The project

The project is aimed at strengthening the competitiveness of SMEs based on cross-border cooperation and involving the clusters, technology centers and economic development agencies of the Pays Basque-Aquitaine / Euskadi / Navarra.

The different stages are aimed at:

  • Analyze the Specialization Strategies of the three territories involved, identify points of convergence and write a roadmap.
  • Promote projects in the Aquitaine-Euskadi-Navarra area, between clusters, technological centers and economic development agencies, in order to promote the competitiveness of SMEs that have few resources and / or organizational capacities.
  • Supporting the complementarities of companies in neighbouring and transboundary territories to organize innovative projects and internationalization missions based on the specialization strategies of each of the territories.
  • Provide the necessary tools to clusters and territorial economic development agencies in order to perpetuate their cross-border cooperation.
  • Prepare a report on the initial situation of territorial competitiveness.

  • Identify economic convergences with high added value.

  • Analyze the value chains in the selected areas.

  • Diagnose the innovation needs of SMEs to access these new markets.