TYPE OF PROJECT: Pilot Project 


Priority Axis/Objective (or sub theme): Priority Axis 1: Promoting Mediterranean innovation capacities todevelop smart and sustainable growth1.1. To increase transnational activity of innovative clusters and networks of key actors of the MED area.

Acronym: ODEON

ODEON project aims at supporting the growth of Clusters and SMEs linked to S3 of the areas involved (focusing on green/blue growth and CCis) through the exploitation of Open and Big Data. Starting from e-government policies, the availability and quality of open data to be processed will be assured according to the fine tuning of tools from projects and initiatives to be capitalized and involved in the project. ODEON project will then focus on supporting Public institutions to increase the quantity and quality of open data; set-up intermediary services (Digital Hubs) able to offer tailored support for the exploitation of open data by SMEs and Profit Sector in general with innovative services and products.
The testing phase will assure:
a) the setting-up of National/Regional Digital Hubs (7 totally) able to support the exploitation of Linked Open Data addressing dedicated activities according to quadruple helix approach: training, research, development and innovation linked to enhance the competitiveness of Clusters, SMEs and start-ups and contribute to economic growth. A Med Open DATA Cluster will foster among them linkages in order to increase their innovation and internationalization capacities. Each Region will focus on one or more Key sectors/applications such as Tourism, Agriculture, Environment, Energy, Culture, ICT, Smart Manufacturing.
b) the testing of services and instruments addressed to SMEs/start-ups; cross-innovation activities.

Budget: 2.013.842,76 €

Duration: February 1st 2018 – July 31st 2020

Project deliverables: To see oDEON  project results click HERE

PARTNERSHIP: Italy – Montenegro – Croatia – Slovenia –  Greece – France

LP – Veneto region – ICT and Digital Agenda Department – Italy – Spain
PP – PKCG – Chamber of Economy of Montenegro – Montenegro
PP – HAMAG BICRO – Croatian Agency for SMEs, Innovations and Investments – Croatia
PP – TPLJ – Technology Park Ljubljana Ltd..– Slovenia
PP – GFOSS – Greek Free Open Source Software Society – Greece
PP – SARGA – Gouvernment of Aragon – Spain
PP – AViTeM – Agency for Sustainable Mediterranean Cities and Territories – France
PP – CCIAA PD – Padova Chamber of Commerce Industry Crafts Agriculture – Italy
AP – Regione Autonoma della Sardegna –  Italy
AP – Gobierno de Aragón. Departamento de Innnovación, Investigación y Universidad – Spain
AP – Università degli Studi di Padova – Italy
AP – Πανεπιστήμιο Κρήτης – Greece
AP- Središnji državni ured za razvoj digitalnog društva, Republika Hrvatska – Croatia


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