EACP-EUROSME “aErospace inter-clUster smaRt specialization actiOns for SMEs competitiveness in the circular economy approach”,
funded by the European Union’s COSME Programme.
DAC coordinated 5 other European clusters in the participation to the call “European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for smart specialization investments” within the COSME (Competitiveness of Enterprises and Small and Medium- Sized Enterprises) Programme. The partnership is composed by 6 clusters, 5 of which are members of EACP (European Aerospace Cluster Partnership), namely: Distretto Aerospaziale della Campania (DAC, Italy), Hamburg Aviation (HAv, Germany), Moravian Aerospace Cluster (MAC, Czech Republic), Tecnologie per le Osservazioni della Terra ed i Rischi Naturali (TeRN, Italy), Aerospace Valley (AV, France), North West Aerospace Alliance (NWAA, United Kingdom).
The objective is to achieve at least 4 technological innovation projects for an overall value of 20 million euros, ready to be financed by public funding or private investment. EACP-EUROSME will involve 300 SMEs, 46 clusters (6 directly and 40 indirectly), 6 regions, 20 technological centres and scientific parks from the countries falling within the COSME Programme area. Twenty B2B Cooperation Agreements are expected involving 60 stakeholders.