Danube Energy+

Tamara Hoegler

Overview

Profile:
56% completed
Type of partnership
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EU contribution
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Summary and objectives

Danube Energy+ tackles the need for change in regional ecosystems to support Young Innovators in transforming their disruptive ideas into ventures. The project´s general objective is to create an enabling environment, which will support Young innovators to pioneer a change in the energy efficiency area by setting up highly innovative startups in the Danube macro-region.

Danube Energy+ ecosystem Package as an innovative learning system for key regional ecosystem actors will be developed by using learning interaction among project partners and inclusive design process involving:

  • regional public administrations,
  • universities,
  • SMEs ,
  • business supporting actors.

It is uniquely composed of two main elements – (1) best practices, models and experience in identification and motivation of individual Young Innovators in regional ecosystems and their connection to ecosystem actors, and (2) developed Danube Energy+ Tool as a pre-acceleration learning scheme for Young Innovators boosting their competences to start successful ventures.

The learning system will be piloted in 9 countries involving 90 key regional ecosystem actors and 90 Young innovators enabling improvement of regional ecosystem actors´ knowledge. 

To ensure regional and transregional level sustainability and transferability, regional Danube Energy+ Hubs will be created in close cooperation of regional public administrations and Regional Alliance members based on regional Action Plans and Transregional Hubs´ Strategy including the transferability plan to other regions. 

9 project partners and 7 associated strategic partners as key strategic cooperating bodies with regional public administrations will join Danube Energy+ project to create a unique partnership based around core expertises needed: work with Young innovators in regional ecosystems; pre-acceleration programmes development and running; cooperation with regional stakeholders, Hubs creation and operations and regional policy sustainability and support.

 Danube Energy+ falls under the Priority line "Innovative and socially responsible Danube region" with the Specific objective to Increase competences for business and social innovation.

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems

Partnership composition

Profile name Location Project coordinator
InnoEnergy Coordinator
Cleantech Bulgaria
Civitta Slovakia
ABC Accelerator
Optimizacija
E-KLASTR Czech Republic
Startup Transilvania Center
SEE ICT
European Initiatives Center

Membership in Cluster Partnerships or initiatives

Profile name Location
Cleantech Bulgaria

Bulgaria

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Latest news and documents

News Published: 21.12.2020
CE Connector Event “Connecting Bright Ideas with Smart Money” as Platform for Connecting Danube Energy+ Young Innovators to an International Ecosystem
News Published: 21.12.2020
Participant of the German Danube Energy+ pilot project wins the Regional Cup Karlsruhe
News Published: 03.12.2020
Danube Energy+ project was presented at the CE-Connector International Day held on 25.11.2020
News Published: 20.11.2020
Transregional evaluation workshop: Pilot of Danube Energy+ Ecosystem Package and Tool