INTRA project focuses on the role of public authorities in creating internationalization services to support the competitiveness of the regional economies and thus contribute to the Europe 2020 strategy. Developed by the project partners, it builds on internationalization research findings as well as highlights the importance of regional quadruple helix partnerships to bring together universities, business, civil society and local authorities as the main stakeholders in research and design of new internationalization policy models, wider acceptance of the good practices identified within the INTRA regions and preparation of new project proposals to be funded under the respective national Cohesion policy 2014-2020.
INTRA partners will exchange, explore and disseminate good practice in ways to promote internationalisation and improve competitiveness of the respective regions involved.
In order to facilitate the evidence-based policy making on regional level the main objective of the INTRA is to better understand and address the internationalization of SMEs, in particular the policy instruments within European Regional Development Fund.
The INTRA objectives are to:
INTRA has 6 partners from six different EU28 member states:
The project has been approved under the 1st call for proposal of the EU programme INTERREG EUROPE (http://www.interregeurope.eu) and will receive ERDF funding during its implementation. The project started on 1st April 2016 and will finish on 31st March 2021.
Capitank has the responsibility of Communication and Dissemination for the whole partnership.
May 18-19, 2016 • Maribor (Slovenia)