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STRING: Southwestern Baltic Sea Transregional Area – Inventing new Geography

Type of Entry: Project
Website: http://www.balticstring.net/
Duration: - 2002

Since 1999, the counties of Storstrøm and West Zealand, the Land Schleswig-Holstein and the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg, together with the Swedish-Danish partners of the Øresund region have co-operated within the STRING project (STRING = Southwestern Baltic Sea TransRregional Area – Inventing New Geograghy).

The aim of this long-lasting co-operation is to develop the potential of the partner region and, in the light of the global and rapidly changing economy, work out joint strategies. Therefore, the partners have entered a co-operation agreement with a view to the vision including an integrated, permanently competitive region with a quality of life based on the three pillars: innovation, entrepreneurship and sustainability.

Contact: Jens Peter Sørensen
Storstrøms Amt
Parkvej 37
4800 Nykøbing F.
Telephone: +45 54844800
Fax: +45 54844409
E-Mail: jps@ffsek.stam.dk
Website: www.stam.dk
Partner: Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg (birgit.kuestner@sk.hamburg.de)
Greater Copenhagen Authority (HUR) (rra@hur.dk)
Land Schleswig-Holstein (dietrich.seele@stk.landsh.de)
Region Skåne (carina.johnsson@skane.se)
West Zealand Region (mpr@vestamt.dk)
Budget: 1.440.000
Financed by: European Union (http://europa.eu.int/)