Eco-innovatively connected Danube Region - EcoInn Danube

PA1. Innovative and socially responsible Danube region

General objective: to increase the cooperation of innovation actors in the field of eco innovations with special emphasis on development and application of eco technologies in the Danube Region.

Specific objectives:

  • Increase transnational cooperation in eco innovations
  • Increase the match of demand and supply in eco innovation
  • Bring eco innovation actors together

Developing new and strengthening the existing interaction networks among representatives of the eco innovation environment will be created more ecological and innovative business friendly environment on regional and interregional level. Innovators ecosystem interconnections will be aimed at reinforcement of R&I results generation and their transfer into economy in transnational context. International context of the project will reflect global enviro and ecological challenges and needs. Result of the project will be enhanced cooperation among eco-innovation actors with improved conditions for development and application of eco innovation based on concrete societal and environmental needs. Main outputs will be generated praxis oriented eco technologies ready for their application.

Lead Partner: Slovak Centre of Scientific and Technical Information

Project Partners:

  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry Vratsa, Bulgaria
  • Energy Agency of Savinjska, Šaleška and Koroška Region, Slovenia
  • Digitális Jólét Nonprofit Kft., Hungary
  • Bwcon GmbH, Germany
  • BIC Brno spol. s r.o., Business and Innovation Centre, Czech Republic
  • Regional Development Agency Međimurje REDEA Ltd., Croatia
  • Comenius University in Bratislava, Science Park, Slovakia
  • Entrepreneurs’ Centre of Somogy County Foundation, Hungary
  • Economica Institute for Economic Research, Austria
  • Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Banja Luka Region, Bosna and Herzegovina
  • Regional Agency for Socio - Economic Development Banat Ltd., Serbia


Target groups:

  • Local public Authority
  • Higher Education and Research
  • SME
  • Interest Groups including NGOs
  • Business support organizations


Work Packages:

  • Project management
  • Communication activities
  • Research and strategy for eco knowledge
  • Interconnection lab
  • Transfer of eco knowledge
  • Pilot actions for capacity building

Project duration: 30 months (01.12.2016 – 31.05.2019)

Project co-funded by the European Union

Eco-innovatively connected Danube Region - EcoInn Danube