Expertise in Project Management

Thanks to an extensive track record in terms of collaborative research projects (more than 60 projects in total), Funditec has a strong experience in project management. Funditec projects unit covers the financial and administrative management of large and complex research projects financed under various framework programmes such as Horizon 2020, ENPI, FP7, IEE, Erasmus+, and INTERREG among others.
The unit takes care of the preparation, presentation, review and negotiation of proposals including the grant agreement preparation, management and project reporting and justification, might it be as a partner or as a coordinator. 


Friction Optimization of seals through advanced laser surface texturing of moulds Financial Framework: Horizon 2020 Overall Budget: 5’133’871 € Period: 01/11/2017 – 30/04/2021 Fields: Technologies for Factories of the Future Website: Objectives: Polymeric seals are essential components in almost every industrial and mechanical process enabling the effective containment and movement of liquids and gases under extremes of environment. Friction is intrinsically related to seal performance. High friction accelerates wear of the seal leading to […]
Nano-confined photonic system for detection of breast cancer spread to the lymph nodes Financial Framework: Horizon 2020 Overall Budget: 3’998’646,25 € Period: 01/11/2016 – 31/10/2019 Fields: Detection of breast cancer Website: Objectives: The Vision of HypoSens is to develop a widely accepted, non-invasive and crucial prognostic tool for breast cancer progression in early stages to help clinicians and specially oncologists to decide about prompt therapy approaches to patients and improve quality of life and […]
Demonstration project to prove the techno-economic feasibility of using algae to treat saline wastewater from the food industry. Financial Framework: Horizon 2020 Overall Budget: 9’904’938,14 € Period: 01/06/2016 – 31/05/2019 Fields: Enabling the transition towards a green economy and society through eco-innovation Website: Objectives: The aim of the project is to implement and demonstrate at large scale the long-term technological and economic feasibility of an innovative, sustainable and efficient solution for the treatment of […]
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: 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 […]
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 […]