Welcome to the Baltic Metropoles Network
Baltic Metropoles Network (BaltMet) represents a forum for capitals and large metropolitan cities around the Baltic Sea. It brings together the cities of Berlin, Helsinki, Malmö, Oslo, Riga, Stockholm, St.Petersburg, Tallinn, Vilnius and Warsaw. The main goal of the network is to promote innovativeness and competitiveness in the Baltic Sea Region by engaging cities, as well as academic and business partners, into close cooperation.
A common transport network for a common market – that’s the objective of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T). Based on TEN-T, the EU infrastructure policy plans to connect all 28 Member States through a comprehensive, powerful and efficient European transport network. The implementation shall take place in two stages. By the year 2030, an efficient core network consisting of nine corridors shall connect the strategically important regions with each other. By 2050, the overall network will finally ensure access to all regions of the community of states.
Specialists and policymakers agree: the new SCANDRIA INTERREG projects are vital building blocks for further economic growth in the Baltic Sea Region.
In 2013, the accommodation services of Helsinki had about 3.264.000 overnight stays. Russians were the largest international traveller group, followed by Germans, Brits, Swedes and Americans
Hamburg, Helsinki, Riga, St. Petersburg and Warsaw to jointly promote Baltic Sea Region in the U.S. Market.