Project - Cross-border Start-ups accelerator

Description


Description (EN): The 5 regions of the MarittimoTech project share 4 priority supply chains that are opportunities to stimulate their economy marked by the crisis and reach smart, inclusive and lasting growth objectives: leisure boating, shipyard, sustainable tourism, biotechnology and "blue" and "green" renewable energy. The development and pursuit of excellence of these sectors are springboards for young, innovative, high-potential companies with significant economic and geographical ambitions. However, the lasting success of these companies (low 3-year survival rates and turnover compared to the national averages) clashes with scarce collaborative ties and synergies between the various forces (entrepreneurs, industries and universities) and lack of funding. For this reason, the 8 MarittimoTech partners propose to design, develop, test and maintain a cross- border accelerator of startups specialised in the priority supply chains. MarittimoTech will provide selected startups (with a target of 45 startups in 2017-2018) with an intense 4-month support as follows: - Individual support and community workshops (training services, legal instruments, accountants and marketing) - Consultancy, webinars and possible synergies (Masterclasses) - Access to financing (cross-border Roadshows). The Accelerator will be both physical (for each project area) and virtual (by way of a Franco-Italian collaborative platform). It will also be an innovation laboratory with all the actors involved collaborating to single out new markets and technological solutions. In this way, MarittimoTech offers to the cooperation area a cross-border fabric of knowledge and specialities and fosters the cross-border complementarity of smart regional specialisations.
Description: Le 5 regioni del progetto MarittimoTech condividono 4 filiere prioritarire che sono delle opportunità per stimolare la loro economia segnata dalla crisi e raggiungere obiettivi di crescita intelligente, inclusiva e durevole : il nautismo – cantiere navale, il turismo sostenibile, le biotecnologie e le energie rinnovabili « blu » e « verdi ». Lo sviluppo e la ricerca dell’eccellenza di questi settori rappresentano dei trampolini di lancio per le giovani imprese creatrici, innovative, a forte potenziale e con grandi ambizioni economiche e geografiche. Ma il successo durevole di queste imprese (bassi tassi di sopravvivenza a 3 anni e fatturati paragonati alle medie nazionali) si urta alla scarsità dei legami collaborativi e sinergie tra le diverse forze presenti (imprenditori, industrie, università…) e alla mancanza di finanziamenti. Per questo motivo gli 8 partner di MarittimoTech propogono di progettare, sviluppare, sperimentare e mantenere in vita un Acceleratore tranfrontaliero di startup specializzate nelle filiere prioritarie. MarittimoTech fornirà alle startup selezionate (obiettivo di 45 startup nel 2017-2018) un accompagnemento intenso di una durata di 4 mesi che comporta : - Sostegni individuali e workshop collettivi (servizi di formazione, strumenti giuridici, commercialisti, marketing,…) - Consulenza, accompagnata da collegamenti in rete e possibilità di sinergie (Masterclass) - Accesso ai finanziamenti (Roadshow transfrontalieri) L’Acceleratore sarà fisico (su ogni territorio del progetto) e virtuale (via una piattaforma collaborativa franco-italiana) Sarà anche un laboratorio d’innovazione con tutti gli attori coinvolti che collaboreranno e metteranno in luce nuovi mercati o soluzioni tecnologiche… In tal modo, MarittimoTech offre all’area di cooperazione una maglia transfrontaliera di conoscenze e specialità favorendo la complementarità tranfrontaliera delle specializzazioni regionali intelligenti.
Description: Les 5 régions du projet MarittimoTech partagent 4 filières prioritaires qui sont autant d’opportunités pour stimuler leur économie marquée par la crise et pour atteindre les objectifs de croissance intelligente, inclusive et durable : le nautisme – chantier naval, le tourisme durable, les biotechnologies et les énergies renouvelables « bleues » et « vertes ». Le développement et la recherche de l’excellence de ces secteurs représentent des tremplins pour de jeunes entreprises créatives, innovantes, à fort potentiel et hautes ambitions économiques et géographiques. Mais le succès durable de ces entreprises (faibles taux de survie à 3 ans et chiffres d’affaires comparés aux moyennes nationales) se heurte à la faiblesse des liens collaboratifs et des synergies entre les différentes forces en présence (entrepreneurs, industries, universités,…) et au manque de financements. C’est pourquoi les 7 partenaires de MarittimoTech proposent de concevoir, développer, expérimenter puis pérenniser un Accélérateur transfrontalier de startups spécialisées dans les filières prioritaires. MarittimoTech fournira aux startups sélectionnées (objectif de 45 startups sur 2017-2018) un accompagnement intensif d’une durée de 4 mois comportant : - Appuis individuels et ateliers collectifs (services de formation, outils juridiques, comptables, marketing,…) - Mentorat, assorti de mises en réseau et de possibilités de synergies (Masterclass) - Accès aux financements (Roadshows transfrontaliers) L’Accélérateur sera physique (sur chaque territoire du projet) et virtuel (via une plateforme collaborative franco-italienne). Il sera aussi un laboratoire d’innovation pour tous les acteurs impliqués qui collaboreront et mettront en lumière de nouveaux marchés ou solutions technologiques. Ainsi, MarittimoTech offre à la zone de coopération un maillage transfrontalier des expertises et spécialités, favorisant la complémentarité transfrontalière des spécialisations intelligentes régionales.

Thematic Information


Thematics: Coastal management and maritime issues  Managing natural and man-made threats, risk management  
Specific Objective: Streghten the cooperation in the cross border priority sectors for micro, small and medium-sized companies linked to green growth
Thematic Objective: (3) enhancing the competitiveness of SMEs by:
Investment Priority: (3a) promoting entrepreneurship, in particular by facilitating the economic exploitation of new ideas and fostering the creation of new firms, including through business incubators


Project Summary


Project name (EN): Cross-border Start-ups accelerator
Project name (Other language): Accelérateur Transfrontalier de startups
Project acronym: MARITTIMOTECH

Period: 2014-2020
Date of latest update: 2019-11-07

Web: http://interreg-maritime.eu/

Project start date: 2017-01-01
Project end date: 2019-04-01
Project status: Closed

Total budget/expenditure: EUR 949.610,00
European Union funding: EUR 807.168,52

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Lead Partner (EN): Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie d'Ajaccio et de Corse du Sud
Lead Partner: Chambre de Commerce et d'Industrie d'Ajaccio et de Corse du Sud
Address: Ajaccio, France
Website: www.2a.cci.fr
Legal status: public

Address: Genova, Italy
Legal status: public
Website: http://www.dicca.unige.it/ita/
Address: Sassari, Italy
Legal status: public
Website: www.cipsassari.it/
Address: Toulon, France
Legal status: public
Website: http://www.var.cci.fr/

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