Anke Spoorendonk, the Minister for European Affairs of Schleswig-Holstein, met the BFCC partner Stryker Trauma GmbH and Life Science Nord Management GmbH to get inside information about the Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme Project. A focus of the discussion was the profound collaboration between industry and hospitals across borders and institutions. “A Baltic Sea Region-wide fracture registry will contribute to connect clinical needs and industrial potential” said Anke Spoorendonk. Furthermore she praised the positive influence of the transnational collaboration for the local region. Results of the BFCC will help companies like Stryker Trauma GmbH to develop novel solutions for a better fracture management.