Digital Innovation to meet Alpine social & economic challenges


SMART-SPACE will contribute to the improvement of the framework conditions for innovation in Alpine Space. It will promote economic, technological, social and sustainable growth. SMART-SPACE addresses clusters and SMEs from traditional industrial branches and all innovation actors to strengthen the application of digital technologies and eco-innovation procedures to processes and outputs. Ultimately the competitiveness and innovation capacities of traditional sectors will be enahanced.

Main achieved results will be:

  • Policy makers and Innovation stakeholders integrate smart manufacturing innovation processes within the Alpine Space industrial system with a shared model of sustainable growth. 
  • Public and private intermediaries increase their competences to assist SMEs in traditional industrial sectors to foster smart innovation processes.
  • SMEs from traditional industrial sectors are assisted in adopting the digital technology and added value services to improve their products and business model.