CARISMED
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CApitalisation for Re-setting Innovation and Sustainability in MED-Cities

About the project

CARISMED promotes the uptake of results achieved by 3 ongoing ENI CBC MED projects to develop policies for improving sustainability and integrating innovation into the urban settings of Mediterranean cities, through the capitalization of circular economy (CE) and creative approaches. A great deal of experience in re-setting the existing environment will be provided by these projects through refurbishment and re-using underutilized or abandoned urban stock. Towards a more sustainable and smart urban development, a low-cost Adaptive Reuse Strategy will use MAIA-TAQA innovation practices and interlinks with policy-makers, and INNOMED-UP model for CE procedures within Cultural Creative Industry (CCI) SMEs. CE supply chain will address urban challenges while creating business opportunities for SMEs by using INNOMED-UP model and SME4SMARTCITIES smart tools and techniques through ‘ready to deploy’ solutions. Cooperation agreements among cluster members will be further built up to enhance collaborative innovation schemes based on MAIA-TAQA policy instruments, SME4SMARTCITIES framework for collaboration between the public and private sector, and INNOMED-UP framework for CCI SMEs clustering. Finally, the project will promote innovative methodologies for re-setting the built environment in Mediterranean cities by developing a toolkit and guide on upcycling buildings and areas through CCI SMEs clustering.

Key information

CARISMED
CApitalisation for Re-setting Innovation and Sustainability in MED-Cities
A.2 Support to education, research, technological development and innovation
A.2.2 SMEs access to research and innovation
Palestine, Greece, Spain, Italy, Tunisia, Jordan

Financial data

1.1 million
Total budget
0.9 million
EU contribution
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10%
Project co-financing

Highlights

Project in numbers

8
Partners
6
Countries
10
Technical outputs

Project duration

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Objective

To develop urban policies for improving sustainability and integrating innovation into the urban setting of Mediterranean cities in order to effectively re-structure living and working conditions

What will be improved?

The project will promote innovative methodologies for resetting the built environment by developing a toolkit/advisory guide on up-cycling buildings through CCI SMEs clustering. Over 5 SMEs per city will benefit from being involved in the project and from their cooperation with researchers. 12 cross-border mentorship vouchers will be launched to establish transnational cooperation. Over 500 citizens per city will engage in communication activities. Moreover, the digital e-learning platform will make the knowledge and resources pooling results and good practices available for mainstreaming and dissemination at cross-border level.

Who will benefit?

  • At least 40 SMEs 
  • Cultural and Creative Industries (CCI) clusters
  • Women and young people working in CCIs 
  • Local communities and authorities
  • Over 4,000 citizens to be reached
  • Policy and decision-makers
     

Expected achievements

  • At least 8 SMEs of CCI participating in awareness and training activities
  • 8 underutilized or abandoned urban stocks refurbished as a creative studio/lab
  • 40 SMES will upgrade their capacities benefiting from workshops
  • Toolkits and advisory guides published on upcycling buildings and areas

Contribution to policy-making

The project aspires to contribute to the policy development of the participating territories in a multi-level way. Concerning the adoption of circular practices in the Mediterranean Partner Countries, there is a proven lack of waste management capacities due to a low level of training of key communities and the public as well as insufficient policy tools. INNOMED-UP’s model on circular economy will add much needed valuable experience. The synergy with MAIA-TAQA and SME4SMARTCITIES will be pursued in terms of policymaking & best practices adoption.

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CARISMED presents in its first newsletter the entities who will integrate innovation into Mediterranean cities

The first newsletter under CARISMED project which gives a clear idea about the project partners and their contribution to the capitalization…

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CARISMED HOLDS ITS FIRST STEERING COMMITTEE IN ATHENS

We are glad to announce that the first committee meeting for CARISMED Project will be hosted by NTUA in Athens on June 28 th , 2022 , from 9:00 – 17:15 (CET)

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CARISMED in Greece opens a call for tenders for the supply of IT equipment

Deadline to send offers is the 13/06/2022 at 12:00 pm Greece time

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CARISMED in Palestine launches a call to for offers of printing material

The deadline for the offer is 8 June 2022 at 12 noon, and should be submitted at the office of Vice President for Finance, Located at the Administration Building, Second Flo…

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CARISMED in Palestine launches a call for video developers/media producers

The deadline for the offer is May 11 th,2022 at 12 noon, and should be submitted at the office of Vice President for Finance, Located at the Administration Building, Second F…

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CARISMED in Jordan launches a call for video developers/media producers

Bidders should sent their technical and financial proposal by April 12th , 2022 at 23:59 by the latest.

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CARISMED in Jordan launches a call to recruit an auditor

Interested Auditors are requested to provide technical and financial offers including all eligible taxes for the above assignment by April 26th, 2022.

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CARISMED in Greece launches a call to recruit an financial auditor 

Deadline for submitting bids is extended until Thursday, March 31st at 12:00 Athens time.

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CARISMED in Italy launches a call to recruit an auditor

The deadline for the offer is April 4th, 2022. Tenders should be submitted only by certified mail to cresm@pec.it.

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CARISMED in Palestine launches a call to recruit an auditor

The deadline for the offer is March 30 th,2022 at 12 noon, and should be submitted at the  office of Vice President for Finance,  Located at the Administration Building, Second Floor, Office #315, Birzeit Unive…

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CARISMED Project kicks off to enable a better life quality in Mediterranean urban areas

The main expected results and achievements of the project are: the deployment of toolkits and advisory guides on upcycling buildings and areas, the re-utilization of 8 abandon…

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CARISMED in Spain launches a call to recruit an auditor

Deadline for submitting bids is the 28th of January 2022. The Centro Europeo de Empresa e Innovación of Murcia, partner of CARISMED project, invites interested parties to submit a proposal-offer in accordance w…

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