The project will mainly capitalize results of LIFE+ "Adapt2change" project by promoting, disseminating & transferring innovative Greenhouses in the MED area, minimizing water & energy demand. The project will stimulate environmental awareness on issues related to energy & water efficiency & sustainable production, contributing to Green Growth & promoting sustainable development. Particularly, the partners will (main outputs):
- Create a transnational innovative cluster / agricultural network through a memorandum of agreement
- Develop tailored policy recommendations favoring collaboration between the actors of quadruple helix, enhancing existing framework for eco-innovation investments
- Transfer existing knowledge gained through the elaboration of a joint MED Action Plan & e-learning platform/training course material/workshops/webinars
- Identify possible financial opportunities formulated to the needs of each region The overall objective is to Improve eco-innovation capacities of public & private actors in the greenhouse/agriculture sector through stronger transnational cooperation, knowledge transfer & better collaborative networks. Main beneficiaries will be Greenhouse Farmers, Businesses specialized in Agro-food & Greenhouse industry, Policy Makers - Unions of Agricultural Cooperatives, Research Technology Institutes who will be invited to participate in seminars, workshops, consultations & the Final Conference, contributing to the achievement of project objectives.