ChIMERA project returns with a Plus to transfer methodology and connect CCIs unleashing the creative potential of CCIs in sustainable urban development.
On 27th May Interreg Med Programme’s Monitoring Committee launched ChIMERA Plus Project - ChIMERA for Urban Sustainability. This project aims to capitalise the knowledge gained during the project ChIMERA – Innovative Cultural and Creative Clusters in the Med Area with the added value due to methodology transfer and CCIs connection of the involved countries unleashing the creative potential of CCIs in sustainable urban development.
The kick-off meeting event held on zoom last 26th July represented a great opportunity to inaugurate the new project attended by all the partners and the Interreg Med Managing Authority.
The ChIMERA Plus project intends to promote Mediterranean innovation capacities to develop smart and sustainable growth, transferring the ChIMERA mentoring and capacity building process and its methodology for the growth of regional CCI subsectors. It will be implemented promoting sustainable urban development and implementing strategic action plans for the specific contexts involved.
The Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region - Department for culture and sports (Italy) is the lead beneficiary of this project in cooperation with Creative Apulia Cluster Association (Italy); Sarajevo Economic Regional Development Agency SERDA (Bosnia Herzegovina); Municipality of Nova Gorica (Slovenia); SARGA - Government of Aragon (Spain).
Associated Partners are: Local Company of Initiatives and Activities of Malaga S.A (Spain); Université Côte d’Azur (France); Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Services of Terrassa (Spain); Gorizia Municipality (Italy); Technology park Ljubljana ltd (Slovenia); Aragonese Federation of Municipalities, Counties and Provinces (Spain); Prato Textile Museum Foundation (Italy); Government of Aragón Public Services, Design and Development Service of Aragon Government (Spain).
10.00-10.10: Welcome Greetings
LP - Regional department for culture and sports – Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region – Antonella Manca, Head of Department
10.10-10.20: Interreg MED Joint Secretariat - Sophie Scarvelis, Head of the MED project unit
10.20-10.50: Presentation of project partners and their CCI sectors
· PP1 - Cluster Association Puglia Creativa
· PP2 - SERDA – Sarajevo Economic Regional Development Agency
· PP3 - Nova Gorica Municipality
· PP4 - SARGA – Aragon Government
· LP - Regional department for culture and sports – Friuli Venezia Giulia Autonomous Region
10.50-11.15: Presentation of project, activities, Gantt, financial rules
LP - Informest
11.15-11.30: Presentation of WP 3.2.: communication activities
PP1 - Cluster Association Puglia Creativa
11.30-12.00: Presentation of WP 3.3.: adaptation of CHIMERA methodology and definition of the next activities
LP – Informest