The approval of the Design Option Paper (or DOP) composed by three regional development agencies, ADRAL (Evora, Portugal), ARR SA (Bielsko-Biala, Poland) and ERVET (Bologna, Italy) closes the project Go SIV co-funded from Horizon2020 was approved by the European Commission at the closure of the project.

The project MAMBA, which develops solutions for the mobility in the areas affected by demographic changes, is about to reach its midterm. The time of the most intensive work of the project MAMBA has already begun. The Danish harbour town Vejle was the host for the 5th international meeting of the project MAMBA to discuss the progress of the activities.

From 12th-15th February there was a second Exchange of Experience in the framework of Innova-Fi project held. The aim of the meeting was to learn about good practices in the area of supporting startups and entrepreneurs through the use of innovative financial instruments.


The team of the project ProteCHt2save met again. The meeting took place in Szczyrk on 21-23 January 2019. It was hosted by the District Bielski and the Regional Development Agency Bielsko-Biała.

Last year, in November, representatives of ARR SA, University of Bielsko-Biała, Startup Podbeskidzie foundation and companies in the field of ICT (DaVinci Studio, Evatronix S.A.) have participated in the delegation to the Brazilian capital of Sao Paolo.

On 21st February 2019 Vejle in Denmark will host a seminar “GRASSROOTS – Rural Mobility Top-Down And Bottom-Up”. The participation  in the seminar is free of charge (participants cover their cost of travel and accommodation themselves). The language of the seminar will be English.