Innovation for Food and Tourism in Mediterranean Countries

Thematic objective: A.2 Support to education, research, technological development and innovation
Priority: Priority A.2.1 Support technological transfer and commercialisation of research results, strengthening the linkages between research, industry and other private sector actors
Brief description of the project: This project is centered in technology transfer for SMES in food production and linked with tourism. The aim is to produce a suitable tool for SMEs in patents and inventions, produce a range of intercultural trials and pilots and upgrade current level of tourism based in mediterranean diet
Main objectives – issues to be addressed: Identificaction of current state of art in technology for food production and renewal of mediterranean recipes created with new tools, empower consumers dialogue about medterranean diet, empower cooperation among 4 helix key actors (academy, governemnts, civil society and SMEs), reinforme intercultural cooperation based in food production and combination of different arts (music, dance, ...) with recipes creation, among others ..
Expected results: 3000 offers for Technology transfer to SMEs involved in food production and tourism offer in med diet, 5000 SMEs as targets of advice in technology transfer, 60 cities involved in the network of Cities for Innovation in food production and Med diet
Partners already involved: 2 Municipalities of Andalucia Region (Spain) and 2 Municipalities from Algarve Region (Portugal), 3 Universities from Portugal, 1 SME Federation from Portugal
Partners searched: Technological Platforms and research centers, Universities, Municipalities and Regional public bodies, association of SMEs involved in Tourism and Med diet
Total estimated budget: 2 Million Euros
First name: Andres
Last name: Dochao
Name of the organisation: La Palma del Condado Municipality
Type of organisation: Local or regional public administration
City: La Palma del Condado
Country: Spain
Phone number: +34609442096
Skype contact: Andres Dochao2