Technological and ecological innovations at core of EuroSIMA program | française
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 26 July, 2013 : - - EuroSIMA (European Boardsports Industry Manufacturers Association), and the EuroSIMA Cluster, launch a call for Innovation projects 2013. Open to all, creative and inventive persons, this call for projects aims to stimulate and support technological and/or ecological innovations in the boardsports sector (surf, skate, snowboard, etc).
Finalists receive either individual or collective assistance in the form of follow up of the project, a grant of 5 000 euros as well as the integration in to the network of active innovators and boardsports industrials in France and in Europe. In order to select finalists, a jury of professionals and experts will meet on mid-September, 2013.
Created in 1999, EuroSIMA is the European Boardsports Industry Manufacturers Association. Its goal is to federate the various actors of the boardsports industry, to defend their interests and to ensure their development and ability to remain competitive on the European level.
Founded on January 2008, the EuroSIMA Cluster is a division of EuroSIMA; it creates a network of private and public actors who wish to contribute to the promotion, and development of the boardsports in the Aquitaine Region (South West France).
SGAR, DATAR, DIRECCTE Aquitaine, ADEME, Conseil Régional d’Aquitaine, Conseil Général des Landes, Conseil Général des Pyrénées Atlantiques, Chambres de Commerce et d’Industrie des Landes et de Bayonne Pays Basque, ADEVA, Aquitaine Valo, Aquitaine Développement Innovation, InovEco, Université Bordeaux Segalen, Surf Session, Fédération Française de Surf, Surfrider Foundation Europe.
Author: Stephanie Godin
Tags:EuroSIMA Cluster, Surf Industry, Innovation Projects