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TRANSborder Key Enabling Technologies and Living Labs for the DAIRY value chain

About the project

The Dairy Value Chain (DVC) faces joint challenges at Mediterranean level: the growing market demand for high quality and safe products and the industrialization of farming and globalization. In this context, cross-border cooperation is needed to create the critical mass of research results marketable by spin-offs to address the entire DVC. The TRANSDAIRY project intends to enhance technology transfer among research, industry and SMEs in the fields of Key Enabling Technologies (KET) applied to the Dairy Value Chain. To do so, it will establish 8 cross-border Living Labs, increase institutional capacity through specialized trainings, provide a market analysis for new products and services enabled by KETS. TRANSDAIRY will provide new tools and techniques for a more efficient and sustainable DVC, which will decrease delivery times, waste and logistic costs, increasing and improving the quality and safety of milk and dairy products. 

Key information

TRANSDAIRY
TRANSborder Key Enabling Technologies and Living Labs for the DAIRY value chain
A.2 Support to education, research, technological development and innovation
A.2.1 Technological transfer and commercialisation of research results
Italy, Tunisia, Lebanon, Greece

Financial data

3.8 million
Total budget
3.4 million
EU contribution
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10%
Project co-financing

Highlights

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10
Partners
4
Countries
27
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Objective

To enhance technology transfer among research, industry and SMEs in the fields of Key Enabling Technologies applied to the Dairy Value Chain, through the creation of Living Labs, the increase of institutional capacities, and the development of market intelligence for sustainable and consolidated spin-offs

What will be improved?

The regions involved in the project share a Dairy Value Chain based on small farms generally family-run whose younger members tend to flee from such demanding jobs, in regions already impacted by the effects of climate change. This situation is made more challenging by international competition which offers low cost and low quality imported dairy products. TRANSDIARY will modernize some practices and support the transition towards a model more adapted to the reality of today´s globalization. Besides creating jobs, the project will increase the quality and safety of dairy products, improve productivity and small farmers' revenues.

Who will benefit?

  • Government research agencies and universities
  • Actors of the dairy value chain: farmers, transporters, distributors, etc.
  • Women and younger people working in the sector, seeking new opportunities and jobs 
  • Research entities in ICT and Bio/Nano Technologies
  • Dairy products consumers
     

Expected achievements

  • 8 Living Labs set up, 4 in Biotechnologies and 4 in ICT
  • 2 web platforms launched for pre-competitive analysis of products and services
  • 8 training courses implemented with at least 200 beneficiaries
  • 16 vouchers for spin-off establishment
  • 12 vouchers for co-development of patents
  • 28 vouchers for co-publication on KETs
     

Contribution to policy-making

TRANSDAIRY is consistent with most regional and national policies for innovation. In Campania and Piedmont (Italy), the innovation policy network provides multiple initiatives of regional development and agriculture plans. In Mediterranean Partner Countries, the involvement of national public entities from Tunisia and Lebanon is an asset to ensure that the outcomes of the project will be supported at policy level. 

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Living Lab TRANSDAIRY: Researchers & Young Entrepreneurs pitch their future spin-offs in Tunisia

The objectives of this event were project pitching, the exchange of ideas, and the coaching of the researchers and young entrepreneurs by th…

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TRANSDAIRY: Call for expression of interest in the participation in the third round of entrepreneurship training sessions in Greece

TRANSDAIRY invites dairy value chain stakeholders to apply to the 3rd round of entrepreneurship training …

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TRANSDAIRY brings together researchers, dairy value chain actors and funders to boost networking business opportunities in Tunisia

TRANSDAIRY connects stakeholders and actors from different parts of the dairy value chain (DVC) creating …

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TRANSDAIRY in Tunisia : a step towards the future of a smart dairy value chain

The TRANSDAIRY ICT Living Lab organized from 14th to 17th June 2022 a brokerage event dedicated to start-ups working on ICT applied to the dairy value chain

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Join TRANSDAIRY in the Cross-Border Brokerage and Matchmaking Event in ICT for the Dairy Value Chain in Tunisia

Extension of deadline - Register for the First Tunisian Cross-Border Brokerage and Matchmaking Event in ICT for the Dairy Value Chain, befor…

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Turn your ideas into reality: TRANSDAIRY offers demonstration grants for dairy value chain innovators in Tunisia

TRANSDAIRY offers grants of €4,000 for real demonstrations of research results and “ICT” technologies applied to the dairy value chain.

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Join TRANSDAIRY in the Cross-Border Brokerage and Matchmaking Event in ICT for the Dairy Value Chain in Tunisia

Register for the First Tunisian Cross-Border Brokerage and Matchmaking Event in ICT for the Dairy Value Chain, before 31st May 2022

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TRANSDAIRY sets up a transnational Network of Dairy Value Chain operators in Italy

On March 31st 2022, the first Italian open day took place at University of Campania "Luigi Vanvitelli" to build a network of Dairy value Chain operators

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TRANSDAIRY in Lebanon: Registration now open for the Brokerage Event on ICT solutions applied to the Dairy sector

Calling innovative ICT Start-ups and Spin-offs from Lebanon and the Mediterranean to apply to the Cross-Border Brokerage Event on ICT soluti…

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TRANSDAIRY: Researchers and entrepreneurs pitch their project ideas to develop the dairy value chain in Tunisia

On April 28th and May 09, the Higher School of Engineers of Medjez El Bab (ESIM), TRANSDAIRY project partner organized two online pitch half…

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TRANSDAIRY launched entrepreneurship-training sessions to promote spin-off creation in Tunisia

The training sessions are dedicated to researchers, SMEs, start-ups, young and women entrepreneurs working on the application of the Bio/Nan…

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Tunisia: join TRANSDAIRY's open day on the dairy value chain

The Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation "APII" is launching a call for participation in the 2nd open day of the TRANSDAIRY Living Lab ICT in Tunisia,…

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TRANSDAIRY launches an open call for “Specialized Training for Intermediaries in the Dairy Value Chain” in Italy

Università degli Studi della Campania “Luigi Vanvitelli” is launching a call for Specialized Training Sessions aimed to foster technology tr…

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TRANSDAIRY Entrepreneurship Training Program - Call for “Dairy-Preneurs” in Lebanon

Berytech and the Euro-Lebanese Centre For Industrial Modernization (ELCIM) at the Industrial Research Institute (IRI) have launched a call for applications to the Entrepreneur…

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TRANSDAIRY project brings dairy Innovation during agri-food days in Lebanon

Ten dairy businesses were able to display their products to the 5000+ visitors of the Agri-Food Innovation Days 2022.

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TRANSDAIRY launches the ICT and Bio Nanotech Living Labs in Italy

Italian partners of TRANSDAIRY, will launch their ICT and Bio-nano tech living labs, during an Open Day on 31 March 2022. Key enabling trainings for new entrepreneurs and inno…

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TRANSDAIRY - Call for expression of interest in the participation to the 2nd round of entrepreneurship training sessions in Greece

TRANSDAIRY invites dairy value chain stakeholders, in Greece, to apply to the second round of entrepreneu…

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TRANSDAIRY is looking for a training office in Tunisia

Are you a training office specializing in entrepreneurship, ICT or the dairy value chain? Participate in this call for proposals. Submit your submission no later than March 07, 2022 at 5 p.m.!

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TRANSDAIRY Organizes a Cross-border Match-Making and Brokerage Event in Lebanon

Call for Dairy-Preneurs and SMEs to showcase their products in the Agrifood Innovation Day and build strategic partnerships APPLY NOW BEFORE MARCH 3,2022

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TRANSDAIRY organizes the second DairyTech Open Day in Lebanon

Join the DairyTech Open Day, the second virtual event for the Dairy Industry! Thursday, Mar 3, 2022 from 3:00 pm till 6:00 pm, (Zoom)

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TRANSDAIRY is looking for a training company in entrepreneurship, ICT or dairy value chain in Tunisia

Are you a training office specialized in entrepreneurship, ICT or the dairy value chain? Take part in this call for proposals. Submit your a…

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TRANSDAIRY invites stakeholders to the second focus group for new technologies in the dairy value chain in Greece

The two TRANSDAIRY Living Labs invite Greek stakeholders to apply to participate in the second focus group before the 21 of December 2021.

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TRANSDAIRY specialized training addressing the core challenges of the dairy sector in Lebanon

A specialized training session was implemented aiming at building capacity for innovators and researchers working in the dairy value chain including public authorities and tec…

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TRANSDAIRY is recruiting a technical assistant in Tunisia

The Agency for the Promotion of Agricultural Investments is launching a call for candidates to recruit a technical assistant. Apply before December 27, 2021 at 12 noon

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TRANSDAIRY Entrepreneurship Training Program - Call for “Dairy-Preneurs” in Lebanon

Apply before November 5th to the Entrepreneurship Training Program in Lebanon to support actors of Dairy Value Chain sector.

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TRANSDAIRY - Specialized training for the dairy value chain researchers and innovators

Join the TRANSDAIRY Specialized Training that aims at supporting all active dairy value chain researchers and technology transfer officers. Deadline to apply: October 27, 2021

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TRANSDAIRY: DairyTech Open Day in Lebanon to explore challenges and solutions of the Dairy Value Chain

Join the DairyTech Open Day, the first virtual event for the Dairy Industry on Thursday, October 14, 3:00 pm till 6:00 pm.

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TRANSDAIRY: Successful Accomplishment of the first round of the Entrepreneurship seminars in Greece

20 selected participants received a specialized training in the fields of technological innovation and entrepreneurship in the dairy sector.

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Lebanon: TRANSDAIRY stresses role of technology transfer to boost productivity and competitiveness of the dairy sector

A virtual focus group was held with representatives from different dairies in Lebanon as well as experts in the Bio/Nano Technologies sector…

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TRANSDAIRY recruits for the Agency for the Promotion of Industry and Innovation in Tunisia

The Industry and Innovation Promotion Agency recruits a communication officer and an assistant to the project coordinator. Deadline for submitting applications: July 06, 2021

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TRANSDAIRY: Call for the first round of entrepreneurship training sessions in Greece

The two Greek ICT & Nano-Bio Living Labs invite stakeholders to apply to the first round of entrepreneurship training sessions before the 10th of July 2021.

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TRANSDAIRY is calling all Lebanese Dairy-Preneurs for an entrepreneurship training program

The project has issued a call for applications to select 20 candidates for admission to the entrepreneurship training program. Deadline: June 30, 2021.

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TRANSDAIRY launches a call for entrepreneurship training sessions in Tunisia

The training sessions aims to support the creation of cross border spin-offs in Nano/Bio technologies applied to dairy value chain.

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TRANSDAIRY: the Agency for the promotion of industry and innovation is recruiting in Tunisia

The TRANSDAIRY project is recruiting an assistant to the project coordinator and a communication officer. Deadline for submitting applications 5 May 2021.

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TRANSDAIRY project: The National Research Council (CNR) is looking for an external auditor in Italy

The deadline for submitting the financial and technical offer is 23rd April 2021.

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TRANSDAIRY starts up in Tunisia to modernize the dairy sector

The project was officially launched on 8th April 2021 by Ms. Olfa Ben Ouda, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research.

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Tunisia: TRANSDAIRY sets up two living labs to boost innovation in the dairy value chain

The living labs willl focus on Key Enabling Technologies, namely bio-nanotechnologies & ICT/nanotechnologies, to modernize the dairy value chain.

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TRANSDAIRY project is looking for an external auditor in Tunisia

The deadline for submitting the financial and technical offer is 16th March 2021.

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Tunisia: the TRANSDAIRY project is looking for an external auditor

The Higher School of Engineers of Medjez El Bab is looking for an external auditor under the TRANSDAIRY project. Deadline for submitting bids is 22nd February 2021.