Cross Border cooperation to support Euro Mediterranean Sme’s network in wood sector Eu_Med- Netwood

Thematic objective: Priority A.1.2 Strengthen and support euro-Mediterranean networks, clusters, consortia and value-chains in traditional and non-traditional sectors
Priority: Priority A.1.2 Strengthen and support euro-Mediterranean networks, clusters, consortia and value-chains in traditional and non-traditional sectors
Brief description of the project: The Mediterranean area is home to a great variety of timber and the wood sector is for sure a well-established area of work across both sides of the Basin. Wood products use in the construction sector is currently the only market segment for which demand is rising steadily despite the sector's crisis across Europe. As a consequence, new wood products and new wood transformation process are now available in EU countries. The project will develop an alliance of wood enterprises in Mediterranean area through the collaboration of Wood Entrepreneurs association that will supply training innovation on new technologies, services to support internationalization of SME and construction of a business network, ICT application, international events.
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: Spread innovation in Wood sector in Italy, Tunisia, Lebanon, Maroc, Greece, France. Upgrade of Sme's Wood sector with services support. Promote wood products as an assett of Sme's development
Expected results: - Creation of alliance in Med area, to support SME's in wood sector. - One international event for each Med Countries to involved wood local companies and present innovative solution produced in area countries. - active participation of the Sme of the territory to international clusters of the company in the wood sector. - spread of innovative wood products and wood transformation process in Med Area - growing of quality certification - creation of a wood Med label
Partners already involved: FEDERLEGNOARREDO Italian Industrial Association of Wood Industries (ITALIA) CETIBA Centre Technique de l'Industrie du Bois et de l'Ameublement (TUNISIA)
Partners searched: Association of Sme's in wood sector, Industrial Association, wood producer, Timber Association in Maroc, Lebanon, Greece, Jordan.
Total estimated budget: Estimated budget 3 mln of Euro for three year project
First name: Manuela
Last name: Pavan
Name of the organisation: IGC SRL
Type of organisation: Company or other economic operator
City: Turin
Country: Italy
Email: marketing@igcsas.it
Phone number: +3901119017318
Skype contact: manu.pavan
Website: http://www.igcsas.it