During the Scandria®Alliance General Assembly, the chairman of the Alliance, Minister Guido Beermann representing the Capital Region Berlin-Brandenburg could welcome seven new members.
Thus, the Scandria®Alliance could double its membership and is now formed by eight full members and five associated members, representing cities and regions along the Scandria®Corridor with altogether 25 million inhabitants from Finland, Sweden, Norway, Germany and Italy.
The new full members are:
The Kvarken Council EGTC representing Finish and Swedish regions located along the Kvarken strait in the Gulf of Bothnia,
The Emilia-Romagna Region around the city of Bologna
As new associated members joined:
Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau,
Unioncamere del Veneto,
European Network of Logistics Competence Centres (Open ENLoCC),
Port of Hamburg Marketing,
Logistics Initiative Hamburg.
The new members were warmly welcomed during the Scandria®Alliance General Assembly on 2 November in the Nordic Embassies in Berlin in a solemn ceromony.
In their statements, the new members underlined the similarity of challenges in their regions and the need to act jointly on Corridor level.