Priority Axis 1 - Innovative and smart region

Overview

Overview

Project Summary

In the Adriatic-Ionian regions Blue Growth Innovation policies are characterized by a fragmented situation, with pioneering and lagging regions searching for a joint knowledge-based approach to their innovation strategies to enhance the blue growth sectors in their territories.
Moreover,regions and countries overlooking the same seas and rivers need harmonized Blue growth policies to plan future innovation initiatives on topics such as sea transport,water pollution,energy connectivity,marine environment protection, promotion of sustainable tourism etc.
Through the development of a Macro-Regional S3 on Blue Growth and the setting up of a dedicated Innovation Community,BLUEAIR aims at enhancing institutional capacities of ADRION territories in the definition of a common S3 policy on Blue Growth and guaranteeing the alignment of local initiatives with the EUSAIR strategy.Adopting a coordinated approach will improve administrative capacities, innovativeness, and economic development for participating territories as well as for the whole ADRION area.
Improving competences of innovation players on Blue Growth,identifying sectors of macro-regional interest, exploiting potentials for transnational cooperation,supporting the development of a single Macro-Regional S3 on BG in the Adriatic- Ionian:these objectives are reached by the involvement of the quadruple helix actors in the definition of a common strategic vision by means of enabling tools, capacity building initiatives and effective EDP practices and instruments.Supported by scientific experts and technical documentation, BLUEAIR offers to quadruple helix actors a view on the future scenarios of the Blue Growth sectors enabling them to take advantage of the sector transnational opportunities.2 seas, many untapped market opportunities in Blue Growth, different coastal and inland territories involved moving toward one single approach: the BLUEAIR Macro-Regional S3 on Blue Growth!

INFORMATION

Call

ADRION - THIRD CALL FOR PROPOSALS - PRIORITY AXIS 1

Project Acronym

BLUEAIR

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

2020-12-01 – 2023-05-31

Total budget

EUR 2,440,000.00

ERDF contribution

EUR 1,763,465.00

IPAII contribution

EUR 676,535.00

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Project partnership

Lead partner       Project partner

LEAD PARTNER

Area Science Park
Innovation and Complex Systems Department

Address
PADRICIANO, 99 | 34149 – TRIESTE
ITALIA
Contact person
Mr. STEPHEN TAYLOR, STEPHEN.TAYLOR@AREASCIENCEPARK.IT

PROJECT PARTNERS

Chamber of Economy of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina
Center for International and Cooperation with EU Funds

Address
Branislava Đurđeva, 10 | 71100 – Sarajevo
BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA
Contact person
Ms. Danijela Lovrić, d.lovric@kfbih.com

Croatian Chamber of Economy
Sector for Industrial development and Innovation system

Address
Rooseveltov trg, 2 | 10000 – Zagreb
HRVATSKA
Contact person
Mr. Tomislav Radoš, trados@hgk.hr

Innovation and Entrepreneurship Centre Tehnopolis

Address
Radoja Dakica bb, / | 81400 – Nikšić
ЦРНА ГОРА (CRNA GORA)
Contact person
Mr. Aleksandar Janicic, aleksandar.tehnopolis@gmail.com

Municipality of Izola

Address
Sončno nabrežje, 8 | 6310 – Izola
SLOVENIJA
Contact person
Mr. Iztok Škerlič, jzp@izola.si

National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation
International Programs Directorate

Address
Rruga “Papa Gjon Pali i II”, 3 | 1003 – Tirana
ALBANIA
Contact person
Mr. Robert Dumi, Robert.dumi@nasri.gov.al

Region of Central Macedonia
Directorate of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Department of European Union Projects and Synergies

Address
Vas. Olgas 198 Ave., 198 | 54655 – Thessaloniki
ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (ELLADA)
Contact person
Mr. Konstantinos Michailidis, k.michailidis@pkm.gov.gr

Technology Park Ljubljana Ltd.
Entrepreneurship department

Address
Tehnološki park, 19 | 1000 – Ljubljana
SLOVENIJA
Contact person
Mr. Peter Medica, peter.medica@tp-lj.si

The Chamber of Economy of Montenegro
Project Department

Address
Novaka Miloseva, 29/II | 81000 – Podgorica
ЦРНА ГОРА (CRNA GORA)
Contact person
Ms. Tanja Radusinović, tradusinovic@pkcg.org

University of Belgrade – Faculty of Transport and Traffic Engineering

Address
Vojvode Stepe, 305 | 11000 – Belgrade
SERBIA
Contact person
Mr. Vladislav Maraš, v.maras@sf.bg.ac.rs

University of Piraeus research center

Address
GR. LAMPRAKI, 122 | 185 32 – PIRAEUS
ΕΛΛΑΔΑ (ELLADA)
Contact person
Mr. Maria Boile, boile@unipi.gr