Priority Axis 1 - Innovative and smart region

Overview

Overview

Project Summary

The project main objective is the realization of a common and innovative ADRION’s Network dedicated to SMEs, Research Institutions and Business Support Organizations with aim of improving SME’s competitiveness and innovation in the Nautical sector and supporting their internationalization. In particular, the main objectives are:
- to tackle the lack of innovative collaboration among SMEs across the Adriatic-Ionian area, by using existing successful experiences in the EU area in the field of network model of organization and providing to the actors involved trainings, tutoring and the latest technologies available in the nautical sector;
- to realize concrete possibilities of cooperation in terms of process and products innovation among SMEs in the ADRION zone. 

The main key output will be the ECONautiNET Network, a cooperation network among enterprises, business support organizations and research institutes. This Web platform, managed by network’s brokers and coordinated through a joint management system, will have a specific focus on the ECO solutions in the nautical sector, developing a set of instruments and tools to foster innovation and internationalization of SMEs across the Adriatic-Ionian area. 
The target groups who will benefit from the main output are Higher Education and Research Institutes, SMEs and Business Support Organizations. 

The project main results will be:

- an effective and stable collaboration between SMEs and/or Research Institutes thanks to a common Joint Management System platform, in order to improve competitiveness and innovation in the Nautical sector;

- the realization of collaborations involving mainly innovative key actors such as the Chambers of Commerce and SMEs’ Association and Development Agencies, for the development of a transnational and Adriatic-Ionian common ECO-NautiNET platform, aimed to support creation and growth of networks in the ADRION area;

- to facilitate key innovation actors’ work in supporting internationalization among local SMEs and ensuring common methodologies and possibilities to entrepreneurs and research institutes.


The vision of the project is to valorise the important territorial assets of Nautical Sector bringing together SMEs from different territories and deliver to them access to Best Available Technologies
offered by Research Organizations increasing their competitiveness.
Business Support organisations will hold a significant role in the sustainability and expansion of the Network integrating and promoting the key figures of facilitators, tutors and brokers.

INFORMATION

Call

ADRION - FIRST CALL FOR PROPOSALS

Project Acronym

ECO-NautiNET

Project Number

398

Programme Priority

1) Innovative and smart region

Specific objective

Support the development of a regional innovation system for the Adriatic-Ionian area

Start – End Date

2018-02-01 – 2020-01-31

Total budget

EUR 969,383.80

EU contribution:
ERDF budget

EUR 740,414.77

IPAII budget

EUR 83,561.46

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Project partnership

Lead partner       Project partner

LEAD PARTNER

Chamber of Achaia
N/A

Address
Michalakopoulou, 58 | 26221 – Patras
ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (ELLADA)
Contact person
Mr. Konstantinos Giotopoulos, projects@e-a.gr

PROJECT PARTNERS


Address
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ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (ELLADA)
Contact person
Mr. ,

C.N.A. National Confederation of Handcrafts and of Smes – Association of Province Of Ravenna
Nautical Unit

Address
VIALE RANDI, 90 | 48121 – Ravenna
ITALIA
Contact person
Mr. Flavio Bergonzoni, fbergonzoni@ra.cna.it

Chamber of Commerce and Industry Tirana
Centre of Research and Trainings for Business

Address
Rr. “Kavajës”, 6 | 1001 – Tiranë
ALBANIA
Contact person
Ms. Klotilda Binjaku, klotilda_binjaku@cci.al

City of Dubrovnik Development Agency
N/A

Address
Branitelja Dubrovnika, 15 | 20000 – Dubrovnik
HRVATSKA
Contact person
Mr. Oliver Milosevic, omilosevic@dura.hr

Croatian Chamber of Economy
Pula County Chamber

Address
Carrarina, 5 | 52100 – Pula
HRVATSKA
Contact person
Mr. Marko Percan, mpercan@hgk.hr

Regional Development Centre Koper
N/A

Address
Ulica 15. maja, 19 | 6000 – Koper
SLOVENIJA
Contact person
Mr. Mitja Petek, Mitja.petek@rrc-kp.si

University of Zagreb, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Naval Architecture
Department of Energy, Power Engineering and Environment

Address
Ivana Lučića street, 5 | 10000 – Zagreb
HRVATSKA
Contact person
Mr. Tomislav Novosel, tomislav.novosel@fsb.hr