PAn-European Clusters for Technology Transfer and new VAlue chains
Date: June 2016-2019
Location: Europe Union
The overall concept of the ACTTiVAte project is to support innovation in SMEs and foster the smart reindustrialization of Europe. This will be achieved by enabling the emergence of new cross-border and cross-sectoral value chains resulting from the translation of advanced technologies among selected sectors with strong synergiesThese new value chains will be created through the interaction between the following sectors: aerospace, agrifood, health and ICT.
The development of the new value chains will be facilitated by setting up geographical poles of activitiy in different regions across Spain, Portugal, The Netherlands, Ireland and Poland comprising:CLUSTERSto enable the creation of an appropriate innovation ecosystem.RTD CENTERScapable of assessing technical feasibility, providing technical advisory and assessing the future potential of proposed innovative services and products.INNOVATION FACILITATORSthat will operate at a cross-cluster level providing business support services and helping to establish networks for collaboration.