Archived project
This project started on Jul 18, 2016 to end on Jul 18, 2019.
The overall concept of the project consist of supporting innovation in SMEs and fostering the smart reindustrialization of Europe by enabling the emergence of new cross-border and cross-sectoral value chains resulting from the translation of advanced technologies among selected sectors with strong synergies. These new value chains will be created from the interaction of the following sectors: aerospace, agro-food sector, health and ICT.

The project will operate in the next 36 months. The development of the new value chains will be facilitated setting up geographical poles of activity in different regions across ES, PT, NL, IE and PL, comprising: Cluster/ SME intermediaries, which help create an appropriate innovation ecosystems; RTD centres which are able to assess the potential and viability of the proposed new value chains for SMEs innovative services or products. Besides, a third kind of entity, the innovation facilitators will operate at a cross-cluster level, organising funding rounds to complement with private funds EU public support and establishing networks for collaboration.