STAND Up!: Joint event in Italy with ENI CBC Med projects INNOMED-UP and Cre@ctive for Europe Day 2023


On the occasion of Europe Day, "Creative Clusters and Circularity - Cross-border Cooperation in the Mediterranean" a joint event by three ENI CBC Med Programme projects was held yesterday, Tuesday 9 May, at the premises of the Prato Textile Museum, open to citizens and stakeholders of the circular economy clusters and traditional manufacturing sectors.

Mainly organised by INNOMED-UP and CRE@CTIVE projects, the workshop held in the afternoon from 3pm to 7 pm, was aimed for the presentation of the pilot projects implemented thanks to the vouchers systems made available by the Programme and aimed at enterprises, associations and start-ups working in the field of circularity, creative and cultural industry and innovation for the textile district.

The Italian partner of STAND Up!, The Prato Textile Museum Foundation, host of the event, presented the project to the audience by detailing the several activities organised within training assistance, financial subsidies, market stimulation, technology transfer, and protection of intellectual property rights, confirming how the project since 2020 has aimed to strengthen the competitiveness and value chain of young startups in the Med area by establishing new cross-border links.

On the sidelines of the speakers sessions, an exhibition space was set up to display the pilots created thanks to funding from the ENI CBC MED program and the results achieved by the winners of the vouchers assigned by the Cre@ctive and INNOMED UP projects.