Arctic Consensus

Stakeholders and Partners

Arctic Consensus acts as a link for stronger cooperation between parties in the Arctic region, Denmark and to some extent the EU.

Arctic Consensus acts as the intermediary of knowledge and / or project manager between these parties to highlight Arctic agendas and opportunities in the region.

Arctic Consensus has a broad interface with a wide range of stakeholders and partners. This includes both fixed and ad hoc project collaborations as well as actors with an interest in the Arctic Consensus field. The list below is not exhaustive but includes some of our regular partners and / or stakeholders.

Arctic Business Network

Arctic Business Network is a transatlantic network aimed at developing cooperation between companies, organizations, institutions and authorities in both Greenland and North Jutland.

Phone: +45 25 56 56 78 / +299 54 78 54
Address: Vesterbro 79, 9000 Aalborg

The network is a leading player in the Arctic region – an area that demands experience and credibility. The members of the network are ready to share knowledge and experiences from the Arctic in order to have an effective cooperation. These members’ area of interest covers a wide geographical field, but primarily covers Denmark and Greenland. The network is based in the Arctic House, Aalborg, where some of the network’s meetings are held.

The Greenlandic House, Aalborg

The Greenlandic House in Aalborg is an independent institution that service the contact between Greenland and Region Nordjylland, whether it is cultural, human or business related.

Phone: +45 99 34 25 60 / +45 30 95 78 20
Address: Vesterbro 79, 9000 Aalborg

The Greenlandic House counsels Greenlandic students and Greenlandic citizens in Region Nordjylland and functions as a place for contact and gathering for Greenlandic citizens and people with an interest in Greenland. The Greenlandic House is situated in the Arctic House along with Arctic Consensus, Arctic Education Network, Arctic Business Network and Greenland Travel.

Port of Aalborg A/S

The Port of Aalborg has through a historical connection to Greenland as the base port, a close cooperation going back more than 40 years to 1973.

Phone: +45 99 30 15 00
Address: Langerak 19, 9220 Aalborg Øst

The Port of Aalborg is the centre in a transportation hub between Greenland and especially North Jutland, which enables further cooperation between businesses, education- and research institutions and public authorities. The port serves as the hub for cargo transportation to Greenland, through the port’s position in the feeder-route Rotterdam – Aalborg – Göteborg, which connects Greenland to the global cargo transportation.

AAU Arctic

AAU Arctic is Aalborg University’s center for research related to the Arctic.

Phone: +45 99 40 82 91
Address: Kroghstræde 3, 9220 Aalborg Øst

AAU Arctic functions as a cross-faculty platform and therefore enables cooperation across many different fields of research, both internally at AAU and externally with partners. The platform possess great insight of the newest research on the Arctic, which is presented on research seminars, a large network of researchers in the Arctic region, no matter the field of research, and thereby ensures the continued research on Arctic related matters through new synergies and solutions.

Aalborg University

Aalborg University is the biggest knowledge institution in Northern Denmark, with departments in Esbjerg and Copenhagen.

Phone: +45 99 40 99 40
Address: Fredrik Bajers Vej 5, 9220 Aalborg Øst

The university conducts research and offers programs in the fields of human-, social and natural sciences as well as technical and health sciences, where the focus is on problem-based learning and international cooperation. The university strives to ensure a strong foundation of knowledge and development of the surrounding community in regards to the Arctic, where the university promotes the center CIRCLA and the platform AAU Arctic.

Greenland Travel

Greenland Travel is a part of the Air Greenland Group, which among others consists of the air company Air Greenland – the primary airline in Greenland.

Phone: +45 33 13 10 11
Address: Wilders Plads 13A, 1., 1403 København K

Greenland Travel is the expert on travels to and in Greenland, Iceland and the Faroe Islands and they service both the public and private companies through offices in Denmark and Greenland. Two years ago, Greenland Travel opened its department in Denmark and have recently moved into the Arctic House in Aalborg, where Arctic Consensus, Arctic Education Network and Arctic Business Network are situated along with the Greenland House, Aalborg.

Arctic Cluster of Raw Materials

The Arctic Cluster of Raw Materials is a platform for companies with interests, experience and competencies within the extractive industries in the Arctic.

Phone.: +45 33 77 35 39 / +45 21 24 47 08

The main purpose is to strengthen the competitiveness, contribute to sustainable growth and employment in Greenland and Denmark. The focus is on collaboration with strategic knowledge networks, academia, and industrial innovation processes. The cluster builds and strengthens business cooperation, establishes consortia and business concepts and provides technology and skills for Danish and Greenlandic companies in the Arctic mining industry.

North Denmark Chamber of Commerce

The North Denmark Chamber of Commerce is the region’s largest business organisation.

Phone: +45 98 16 06 00
Address: Nyhavnsgade 2, 9000 Aalborg

The chamber represents approx. 500 Danish companies/persons within trade, industry, services and liberal professions. All companies actively contribute to the Aalborg region being an attractive region for business. The priority of the North Denmark Chamber of Commerce and Industry is to create and develop cooperation between industry, educational institutions and the public sector, especially on the four key issues competency, energy, innovation and infrastructure.

Arctic Circle Business

Arctic Circle Business is an independent organisation that strives to strengthen the local business communities in Sisimiut and Maniitsoq.

Phone: +299 86 35 00
Address: Umiarsualivimmut 2, 1. sal, 3911 Sisimiut

At Arctic Circle Business, the focus is on improving the opportunities for independent businesses and entrepreneurs, in order to strengthen the business community in Greenland. For this reason, Arctic Circle Business collaborates with other Greenlandic and foreign organisations and businesses. Amongst others, we at Arctic Consensus cooperated with Arctic Circle Business on the fishery- and business exhibition Polar Fish, in offering business activities during the exhibition.

Sermersooq Business Council

Sermersooq Business Council is a business development unit situated in Nuuk.

Phone: +299 34 10 80
Address: Imaneq 32, Nuuk 3900

The focus is on the Sermersooq region, which includes Nuuk and Paamiut in the west of Greenland and Tasiilaq and Ittoqqortoormiit in the eastern part of Greenland. Sermersooq Business Council facilitates development through optimization of the framework for growth, innovation and knowledge and focus on the development of established companies, coaching and promoting entrepreneurship, as well developing the tourism industry and the oil-, gas- and mineral sector.

Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq

Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq is the capital municipality in Greenland, which goes from east to vest and covers the inland icecap.

Phone: +299 36 70 00
Address: Kuussuaq 2, 3900 Nuuk

It is the world’s second largest municipality and Greenland’s most populous municipality with 22.500 residents, about half of the entire Greenlandic population, of which ¾ (17.600) lives in Nuuk. Aalborg Municipality and Kommuneqarfik Sermersooq signed a cooperation agreement in 2015, wherein 6 different framework agreements were established. Arctic Consensus is a part of the agreement that aims to strengthen growth and cooperation between businesses in the two municipalities

Centre for Logistics and Cooperation – CLS

CLS is a subsidiary company of the Port of Aalborg, but functions as an independent division.

Phone: +45 29 17 69 08
Address: Langerak 15, 9220 Aalborg Ø

The goal for CLS is to solve assignments for both private and public organisations in Denmark and in Greenland, with a point of departure in the “Growth-axis – Aalborg”. The focus is on the newest knowledge within the fields of economics, leadership and logistical challenges in businesses and therefore CLS seeks to solve problems in regards to innovation, procurement and supply lines. The advisory board consists of Aalborg University, Aalborg Municipality, Region Nordjylland, the business community and the Danish ports.

Centre for Logistics – CELOG

CELOG is an engineerical knowledge and research centre at Aalborg University based in the Institute for Mechanics and Production.

Phone: +45 99 40 30 20
Address: Fibigerstræde 16, 9220 Aalborg Øst

CELOG possess two primary fields of interest; research and collaboration with public and private actors. CELOG focuses on research within logistics and strives to improve the solutions in private and public businesses through development projects. Especially in focus is the development of tools and techniques for analysis among others, thereby, CELOG functions as the businesses research laboratory, where challenges in the business community is tested and solved.

Ilisimatusarfik- University of Greenland

Ilisimatusarfik is the first and, currently, only University of Greenland, which achieved its formal status in 1989.

Phone: +299 38 56 00
Address: Manutooq 1, 3905 Nuussuaq

The research and education at Ilisimatusarfik focus on subjects with relation to Greenland and the Arctic. The University of Greenland has signed a cooperative agreement with Aalborg University in which several areas are in focus, for instance Arctic technology and economic planning. The university seeks to bridge academia, the business communities and the public sector, in order to create knowledge and innovation in a fast developing region.

Greenland Business Association – Sulisitsisut

Since 1966 Greenland Employers’ Association (GA) has maintained Greenland’s industrial interests on national and international issues.

Phone: +299 32 15 00 / +299 32 43 40
Address: Jens Kreutzmannip Aqq. 3, 3900 Nuuk

GA consists of 500 companies with approximately 6.000 employees spread over the country’s various businesses and ranging from small companies to large companies on the international markets. The association is the dominating employer’s association in Greenland, both representing most of the companies and 90% of Greenland’s revenue from businesses. This secures an important position between the companies and the politicians and officials in Greenland.

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