DISTRICT - Developing Industrial Strategies Through Innovative Clusters and Technologies

The general objective of the operation was to make better use of and increase the knowledge generated in regions during the expansion of industrial economies in order to improve the capacity of clusters and of SMEs and to allow them to enter new market niches and obtain high levels of qualified labour. DISTRICT focused on cooperation in three areas: (i) clusters and networks of businesses; (ii) innovative projects by SMEs with universities and technology centres; (iii) funding of innovation, investments, venture capital, start-ups and spin-offs.

District was an INTERRG IIIC RFO implemented by Regione Toscana, designed with the assitance of Euridea.