RYE Connect

RYE Connect is a passion to promote innovative thinking that inspires young people to create unique business opportunities across Northern Europe and the Arctic.

RYE Connect project partners and associates offer an expanded Youth Entrepreneurship model which supports and inspires young entrepreneurs within the Northern Periphery and Arctic (NPA) region to develop new businesses and to consider entrepreneurship as a viable career option. 

Through the transnational collaboration and networking the project has reached already over 2000 participant with its various business development activities, networks and tools.

Web: www.ryeconnect.eu


Kalle Pakalén
Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
+358 44 329 8000

Malou Media has been very successful making commercials, websites and animations since they started their company in Greenland.

Behind the company...

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A group of young participants from the RYE Programme in Kajaani, Finland where delighted to take part in the Junior Achievement Job Shadow day. The...

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In September the RYE partnership travelled to Reykjavik, Iceland where the RYE partners took the opportunity to meet with two of the Icelandic...

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"Mitäpä se hyvejää" is common way of thinking in the Kainuu region of Finland. Basically it means it is not worth the effort to try anything. However,...

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In August 2016 the RYE Connect project signed up with another associate parter from Oulu, Finland. 

Business Kitchen is an open meeting and learning...

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RYE Connect has had a busy few months visiting schools and colleges across Northern Ireland to deliver RYE Connect Pre-Start Workshops.

Schools and...

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RYE Connect's Youth Steering Group based in Kajaani, Finland organized an Innovation Café in conjunction with the RYE Connect Conference in Sisimiut,...

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A RYE Connect outreach event took place in Sisimiut following the very successful RYE Connect Conference in June.

The event took place in a large...

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Programme partners, speakers and guests arrived in a very sunny Sisimiut, Greenland for the first RYE Connect Conference in June.

The speakers...

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