Ongoing projects : IKTIMED
The main project objective is to foster the competitiveness of MED SMEs promoting a new public-private partnership to support innovation based on a more open approach of knowledge and technologies transfer.
IKTIMED involves 8 Member States; Italy, France (PACA), Portugal, Greece, Malta, Cyprus, Slovenia, Spain.
The composition of the partnership is strongly balanced and representative of the whole geographic MED area. Therefore, it also ensures a wide representation of the main regional innovation system.
The national and local governments share the need to find common methods, policies and tools to strengthen the public / private partnership for SMEs, and improve knowledge transfer between research institutions and SMEs.
- Improve the attractiveness of the territories in the Mediterranean with objectives that focus on innovation
- Improve the connection between research and development, innovation and regional priorities of public policies
- Develop joint collaboration between the public sector, research centers, and private sector