Supporting innovation in traditional companies

TRADINN is a project dedicated to traditional companies from agriculture, forestry, construction, gastronomy, hospitality and education that face problem with introducing innovative solutions into their business, whose key benefit will be new quality of innovation support.

Project activities:

  1. Research on innovation support policies for SMEs realized by regional and national agencies.

  2. Research on opinions and needs as well as innovations successfully implemented in traditional companies.

  3. Delivery of the recommendations based on the information gained in tasks T1/T2.

  4. Creating a new SME innovation support plan.

  5. Delivery of the Design Options Paper.

  6. Dissemination of the project results.

  7. Peer learning meetings.

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Project 947837-H2020-INNOSUP-2018-2020 – TRADINN.
Funded by the Horizon 2020 Programme

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Project Partners

The consortium implementing the TRADEINN project includes the following partners:

Torunska Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego Spolka Akcyjna (Poland) / Lead Partner
Torunska Agencja Rozwoju Regionalnego Spolka Akcyjna (TARR) is one of the leading business environment institutions in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship, which was established in 1995 to carry out tasks for the development of entrepreneurship and innovation in the Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship. As a partner of regional and local authorities, it actively influences the shape of the regional economy as well as the image and competitiveness of the region.

Varna Economic Development Agency (Bulgaria)
Varna Economic Development Agency (VEDA) is a not-for-profit, non-governmental association, registered to operate in public benefit. It is located on the territory of Varna District in Bulgaria, East Europe.The agency was established in 1997 under the joint program of Varna Municipality and USAID to assist the advancement of regional economic development. Since 1998 VEDA is a member of the network of the Bulgarian Association of Regional Development Agencies and Business Centers (BARDA).

Fondazione Fenice Onlus (Italy)
Fenice Green Energy Park is located on the island of Terranegra , a few minutes from the heart of Padua and within the cycle-pedestrian path that connects the center of Padua to the Euganean Hills and the Brenta Riviera. It has an extension of 5 hectares , consisting of the park area, where the structures are also located, and a floodplain area rich in vegetation. Inside the Park you can find (and touch) various examples of technologies for the creation of renewable energy and educational stations such as the “Technology Room” or the “House of Bees”.

Latest Project News

TRADINN Final Meeting Promoting Recommendation
23 June 2021

  Final meeting promoting recommendation under the project TRADINN – Supporting innovation in traditional companies, held online via the Microsoft Teams on 22.06.2021, There were report presentations of “Innovation support policies for traditional SMEs” by TRDA (Torun Regional Development ... Read
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TRADINN Project Peer Learning Meeting Bulgaria
12 April 2021

Peer Learning Meeting Bulgaria held online via the Microsoft Teams on 8-9 April, 2021. It was organized under the project „Supporting innovation in traditional companies” – TRADINN with funding by the H2020-INNOSUP-2018-2020 EU Programme. Representatives of the partners’ organizations Varna ... Read
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Report on the state of the art of innovation in traditional companies in Poland, Bulgaria and Italy
15 March 2021

The report is a collaborative initiative of TRADINN partnership, which presents the results of the inventory and current state of art in the field of innovation support for traditional companies in the three partners’ countries Poland, Bulgaria and Italy. There were 50 companies from these ... Read
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