Project Design and Development
Cornerstone of ASTER activity, project design and development is the key to develop new strategic initiatives, exploit excellence areas, strengthen regional assets, explore new opportunities and undertake pilot actions to increase innovation capacity and competitiveness of the regional research and business systems.
This activity is based on the collaboration with regional, national and European research and innovation stakeholders, partner regions and other organisations sharing objectives and ambitions to innovate and improve regional performances.
Starting from late 80’s, ASTER has managed more than 100 European Commission funded projects, 30% of which as lead partner.
These projects regards various sectors and areas such as research and development, innovation, technology transfer, startup creation, skills and human capital valorisation, regional development.
The EU funded programmes in which ASTER is more active are: FRAMEWORK PROGRAMMES FOR R&I - HORIZON 2020, CIP, COSME, INTERREG EUROPE, MED, SOUTH-EAST EUROPE, CENTRAL EUROPE, LIFE, ERASMUS, LLP.