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BOOSTing the innovation potential of the triple helix of Adriatic-Ionian traditional and emerging BLUE growth sectors clusters through an open source/knowledge sharing and community based approach

Project status
EU Project

Blue_Boost is co-financed by the Interreg ADRION Programme. It aims at enhancing the innovation potential of traditional and emerging Blue Growth sectors in the Adriatic-Ionian region.

The project focuses on transnational and cross-sectoral cooperation and innovation of maritime clusters through knowledge sharing and a community-based approach among 7 coastal regions in Albania, Croatia, Greece and Italy.

It addresses Micro and Small Medium-sized Enterprises (MSMEs) through a set of combined actions aimed at facilitating encounters between them and research & innovation agents. This will be pursued by developing a coaching path tailored to the innovation needs of MSMEs, as well as by implementing an innovation voucher scheme and promoting transnational networking. 

The CEI - Executive Secretariat is implementing the project pilot actions in the Friuli Venezia Giulia Region and leading the project communications (WPC).




Research & innovation
CEI role
01/01/2018 - 31/07/2020
CEI quota
Our Partners

Lead partner: 
Croatian Chamber of Economy (Croatia)

• University of Camerino (Italy)
• Chamber of Commerce Thessaloniki (Greece)
• Central European Initiative (Italy)
• Albanian Development Fund (Albania)
• Patras Science Park (Greece)
• Apulia Region (Italy)

Outputs & Deliverables

Mr. Alessandro Lombardo

Project Manager
+39 040 7786 744

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