Made in Danube Transnational Cooperation to transform knowledge into marketable products and services for the Danubian sustainable society of tomorrow

The rising population and associated demand for renewable biological resources make Bioeconomy a key element for smart and green growth in Europe and the Danube Region. Successful development of innovative services and new products in this field highly depend on an efficient collaboration between research organizations and regional companies.

For this reason Made in Danube will try to improve the conditions for this cooperation by developing innovation tools which will match the needs of companies with the expertise of research organizations; By integrating three existing regional initiatives:

   1. Smart and innovative precision farming                   (Nitra, Slovakia)

    2. Competence Center in Wood Sector                            (Vukovar, Croatia)

    3. Biofuel (Novi Sad, Serbia)

Made in Danube will further implement the developed tools and build 15 sustainable bioeconomy-based innovation partnerships involving 40 regional companies. This way Made in Danube will not only contribute to the competitiveness of SMEs in the South-Eastern Danube Region but also generate significant change for the entire area by supporting regional Smart Specialisation Strategies.

Involving 15 project partners and 3 associated strategic partners from 10 Danube Region countries, Made in Danube will generate significant changes throughout the entire Danube Region in order to improve framework conditions for innovation and support the implementation of regional Smart Specialisation Strategies.

Transnational Cooperation to transform knowledge into marketable products and services for the Danubian sustainable society of tomorrow
Start date
01-01-2017
End date
30-06-2019
Budget in Euro
Overall: 1901275
ERDF Contribution: 1518248,75
IPA Contribution: 97835
ENI Contribution: 0
Call number
Call 1
Priority
Innovative and socially responsible Danube region
Specific objective
Improve framework conditions for innovation

Project Partners

Name Type Email Country
Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH, Steinbeis-Europe-Center Lead partner chiran@steinbeis-europa.de Germany
Technical University of Cluj-Napoca ERDF partner posorin@gmail.com Romania
ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation ERDF partner pecarz@zsi.at Austria
Pannon Business Network Association ERDF partner lazary@pbn.hu Hungary
SC IPA S.A, Business Incubator ERDF partner office@ipacv.ro Romania
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Project News

  • Made in Danube - Brokerage Event on Wood Sector and Biofuels, 20th November, Budapest
    - 12-11-2018
    Brokerage Event on Wood Sector and Biofuels, 20th November, Budapest

    Invitation “Brokerage Event – Wood Sector and Biofuels“ 20th November 2018 10:00 CET   The Danube macro-region provides ideal framework conditions in the field of forestry and biofuels due to high-quality natural resources,...

  • Made in Danube - Brokerage Event on Smart and Innovative Precision Farming, 26th November, Nitra
    - 12-11-2018

      Invitation “Brokerage Event – Smart and Innovative Precision Farming“ 26th November 2018 12:00 CET   The Danube macro-region provides ideal framework conditions for the area of smart and innovative precision farming due...

  • Made in Danube - Social Innovation Training - Registration open now
    - 08-11-2018

    Made in Danube SOCIAL INNOVATION TRAINING WORKSHOPS November and December in Serbia, Croatia and Slovenia - Registrations are open! Results of social innovation – new ideas that meet unmet needs – are all around us. They range for...

  • Made in Danube - Second Policy Dialogue and EUSDR PAs’ Cross-fertilisation Workshop 02-11-2018
    - 09-10-2018
    Second Policy Dialogue and EUSDR PAs’ Cross-fertilisation Workshop 02-11-2018

    Second Policy Dialogue and EUSDR PAs’ Cross-fertilisation Workshop: Competitiveness and Innovation for long-lasting transnational collaboration in the Danube Region’s bio-economy field 02/11/2018 Venue: Ministry of Research and...

  • Made in Danube - First Policy Dialogue and EUSDR PAs’ Cross-fertilisation Workshop
    - 08-08-2018

    First Policy Dialogue and EUSDR PAs’ Cross-fertilisation Workshop: Competitiveness and Innovation for long-lasting transnational collaboration in the Danube Region’s bio-economy field 26/09/2018 Venue: Ministry of Regional...

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