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GRASPINNO (2016 - 2019)

 TITLE Transnational model, strategies and decision support for innovative clusters and business networks towards green growth
European Commission – Interreg MED
assoc. prof. dr. Stane Božičnik
1. 11. 2016 -31. 10. 2019
University of Patras (GR)

University of Maribor (SI)
Atlantis Consulting SA (GR)

Terre di Siena Lab (IT)

Mountain Community of Alto Basento (IT)
Syndicat Intercommunal d'Electrification et d'Eclairage Public de la Haute Corse (FR)
Association of Chambers of Commerce of Veneto Region (IT)
Veneto region (IT)
Dept. of Public Works, Ministry of Transport, Communications and Works (CY)
General Secretariat for Commerce and Consumer Protection (GR)
Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Terrasa (ES)
Department for Development and International Projects of Government of Zenica-Doboj Canton (BA)


GraspinnoLogoGRASPINNO project is co-funded by the European Union through the Interreg MED programme 2014-2020 in the framework of the first call proposals for modular projects, priority axis 1.1. The project, started in November 2016, aims at increasing transnational activities of innovative clusters and networks of key sectors of MED area under the Community of Green Growth. The GRASPINNO Consortium is composed of 12 partners from 7 Mediterranean Countries (Greece, Italy, Slovenia, Cyprus, Spain, Bosnia Herzegovina and France). The project aims to provide innovative green procurement solutions for energy savings/efficient refurbishment of public buildings, focusing on smart cities and communities. Project’s main goals are to improve Public Authorities’ (PAs) capacity of managing buildings energy efficiency, moving towards nearly zero energy building, and to encourage SMEs to enter the green energy market. 

The project will:

  • Lead to the creation of a platform for supporting public administrations in the management of electronic Green Public Procurement (eGPP), integrating and standardising already existing tools;
  • Test this platform through 10 pilot actions to be developed in different geographical areas. Pilots will help public administrations to define best energy solutions for the refurbishment of public buildings, to plan green calls for tender through such an eGPP platform, and to publish and award calls for tender according to the rules of each country;
  • Transfer project results to all GRASPINNO countries and MED area through specific training;
  • Realize a road map for a large-scale platform utilization promotion;
  • Organize Living Lab for transferring information to local stakeholders, in particular to Municipalities, for the realization of Sustainable Energy Action Plans (SEAPs).

Opportunities offered by the project:

  • Creation of an ecosystem of SMEs specialised in the supply of components and systems for buildings refurbishment, able to participate in calls for tenders opened by national and international Public Administrations;
  • Improvement of public authorities’ capacity to issue Green Procurement policies in order to increase their competencies in public buildings energy refurbishment, according to local, regional and national legislation;
  • Valorisation of international best practices, coming from GRASPINNO partners, in the framework of public buildings energy refurbishment at Mediterranean level.
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