(Italiano) Mediterranean Innovation STRAtegy for transnational activity of clusters and networks of the Blue Growth

MISTRAL (Mediterranean Innovation STRAtegy for transnational activity of clusters and networks of the Blue Growth) is a project financed by the Interreg MED 2014-2020 and involves a partnership made up of 8 countries in  the MED area (Italy, France, Spain, Greece, Portugal, Croatia, Albania and Cyprus).

This project aims to strengthen a transnational partnership made up of 2 Ministries, 8 Regions, 5 Clusters, 3 RTOs and other organizations, in order to:

– make marine knowledge and sustainable innovation the key drivers for Blue Growth,

– support MED clusters to become an excellent intermediary of knowledge for increasing blue economy,

– design and implement sustainable development trajectories harmonized with the MED regions Smart Specialization Strategies.

Within the MISTRAL project, Maritime Technology Cluster FVG provides specialistic technical support activities for the realization of the Business Plan Competition into the Blue Growth sector: 20 innovative start-up, academic spin off and aspirant entrepreneurs in team with a project in one of the following Blue Growth sector will be selected for a training and coaching path finalized at the creation of a Business plan and the participation at final presentation:

  • Maritime renewable energy
  • Maritime surveillance
  • Fishing and acquaculture
  • Blue biotechnologies
  • Coastal and maritime tourism