SVIM – Sviluppo Marche SpA is the Regional Development Agency of Marche Region that, since 1999, has provided a crucial link between the needs of territory and Government policies in a bottom up approach. SVIM operates in compliance with regional guidelines for the improvement and support of regional productive structure and through a core strategy focused on European and International projects, working in synergy with all the local stakeholders operating within the territory (enterprises, universities, research centers, etc).
Since 2007, SVIM has been supporting the Marche Region Authority in launching a regional research driven cluster focused on ambient intelligence technology as evolution of its traditional districts.
SVIM was appointed by the Lead Partner as the INNOVAge General Secretariat, working closely with the Marche Region in the project management and coordination as well as giving support to the consortium in the daily project implementation.
Thanks to its involvement in other EU funded projects, SVIM guarantees synergies with other ERDF and EC projects related to the INNOVAge topics: JADE - Joining Approaches for the integration and Development of transnational knowledge clusters policies related to independent living of Elderly (7FP-Capacities-ROK) that is coordinated by SVIM; NET-Age Promote regional social development encouraging NETworking of relevant public-volunteering stakeholders to boost innovation in the delivering social-health-care services for AGEing people (IPA Programme), CASA and DAA funded by INTERREG IVC Programme.
Moreover, SVIM guarantees involvement of local representatives of quadruple helix in the project activities acting as Regional innovation Hub, acting as coordinator and networking point of all regional initiatives and projects in the field of active ageing/ALL/independent living for several private and public initiatives for the economic development of the Region towards a smart specialization of traditional productive clusters