EMBRACE PROJECT

EMBRACE – European Med-clusters Boosting Remunerative Agro-Wine Circular Economy

Co-financed under the Program:
– Interreg Mediterrean
– 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 sectors of the MED area

Project budget: 2,140,390.50
European FESR/IPA: € 1.728.778,18

Duration: 30 mesi: 30 months: February 2018 – July 2020

Partners:

  • T2i – Trasferimento Tecnologico E Innovazione (Lead Partner) (Italy)
  • Development Agency of the Una-Sana Canton (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • Aragonese Society of Agro-Environmental Management – Government of Aragona (Spain)
  • Valencian Federation of Agro-Food Industries (Spain)
  • Palmela’s Wine Grape Growers Association (Portugal)
  • Local Action Group Partenio Consortium (Italy)
  • Corsican Development Fund (France)
  • Primorska Technology Park (Slovenia)
  • Ass.For.Seo Consortium Society (Italy)
  • Federation of Industries of Northern Greece (Greece)

Project Objectives and Outputs:
The main objective of EMBRACE is to support innovation processes in the MED program area, according to the principles of the Circular Economy by using and adapting specific methods and tools in a dedicated Toolkit.
The project also intends to foster the development of collaboration networks (Nodes) with respect to the theme and topics of the Circular Economy both at regional and European level, involving the stakeholders of the “Agro-food” and “Wine” sectors.

Expected Results:
9 local networks (or Nodes) dedicated to Circular Economy
2 META-CLUSTERS for the “Agro-food” and “Wine” sectors at European level
1 Toolkit for supporting SMEs in the development of sustainable business models and projects
3 training courses for SMEs, Intermediary Organizations (IOs) and Policy Makers
1 Report on the strategic role of the Circular Economy in MED area.

Contactsinfo@assforseo.it

Project Web-site embrace.interreg-med.eu

ITALIAN VERSION