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”.

 

The 18th and the 19th February 2019 in Athens will take place the second meeting for SMATH project - Smart atmospheres of social and financial innovation for innovative clustering of creative industries in MED area, funded by the Transactional Cooperation Program Interreg MED. The project lasts three years and it aims at improving quality and quantity of the connections between the cultural and the creative section, using innovative forms of aggregations – smart atmospheres.

During the meeting Informest will have the opportunity to discuss about results and the planification of upcoming activities participating together with the Culture and Sport Department of the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia.

 

Informest will work alongside the Central Directorate for environment and energy of the Autonomous Region Friuli Venezia Giulia for the management of the Strategic Project “Support to energy and climate adaptation policies” (acronym SECAP), funded under the Crossborder Cooperation Program V-A Interreg Italy-Slovenia 2014-2020 whose launch event will be the next 19th February 2019 at the Sala Tessitori of Regional Council in Trieste.

The Project aims at offering a practical support to the area partner Municipalities for the adoption and execution of sustainable energetic policies and of climate changes adaptation.

 

Informest attended yesterday the event dedicated to the future of the maritime in Friuli Venezia Giulia region organized by MARE FVG. The event draws the attention on competences of the regional enterprises and research institutions of the maritime sector and on trends and medium term visions of the big regional players of the sector. The event is attended by SMEs, research institutions and educational centres.

 

A new Twinning project in Georgia has started on 1st February.

Coordinated by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food, Forestry and Tourism (MiPAAFT), the general objective of the project is to support the development of “Appellations of Origin” and “Geographical Indications” (GIs) system in Georgia through the creation of effective supporting tools with the provisions of the European Union’s GIs protection system.

In particular, in the 24 months of activity experts from the Italian Ministry of Agriculture and of other competent institutions, jointly with the French colleagues, who act in the project as Junior Partner, will support the Georgian counterpart of the National Intellectual Property Center of Georgia in the improvement and adjustment of legislation and administrative / sanctioning structure for the protection and control of GIs. Among others,  4 new geographical indications are foreseen as project result.

Informest will implement the administrative and financial aspects, supporting MiPAAFT in the management and coordination of the project.

 

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