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 - Open Innovation World Cafe in Vinkovci, Croatia - May 9th 2019
    - 29-04-2019

    Invitation to workshop „Open Innovation World Café“ Excellent Pub, Square Josip Šokčević 2, 32 100 Vinkovci, Croatia 9th May 2019, 10:00 - 13:00 The development of new products and innovative services in the area of bioeconomy by...

  • Made in Danube - OPEN INNOVATION WORLD CAFE BUDAPEST, 12th APRIL 2019
    - 05-04-2019

    Invitation “Open Innovation World Café - Climate Innovation and Bioeconomy“ Impact Hub Budapest Budapest Ferenciek tere 2. 1st floor 12th April 2019, 08:45 -12:30 Climate change is a hot issue all around the world. Urban communities...

  • Made in Danube - Open Innovation World Café in Nitra | 11th April 2019
    - 29-03-2019

    Invitation “Open Innovation World Café“ AgroBioTech Research Centre of the Slovak University of Agriculture in Nitra Trieda Andreja Hlinku 2, 949 76 Nitra, Slovakia 11th April 2019, 08:45-13:00 The development of new products and...

  • Made in Danube - coming soon: Open innovation world cafés
    - 04-03-2019
    coming soon: Open innovation world cafés

    Three World Cafés organised by the Made in Danube project for the civil society in Nitra, SK (11/04/2019) Budapest, HU (12/04/2019) Vinkovci, HR (09/05/2019) Strengthening links with civil society generally contributes to a better...

  • Made in Danube - SAVE THE DATE | FINAL EVENT | 3rd June 2019
    - 18-01-2019
    SAVE THE DATE | FINAL EVENT | 3rd June 2019

      Made in danube final event - Coming...

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