Project name: GIVE - Green Ict deVElopment
Sources of funding: COSME Programme (EUROPEAN COMMISSION / Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises)
Project leader: ICT CLUSTER, Bulgaria
Project partners: Albania: AITA Albanian ICT Association, Bulgaria: Automotive Cluster Bulgaria, Serbia: Automotive Cluster Serbia, Romania: Cluj IT Cluster, Macedonia: MASIT ICT Chamber of commerce, Serbia: ICT Cluster of Central Serbia, Latvia: KBI Green and Smart Technology Cluster
Duration: December 01, 2017 – November 30, 2019
General project objective: to build up strategic cluster partnership in the field of smart green technologies among the three vital industries - automotive, renewable energy and ICT
Specific project objectives:
• to create a favorable framework for establishing a sustainable cross-industry strategic cluster partnership across Europe among three vital industries- ICT, automotive and renewable energy by implementation of partnership building and collaboration activities.
• to build up sustainable strategic cluster partnership based on development of GIVE internationalization strategy and implementation roadmap .
• to promote GIVE partnership and increase online promotion of GIVE partners by implementation of identity shaping, communication, promotion and online media activities.
GIVE - Green Ict deVElopment project is aimed to bild up strong strategic cluster partnership, aiming at several target groups. The GIVE partnership will be based on cross-clusters, cross- border, and cross - regional and cross - industry collaboration. It is very challenging because it has eight partners from seven different countries, two different European regions and three vital industries.
● to create new value chain and favourable framework for establishing a sustainable cross-industry strategic cluster partnership(GIVE) in the field of green smart technologies focusing on automotive and transport sectors
● to create common knowledge base for internationalization and marketing in cluster managers and SMEs members and to establish strong links among GIVE partners and SMEs members
● to build up sustainable strategic cluster partnership based on development of GIVE internationalization strategy and implementation roadmap
● to promote GIVE strategic cluster partnership on a European, regional and national level in order to extend the partnership in different regions and industries and to create links to other ESCPs.