SMART-SPACE

Digital Innovation to meet Alpine social & economic challenges

THE DIGITAL REVOLUTION TO SUPPORT ALPINE SPACE INNOVATION AND GROWTH

This workpackage is managed by University of Applied Sciences Rosenheim. 

The task identifies main elements for strengthening the digitisation processes by SMEs in the Alpine Area. Particularly, some specific themes, the Alpine peculiarities and innovation processes will be identified for the AS eco-system to meet Industry 4.0’s challenge,  create employments & growth. A summary report in line with the main EU, transnational and regional analysis and strategies will provide concrete instructionS for the approach to SMEs, Intermediaries and Innovation Stakeholdersrs.

The activities will culminate in the final output of the workpackage - Report on the contribution of digital technologies to meet Alpine societal challenges, strengthen entrepreneurship and sustainable growth.

THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THE ALPINE DIGITAL INNOVATION HUB TO BOOST SMART INNOVATION IN THE ALPINE SPACE

This workpackage is managed by Baden-Württemberg: Connected e.V. We will implement an Alpine Space Digital Innovation Hub which will integrate SMART-SPACE strategy and support the Alpine space Innovation eco-system for SME's competetiveness and growth with digital technologies. The HUB together with an IT platform integrates teh Smart Manufacturing synergic platform addressed to SMEs, with learning actions for intermediaries and tools for the Policy makers. 

The final result of this workpackage - The Alpine Digital Innovation Hub will be supported by an IT Platform and will ultimately take shape of a center of competence to support all Alpine Space users to strengthen cooperation and support SMEs in their Digital Innovation Processes. 

IMPLEMENTING ACTIONS TO STRENGTHEN THE ALPINE SPACE INNOVATION ECO-SYSTEM AND PROMOTE THE DIGITAL INNOVATION OF SMEs

This workpackage is managed by Regional Agency for Development and Innovation Rhone-Alpes. Here we will build capacities and train intermediaries. Cross-fertilizaton actions for cluster managers will be organized. We will also organize and implement local pilot actions due to disparities among Alpien areas. This will enable us to test, collect and harmonize as many elements as possible. 

The final results of this workpackage will be: Report on Pilot actions addressed to SMEs, Report on Pilot actions addressed to innovation stakeholders and policy makers and Report on awareness and capacity building addressed to intermediary organizations.

TO ELABORATE THE SMART-SPACE STRATEGYAND SET UP THE STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP TO STRENGTHEN THE ALPINE INNOVATION ECO-SYSTEM FOR THE SMEs DIGITAL INNOVATION

This workpackage is managed by Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Craft and Agriculture of Venice, Rovigo, Delta-Lagunare. Within this workpackage we will elaborate SMART-SPACE strategy to support digital innovation in Alps together with the Alpine Strategic Partnership. The Partnership will be composed of project partners as well as by other stakeholders. The Alpine space Digital Innovation Hub will be one of its operative instruments. Transferability actions will increase th e impace of the project results and enlarge the users and actors involved.