TYPE OF PROJECT: Pilot Project + Capitalisation Project


Acronym: Co-Create

Priority Axis/Objective (or sub theme): Priority Axis 1: Promoting Mediterranean innovation capacities to develop smart and sustainable growth 1.1. To increase transnational activity of innovative clusters and networks of key actors of the MED area.

Mechanics, building and furniture are traditional MED sectors with a great impact in terms of GDP and employability.These sectors,often clusters,are suffering a lack of innovation able to strengthen their competitiveness in domestic and international markets. The competition from others countries is strong and social trends required new solution: innovation is necessary to win competitors. Actually, the generation of ideas for new products and services according to social and technological trends is one of the main challenge for these clusters. Co-Create objective is to support cross-fertilization processes between creative industries and traditional clusters contributing to test co-design and creative methods applied to entrepreneurs and clusters managers with the support of IPR instruments for their management. The project will promote the cooperation with new methodologies and tools addressed to clusters managers, SMEs and policy makers. Main outputs will be a cross-fertilization toolkit as instrument to favour innovation of Clusters and SMEs, 380 SMEs supported on innovative projects, the setting up of a transnational innovation network between traditional and creative industries and a Manifesto, to promote cross fertilization and to enlarge the network. Co-Create will also contribute to the development at MED level of more competitive clusters through the elaboration of a cross fertilization methodology and toolkit to support and manage cross-clusters initiatives

Budget: 2.711.815,33 €

Duration: October  1st 2016  – October  31st 2019

Project deliverables: To see CO-CREATE project results click HERE

PARTNERSHIP: Italy – Spain – France – Slovenia – Portugal – Greece – Croatia

LP  – Chamber of Commerce Industry Craft and Agriculture of Venice Rovigo Delta-Lagunare  – Italy
PP – Veneto Region – Italy
PP – Foundation for the Development and the Technology Innovation – Spain
PP – Spanish association for the Internationalisation of the companies of electronics, computer and telecommunications – Spain
PP – Andalusian Institute of Technology (IAT) – Spain
PP – Toulon Var Technologies – France
PP – Jozef Stefan Institute – Slovenia
PP – Association Science and Technology Park Almada / Setúbal -MADAN PARQUE – Portugal
PP – Kilkis Chamber of Commerce and Industry – Greece
PP – South Aegean Region – Greece
PP – Region of Istria – Croatia
PP – Politecnico di Milano – Italy
AP -Lombardy Region – Italy
AP – TECES – Slovenia
AP – Razvojni center orodjarstva Slovenije – Slovenia
AP – Incubation for Growth S.A. – Greece
AP – Region of Central Macedonia – Greece
AP – Fondazione la Fornace dell'Innovazione – Italy




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