“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up… His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.” – Nikola Tesla During the last week of October 2012, Jörgen Eriksson, Lars-Göran Larsson and… Continue reading Place Excellence and EU Horizon 2020 seminars in Zagreb
The Frontier Economies as Investment Destinations
While investment returns in the developed markets of Europe, North America and Japan have evolved from ‘low returns for no risk’ to ‘no returns for low risk’, returns in the BRIC economies of Brazil, Russia, India and China are starting to slow, the next investment returns frontier is the countries defined as ‘frontier markets’. I… Continue reading The Frontier Economies as Investment Destinations
Croatia next European contry to embark upon the Place Management roller coaster!
After two intense days on-site in northern Croatia, it is evident this region will become a vital new player and contributor to the development of regional innovation and place excellence in Europe. Rarely have I experienced a more determined and committed engagement than the one sparkling from the Regional Economic Development Agency of the Medimurje region, also acting… Continue reading Croatia next European contry to embark upon the Place Management roller coaster!