CITS src ~ "Culture and Innovation Twin - Spin for small and middle regional centers/clusters"

  • Project idea information


    Well-governed Danube region - Foster sustainable use of natural and cultural heritage and resources - Improve institutional capacities to tackle major societal challenges

    Project Idea Promoter
    (name of the institution)

    Alliance for Environment (NGO)

    Needs and challenges
    (Needs, main problems or challenges to be addressed)

    To meet cross-cutting through a number of DTP actions/issues. To foster long-term cultural cooperation in the small Danube municipalities through identifying and engaging local actors and setting the basis for a structured dialogue on the common cultural

    (main and specific objectives to be achieved)

    Foster the cooperation on regional level among local actors in the cultural heritage sphere, especially in the small Danube municipalities - clustering. Identification and rise awareness on the cultural assets as potential drivers of economic/touristic de

    Main results and core outputs

    1. Thematic ideas pools developed _x000D_
    2. Identified main actors and possible best ways for cooperation in the small Danube municipalities - thematic regional clusters and cultural centers._x000D_
    3. Set the basis for a working small Danube municipali

    Main foreseen activities

    A) First partner from Bulgaria, Romania, Germany and Croatia already done; more other are welcome. _x000D_
    B) Organization of 3 - 5 Twin-Spin Forums in the Lower, Middle and Upper Danube regions:_x000D_
    1. First twin-spin forum: "Small Danube municipalit

    Innovative character of the project idea

    Search for "hidden" cultural potentials and local phenomena of the natural and cultural heritage (incl. thingible and inthingible cultural heritage)with the focus on the small and middle communities_x000D_
    Interactive platform for thematic profiles of urb

    Estimated Total Budget
    (in EUR)

    960 000.00 Euro

    Estimated duration
    (in months)


  • Partners involved at this stage

    ERDF Partners

    Municipalities of Ellwangen, Baden Wuerttemberg - Germany, Giurgiu - Romania, Ruse - Bulgaria, Dubrovnik - Croatia (DUNEA Agency)_x000D_

    IPA Partners

    Associated Strategic Partners

  • Partners requested

    ERDF Partners

    IPA Partners

    Associated Strategic Partners

  • Contact Person


    Stefan Daskalov


    1164 Sofia, Kokiche Str. No 9



    Telephone number

    E-mail address

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    If not, is the potential Lead Partner already being chosen?

Programme co-funded by European Union funds (ERDF, IPA, ENI)