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Austurbru advocates in the interest of inhabitants, communities, institutions and compagnies in East-Iceland. It provides a coordinated and interdisciplinary service related to economy, education and culture. The institution represents the development of the economy, society, administration, college and continous education, research, knowledge and culture in East-Iceland.

Purpose

The purpose of Austurbru is to work in the interests of East Iceland residents, municipalities, companies and other bodies, in order to provide coordinated, interdisciplinary services related to education, culture and the economy. AUSTURBRÚ shall be a leading voice in the development of business, knowledge, research, government administration, university-level studies, continuing education, and  social and cultural activities in East Iceland.

Objectives

Austurbru - the East Iceland Bridge - intends to fulfil its purpose by providing an interdisciplinary forum for cooperation and by working towards:

  • innovation, development and the nurturing of regional communities and businesses
  • greater job development and enhanced continuing and vocational education
  • effective information provision and comprehensive marketing
  • increasing variety and expansion in research and university-level education
  • diverse activities in the cultural, artistic and creative industry sectors

Service contract with Austurbrú - why you should sign?

Austurbrú offers diverse services in compliance with its goals and objectives. By signing a service contract, you're assured to obtain a personal contact, comprehensive service as well as becoming a stakeholder in Austurbrú. 

Examples of services

  • Analysis of projects
  • Network
  • Starting a company
  • Consultation on business plan, budgeting and operating plan
  • Profiling
  • Strategic planning
  • Grant applications
  • Negotiation
  • Workshops and conferences
  • Education guidance 
  • Marketing consultation

Fur further information on investing in East Iceland,
please contact the department of innovation and development.

Head of the department of innovation and development: Jóna Árný Ţórđardóttir.

For further information on culture in East Iceland,
please contact the department of culture.

Head of the department of culture: Signý Ormarsdóttir.

For further information on tourism in East Iceland,
please contact the department of marketing

Head of the department of marketing: Jóna Árný Ţórđardóttir.

For further information on university studies, interdisciplinary research and adult learning in East Iceland,
please contact the department of education and research.

Head of the department of education: Bergţóra Árnadóttir.
Head of the department of research: Guđrún Áslaug Jónsdóttir.

 

 

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