In 2018, AEC served as expert partner in a pan-Arctic business finance analysis. The report is launched internationally at Arctic Frontiers in Tromsø. The report Business Financing in the Arctic points out several specific recommendations on how the Arctic States and institutions can improve innovation, entrepreneurship and business financing in the Arctic. The initiative was mandated by the Danish Government´s Foreign and Security Policy Strategy 2017-2018, as part of the Kingdom of Denmark’s work aiming to promote sustainable economic development in the Arctic.

The launch takes place back to back with the side event Investments in the Arctic, Business Financing in the Arctic, Monday 21st January 2019 at 18:00 – 19:00

Clarion Hotel The Edge – Kjøpmannskontoret

Presentation of the report by Jakob Stoumann – Managing Director, Oxford Research


Anu Fredrikson, Director, Arctic Economic Council,

Christian Wennecke, Deputy Manager, Greenland Business,

Erlend Bullvåg, Dean, Nord University Business School

Kjersti Eline T. Busch, Co-founder and CEO SALT consultant company

Moderated by: Jarl Frijs-Madsen, Danish Ambassador to Norway

Organised by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Denmark, the Government of The Faroe Islands and Greenland Business