Innovative health solutions for thermal spa regions
Main objective of the project is to improve policies aiming at supporting knowledge transfer and strengthening opportunities for open innovation between the triple helix partners in the field of preventative health and thermalism in order to accelerate the launch on the market of innovative solutions for developing healthy lifestyle.
8 policy instruments are addressed (1 per region), all related to structural funds programmes. Basis for exchange of experience: Reciprocal improvement analysis and 8 study visits. Newsletters and final dissemination event for an effective dissemination towards other territories in Europe.
Main expected results include at least 16 good practices identified, 8 targeted policy instruments improved, 16 staff members will transfer new capacities in their intervention fields, 50 involved stakeholders with increased skills and knowledge from exchange of experience. Expected 20 articles in press including at EU level.
Lead partner: Thermauvergne association (FR).
Project partners: University of Debrecen (HU), Cluster Experts Baltic Sea Region (LV), Warmia and Mazury Regional Development Agency JSC in Olsztyn (PL), Regional Development Agency Centru (RO), Public Institution Lithuanian Innovation Centre (LT), Faculty of Medicine of the University of Porto (PT), Development Agency of Savinjska Region (SI).
Project’s website: https://www.interregeurope.eu/innovaspa/.
Project’s duration: 1 June 2018 – 30 November 2022 (54 months).
Project is implemented as part of the Interreg Europe programme and co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for 2014-2020. Project’s budget estimates at 1,4181 ml EUR.
Contacts: Ingrida Tinfaviciene, project’s coordinator, +370 523 56116, email@example.com.