Project Partners

Lead partner: Association “Institute for Territorial Innovations and Cooperation – ITIC”

ITIC was established in October 2015 with the following objectives:

  • To support the development of innovations and territorial cooperation in the service of public institutions, citizens, businesses and NGOs.

  • To promote local, regional and cross-border economic development through consultations and training of public institutions, businesses, the public and their associations.

  • To strengthen the dialogue between the local communities and the neighbouring border areas for achieving of sustainable local and regional development.

  • To participate at expert level and as a civil organisation in the drafting of policies at local, regional, cross-border and transnational level.

  • To introduce at the local, regional, cross-border and transnational level, the best practices of the country and other countries, related to innovation, territorial cooperation and sustainable development.

  • To support the activities of state and local public authorities, NGOs and business organisations when they coincide with the objectives of the Association.

  • To promote the experience of other local and foreign organisations with similar objectives and activities in the solving of common problems.

  • To contribute to the realisation of European policy objectives set in the strategic documents and EU programmes supporting the transfer of innovation, regional development and smart specialization, cross-border and transnational cooperation.

The main activities of the Association include:

  • Development and participation in projects to foster innovations and territorial cooperation together with public authorities, NGOs and business, related to local economic and sustainable development;

  • Capacity building at local, regional, cross-border and transnational level to develop and implement policies and measures for economic and sustainable development.

Role in the project

ITIC as the Lead partner of the project is responsible for the overall management of the project in a coordinated manner with the other partner. ITIC is also responsible for the implementation of the following specific activities:

  • Conducting the study of potential application of art & culture tourist product and services in the CBC region, including consultations with the key stakeholders from Bulgaria;

  • Development of joint thematic art & culture tourist product with art animation and 5-year programme for its implementation;

  • Organization of 2 art & culture tourist events as plein-air festivals in Bulgaria;

  • Evaluation of the pilot implementation of the thematic art & culture tourist product and the 5-year programme for its implementation in Romania and Bulgaria after the project completion;

  • Development of promotional webpage of the thematic art & culture tourist product and undertaking a wide promotional online and media campaign.

For contacts:

Address: 27 Tsar Alexander II Str., Fl. 1, office 2, 3700 Vidin, Bulgaria

Phone: +359 87 848 24 61, +359 88 407 49 95 

E-mail: itic.vidin@gmail.com

Web: http://www.itic.bg

Partner 2: Valahia Transalpina Professional Association (PAVT)

 

The objectives of APVT are as follows:

  • Cooperation with local and central authorities, with the EU authorities and Agencies, etc.

  • Development of partnerships including local and international agreements on specific topics of common interest 

 

The Association develops the following activities:

  • Developing the tourism, arts and crafts in the basin of Lower Danube

  • Assisting elderly people at home

  • Vocational training for adults

  • Assistance for Romanians working abroad 

  • Kindergarten and private schools

 

As regards culture and tourism, APVT is actively involved in activities supporting the development the tourism and culture related to:

  • Refreshing the image of Historical Valachia (from The Banat Region to the Danube Delta and Black Sea Coast Region), including the one of the vlachs (today named Romanians), in a national and international context;

  • Supporting the development of the Lower Danube from the social, economic, touristic, environment, etc., points of view.

 

Role in the project

Valahia Transalpina Professional Association as the project partner will be responsible for:

  • Consultations with the key stakeholders from Romania related to the study of potential application of art & culture tourist product and services in the CBC region

  • Organizing 2 art & culture tourist events as plein-air festivals in Romania;

  • Participating in analysis of the pilot implementation of the thematic art & culture tourist product;

  • Undertaking a wide promotional online and media campaign in Romania.

 

For contacts:

Address: 1 December 1918 Blvd., Bl. 1, Ground floor, 910120 Calarasi, Romania

Tel: +40 21 210 1090

Fax: +40 21 212 3737

Cell: +40 744 504 257

E-mail: dan.cristescu@walahiaetransalpine.ro

Web: http://walahiaetransalpine.ro/

Contacts in Bulgaria:

+359 878 482 461

+ 359 884 074 995

itic.vidin@gmail.com

Contacts in Romania:

+40 21 210 1090

+40 744 504 257

dan.cristescu@walahiaetransalpine.ro

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