Die Metropolregion Hamburg

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Welcome
Hamburg Metropolitan Region
Partners, organisation and
projects
Introduction
Organisation
Voluntary cooperation of the federal
states Hamburg, Schleswig-Holstein
and Lower Saxony and 14 districts
 Three federal states
 14 districts and the City of
Hamburg (800
municipalities)
 4.3 million inhabitants in
total
 1.7 million inhabitants in the
core city
 1.4 million employees
 About 19.700 km² extension
 Regional differences in
settlement structures and
economic wealth
Network
Why to cooperate in times of competition?
• Joined platform for cooperation beyond
administrative bondaries
• Solving regional problems
• Balancing the interests of rural an urban
developement
Objectives
The main objectives of the Regional
cooperation
• Increasing international competitiveness,
especially in business, science, transport,
tourism and culture.
• Guaranteeing general public services in times
of demographic change and tight public
budgets.
• Developing joint approaches to regional
planning and land use issues.
• Finding strategies against climate change and
taking steps against climate change.
Promotion funds
• Most important finance
instrument
• Designed to improve both the
structure and development of
Hamburg Metropolitan Region.
• Hamburg and Lower Saxony
each pay EUR 600,000 into
their promotion fund each year.
• The Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein fund receives EUR 871,000 from
each state annually.
• Each year the funds underwrite projects valued at almost EUR 3
million.
Responsible bodies
Regional council
• Regional council
• Steering committee
Regional conference
covers the main topics
of priority relevant to
the region, provides
stimuli for regional
cooperation
Steering committee
coordinates and controls the
participating bodies,
institutions and cooperation
networks
• Expert working
groups
• Regional conference
• Secretariat
highest decision-making
body
Federations,
politics,
tourism and economic
promotion agencies
and professional bodies
are directly involved in
the cooperation.
Secretariat
supports the steering
committee, manages the
projects , public relations
work regional marketing,
representing the
Metropolitan Region also
develops concepts and
analyses relating to the
future
expert working groups
Expert working groups
• Transportation
• Education
• Ecological Affairs
• Settlement developement
• Economy
• Tourism
• Climate Protection
Lead projects
• GEFIS - Finding industrial and commercial sites
• Lower Elbe Maritime Landscape
(Competitiveness, quality of life)
• Changing attitudes to land use
(Housing development)
• KLIMZUG-NORD (Climate protection)
• Park and ride concept (public services)
Joined development of industrial sites
• GEFIS: industrial and
commercial site portal
• Survey on main sectors
and their future needs
for industrial sites
• Recommendations for
the administration
• Guidelines for
cooperation
Lower Elbe Maritime Landscape
Maritime Region Lower Elbe
• Supporting regional Tourism by co-financing projectmanagement, infrastructure and maritime heritage
Changing attitudes to land use
• sets out to raise
awareness about “land”
as a resource amongst
municipalities,
politicians,
ownerbuilders, building
financiers, architects,
planners and
developers.
• The project’s job is to
work out solutions for
sustainable use of land
in housing development.
KLIMZUG-NORD
• applied climate change
research in the Hamburg
Metropolitan Region.
• Effects of climate change
on town and country
areas are researched
and recommendations
worked out for
adaptation.
• The goal is to produce an
action plan for the
metropolitan region up to
the year 2050.
Park and ride concept
• 270.000 inbound;
70.000 outbound
commuters
• 184 park and ride
facilities
• 63 have an average
utilization of more
than 90%. 40 more
than 100%.
Economic Promotion Aagency Council
Sectors
 Hamburg Metropolitan Region focuses on a
policy of innovation in their core economic
sectors
 Economy, Science and Politics cooperate for
this purpose
 Engineering
 Life Sciences
 Chemicals
 Aerospace
 Port and Logistics
 Maritime economy
 Media and IT
 Renewable Energies
 Food Indurstry
 Tourism
Employees
Hamburg Metropolitan Region:
employees in core sectors
200000
180000
160000
140000
120000
100000
80000
60000
40000
20000
0
media and IT
health
economy
food
industries
logistics,
maritime
economy
aerospace
industries
engineering
chemistry
Cooperation of cluster Initiatives
Thank you for your attention!
Marion Köhler
Secretariat of the Hamburg Metropolitan Region
Press and public relations
+49 (40)42841-2604
[email protected]
www.english.metropolregion.hamburg.de