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Pyrenees Mediterranean Euroregion sponsors European CreaMed project to stimulate start-ups

(19/04/2011)

Pyrenees Mediterranean Euroregion sponsors European CreaMed project to stimulate start-ups

The European Grouping of Territorial Cooperation (EGTC) of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion has introduced the CreaMed project  to support business networks and incubators in the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion (Catalonia, Balearic Islands, Midi-Pyrenees and Languedoc-Roussillon).

‘The data shows that companies are 20 to 30% more likely to survive if they develop as clusters’, states Antònia Sabartes, Secretary General of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean Euroregion.

 

A grant of €1.1 million has been extended to the project by territorial cooperation program INTERREG IVB SUDOE. Project partners are the Generalitat of Catalonia Labour Department, Balearic Islands ParcBit Technology Centre, the Languedoc-Roussillon Synersud Network and the Midi-Pyrenees Business Incubator Network.

 

 An innovative instrument mobilised in a project area

 ‘The CreaMed project shows that our EGTC is able to motivate leaders in the Euroregion to become involved in making a direct local contribution to EU2020 strategy’ concludes Philippe Mestre, Director of the Pyrenees-Mediterranean EGTC.

 

Further information:

http://www.euroregio.eu/eu/AppJava/fr/

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