|Project Number – MIS||5106576|
|Priority axis||1 - A Competitive and Innovative Cross-Border Area|
|Investment priorities||3d - Supporting the capacity of SMEs to grow in regional, national and international markets, and to engage in innovation processes|
064. Research and innovation processes in SMEs (including voucher schemes, process, design, service and social innovation)
|Call||5th CALL FOR PROPOSALS|
|Lead Beneficiary||MY eTOUR EOOD|
MY eTOUR LP
|Start Date||Dec 21, 2020|
|End Date||Dec 20, 2022|
|ERDF Contribution||318.200,58 €|
|National Contribution||56.153,04 €|
The Project’s main objective is to introduce a new service on the territories of the two areas – Haskovo and Alexandroupoli. The project will contribute to the support of capacity of two newly established SMEs to grow in regional, national and transborder markets, and to engage in innovation processes. The Project envisages collaboration schemes between businesses for the tourism area; development and test control systems for branding of “green”, services respecting the CB area cultural and natural heritage. The specialization areas proposed by the Project include transport and logistics technologies which is the essential part of this Project. A tangible result in the medium term will be the development of two new enterprises in the two areas. In the longer term, the Project will contribute to development and higher survival of two start-ups.
The investment plan aims at: 1. Introducing a new service of the two enterprises by incorporating new technology; 2. improving service quality for both enterprises by increasing the technological content of the service; 3. increasing employment in both enterprises by hiring permanent staff as well as contracting most of the services that are planned to be delivered; 4. reducing service costs through Electronic Vehicles, engaged in an eMobility ecosphere comprised of a wide range of players; 5. Introduction of technical and organizational innovation through the development of new software product which will combine options for the customers with solutions for the enterprises businesses; 6. Introduction of efficient marketing systems through the planned joint certification of quality management systems and joint marketing plans of the partners.
The expected outcomes of the Project are: 9 electric vehicles, 13 vehicles and 18 electric bicycles, equipped with specialized and security IT and systems, delivered; 6 Charging stations installed; 1 joint application for smart devices developed and published; 1 Joint platform developed and published; 2 software developments for the operation of the business; 4 exhibitions participation; 1 marketing plan for the development of the common business; 1 Company logo for the two enterprises developed; marketing and promotional materials published; social media presentations.