Baltic Impulse partners


There are fifteen partners in the cluster: 

Baltic Sea Action Group (Foundation for a Living Baltic Sea), Finland
BSAG has worked to revive the ecological condition of the Baltic Sea since 2008. The work is based on constructive cooperation with authorities and the private sector and it firmly leans on scientific research and the views of specialists.
BSAG follows the HELCOM's (Helsinki Commission for Protecting the Baltic Sea) Baltic Sea Action plan, focusing on problems concerning eutrophication, maritime activities and hazardous substances.


SYKE, Finland
The Finnish Environment Institute (also known as SYKE) is both a research institute and a centre for environmental expertise. SYKE's research focuses on changes in the environment, and seeks ways to control these changes. Our expertise is based on long-term environmental monitoring, wide-ranging research results, and the Institute's highly-qualified staff.


The Baltic Marine Environment Protection Commission, usually referred to as HELCOM, is an intergovernmental organization of all the nine Baltic Sea countries and the EU, working to protect the marine environment of the Baltic Sea from all sources of pollution and to ensure safety of navigation. HELCOM is the governing body of the "Convention on the Protection of the Marine Environment of the Baltic Sea Area", known as the Helsinki Convention.


Department of Environmental Science, Aarhus University, Denmark
The Department of Environmental Science is under the Faculty of Science and Technology in Aarhus University. The department is located in Roskilde, Denmark.
We have expertise within environmental policy analysis, economy, sociology and geography, and air pollution, environmental chemistry and microbiology. Our activities comprise research and education, and we provide science-based consulting services to a wide range of customers such as the Danish government, the EU, municipalities, and business affiliates.


Agro Business Park, Denmark
Agro Business Park is a science park with a strong focus on entrepreneurship and innovation within agriculture, food, bioenergy and environmental technologies. 
We are involved with a considerable number of projects – all with the aim of supporting entrepreneurship and innovation in the sector. This applies for both companies, which participate in our company network, and especially for the entrepreneurial and the development sectors, which make use of the Agro Business Park as an incubator.


Baltic Environmental Forum Lithuania
BEF Lithuania is convinced that our planet should be protected not from the people, but together with the people. 
We are a team of experts in nature conservation, management of water and chemicals, energy and climate change, sustainable development, and environmental communication. We've worked for international NGO networks, public service, and in science and business. Today most of our daily efforts are dedicated to engaging in environmental policy-making, stakeholder involvement, institutional capacity building, public education and awareness raising, as well as in various voluntary public initiatives. While at it, we team up with other organisations that share our values and passion for the future, where humans live in harmony with nature.


Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (JTI), Sweden
JTI - Swedish Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering is an industrial research institute engaged in agricultural engineering and environmental technology through research and development. JTI has close links with the trade and industry and as a result of this collaboration we produce results that can be translated directly into real-life practice.
Our work provides companies and authorities with a better basis for decision-making, a powerful competitive edge, less impact on the environment and wiser management of natural resources.


Knowledge Centre for Agriculture, Denmark
The Knowledge Centre is the main supplier of professional knowledge for agricultural professions. Our role is to process and convey the latest knowledge to our clients from research and educational institutions and companies.
Our primary clients are the 31 advisory centres that we are closely connected to through the partnership within the Danish Agricultural Advisory Service, but they also include food businesses, authorities and agricultural colleges. In a few areas, we also have farmers and other agriculturalists as our direct clients.


MTT Agrifood Research Finland
MTT Agrifood Research Finland is a leading research institute developing sustainability and competitiveness for the food system. Research areas include environmentally friendly agriculture, utilization of renewable resources and opportunities of green economy. Operating under the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry, MTT employs around 750 people at 15 locations across Finland.


Södertälje Municipality, Sweden 

Södertälje Municipality is one of the main co-financers of BERAS Implementation, an initiative committed to reduce the input of nutrients and pesticides to the Baltic Sea. The municipality has a distinct organic profile and is an inspiring blend of rural, urban and international elements. The municipality is strongly involved in BERAS through the work with Diet For A Clean Baltic, making it easier to choose food that is produced within the natural boundaries of our ecosystem. The municipality also contributes with experience from watershed stakeholder groups and supports BERAS in communication activities. The BERAS secretariat is located in Järna in Södertälje, one hour by train from Stockholm.[JL1] 


Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia
Tallinn University of Technology (TUT) is the only technological university in Estonia and one of the leading technological universities in the Baltic Sea region. Engineers are prepared practically in all engineering fields and industrial economics needed in Estonia. TUT has over 14 000 students and personnel of nearly 2000 (incl. affiliated institutions). TUT is an active partner in cooperation networks between universities, business clusters and national institutions.


Technical University of Hamburg, Germany
TUHH is a competitive entrepreneurial university focusing on high-level performance and high quality standards. TUHH is dedicated to the principles of Humboldt (unity of research and education).  TUHH has a strong international orientation and also focusses on its local environment. It does so by contributing to the development of the technological and scientific competence of society.  Aiming at excellency at the national and international level in its strategic research fields. Educating young engineers and academics within demanding programmes using advanced teaching methods.


Technical University of Lodz, Poland
The Technical University of Lodz has a strong tradition of engineering education and is well known all over the world or its achievements in research, education and international cooperation encompasses student exchange as well as participation in scientific programmes. The Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering employs over 100 people, including 80 academic teachers, and educates about 1000 students. The general research and study areas in the faculty are: environmental management, process engineering, hazard and risk assessment.


Union of the Baltic Cities, Commission on Environment, Finland
Union of the Baltic Cities (UBC) is a voluntary, proactive network mobilizing the shared potential of over 100 member cities for the democratic, economic, social, cultural and environmentally sustainable development of the Baltic Sea Region. The Union's aim is to promote and strengthen cooperation and exchange of experience among the cities in the Baltic Sea Region. UBC, Commission on Environment (EnvCom) is one of the 13 commissions of the UBC. The UBC EnvCom is responsible for the Union's work on environmental and urban sustainability, co-operation and functions as the co-ordination secretariat of the entire UBC Sustainability Action Programme.


University of Rostock, Germany
The University of Rostock, founded in 1419, is the oldest university in the Baltic Sea area. It is among the ten most founder-friendly higher education establishments in Germany. The regional economy has benefitted from the over 800 start-up companies launched from the university since 1991. Young people from the West of Germany and increasing numbers of foreign students are discovering Rostock as a study location. Meanwhile, students from 99 countries can be found on the four campus locations in the city. The University has nine faculties and one interdisciplinary faculty.