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  • MAMBA at Nordregio Forum 2018

    The MAMBA project partners organised a parallel session on innovative rural mobility solutions in the Nordics at Nordregio Forum on 29 November 2018. The aim of the session was to provide an overview of the current and future trends in innovative rural mobility solutions in......

  • Rural Development seminar in Mikkeli

    Finnish Mamba –partners; Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia, South Ostrobothnia Health Technology Development Centre and Regional Council of North Karelia participated in the Rural Development seminar in Mikkeli where we had a project presentation and thematic discussions with rural-transport-experts. The seminar took place from the......

  • MAMBA project presented during Research Night in Valmiera

    The tradition of trading and bargaining, part of the societal heritage of the medieval Hanseatic city of Valmiera, has been celebrated during Research Night. The event took place in Valmiera Marketplace, on the 28th of September and hosted a corner dedicated to the MAMBA project.......

  • The Regional Analytical Framework report

    The creating of the Mobility Centre in South Ostrobothnia is moving forward. As a first step, Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia initiated planning for the Regional Analytical Framework. The purpose of the framework report is to offer up-to-date information on regional health and social service......

  • Mobility Innovations – Only for Cities? First Rural Mobility Seminar

    The first Rural Mobility Seminar organized by MAMBA on 27 September in Riga, dealt with mobility innovations and whether these are specifically driven by large cities and often, large private companies. Naturally, such companies invest where they see the biggest market potential, which is usually in......

  • MAMBA at the BSSSC Conference

    Photo: Jan Schmidt / Investitionsbank Schleswig-Holstein This September, MAMBA was presented at the BSSSC Conference in Gdansk. BSSSC (Baltic Sea States Sub-Regional Cooperation) was established in 1993 as a political network for decentralised authorities in the Baltic Sea Region. At its 26th annual conference in......

  • Trans-national Partner Meeting i Cesis, Latvia

    September 25-26 all partners met in Cesis in Vidzeme Region in Lativa for the 4th trans-national partner meeting. Cesis is located approximately two hours from Riga (by bus) and faces many of the same challenges as other rural areas around the Baltic Sea Region. The......

  • First project deliverables now available

    The Products page is filling up fast with different kinds of products produced in the project so far. You’ll find case studies, regional profiles, maps, factsheets and pre-studies, and more will come. Take a look at them here!...

  • Minister visits the Diakonisches Werk Schleswig-Holstein and MAMBA

    On 20 July MAMBA lead partner  Diakonisches Werk Schleswig-Holstein was visited by Dr. Sabine Sütterlin-Waack, Schleswig-Holstein’s Minister of Justice, Europe, Consumer Protection and Equality. Many rural areas in Schleswig-Holstein are confronted with diminishing bus connections, shut down train lines and neglected roads. In particular health services and......

  • MAMBA at the Fehmarnbelt Days in Malmö

    On 28 and 29 May, the Fehmarnbelt Days united public and private stakeholders from mobility, infrastructure, civil society and other fields to discuss the future development of the region. The Diaconie of Schleswig-Holstein, Lead Partner of MAMBA, presented the project to the interested public. While......

  • Mobility services on their way, MAMBA moves forward

    The 3rd trans-national MAMBA partner meeting took place on 22 and 23 of March, in Joensuu, North Karelia. The MAMBA consortium will evaluate existing, sustainable ways of managing and financing rural mobility that could be transferred to other regions....

  • Communications work: an essential part of Interreg BSR projects

    Last week communications managers from several projects in the current programme period met for two days of workshops and talks, all with the aim of improving communications and outreach in the projects. This was also an opportunity to connect with people from other projects and lay the ground for collaboration and knowledge exchange....

  • The next partner meeting in Mamba takes place in North Karelia in Finland

    The next partner meeting in Mamba takes place in North Karelia in Finland, the easternmost region of continental Europe. The region hosts a population of 164,000 and its capital is Joensuu, and this is also where the meeting will be held....

  • Interview with Doris Scheer, project leader for Mamba.

    Doris Scheer is the Project Leader for Mamba and represents the Diakonisches Werk Schleswig-Holstein. Hear some of her thoughts on the project here below!...

  • 2nd trans-national partner meeting marks six months since kick-off

    The 2nd trans-national meeting took place in Neumünster, Germany 15 and 16 November 2017, and was hosted by the lead partner, Diakonie Schleswig-Holstein. ...