, digital and social media will be organised in Odense, Denmark in September 2015.

The following institutions are members of the Nordic and Baltic Business Innovation Network:

Tampere University of Applied Sciences (TAMK), Business, Finland 

The University of Southern Denmark, Faculty of Engineering, Denmark

UiT The Arctic University of Norway, School of Business and Economics, Tromsø

Tallinn College of Tallinn University of Technology, Business, Estonia

Vytautas Magnus University, Faculty of Economics and Management, Kaunas, Lithuania


Pirkko Varis

Senior Lecturer in Marketing
Coordinator of the Network

Coordinator of the Intensive Course

Tampere University of Applied Sciences


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