VINTAGE PROJECT
Boosting Regional Information Society Expertise

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BRISE  =  Boosting Regional Information Society Expertise
Exploring the creation of ICT clusters in European Regions
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Project Status: Completed
Project Leader: Caitriona Strain
EU Programme: INTERREG Europe
Project Budget:  €2,000,000
Start Date:  Jan, 2004
Finish Date:  Jun, 2007
The aim of the project is to:

Promote the development of ICT clusters and increased investment within a partnership of European regions, based on a programme of structured interregional networking.

Specific objectives are to:
  • Appreciating the over-riding importance of developing excellent inter-personnel relationships between staff from different regions participating in the project
  • Providing appropriate collaboration tools to manage the process including team communication, meeting and event management , interregional knowledge transfer.
  • The use of interregional teams from the different disciplines necessary to build information age clusters, viz., broadband, e-learning, business, inward investment and public services.
  • Provide structured events to facilitate knowledge exchange, partnership building and opportunities for identifying and developing innovative interregional initiatives.
  • Setting clear goals for developing concrete new interregional initiatives
Donegal, Ireland
ERNACT Network   (Lead Partner)

Bologna, Italy
Comune di Bologna   (Partner)

Cantabria, Spain
SODERCAN   (Partner)

Derry & Strabane, United Kingdom
Derry City & Strabane District Council   (Partner)

Donegal, Ireland
Donegal County Council   (Partner)

Kainuu, Finland
Regional Council of Kainuu (JAKR)   (Partner)

Olomouc Region, Czech Republic
Olomouc Regional Government   (Partner)

San Sebastián, Spain
Fomento de San Sebastián   (Partner)

Treviso, Italy
Provincia di Treviso   (Partner)

Wirral, United Kingdom
Metropolitan Borough of Wirral   (Partner)

Promote the development of ICT clusters and increased investment within a partnership of European regions, based on a programme of structured interregional networking.
Core ERNACT regions
Newfoundland & Labrador
Canada
South Ostrobothnia
Finland
Donegal
Ireland
Gaeltacht
Ireland
West Romania
Romania
Ljubljana
Slovenia
Cantabria
Spain
San Sebastián
Spain
Västernorrland
Sweden
Derry & Strabane
United Kingdom