GREENinMED
Speeding up the MED SMEs' uptaking of eco-innovative solutions in energy and water management

About the project

The hotel industry in the Mediterranean is one of the most important worldwide and continues to register significant growth. This success with local/international tourist comes with several environmental drawbacks such as the substantial consumption of water and energy. With the aim of helping hotels to stay competitive and improve at the same time their capacity of eco-innovation, GREENinMED project proposes an integrated approach for the development of new products and services addressed to the efficient use of water and energy and reduction in consumption by 10% in the hotel industry. The project will develop eco-innovative products such a seawater air conditioning, water and energy-saving devices for spa, garden irrigation and industrial cold generation. To reach this ambition, consulting services focusing on the identification of the eco-innovative products and services on and their adaptation to actual needs/contexts will be delivered to selected hotels. Furthermore, the purchase of new equipment to improve research and testing capacities of SMEs and the creation of spin-offs will be facilitated through sub-grants.

Key information

GREENinMED
Speeding up the MED SMEs' uptaking of eco-innovative solutions in energy and water management
A.2 Support to education, research, technological development and innovation
A.2.2 SMEs access to research and innovation
Spain, France, Israel

Financial data

1.5 million
Total budget
1.4 million
EU contribution
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10%
Project co-financing

Highlights

Project in numbers

5
Partners
3
Countries
6
Technical outputs

Project duration

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Partnership

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Project outputs

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What will be improved?

GREENinMED will upgrade the eco-innovation capacities of Mediterranean SMEs in the hotel sector and create more dynamic innovation ecosystems, thanks to a cross-border learning process and dedicated financial support. By addressing the challenges of environmental sustainability in the hotel sector, GREENinMED project will reduce the negative footprint of the tourism industry and spread knowledge about efficient water and energy consumption solutions.

Who will benefit?

  • 150 SMEs of the hotel sector 
  • Accelerator technology centers, scientific parks, and universities
  • Startups and spin-off
  • Regional and national public authorities

Expected achievements

  • 1 strategy on eco-innovation for the Mediterranean hotel industry. 
  • 1 cross-border eco-Innovation support center
  • 8 sub-grants to purchase innovative products, services, equipment
  • 30 innovation vouchers 
  • 15 eco-innovative products and services designed specifically for the hotel industry
  • 5 spin-offs created out of the project
     
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GREENinMED: Extension of Israeli Innovation Vouchers call

The open call for hotels in Israel to receive a free sustainability consultation, as well as the open call for Israeli professionals to provide these consultations, have been extended until August 10th, 2021.

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Global Energy Report emphasizes need for projects like GREENinMED

This report shared by GREENinMED expects to offer guidance and an update vision about the latest trends of the global energy sector reinforcing the knowledge and value of the …

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GREENinMED: Extended deadline to submit candidacies to the Innovation Vouchers call in France

Up to 10 innovative tourist accommodation SMEs based or operating mainly in the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur) or in Corsica regions will be selected in order to support them in …

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Israel: GREENinMED call for innovation vouchers on energy and water management for the hotel industry

The call aims to select an exclusive number of small and medium-sized hotels to be granted an eco-innovation voucher consultation.

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GREENinMED supports competitiveness and sustainability in the Mediterranean tourism industry

A new report on sustainable tourism in the Mediterranean in the post-COVID19 context highlights the importance and potential impact of the GREENinMED project.

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Spain: GREENinMED launches new innovation voucher call for SME tourism businesses

Selected SMEs in the tourism sector will receive expert support on efficieny in water and/or energy management.

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France: GREENinMED is looking for an engineering consultancy

As part of the GREENinMED project aiming to upgrade the eco-innovation capacities of Mediterranean SMEs in the tourist accommodation sector, Capenergies is looking for an engineering consultancy in France.

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Spain:GREENinMED launches call for innovation vouchers dedicated to tourism SMEs

The call aims at supporting water and energy efficiency in tourism SMEs. Each innovation voucher will have a maximum budget of 2,000 euros.

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GREENinMED updates its catalogue of technologies for the hospitality industry

The catalogue is aimed at those tourist accommodations willing to increase their competitiveness by reducing costs related to energy and water consumption.

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GREENinMED: call for technological advice in Spain

The Spanish Chamber of Commerce has launched a tender for contracting technological advice and/or specialized consultancy in the field of innovative and efficient water and energy management with the aim of imp…

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GREENinMED at MedaWeek 2020

GREENinMED project was presented during the Mediterranean Week of Economic Leaders (MedaWeek) during its 14th edition “Time to act: Stronger Together”.

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GREENinMED to give a new impetus to tourist accommodations in the Mediterranean

Capenergies recently presented the project technological and financial opportunities for SMES of the hotel/accommodation sector.

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Israel: GREENinMED webinar for hotel owners and managers

The webinar, to be held on 16 November, will focus on innovation vouchers and grants available under the GREENinMED project to upgrade the environmental performance of hotels.

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[GREENinMED] Release of the India-EU Water Partnership Project Reference Paper & Workshop for EU Businesses

The session and the technical workshop presented below could be of great interest to our Mediterranean companies in the hospitality sector a…

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GREENinMED: catalogue of water and energy efficient technologies for the hotel industry

From laundry facilities to air conditioning systems: GREENinMED has identified a significant number of water and energy efficient technologies for the Mediterranean hotel indu…

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15 June 2020
GREENinMED webinar on energy and water efficiency postponed

The webinar will focus on innovative solutions for water and energy management in the Mediterranean hotel industry. The event is postponed to June, 25.

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11 June 2020
GREENinMED: webinar on water and energy technologies for the hotel industry

The webinar, to take place on June 19, will focus on innovative solutions for water and energy management in the Mediterranean hotel industry.

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19 January 2020
Improving the environmental performance of the hotel industry: GREENinMED project workshop in Tel Aviv

The goal of the workshop is to explore the needs of the hotel industry in reducing its environmental footprint in terms of water and energy …

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05 December 2019
GREENinMED project met with the Israel Hotel Association

On December 2, GREENinMED representatives met with the Israeli Hotel Association to discuss ways of cooperation between the project and the hotel industry.