Traces project: call to select 5 Local Ateliers in Puglia for the cultural and creative enterprises

Distretto Produttivo ‘Puglia Creativa launches an expression of interest, in the framework of Interreg Traces project, in order to identify 5 venues that will host 5 Local Ateliers, where incubation and business development and acceleration services for the cultural and creative enterprises will be developed.  The deadline is 15 march h. 13.

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The call is addressed to managers of urban laboratories, coworking spaces, hubs, innovation centers for incubation and businesses development. The call will select one space for each regional apulian province (with the exception of BAT and Bari provinces, in which only one Atelier will be identified for both provinces).

Traces project, financed under Priority Axis 1 – Innovation and Competitiveness, with a budget of about 1 Million euro, focuses on cultural and creative micro and small and medium enterprises (CC MSMEs) in Apulia and Western Greece regions and addresses the common challenge to promote creative entrepreneurship as a key contributor to competitiveness across all economic and social sectors.

The University of Salento – Department of Management and Economics  is the lead beneficiary of this project in cooperation with two Italian partners, the Tecnopolis Science and Technology Park of Bari and the Creative Apulia Cluster Association, and two greek partners, the Hellenic Management Association and the Chamber of Achaia. Associated Partners are ENCATC – European Network on Cultural Management and Policy and the Foundation for Ethical Finance.