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Replicable business models for modern rural economies

Objective

RUBIZMO will identify business models with high potential for empowering rural communities to take advantage of the opportunities arising from improved value chain optimisation. It will directly supporting the creation of sustainable jobs and growth in rural economies, supporting a multi-actor approach for generation of shared-value. Ultimately, the project looks to contribute to rural development in Europe, supporting the Europe 2020 Strategy for Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive Growth, as well as supporting Regional and Rural Development policy.

To do this, the project will identify innovative business models (developed or identified in existing projects under FP7, H2020, Interreg, Central Europe, etc.) with a significant potential to support modernisation and sustainable growth in rural economies, and relevant to the food sector, bio-based value chains and ecosystem services. Business models with the potential to contribute to the modernisation and sustainable growth of rural economies will be selected, packaged and classified according to their nature, comprising technologies, services, business support structures, financing mechanisms, etc.

This will result in the creation of four practical, user-oriented tools:
- Virtual library of business cases, to inspire and inform potential entrepreneurs about business opportunities;
- Guidelines on creating favourable conditions for the deployment of innovative business models, to help public authorities and rural networks create adequate framework conditions for rural innovation;
- Toolkit for clustering and network development in rural areas;
- Transformation support tool, to help individual entrepreneurs understand which business models are best adapted to their situation, and how to go about implementing change.


The project will then prepare Europe-wide upscaling and replication in rural areas using real life cases, taking account of the complexity of transferring value chains.

Call for proposal

H2020-RUR-2016-2017

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Sub call

H2020-RUR-2017-2

Coordinator

RISE RESEARCH INSTITUTES OF SWEDEN AB
Net EU contribution
€ 665 832,50
Address
Brinellgatan 4
501 15 Boras
Sweden

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Region
Södra Sverige Västsverige Västra Götalands län
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00

Participants (16)

GREENOVATE ! EUROPE
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 209 625,00
Address
Rue D Arlon 63-65
1040 Bruxelles

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Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
IFAU APS
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 216 875,00
Address
Agiltevej 15
2970 Hoersholm

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Nordsjælland
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
INVESTORNET-GATE2GROWTH APS
Denmark
Net EU contribution
€ 254 500,00
Address
Diplomvej 381 St
2800 Kgs Lyngby

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Danmark Hovedstaden Københavns omegn
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
LEIBNIZ-INSTITUT FUR AGRARTECHNIK UND BIOOKONOMIE EV
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 190 280,00
Address
Max Eyth Allee 100
14469 Potsdam

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Region
Brandenburg Brandenburg Potsdam
Activity type
Research Organisations
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
proQuantis GmbH & Co. KG
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 353 875,00
Address
Nipkowstrasse 10
53125 Bonn

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Nordrhein-Westfalen Köln Bonn, Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ASOCIATIA ROMANA PENTRU AGRICULTURA DURABILA
Romania
Net EU contribution
€ 108 255,00
Address
Str N Titulescu Nr 1
915200 Fundulea Calarasi

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Region
Macroregiunea Trei Sud-Muntenia Călăraşi
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
CLUSTER VIOOIKONOMIAS KAI PERIVALLONTOS DYTIKIS MAKEDONIAS
Greece
Net EU contribution
€ 280 156,25
Address
Zep Area
50100 Kozani

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Γρεβενά Δυτική Μακεδονία Βόρεια Ελλάδα
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ALMA MATER STUDIORUM - UNIVERSITA DI BOLOGNA
Italy
Net EU contribution
€ 193 125,00
Address
Via Zamboni 33
40126 Bologna

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Region
Nord-Est Emilia-Romagna Bologna
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
UNIWERSYTET PRZYRODNICZY WE WROCLAWIU
Poland
Net EU contribution
€ 82 875,00
Address
Ul. Cypriana Kamila Norwida 25
50-375 Wroclaw

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Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
IRISH RURAL LINK CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY LIMITED
Ireland
Net EU contribution
€ 191 625,00
Address
Unit 2a, Moate Business Park, Clara Rd
N37W 9R0 Moate Westmeath

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Region
Ireland Eastern and Midland Midland
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
ZABALA INNOVATION CONSULTING, S.A.
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 245 862,50
Address
Paseo Santxiki 3 Bis
31192 Mutilva Alta Navarra

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Noreste Comunidad Foral de Navarra Navarra
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
Third-party

Legal entity other than a subcontractor which is affiliated or legally linked to a participant. The entity carries out work under the conditions laid down in the Grant Agreement, supplies goods or provides services for the action, but did not sign the Grant Agreement. A third party abides by the rules applicable to its related participant under the Grant Agreement with regard to eligibility of costs and control of expenditure.

ZABALA BRUSSELS
Belgium
Net EU contribution
€ 32 387,50
Address
Rue Belliard 20
1040 Bruxelles

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Région de Bruxelles-Capitale/ Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale/Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
EUROPEAN SCIENCE COMMUNICATION INSTITUTE (ESCI) GGMBH
Germany
Net EU contribution
€ 274 125,00
Address
Lindenstrasse 87
26123 Oldenburg

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Region
Niedersachsen Weser-Ems Oldenburg (Oldenburg), Kreisfreie Stadt
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
COOPERATIVAS AGRO-ALIMENTARIAS DE ESPANA U DE COOP SOCIEDAD COOPERATIVA
Spain
Net EU contribution
€ 152 000,00
Address
Calle Agustin De Betancourt 17 Planta 4
28003 Madrid

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SME

The organization defined itself as SME (small and medium-sized enterprise) at the time the Grant Agreement was signed.

Yes
Region
Comunidad de Madrid Comunidad de Madrid Madrid
Activity type
Other
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
SVERIGES LANTBRUKSUNIVERSITET
Sweden
Net EU contribution
€ 230 181,41
Address
Almas Alle 8
750 07 Uppsala

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Region
Östra Sverige Östra Mellansverige Uppsala län
Activity type
Higher or Secondary Education Establishments
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00
GREENFLEX
France
Net EU contribution
€ 247 271,88
Address
7/11 Boulevard Haussmann
75009 Paris

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Region
Ile-de-France Ile-de-France Paris
Activity type
Private for-profit entities (excluding Higher or Secondary Education Establishments)
Non-EU contribution
€ 0,00