The report presents first findings regarding the MidNordic-region in the context of the European territorial structure, accessibility, specific profiles and impacts of EU policies. Generally, the MidNord-region is a peripheral region which is in European terms rather rural and inaccessible. Despite this position, the economic development is good in European terms and large parts of the region belong to the top league when measuring the core indicators related to the fulfilment of the Lisbon Agenda. Furthermore, the region appears as cultural and creative with different economic specialications in its different sub-regions.
The report was made by Eurofutures and is based on ESPON -material.