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Facts & Figures

Scandria in a nutshell

Scandria is driven by 19 partners from Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland and Germany

Budget: 3.8 million EUR

Duration: June 2009 - September 2012

Competitive regions

The Scandinavian-Adriatic Corridor for Growth and Innovation represents one of the most competitive regions in Europe. Within that corridor, a number of metropolitan areas in Scandinavia and Central Europe cover more than 15 million inhabitants. These regions constitute a driving force for innovation throughout Europe.

 

The entire corridor from Scandinavia all the way down to the Adriatic Sea involves

  • 115 million Inhabitants (approx. 25% of all EU citizens) in 11 states and 7 capitals forming the  highest density of Capital Regions in Europe
  • 15 ports, about 300 universities and 75 economic clusters creating enormous potential for further development, especially in the primary traffic nodes

 

Region

Area (km2)

Population (million)

   Capital region Berlin-Brandenburg
   See also: www.capital-region.de

 30,372

 6,0

   Mecklenburg-Vorpommern 

 23,186

 1,7

   Öresund region incl. Copenhagen,
   Skane  and Zealand

 21,203

 3,7

   Region Halland

 5,719

 0,3

   Västra Götaland incl.
   Gothenburg business region
 

23,942

 1,6

   Oslo-Akerhus metropolitan region

5,400

 1,0

   Stockholm region

 2,843

 2,7

   Central Finland incl. Jyväskylä region

 19,950

 0,3