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The final conference of the project "PATH DEV - Pilot action in the fishing sector for Libyan economic development" was held in Udine last 2nd April. The project, funded by the Italian Ministry of the Interior, was managed by Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region with the operational support of Informest.

A Libyan delegation of 35 experts, leaded by the mayors of Tripoli, Benghazi, Zliten and Sirte, has participated at the conference, illustrating the current situation of the fishing sector in Libya. The representatives of the national authorities responsible for the food safety, certification and the labelling of the product were the speakers together the representatives of the Italian civil servants, acting in the same fields. The goal of the conference and of the project overall was a comparison with the regional experts on the opportunities of the fishing sector, taking stock of the activities and the results reached thanks to the actions of the PATH DEV project.


It was held on 3rd April,  at Informest headquarters the 3rd laboratory on blue energy “BEL FVG”.

The “BEL FVG” was established in February 2018 as part of the “Maestrale” project and counts about 30 participants, including the FVG regional administration, universities, research centres and companies.

The BEL FVG has been designed as a permanent monitory centre to share experiences and regional know-how on the topic renewable energies: in 2018, BEL FVG tried to identify two pilot actions to be developed in FVG’s territory.


On the 10th and the 11th of April, in Trieste, was held the kick off meeting of the UnderwaterMuse territorial cooperation project funded by Interreg Italy-Croatia Program.

The partnership, led by ERPAC, supported by INFORMEST, is composed by Italian and Croatian foundations and research institution such as: Cà Foscari University, Puglia Region, Kastel City (Croatia) and Split County Development Agency - RERA.

The project will last 30 months with a budget of € 1,286,930. UnderwaterMuse incorporates the principles of Faro Convention and aims at the enhancement, promotion and usability of the underwater archaeological heritage of the partner territories thanks to innovative actions and a continue dialogue with its stakeholder.


DIVA, a strategic project funded by the Interreg Italy-Slovenia Program, was created with the aim of linking the creative sectors with the industrial sectors in order to create an innovative eco-system able to face international markets thanks to the application of "Smart" technologies in an economic and social contest. 
DIVA will establish cross-border ecosystem connections between existing and new transdisciplinary innovation platforms, which will enable processes of co-creation in the economic and social sphere through art thinking, design thinking, and different social initiatives. 
On 18th of March 2019, the Venice Rovigo Chamber of Commerce, leader of the project, brought together all the 14 project partners for the Kick-Off meeting in Mestre and launched the first project activities. 


It’s called RESPONSe and it is an over two million euro European project, born to support Italian and Croatian public administrations in adopting intelligent governance approaches as response to the impacts and risks caused by climate changes.

RESPONSe, funded from the Italy – Croatia Territorial cooperation program, is guided by INFORMEST, Agency for Development of Friuli Venezia Giulia Region, which has been able  to gather a winning partnership composed by Regional Energy Agencies, Universities and Research Institutes of Friuli Venezia Giulia, Veneto, Marche,  Apulia and Croatia.

RESPONSe will support and reinforce local networks thanks to a high level of interaction between project partners, stakeholders and local authorities. There are also actions which are envisaged to promote and sensitize local administrations on the issue of climate change.


Cross-border work between Friuli Venezia Giulia and Slovenia, safety, disability, taxation, sick pay, family allowances: those are the issues that will be discussed under the EURADRIA2019 project, funded by the UE Program for occupation and social innovation EaSI.

The project has been launched the 1st January 2019 and it will lasts 12 months. It is leaded by the Work, training, education and family Central Department of the Region Friuli Venezia Giulia, which is supported by Informest as “affiliated entity”.


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