The Province of Milan and BIC La Fucina hosted the second study visit of the European project InCompass (Regional Policy Improvement for financially sustainable Creative Incubator Units) financed by the Interreg IV C Programme. The 15 project partners came to Milan to meet the players of the incubation experiences in the field of cultural and creative businesses with the aim of identifying good practices of financial sustainability.
The first InCompass project's study visit took place on 2 and 3 May in the city of Rotterdam. Organized and hosted by the project partner of Delft University of Technology, the partners attending had the opportunity to identify and discuss best practices and models of management regarding the self‐sustainability of incubators in creative industries in two referenced centers in Rotterdam – the Creative Factory and RDM Campus.
The project Regional Policy Improvement for Financially Sustainable Creative Incubator Units (InCompass project) held its kick‐off conference on 22‐23 February 2012 in Dundee, Scotland. The meeting counted with the participation of the core project consortium, consisting of 15 partners from 12 European countries: Scotland, Spain, Netherlands, Lithuania, Greece, Slovakia, Italy, England, Portugal, Sweden, Hungary and Bulgaria.
The kick-off meeting of the European project SIVA, which is funded by the South East Europe Transnational Cooperation Programme, took place in Kozani on the 27th and 28th of November 2012. Lead partner of the project is the Regional Association of Local Governments of Western Macedonia, while the consortium consists of eleven (11) partners from southeastern Europe, among which the University of Patras. The project is entitled: "South East Europe improved virtual accessibility through joint initiatives facilitating the rollout of broadband networks".
RU6 announces that the project with title “South East Europe improved virtual accessibility through joint initiatives facilitating the rollout of broadband networks - SIVA” is currently in progress.
In September 25th the project organised the Final Exchange Seminar, where partners and stakeholders have presented the Transfer plans. These plans are oriented to adapt the original good practices selected to the Regions that will receive it.
RU6 announces that the project with title "South East Europe improved virtual accessibility through joint initiatives facilitating the rollout of broadband networks - SIVA" has been approved for funding under conditions by the SEE programme.
SIVA project aims to contribute to the improvement of the accessibility of SEE territories through broadband services, as substitute for and supplementing physical accessibility and thus to the narrowing the digital gap in South East Europe.
The planned activities of the project include:
RU6 announces that the project with title “Voucher for SMEs” is currently in progress.
The publication "A cross-layer design for video transmission with TFRC in MANETS" with the following authors: G. Adam, C. Bouras, A. Gkamas, V. Kapoulas, G. Kioumourtzis received the Best Paper Award of the International Conference on Data Communication Networking - DCNET 2012 held on Rome, Italy at July, 24-27 2012.
The DCNET 2012 acceptance rate was 13%.
The 1st meeting of the Greek Regional Implementation Group (RIG) of the InCompass project took place on the 11th of July, 2012 at the premises of Chamber of Achaia. Eleven regional stakeholders participated, each having different orientation and positioning in the context of the necessity, in policy terms, for the Region of Western Greece (i) to prioritise the support of the creation of new high-tech innovative companies in its policy agenda and (ii) design and implement corresponding policies.
The first InCompass project's study visit took place on 2 and 3 May in the city of Rotterdam. Organized and hosted by the project partner of Delft University of Technology, the partners attending had the opportunity to identify and discuss best practices and models of management regarding the self-sustainability of incubators in creative industries in two referenced centers in Rotterdam - the Creative Factory and RDM Campus.
In April 18th the Coordination Committee meeting groups in Ljubljana representative from the 10 partners of the project to monitor it and to plan the final steps of the project, hosted by the Regional Development Agency of Northern Primorska L.t.d., Nova Gorica (Slovenia). ICT Value Networksis an INTERREG 4C project, leaded by Fundacion Dedalo, with a total of 10 partners representing 8 European Regions, which will finish in December 31st first year.
RU6 announces that the project with title “Sustainable Urban Mobility Management Information Technologies” is currently in progress.
RU6 announces that the project with title InCompass has been approved by the Monitoring Committee of the INTERREG IVC programme and expected to start at the coming months.