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Press release GREATER4H 2022

Press release GREATER4H 2022

The EU programme Connecting Europe Facility (CEF) has granted funds for the hydrogen infrastructureproject “GREATER4H”. The main purpose of the project is to enable heavy-duty road transport to shiftfrom diesel to hydrogen across the borders of Germany, Denmark,...

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Kiel becomes STRING observer

Kiel becomes STRING observer

STRING has eight regions and five cities as members, representing 14 million inhabitants. From July 1st 2021, the German state capital Kiel will join the co-operation as an observer.   On July 1st, Kiel will officially gain an observer status with STRING, with...

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ARE YOU OUR NEW PR AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER?

ARE YOU OUR NEW PR AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER?

Are you a quick-thinking storyteller, with a passion for the green energy transition and flair for political thinking? Do you enjoy pitching stories to journalists and crafting engaging content across a variety of channels, and manage and develop a brand through your...

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ARE YOU OUR NEW POLTICAL CONSULTANT?

ARE YOU OUR NEW POLTICAL CONSULTANT?

Are you a quick-thinking, efficient political aficionado with a diplomatic flair for stakeholder relations? Then you might be STRING’s new political consultant! The job is a one-year maternity leave contract, with the possibility of being permanently extended for the...

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Femern Belt Fixed Link finally approved

Femern Belt Fixed Link finally approved

The Federal Administrative Court in Germany dismissed all six complaints over the project in its verdict on November 3rd, 2020. The construction of the tunnel can therefore now begin on the German side as well. The long-awaited ruling from the Federal Administrative...

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Let us talk about sustainable development

Professor Frederik NG Andersson of Lund University and member of STRING's expert panel does not like the term "green growth". However, this was, in fact, the topic of the STRING seminar entitled "Green Growth - Initiatives and Projects for Sustainable Growth in the...

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Halfway through GREAT

Halfway through GREAT

The GREAT project is moving forward and will be reaching mid project in the end of June. At the moment lots of fast chargers are being installed in Sweden. Notably E.ON has managed to secure several prestigious locations in Stockholm, including one in front of the...

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Great concern about the environment

Great concern about the environment

Survey shows a majority think the environment will be affected “to some extend” or more. The environmental consequences of the construction of the Fixed Link are a major focus in the German debate, as they were in Denmark before the construction of the Great Belt Link...

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Creative Growth

Cultural and Creative Industries are an important priority for the STRING-corridor. New technologies and increased globalization sees societies moving rapidly from traditional manufacturing towards services and innovation. STRING wants to jump aboard that train!...

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Fehmarnbeltdays registration open!

From 20 until 22 September 2016, the third Fehmarnbelt Days are hosted at HafenCity University Hamburg. You can now sign up for free for more than 20 events. Ready for take-off! A partnerhip from Germany, Denmark and Sweden have grouped up to present the third...

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Cooperation across borders is strong

A joint statement from Mätta Ivarsson, Chair of the Regional Development committee of Region Skåne and Chair of STRING and Jens Stenbæk, Council Chair of Region Zealand and vice chair of STRING. Cross-border cooperation between Sweden, Denmark and Germany continues...

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Hamburg Olympics is a no-go

Hamburg Olympics is a no-go

The inhabitants of Hamburg have rejected the idea of hosting an Olympics in their city - as a majority voted no to the city hosting the summer Olympics 2024 in a recent public poll. Copenhagen’s Lord Mayor is both disappointed and critical. The inhabitants of Hamburg...

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Oresund Rally for the win!

Oresund Rally for the win!

The Oresund Electric Car Rally was held for the fifth year in a row on the 19th-20th of September 2015 and the interest for the rally was bigger than ever. Almost 60 vehicles started the race at Frederiksberg in Copenhagen and drove to Elsinore in the most climate...

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Eight great ideas – three winners

Until May 10, young film talents aged between 18 and 25 and living in the STRING-region had the opportunity to submit ideas or a synopsis for a short film telling a story from within the region. Eight teams and individuals took part in the competition. Now the winners...

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STRING Region Short Film Competition

We are happy to announce that the STRING Region Short Film Competition has finally started. The competition is a new international talent development programme. It is designed to support young filmmakers from the STRING region, bring them together and to turn their...

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STRING Short Film Competition

STRING Short Film Competition

STRING has initiated a short film competition for young filmmakers within the region, to honour creative ideas that are under the term of „Tales of a region“ and give support to turn these ideas into films. At the reception of the Mayor of Copenhagen, Anke...

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Increasing mobility across borders

One of the five prioritized areas in the STRING 2030 strategy is ”Barriers for cross border cooperation”. STRINGs role in this is that we will build on and cooperate with the cross border organizations that are already working intensely in this field: the Öresund...

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Political conference at a crucial time

This autumn, the Danish Minister for Transport will present the Construction Act proposal for the Fehmarnbelt fixed link to the Danish Parliament. The proposal is expected to be adopted in the spring of 2015. The decision will have immense implications and value for...

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A joint strategy in the making

In 2021 the fixed link will introduce a radical improvement of regional infrastructure and a large potential for tourism growth. In this perspective, a working group consisting of representatives from the five regions within the Fehmarnbelt Region, is developing a...

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Building language skills and events

Boost language skills, joint hosting of sporting events, EXPOs, joint Olympic Games or Tour de France type-of contests, one service provider operating trains between Malmö-Copenhagen-Hamburg, mutual marketing and more information… Picture:www.norden.org Part of the...

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Tourism industry gains new headway

The Building Tourism projects is now entering its final phase with the production of a project catalogue of future initiatives that will revive the tourism industry in Northern German, Zealand and Skåne. These will be presented at a conference in Copenhagen on the...

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