Innovation centres in the Med region


Leader: Novara Province

Partners: Lleida Provincial Council, Tarragona Provincial Council

Associated partners and observers: Girona Provincial Council, Lebanon’s BIAT Business Incubation Association 


Funding: 90.420,79 euros

Co-funding (Latin Arc): 35.112,50 euros





Innovation Centres in the Mediterranean

Project Description & Goals

The project aims to identify and analyse local development initiatives carried out by private or mixed companies in order to foster research and innovation in local and provincial administrations.



  • The Novara Province participated in an ENPI MED project proposal entitled “Innovation Clusters in the Mediterranean” led by the Ragusa Province.

  • Participation in a project proposal led by the Università degli Studi del Piemonte Orientale, which was submited to the Med Programme (innovation policies in the renewable energy sector).

  • Capitalisation of project results through the participation of the Novara Province in the formation of a cluster in the framework of the Med Programme.

  • Synergies with the European Chemical Regions Network and other local and European partners.



  • Elaboration of a study

  • Exchange of best practices

  • Publication of results

  • Final conference in Novara


We are Hiring!

Arco Latino is looking for an Administration and Financial officer: deadline 14th of october 2018. Have a look to the job offer details!

RE-CONNECTING TOURISM - Conference - registration open

The MED Sustainable Tourism Community is organising the international conference “Re-connecting tourism: promoting evidence-based policies for sustainable development” on the 29th-30th May 2018 at the UNINT University in Rome.

Experiences, challenges and opportunities of Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE) in the Mediterranean: Final Seminar of the SSE project

The conference entitled “Social and Solidarity Economy (SSE): Innovative Solutions to Development Problems in Mediterranean countries?” was held in Toulouges (France) on December 13. This event was the final seminar of the “Study on Social and Solidarity Economy in the Latin Arc”. Led by the Pyrénées-Orientales Department, the SSE project partnership is comprised of members from all three Latin Arc states – such as France’s CRESS Corsica, Haute Corse and Hérault Departments, Spain’s Tarragona, Granada and Lleida Provincial Councils as well as Italy’s Mantova and Viterbo Provinces. The partnership has been working on the project for two years.


Making tourism more sustainable! Sharing methodologies for a joint action

In the framework of the activities of the BleuTourMed_C3 the Interreg Med Horizontal Project of the Community on Sustainable Tourism, "Making tourism more sustainable! Sharing methodologies for a joint action” will take place in Athens the 4 and 5 of October 2017.

Arco Latino at the The UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy

In the framework of the UfM Regional Stakeholder Conference on Blue Economy - Naples (Italy) on 29-30 November 2017, Arco Latino together with the Chamber of Achaia, Aqaba Special Economic Zone Authority, and ICOMOS will organise the Workshop on Sustainable Tourism.

Arco Latino & BleuTourMed_C3 at the PANORAMED Kick-off Meeting

In the framework of the Interreg Med Programme the 27th of September 2017, Arco Latino, as lead partner of BleuTourMed_C3 the Horizontal Project of the Med Community on Sustainable Tourism, will participate at the Kick-off Meeting of the PANORAMED political forum for the Mediterranean