Digital Health and Care

Under the presidency of Baden-Württemberg, a new working group on “Equity in a digital health and care system – Bridging social and digital divide in times of demographic change“ was set up by the Four Motors network to collaborate more intensively on the topic of health and care (meetings, workshops, conferences, research consortia etc.). [more]


The Economy Group gathers practitioners involved in the implementation of economic development policies, in order to establish permanent channels of information and exchange of best practices. Several subgroups deal with specific topics of mutual interest:

  • Industry of the Future,
  • Electric Mobility and Future Transport Technologies,
  • Clusters Dialogue. [more]


Aims of the working group are:

  • exchange between regions among environmental policies
  • sharing information, experience and best practice example
  • transfer to the European institutions a common position of the regions about environment and climate change policies and priorities
  • initiate cooperation projects with stakeholders from leading European regions [more]

Labour Mobility and Professional Training

Aims of the working group are:

  • Exchange on systems of professional training in the regions
  • Facilitating labour mobility among the regions e.g. by interregional agreements, common visits/ presence in fairs, events, visits to centres for professional education in the partner regions and enabling contacts among apprentices
  • Preparing common mobility projects of apprentices [more]

Research and Higher Education

Aims of the Working Group are:

  • Intensification of the cooperation on science and research
  • Sharing information, experience and best practice examples
  • Exchange about the participation in EU-Programs [more]