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AGroFOod clusters platform with common long-term Research and Innovation Strategy towards Economic growth and prosperity

Objective

The overall objective of AGFORISE Project is to create a common dialogue platform and a joint action plan among the Agrofood clusters that will maximise capacity for research and benefit from research infrastructure through complementariness and synergy, so as to contribute for sustainable development, prosperity, economic growth and global competitiveness of the regions. In this content the specific objectives are: Strengthening a sustainable dialogue between the participant Agrofood clusters, Creating an R&D&I Strategy Dialogue & Cooperation, Enhancing Trade & Investment opportunities in Agrofood sector, Maintaining sustainability of cross-collaboration between the participant regions, Stimulating utilization from national/EU R&D funds The activities within the scope of the AGFORISE project will focus on: Analysis of Agrofood sector in participant regions in order to maximise the benefit from the research opportunities for regional economic development, Development of a common dialogue platform between the participant regions for sharing information and experience that result in a Joint Action Plan (JAP), which will contribute to strengthen the regions’ capacity for investing in and conducting research and technological development activities that can enhance significantly to economic development, Improvement of cross collaboration among the research and commercial communities to result in commercially ended research. The main focus of the project will be on Agrofood area, which is the most important source of income in all participant regions. The implementation of the project will increase the competitiveness of European regions in Agrofood industry and bring significant added-value to the European Agrofood community. The consortium has been formed by 12 partners from 3 different regions (Mersin, Emiliano-Romagna, Murcia) each of which will bring added value from a different perspective but with complementary properties, related with their expertise areas.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/economics/sustainable economy
  • /social sciences/other social sciences/social sciences interdisciplinary/sustainable development

Call for proposal

FP7-REGIONS-2008-1
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Funding Scheme

CSA-SA - Support actions

Coordinator

MERSIN IL OZEL IDARESI
Address
Cami Serif Mah. Inonu Blv. Anadolu Hayat Sigorta Binasi Kat:3
33100 Mersin
Turkey
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
EU contribution
€ 272 359
Administrative Contact
Ahmet Zahterogullari (Mr.)

Participants (12)

MINISTRY OF FOOD AGRICULTURE AND LIVESTOCK
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 25 466
Address
Eskisehir Yolu 9. Km
06170 Lodumlu/ankara
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Davut Keles (Dr.)
TARGID TARIM VE GIDA URUNLERI SANAYI VE TICARET LIMITED SIRKETI (TARGID Food and Agricultural Prods. Ind. Trade Ltd. Co.)
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 18 190
Address
1727 Sk (65184) 12
33020 Mersin
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Mustafa Asparuk (Mr.)
MERSIN TICARET VE SANAYI ODASI
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 55 105
Address
Ataturk Caddesi Mtso Hizmet Binasi Kat:2-3-4
33070 Mersin
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ozlem Odabasi (Ms.)
REGIONE EMILIA ROMAGNA
Italy
EU contribution
€ 51 039
Address
Via Aldo Moro 52
40127 Bologna
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ruben Sacerdoti (Dr.)
CONSIGLIO NAZIONALE DELLE RICERCHE
Italy
EU contribution
€ 51 574
Address
Piazzale Aldo Moro 7
00185 Roma
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Federica Rossi (Dr.)
COOPERATIVA TERREMERSE SOC.COOP
Italy
EU contribution
€ 32 100
Address
Via Ca' Del Vento 21
48012 Bagnacavallo
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Emilio Sabatini (Dr.)
ASTER - SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI
Italy
EU contribution
€ 129 470
Address
Via Piero Gobetti 101
40129 Bologna
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Paolo Bertacco (Mr.)
REGION DE MURCIA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 52 644
Address
Plaza Juan Xxiii
E-30008 Murcia
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Ginés Vivancos Mateo (Mr.)
ASOCIACION EMPRESARIAL DE INVESTIGACION CENTRO TECNOLOGICO NACIONAL DE LA CONSERVA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 107 428
Address
Calle De La Concordia
30500 Molina De Segura
Activity type
Research Organisations
Administrative Contact
Angel Martinez (Mr.)
JUVER ALIMENTACION S.L.
Spain
EU contribution
€ 24 610
Address
Cl. Julio Cortazar 46 31
30110 Murcia
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Manuel Chico Lopez (Dr.)
TASO DESARROLLOS SL
Spain
EU contribution
€ 39 590
Address
Calle Astronomia 1 Torre 4 Planta 11 Modulo 3 Torneo Parque Empresarial
41015 Sevilla
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Boris Lefebvre (Mr.)
TEKNOLOJI ARASTIRMA GELISTIRME ENDUSTRIYEL URUNLER BILISIM TEKNOLOJILERI SANAYI VE TICARET ANONIM TICARET
Turkey
EU contribution
€ 58 983,75
Address
Aynur Sokak 10 Daire 6 Gursel Mah Caglayan Kagithane
34440 Istanbul
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Administrative Contact
Leyla Arsan (Ms.)