The project has institutionalised business and science networks by establishing a BSR LNG Competence Centre and the BSR LNG Cluster.
The BSR LNG Cluster is an organisation of economic cooperation involving national stakeholders from Lithuania, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Germany and Poland. As a transnational LNG network, the Cluster complements locally and nationally networked companies and institutions by connecting stakeholders from the entire Baltic Sea region and beyond.
The BSR LNG Competence Centre consists of thirteen educational institutions from the Baltic Sea Region, which aim to improve LNG education and build a critical mass of available LNG technology specialists, both academic and operational, in a common approach across countries and scientific institutions.
The Competence Centre is unique in its form and brings together expertise, knowledge, training facilities and research infrastructures and provides cooperation and management models to enable and accelerate joint service delivery and project development.
In order to use the LNG infrastructure as a growth and sustainability factor for the BSR, numerous studies, brochures and information material on the LNG value chain, technological concepts and business models for LNG and Bio-LNG have been developed. Key findings and stakeholders were networked, trained and informed in conferences and training sessions (together with the Competence Centre and the BSR LNG Cluster). Thus, the project partners involved as well as their regions and LNG stakeholders will continue to benefit beyond the end of the project.