By welcoming Akershus County and Østfold County from Norway and Region Västra Götaland, Region Halland and the City of Malmö from Sweden, STRING now encompasses a total of 11 regions and cities dedicated to developing sustainable growth and connectivity across four nations.
Although the project approval is still lacking for the tunnel construction in Germany, the project is well on its way on both sides of the Fehmarnbelt.
Highlight of the day-trip to Halmstad was open talks with the politicians of the Growth Committee, including the committee’s chairman Dag Hultefors who will represent Region Halland in STRING’s Political Forum, and also the chair of the regional council Mats Eriksson.
Managing director Jacob Vestergaard is leaving STRING by the end of May 2018. The process to find a new Managing Director has been started by STRING's Steering Group.
For the fourth time in a row, the largest and most comprehensive conference on the Fehmarnbelt Corridor is on the move. This year’s Swedish host team is Region Skåne and the City of Malmö welcoming us on May 28 and 29 at Malmö Live to join transport ministers, mayors, business representatives, researchers and the interested public alike.