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ICBUILD Boosting the internationalisation for circularity in the building environment
ICBUILD

Slovenia: West Slovenia
Vladimir Gumilar
Project & partnership coordinator
Profile:
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Overview

Type of partnership
Partnership origin
Target countries
Partnership duration (months)
Number of partners
Number of SMEs involved
Status
Cumulated employment of members

Summary and objectives

The objective of the call is to intensify cluster and business network collaboration, promote the pan-European Strategic Cluster Partnerships to go international, and lead international cluster cooperation in areas of strategic interest towards third countries beyond Europe.

ICBUILD; officially labeled as ESCP 4i (European Strategic Cluster Partnership for internationalization) aims at facilitating cluster cooperation in internationalization for circularity in the building environment

The ICBUILD Consortium aims at supporting the internationalization of complex circular solutions integrated in construction value chains.

ICBUILD consortium identified 5 third countries beyond Europe to be targeted by the project activities: CANADA, INDIA, MEXICO, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES, and BRAZIL

Previous achievements

Others
ECCA, European Circular Construction Alliance, ESCP4i

Results expected

ICBUILD main results: 

6 (1 for cluster)  of ICBUILD clusters’ internationalization reports

70 SMEs performed the Self-Assessment of Internationalisation

6 cluster matchmaking meetings supported

5 Third-country markets intelligence reports

12 events organised with internationalisation supporting entities in Europe

6 trainings  on Internationalization for ICBUILD cluster managers

18 training workshops for SMEs on internationalisation strategy at company level

6 (1 for cluster) SMEs Circular Building portfolios elaborated

5 International Collaborative Innovation Partnerships (ICIP) preliminary set in target countries

20 SMEs having directly benefited from the internationalization mentoring

1 joint international strategy for ICBUILD consortium defined

2 project reports on the internationalisation activities and lessons learned

3 market fact-finding missions to third countries markets

380 SMEs having directly and/or indirectly benefited from the ICBUILD internationalization actions

6 business agreements resulting with foreign stakeholders

18 ICIP cooperation agreements (projects) between ICBUILD and business network partners/ international intermediaries

120 SMEs having directly or indirectly benefited resulting in cooperation projects and/or agreements

6 ICBUILD Ambassadors in the target foreign countries

Up to 4% increase of the turnover from international activities

6 ICBUILD outreach and business matchmaking organised

12 of clusters and other business support actors outside the consortium reached

3 Participation to European Strategic Cluster Partnerships events

7 (1 joint plan + 6 individual plans) of ICBUILD exploitation plans developed to ensure the sustainability and durability of the project results

Sectorial and industrial focus

Sectoral industries
Construction:F41 Construction of buildings
Cross-sectoral industries
Environmental Industries
Industrial Alliances and Ecosystems
Ecosystems:Construction
Technology fields
E\: Fixed constructions:Construction of roads, railways, or bridges
S3 EU priority areas

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