The project addresses the major territorial challenge of the Danube area – the unbalanced distribution of innovation performances between Western part of the region with a high level of development and the Eastern part that is lagging behind, most of the countries belonging to the Modest Innovators group with more than 17% of enterprises producing only 3% of added value. This is due to different framework conditions and wide range of policies governing the R&I sector. Public policies in the area should be better coordinated while investment needs to be smarter and better focused. This is why cluster cooperation policies based on the smart specialization concept are at the core of delivering the EUSDR strategy, as they help take the geographical and thematic context into account in order to boost growth.
To leverage the innovation-driven entrepreneurial ecosystem in the Danube area by developing smart and coordinated cluster policies in the context of RIS3, to enhance innovation management knowledge and skills and foster transnational cluster cooperation in Agro-Food sector.
- SO1 - Develop cluster policies and implementing instruments - Implementation of 5 regional pilot initiatives in 4 cross cutting themes;
- SO2 - Enhance innovation management knowledge - Development of 2 innovation assessment tools and delivering 3 training sessions;
- SO3 - Foster cooperation for clusters active on Agro-Food - Development of Danube S3 Cluster Strategy& Programe and providing 3 training sessions and 2 brokerage events.
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Danube S3 Cluster team at the Launch Conference in Sinaia, Romania - 25th-26th of September 2018
- Start date
- End date
- Budget in Euro
- Overall: 1790445,70
- ERDF Contribution: 1263982,66
- IPA Contribution: 128113,91
- ENI Contribution: 129782,25
- Call number
- Call 2
- Innovative and socially responsible Danube region
- Specific objective
- Improve framework conditions for innovation
|Filename||Date of upload|
|Handbook Innovation Management||28-10-2020 07:35:49|
|Handbook Business Internationalization and Scale up||28-10-2020 07:30:55|
|Output 3.3 – Danube S3 Cluster Strategy||29-07-2020 14:10:54|
|Transnational analysis of Danube regional context and cluster innovation potential||25-03-2020 15:26:21|
|Methodology Local Action Plan_Danube S3 Cluster||05-11-2019 15:07:24|
|South Muntenia Regional Development Agency||Lead email@example.com||ROMANIA|
|Steinbeis 2i GmbH||ERDF firstname.lastname@example.org||GERMANY|
|Pannon Business Network Association||ERDF email@example.com||HUNGARY|
|University of Maribor||ERDF firstname.lastname@example.org||SLOVENIA|
|The Foundation „Romanian Centre for Small and Medium Sized Enterprises”||ERDF email@example.com||ROMANIA|
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