INNOVAGRO PLUS

DEVELOPMENT OF AN INNOVATIVE NETWORK FOR THE PROMOTION OF EXTROVERSION OF AGRO-FOOD COMPANIES IN ADRIATIC - IONIAN AREA

Financed under INTERREG ADRION PROGRAM

The main scope of INNOVAGRO PLUS project, as sequel of INNOVAGRO project, is the further promotion, exploitation and capitalization of the 2 main outcomes of INNOVAGRO project: a) INNOVAGRO Transnational Cooperation Network, and b) Virtual Transnational Business Innovation & Entrepreneurship Center (VIBIEC), at national/regional/transnational level maximizing their effectiveness.
More specific, the overall goals of INNOVAGRO PLUS project are to: a) Increase awareness among potential beneficiaries, stakeholders and interested institutions on the role of European Territorial Cooperation to increase cohesion, b) Promote INNOVAGRO project’s outcomes and results to national/ regional/level, c) Promote the practical use, relevance, and transferability of INNOVAGRO project’s outcomes (e.g.: VBIEC) to potential beneficiaries, and d) Provide first-hand information on managing and implementing European projects to future potential beneficiaries.
Finally, the main target groups and beneficiaries of INNOVAGRO plus are: a) SMEs representative organisations in the agrifood & tourism sector, b) farmers associations, c) business support organizations, d) R&D Institutes, and e) Regional & Local Authorities. 

OFFICIAL WEBSITE

  • The Program

    Interreg Adrion Program 

    www.adrioninterreg.eu

  • National Event

    New perspectives for Agro-food Networking

    HYBRID NATIONAL AWARENESS & PROMOTIONAL EVENT  - DATE: 8 June 2022

    VENUE: Ginestra Municipality (Italy – Basilicata) – Town Hall

    Training laboratory on the development and management of a networking transnational project with local producers and agri-food operators: VIBIEC Platform potentials

    Participants: UNIBAS staff, invited Local Agri-food operators and Producers

    HYBRID NATIONAL MEETING      (google meet link: https://meet.google.com/azs-fpsi-miq )

    10’

    Welcome speech & introduction of the agenda

    Prof. Beniamino Murgante, UNIBAS

    Dimitris Moutakis, Chania Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Crete, Greece (LP) t.b.c.

    Fiorella Pompa, Major of Ginestra Municipality

    10'

    The future framework of the new IPA ADRION Programme (2021-2027).

    Ms Barbara Di Piazza

    Head of Joint Secretariat Interreg VB Adriatic-Ionian programme - ADRION

    10’

    Presentation of INNOVAGRO PLUS project

    Prof. Francesco Scorza, PM INNOVAGRO PLUS – UNIBAS

    10’

    Strategic Territorial development  Priorities: the role of agri-food sector

    Mr. Rocco Guarino, President of the Province of Potenza

    10’

    The perspective of agri-food operators

    Danilo Lolatte, Direttorte CIA Puglia

    10’

    The VIEBEC platform: tool for extroversion in agri-food sector

    Prof. Evangelos Grigoroudis, TUC University Crete

    Prof. Francesco Scorza, PM INNOVAGRO PLUS – UNIBAS)

    10’

    Interaction with USERS: question-time with local operators

     

    10’

    “Cultural tourism is green tourism”

    The contribution of rural cultural  tourism  for a sustainable tourism after the pandemic.

    Prof. Biagio Perretti, project leader progetto UNIBAS

    25’

    Short Flash on emerging topic for future cooperation and networking:

     

     

     

    ·       Greening cities and rural areas

     

    Comune di Pietragalla (Paolo Cillis, Mayor and Teodosio Galotta, councilor - Ing. Marika Iacovera Resp. Uff. Tecnico)

    Comune di Ginestra (Fiorella Pompa, sindaco – Ing. Roberto Telesca Resp. Uff. Tecnico)

     

    ·       Measuring effects of emerging EU policies

     

    Luigi Santopietro, Silvia Solimene, UNIBAS Ph.D.

     

    ·       Contribution of young Europeans to the Green Deal strategy. The experience of the project THEMATIC  (European Year of Youth)

    Salwa Hadeg THEMATIC project volunteer (Interreg Volunteer Youth programme)

    10’

    Conclusions and future perspectives

    Prof. Francesco Scorza, PM INNOVAGRO PLUS – UNIBAS

     

    Short tour in Ginestra Arbresh Alleys – Starting at 19.30

    “Culture and food experience”

  • Partnership

    LP

    CHANIA CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY

    Greece

    WWW.CHANIA-CCI.GR

    P2

    Region of Crete

    Greece

    www.crete.gov.gr

    P3

    TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY OF CRETE

    Greece

    www.pem.tuc.gr

    P4

    NETWORK OF THE INSULAR CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF THE EUROPEAN UNION

    Greece

    www.insuleur.eu

    P5

    PROVINCE OF POTENZA

    Italy

    WWW.PROVINCIA.POTENZA.IT

    P6

    E-institute, institute for comprehensive development solutions

    Slovenija

    www.ezavod.si

     
    P7

    Italian Confederation of Agriculture

     Italy  

    www.cia.it

    P8

    UNION OF CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY OF ALBANIA

     Albania  www.uccial.al
     P9

    REGIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY LESKOVAC

     

    Serbia

     

    www.rpkle.rs

    P10

    University of Basilicata, School of Engineering, LISUT

    Italy www.unibas.it
    www2.unibas.it/lisut/