NerosuBianco (NSB)

Nerosubianco, since 2004, supports institutions, SMEs, the third sector and associations with specific professional services, which include project planning, applying to grants and tenders, technical support and public fund management for local and regional bodies and ministries. Thanks to its ten years of proven success and extraordinary experience, Nerosubianco's team offers top class guarantees in terms of professional competence.

The main area of expertise are:

  • Regional marketing, development and planning;
  • Business & export strategies
  • Strategic Training Services on innovative community government
  • Technical assistance to public and non-profit sectors (on departmental, regional and local, as well as on European structural funds);
  • Technical assistance to SME, Cooperatives and Consortia (on departmental, regional and local, as well as on European structural funds);

Contact persons: Mr. Andrea Jester, Mr. Riccardo Varotto
Viale Garibaldi 46, Venice (VE)
T. +393429963215, +393450474554


CRAVEB (Research Consortium for the Application and Promotion of Biofuels) is a research consortium composed by:

  1. Parthenope University of Naples;
  2. Tor Vergata University of Rome;
  3. Cooperative 2010 ARCA A R. L.

The Consortium has the following aims:

  • promote and develop training activities, industrial and scientific research with particular focus on energy, environment, transport, fuels and biofuels;
  • support interaction among universities, national and international research institutions and public and private organizations;
  • provide goods and consulting services to partners and third parties according to the aim of the Consortium;
  • carry out training activities in order to offer a professional formation within the advanced technological sector;
  • organize conferences, meetings, lectures and discussions in the field of competence of the Consortium;
  • hold and/or collaborate in the development and management of formation courses, both at university level, postgraduate level and "Continuing Education". The courses can be arranged jointly with partner universities, but also in collaboration with other Italian and foreign universities or with public and private institutions;
  • stimulate local government as well as local industrial and agricultural enterprises to the development of strategies and technology advances for energy efficiency and savings. In particular, the Consortium is able to evaluate the environmental and economic feasibility of specific management strategies in different fields of application;
  • promote sustainable technologies for energy efficiency, smart mobility, and biofuels use within public institutions, public transport companies, local authorities and public institutions (universities, schools, community, etc.);
  • produce and divulge reports, documents and guidelines regarding the application of technologies for energy efficiency, sustainable mobility and sustainable environment.

Contact person: Prof. Eng. Nicola Massarotti
Department of Engineering, Parthenope University of Naples, Centro Direzionale, Isola C4, 80143 Naples
T. +39 081 5476735
F. +39 081 5476777

Pannon Gazdasagi Halozat Egyesuelet (PBN)

Pannon Business Network Association (PBN) was founded as an NGO in 2006, with the participation of the regional Clusters and Industrial Parks.

As a leading public economic development organization in the West Pannon region we are supporting the Hungarian national and regional goals like the creation of new jobs and improvement of competitiveness with complex and integrated programs.

PBN maintains close cooperation with regional and international economic, industrial institutions. Basic purpose of it is to strengthen the internationalization activities of local small and medium-sized business sector.

Activities are strongly enabled by European Union funds, having realized over 30 international projects with more than 300 European partners.

Thematic activities are:

  • SME support (benchmarking, auditing, innovation voucher, business meetings);
  • industry-specific actions (cluster strategic management for the Thermal and for the Mechatronics, partnership with the Wood and Furniture);
  • planning services (Territorial Operative Program, further EU-programming).

Currently, as a contracted strategic partner of regional government, PBN is coordinating the planning and distribution of structural funds for 2014-2020 of our region.

PBN is also active in preparing country reports, case studies, feasibility studies of public money investments of Hungary, market researches focusing on SME competitiveness.

PBN employs 18 professionals working at 3 regional and 1 Brussels offices. Within our work we value our independence, integrity and partnerships.

Our staff and experts are dedicated professionals from academia and consultancy, who share best practices both within our company and with our partners internationally.

Contact person: Mrs. Adrienn Németh
4. Gesztenyefa Rd., 9027 Győr, Hungary
T. +36 94 505 003, +36 30 486 14 74
F. +36 94 505 004
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Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia – CCIS

The Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia represents the common interest of the enterprises and other economic subjects of the Serbian territory and is entrusted with the task of creation of an economic system, economic policies and business environment.

The main aim of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry of Serbia is to encourage the creation of strong competitive climate and legislature beneficial for profitability and growth of our member companies, to create better business conditions for the businesses in Serbia regardless of their size and activity, to encourage their access to international markets, thus contributing to higher standard and economic development of the country. Chamber of Commerce is actually taking an active part in making Serbia an attractive investment destination for foreign partners.

The Serbian Chamber of Commerce actively creates innovative opportunities for businesses to advance within a global economy, because it considers innovation as a key element of the economic development of Serbia.

It has been recognized at national level for the promotion and implementation of economic innovative models, focusing its internal resources into the permanent education of entrepreneurs, as well as continuous and constructive discussion with the national government in order to improve the business environment and to protect the interest of the national enterprises

Contact person: Goran Ilic
Resavska 13-15, 11000 Belgrade - Serbia
T. +381113231027
F. +381113230949
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StadtLABOR Graz

The City Lab (StadtLABOR Graz) is a research and innovation platform for issues relating to urban quality of life. We are interested in the diverse technical, planning, economic and social challenges of a sustainable city („Smart City“). We are convinced that a city with the highest quality of life requires social innovation and mutual learning and identification processes in addition to technological progress. As City Lab we create consciously potential spaces for ideas and literal thinking. With our work we promote an interdisciplinary, open, creative and critical discourse between stakeholders from business, public administration, science and research as well as citizens and civil society. As project developer in an urban environment we collaborate with various disciplines (architecture, urban and regional planning, real estate development, energy planning, urban sociology, creative scene,…). Our goal is to bring the conceptual approaches and innovations of „smart“ cities on the ground and to increase the quality of life in neighbourhoods, city districts and city regions together with the people concernced.

Contact person: Ms. Barbara Hammerl
A-8020 Graz, Reininghausstraße 11a
T. +43 676 406 88 15
F. +43 316 22 89 46 15
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Militos Consulting S.A.

Militos Consulting S.A. is a company with a personality, ethos and top quality that generates knowledge and implements useful and innovative ideas at high speed.

Militos Consulting S.A. ( is a unique and innovative 360° consultancy firm that counts many successes and recognition in the European and local (Greek) market for 14 years. The company has a strong European profile and international experience in the provision of integrated and innovative consultancy services in a wide spectrum of fields, such as VET, Entrepreneurship, Employment, Agriculture, Culture, 360° Information and Awareness Measures, New Media, etc. to bodies and enterprises interested in benefiting from the growing economic and technological capabilities of the European and international environment.

Among others, Militos is:

  • the Exclusive Communication & Campaigning Consultant to the European Commission Representation in Greece providing support in the organization of activities/events (since 2009 – ongoing);
  • the External Consultant of the European Parliament Information Office in Greece for the provision of services for the support of communication and information activities (since 2012 - ongoing / in consortium);
  • the National Editor of the European Commission Standard Eurobarometer, for Greece (since 2001 – ongoing);
  • the DG Enterprise and Industry Intermediary Organisation for the Programme Erasmus Young Entrepreneurs (ongoing);
  • the 1st choice of many significant European bodies, as Dissemination and Communication Consultant for European transnational partnership projects. With a strong track record of over 35 EU-funded projects and actions as Leader or partner with an emphasis on awareness/dissemination activities, Militos Consulting S.A. has also sound experience in project management and efficient, effective and transparent internal financial management of large-scale and complex projects;
  • the DG Enterprise and Industry Greek representative and Coordinator of the European Network of Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs.

The latest (2013) reported distinctions at European level are:

  1. the winning of two European Awards in 2013 (DG AGRI): a. The Special Public CAP Award for the widest outreach in Europe (1st place) and the Award for Innovative Communication in the EU CAP (3rd place) for the LLP project titled farmsup!;
  2. the recognition of Militos S.A. lead projects titled “ladybizIT” and “Business Mentors” as outstanding examples of entrepreneurship-related initiatives in Greece, as reported in the latest ENDEAVOR GREECE REPORT on “Entrepreneurship and investment opportunities in Greece”;
  3. the selection, by the European Training Foundation, of the Militos S.A. lead project titled Business Mentors as part of the European Network of Mentors for Women Entrepreneurs as entrepreneurship dissemination case / Best Practice;
  4. the recognition, by the National Agency for Lifelong Learning in Greece, as a Best Practice of the Grundvtig partnership titled Mumpreneurs and involving the organisation of visits and exchange of know how;
  5. the selection as Member of the National Board of the Global Entrepreneurship Week (position held by the President of Militos S.A.) which is the world’s largest event celebration in 140 countries, planning more than 37,000 activities that directly engage more than 7 million people; an initiative launched by former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and Carl Schramm, the president and CEO of the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, and supported by world key figures such as Barrack Obama (USA President), Prince Charles of Wales, Michael Dell (Dell Inc), Richard Branson (Virgin Group), Muhammad Yunus (Nobel Price 2006), etc;
  6. the launching of “knowledge shots”, during the Global Entrepreneurship (2013) as an innovative model for knowledge transfer;

Having also excelled as an awareness and publicity consultant (inc. professional event organiser), Militos Consulting S.A. undertakes the design, coordination and successful implementation of various large-scale events such as, conferences, workshops, seminars, press conferences, info-days, exhibitions and visits (only in the last years we have implemented over 50 demanding and complicated events, involving over 30.000 participants, with enormous success).

Furthermore, the company has a dynamic creative and web team that has conceptualised, developed, designed and produced numerous ‘unique approach’ websites, vortals, workspaces, online games, social media pages, interactive databases, blog entries, logos, visual identity, brochures, posters, banners and related promotional material, articles, speeches, building up an impressive record.

Militos Consulting S.A. stands out for its team formed by mutli-national, mutli-lingual, skilled, knowledgeable and imaginative people with strong experience to design and deliver integrated unique consulting services.

In 2013, Militos Consulting S.A. was listed, in the yearly ICAP Group edition, among the «Leading Employers in Greece», that stand out for their employment profile and corporate social responsibility.

Contact person: Mr. Kyriakos Lingas
Militos S.A. 335 Acharnon str., Athens, Greece
T. +30 210 6772129
F. +30 210 6772116
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NHL Hogeschool

NHL University of applied sciences is a medium-sized institution for higher education learning located in Leeuwarden, the Netherlands. NHL has approximately 11,000 students, and around 18 research groups, that together contribute to the realization of a smart, sustainable and inclusive region through cross-sectoral multidisciplinary innovation research.

The NHL has four institutes:

  • Institute of Healthcare and Welfare
  • Institute of Technology
  • Institute of Education and Communication
  • Institute for Business and Management Studies

Together the institutes offer about 70 Bachelor’s degree programmes and several masters degree programmes. The NHL offers a wide range of study programmes in a variety of fields, varying from Computer and Multimedia Design to Mechanical Engineering to Business and IT Management.

The main research group involved in this project is the Lectoraat (Professorship) Open Innovation, which is the coordinating research group of the NHL. The central focus point of the Open Innovation research group is focussed on the way that multidisciplinary, cross-sectoral innovation processes take place. One of the issues that the researchers are working on is the question how non-designers can be effectively involved in design and innovation processes, specifically looking to the way that these multi-actor networks can contribute to the solving of complex societal challenges.

Contact persons: Dr. ir. Peter Joore, Mr. Uchechi Obinna MSc.
Rengerslaan 10, 8900 CB Leeuwarden, The Netherlands
T. +31(0)582511526, +31(0)651911040
F. +31(0)582511950
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Erasmus + logo. This project has been funded with support from the European Commission.

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