SWG is actively involved as a partner on the REVIVE Interreg Euro-MED project



Project name: Developing Community Based Innovative Business Models for the Revival of the Internal Areas in the Mediterranean

Acronym: REVIVE

REVIVE Project under the Innovative Sustainable Economy Mission of the Interreg Euro-MED Programme aims to increase the capacities of public and private organizations to implement and coordinate Regional Innovation Strategies and reinforce the competitiveness of SMEs accelerating the transition to a circular and sustainable economy.


The main objective of the Revive project will be to implement innovative solutions for a sustainable economy with the aim of accelerating the transition towards competitive, sustainable and resilient ecosystems in the internal areas of the Mediterranean Regions.

The achievement of this main purpose is possible through the implementation of specific objectives:

🔵 Define a methodological framework for developing community based collaborative economy business models and enabling innovation processes in the Mediterranean internal areas.

🔵 Enabling the creation of the REVIVE cluster of Innovative Community Cooperatives by testing of new collaborative business models in project pilot areas.

🔵 To enhance digital skills needed for up taking of advanced technologies and integrate the Mediterranean Digital Innovation Hubs in the REVIVE Cluster of ICCs.

🔵 To ensure the sustainability and transferability of the project results by contributing to the Result amplification strategy and by delivering of the transferring framework.

Total budget: € 2,380,000.00

Project duration: January 2024 – September 2026 (33 months)

Interreg Funds: € 1,904,000.00

Project partners:

• Larnaca and Famagusta Districts Development Agency – ANETEL (Cyprus)
• National Research Council – CNR (Italy)
• Institute of Agriculture and Tourism – IPTPO (Croatia)
• Official Chamber of Commerce, Industry, Services and Navigation of Mallorca – MCC (Spain)
• National Association of Italian Municipalities – Tuscany – ANCI Toscana (Italy)
• Regional Rural Development Standing Working Group in South East Europe – SWG RRD (North Macedonia)
• Development Agency of South Aegean Region – READ S.A. (Greece)
• Balearic Islands Agency for Tourism – AETIB (Spain)
• E-institute – Ezavod (Slovenia)

Link to the Interreg Euro-MED Programme web site: https://interreg-euro-med.eu/en/

Interreg Euro-MED is a European Territorial Cooperation Programme that aims to make the Mediterranean region smarter and greener and improve the governance between its stakeholders. The Interreg Euro-MED Programme supports cooperation providing funds for projects to make the Mediterranean smarter and greener and to improve the governance in the region. The Programme brings together partners from 69 regions of 14 countries from the Northern shore of the Mediterranean with a common objective: a climate neutral and resilient society for the benefit of its citizens.