Policy Making

FUNDITEC supports and collaborates with public administration, companies, technology and research institutes as well as universities in the fields of innovation policy development, cooperative projects and support to SMEs with the aim to promote technological innovation.

Territorial instruments

Promotion of innovation-support mechanisms by strengthening the role of business incubators and Science and Technology Parks and developing case-specific managerial tools; conducting research initiatives on funding instruments and networks; designing, monitoring and evaluation of innovation plans, etc.

Social Innovation

Design, monitoring and evaluation of measures aimed at ensuring the sustainability of the welfare state; development of R&D activities; promotion of Information and Communication Technologies as a moving force for economic development.

Awareness Raising

Professional training encouraging lifelong learning targeted at enterprises and public administrations. Improving SME’s innovation capacity in products and services through the application of creativity techniques, encourage entrepreneurship and innovation by providing professional business training and advisory services.

Business Innovation

Development and encouragement of a more sustainable economy, using innovation and R&D mechanisms, to foster environmental, RSC and gender-equality schemes, respond to energy and sustainable development needs and support standardisation initiatives.

Three Layer Activity


  • Design, monitoring and evaluation of regional plans
  • Promotion programs for enterprising spririt
  • Cluster strategies
  • Creation of companies and employment


  • Employment and training policies
  • Links between public, private and social organizations
  • Consensus among actors
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • R+D+I


  • Policy
  • Finance
  • Market
  • Infrastructure

Past projects

EDU-CODE: Fostering Coding Education in Europe Financial Framework: Erasmus+ Overall Budget: n.a. Period: 2015-2017 Fields: Education, Informal Training, Coding, Capacity Building, Training Platform, Adults Education Objectives: Enhance the understanding of a hype-connected world and environment through increased knowledge of software and coding; Empower people by increasing their capacity to solve problems, work in teams and think analytically; Develop a training system to provide adults with the basic knowledge of computer programming; Promote an active and […]
The Green MED Initiative Financial Framework: ENPI Overall Budget: 4.126.873 € Period: 2014-2016 Website: gmiproject.eu Fields: Valorisation; Environmental responsibility, Sustainability, Mediterranean Bassin, Innovative Technologies Objectives: The main objective of the GMI project is to develop an integrated and environmentally sound waste management system, ensuring treatment and recycling, through exploitation of innovative technologies and sustainable methods for waste treatment and recycling with the support of an awareness campaign and communication program. Target Groups: The target group […]
Strategic Hubs for the Analysis and Acceleration of the Mediterranean Solar Sector Financial Framework: ENPI Overall Budget: 3.200.344 € Period: 2013-2015 Fields: Strategic Hub, Analysis and Acceleration of the Solar Sector, Mediterranean region, Promote solar energy Objectives: SHAAMS project aims at creating a Strategic Hub for the Analysis and Acceleration of the Solar Sector in Mediterranean region, promoting solar energy in the region covered by the ENPI CBC Mediterranean Sea Basin Programme. SHAAMS will facilitate the […]
Network of Creative Living Labs in the SUDOE area Financial Framework: INTERREG SUDOE Overall Budget: n.a. Period: 2013-2014 Fields: Industries, Living Lab, Financing, Network, Capacity Building Objectives: The CreaLab project focuses on the creation and revitalization of a Transnational Cooperation Network in the SUDOE Space, with a focus on the creative sector and its relationship with traditional industries. It is intended that the network promotes articulation among companies, universities, centers of research, public bodies, funding […]
Technology-based Environmental Enterprises Market Approach Financial Framework: INTERREG 4B (MED) Overall Budget: 1,2€ Million Period: 2010-2012 Fields: Valorisation; promotion of the use of environmental technologies; internationalization; regional support schemes; internationalization; technology transfer; SMEs. Objectives: Encouraging Environmental Technology based SMEs (ET-SMEs) to surpass the regional dimension and develop international activities. Internationalisation of ET-SMEs TEMA will result in the improvement of the means available for ET SMEs to develop successful internationalisation and valorisation strategies aimed at improving […]
MNEMOSYNE Financial Framework: INTERREG IVC Subproject Overall Budget: 438.640 € Period: 2010-2011 Fields: Social Innovation; Health; Ageing Population; ICT; Multimedia online Training Materials Objectives: The Mnemosyne project is conceived to design an online-based platform of health and social care services for individuals with dementia syndrome and Alzheimer, and their relatives. Main objectives To design an efficient and innovative system that will increase the quality of life for families, carers and patients To design a system that […]
SMEs AND COOPERATIVE ECONOMY FOR LOCAL DEVELOPMENT Financial Framework: INTERREG 4B (MED) Overall Budget: 1,8€ Million Period: 2010-2012 Fields: Social Innovation; Enterprise promotion; Cooperatives; Tourism; fisheries; Cluster Development Objectives: The main project objectives are to strengthen the potential of innovation of the cooperative enterprises in fishery, agriculture, tourism and environmental sectors and to promote them on the international markets. The main activities are: survey on regional policies supporting the cooperative entrepreneurship; common action plan for the […]
TRAINING FOR INTANGIBLE ASSETS EXPLOITATION Financial Framework: Leonardo da Vinci (Transfer of Innovation) Overall Budget: 304.700€ Period: 2009-2011 Fields: Utilization and distribution of results, Lifelong learning, Higher education, Open and distance learning, Enterprise, SME, Continuous training Sectors Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities, Information and Communication, Education. Objectives: The project aims to adapt to the Hungarian needs two IP-management courses (IP4INNO and SWAN) which were elaborated and used by leading European institutions. These customized courses, teaching materials, […]
ASESTIC – ASISENCIA ESPECIALIZADA EN PYMES TIC Financial Framework: Programa AVANZA Overall Budget: 249.562€ Period: 2009-2010 Fields: ICT, Business Management, Small and Medium Enterprises Development, Innovation, Objectives: ASESTIC was one of the first projects in Spain designed to enhance the implementation of ICT solutions among SMEs by means of the development of an innovative information security management system based on the UNE-ISO/IEC 27001:2007 standard. In the context of the interest of the Government of Spain […]
InnoCamaras Financial Framework: ERDF Overall Budget: n.a. Period: 2009-2012 Fields: SMES; Innovation analysis; Value Chain Analysis; Product Development; Service development; Technology Valorization; prototyping Objectives: Contribute to improving the competitiveness of small and medium enterprises through the adoption of a culture for continuous innovation to achieve sustained economic growth. Develop a methodology that offers employers a number of ways to adopt a sensible and positive attitude to innovation. Support small and medium enterprises in developing solutions […]
VIRTUAL PRE-INCUBATOR ACCELERATOR Financial Framework: Leonardo da Vinci (Transfer of Innovation) Overall Budget: Period: 2008-2010 Fields: Entrepreneurship, Business Incubation, Business Development, Multimedia Training Materials Objectives: In continuation to the successfully completed project Virtual Pre-Incubator Accelerator (ViPiA), ViPiA II aims to encourage entrepreneurship and innovation through the provision of professional business training and advisory services for students, graduates, people at research and education agencies and inventors. To encourage entrepreneurship and innovation through the provision of business training, […]
CREATIN Financial Framework: Leonardo da Vinci (Transfer of Innovation) Overall Budget: 382.000€ Period: 2008-2010 Fields: Idea generation selection and implementation, Creativity, Systematic Innovation, Business Management, Entrepreneurship; Training; third sector and Innovation Intermediaries Objectives: The CREATIN project is aimed at improving the capacity for innovation in products and services of European SMEs through the application of creativity techniques, creating a methodology for continuous learning for the human resources of the centers and organizations for SMEs support, and […]
Reducing the Technology-Based Gender Gap Financial Framework: INNOVATING PROJECTS ESF Overall Budget: 40.000 € Period: 2009-2010 Fields: ICT, Social Innovation; Equality; Education; policy and instrument analysis; Objectives: The overall objective of the project was one of increasing overall awareness regarding the gender gap and to propose concrete actions and policies dedicated to bridge it. More specifically TANIT included the development of a comprehensive guide dedicated to the analysis of the existing gender-based technology gap, the development […]
SENIORLAB Financial Framework: PLAN AVANZA Overall Budget: 1,1€ Million Period: 2008-2010 Fields: Active Ageing; Consumer-based Innovation; ICT, Robotics; Living Labs; new product/service development; applied R&D. Objectives: SeniorLab ® is a physical and virtual laboratory), it includes the simulation of a house with all rooms, intended primarily for research related to improving quality of life and promoting independence for Seniors. The initiative is configured as a new concept for research, development and innovation based on involving […]
DIAGINTEC INNOVATION & TECHNOLOGY Financial Framework: INNO EMPRESA Overall Budget: 281.820€ Period: 2008 Fields: Innovation, Business Management, Entrepreneurship, Technology Development, Small and Medium Enterprises Objectives: The DIAGINTEC project conducted a comprehensive computerised diagnostic of innovation and technology services among SMEs to be used as a basis for the development of strategic innovation plans among the former.The project developed mechanisms of support for SMEs in the definition of their innovation strategies and provided tools for the […]
Intellectual Property for Innovation Financial Framework: PRO INNO Overall Budget: 3.995.788 # Period: 2007-2008 Fields: Intellectual Property; SMEs; IP Exploitation; Enforcement; SMEs; Training; Policy Analysis. Objectives: The main aim of ip4inno is to increase understanding and usage of intellectual property (IP) by SMEs , with a view to increasing innovation and competitiveness in line with the Lisbon goals. Target Groups: Ip4inno is aimed principally at SMEs through training staff (“train the trainers”) in entities supporting small […]
SUPER – SME SUPPORTING POTENTIAL AND EXISTING RESEARCH INTENSIVE SME’S Financial Framework: 7th Framework Programme Overall Budget: 453,252.54€ Period: 2006 – 2007 Fields: Innovation Transfer, Public/Private collaboration, SMEs development, R + D, Regional development Objectives: The SUPER-SME project aims to contribute to the objective of raising the intensity of research expenditure and activity of enterprises in the participating regions through a mix of activities. These objectives can be broken down as follows: Increase the level […]
LOGIC IMPLANT – Technology-based improvement of SMEs logistics Financial Framework: CECOT Overall Budget: 141.000€ Period: 2006 – 2007 Fields: Business Management, Technology Development, SMEs Competitiveness, Textile Sector Objectives: LOGIC IMPLANT was conceived out of the need identified by textile companies to streamline their production processes in order to increase their competitiveness in the global market. To achieve this, Funditec collaborated in the articulation of this initiative and in the identification of specific needs for each firm […]
BIA PYME – BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE FOR SMEs Financial Framework: INNO EMPRESA Overall Budget: 182.000€ Period: 2006-2007 Fields: Business Management, Innovation, Risk Management, SMEs, Competitiveness, Market Intelligence, Textile Sector Objectives: The BIA-SME project was conceived to help SMEs to optimise their decision-making processes, both in terms of time and results. The project developed a process aimed to introduce, among the beneficiary SMEs, a set of Market Intelligence tools to be used as a basis for their decision-making […]
RESSORT: The Spring to Social Responsibility Financial Framework: EQUAL Overall Budget: 1,7€ Million Period: 2005-2008 Fields: Corporate Social Responsibility; Dissemination; Training Objectives: In the framework of the EQUAL Community Initiative, the Provincial of Barcelona, in collaboration with various stakeholders in the province of Barcelona (trade unions, business associations, municipalities, employers, regional councils, etc.) RESSORT undertook the project with the aim of improving job quality and competitiveness of SMEs in the territory through the implementation of CSR […]
E-TEAMS INTERREGIONAL ENTREPRENEURIAL TEAMS Financial Framework: INTERREG IIIC Overall Budget: 1,239,590.00€ Period: 2004-2007 Fields: Inter-regional Cooperation, Policy development; SMES; Cooperative activities. Objectives: Funditec worked in the European project Interregional Entrepreneurial Teams (E-Teams), conducted between September 2004 and October 2007, and the participating universities, companies and public institutions from 9 different countries, that wanted to exchange experiences and to demonstrate what business needs to be transferred to political entities to promote policies that support SMEs. This […]