IPATECH Miniaturization technology: synergies of research and innovation to enhance the economic development of the Adriatic.
The project is co-funded under the IPA Adriatic Cross-border Cooperation Programme.
The general objective of the Project is to strengthen research and innovation competences in the agro-food sector in order to contribute to competitiveness & increase the development of the Adriatic area through economic, social & institutional cooperation.
IPATECH arises from the necessity of common strategies, tools, and  opportunities to promote research & innovation in the agro-food sector.

The project partners are working together to:

  • Establish  an Agro-Food Transnational cooperation network between public & private entities to allow the exchange of information, data and experiences on research and innovation in the sector with the engagement of  key actors & stakeholders
  • Support targeted research-driven innovations and exchange best practices
  • Enhance the capacity building and transfer of know-how with emphasis to the “soft” side of innovation & the role of “human capital” on  stimulating technology & know-how transfer
  • Promote the competitiveness level of agro-food SMEs through the adoption of newly developed research products, technologies and solutions
  • Transfer technological innovations
  • Establish Agro-food Innovation Centres that will provide support to the project target groups  in their innovation process
  • Promote synergies between regional & research policies

Project Target Groups: household, micro, small and medium scale rural enterprises.

Stakeholders: local and regional public institutions; universities, research centres; private organizations engaged in innovation technologies; LAGs (Local Group Actions); associations of producers.

This website has been produced with the financial assistance of the IPA Adriatic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme. The contents of this website  are the sole responsibility of "Consiglio per la Ricerca e la Sperimentazione in Agricoltura - Unità di Ricerca per l'Orticoltura, Monsampolo del Tronto (AP)" and can under no circumstances be regarded as reflecting the position of the IPA Adriatic Cross-Border Cooperation Programme Authorities.