Partners attended the second learning journey in Essen, Germany. After visiting Zeche Zollverein a UNESCO World Heritage site, they heard how the loss of historical industries such as steel and coal has led to the reinvention of the region.

They heard from industry leaders in the cyber security cluster and healthcare industry who are helping to transform the region.

They will reconvene for the third meeting in April 2020, due to take place in Calabria, Italy where each member will present their first draft of the territorial mapping exercise.