The Italian Chamber of Commerce in Nice is a private association of companies, which has been working for 21 years on the strengthening of cross-border Franco-Italian, commercial, economic and cultural relationships. Founded in 1997, it is an association of Italian, French and Monegasque companies, recognized by the Italian State (Law n. 518 of July 1, 1970) and by the French State (decree of August 30, 2001).

The objective of the Chamber is the promotion and development of commercial and cultural relations between the two countries, and the offering to member companies, or other structures, of a wide range of services and personalized assistance.

The excellent relationships established with Italian and French institutions and professional bodies, knowledge of the Italian market and the consolidated presence on French territory, make the Chamber an essential point of reference within the network of Franco-Italian relations, and essential for the development of transnational projects.

The Chamber offers a number of services in different fields of activity, including: tourism promotion, commercial support, administrative and linguistic assistance, tax and legal advice, organization of promotional and image events related to the sector of activity.


FVB was born in 2013 in Ancona as “certified business incubator” delegated to promote the birth and development of innovative startups (FVB – The Hive is a certified incubator under DL n. 179/2012 converted by Law no. 221/2012). Therefore FVB – The Hive was founded with the aim of providing new business ventures helping them to start and grow, offering administrative, organizational services and assistance in preparing the business plans connecting startups with venture capitals

FVB – The Hive has an integrated set of qualified services shared among settled startups, including: an advanced training to develop a new class of entrepreneurs with managerial skills over time; coordinated actions of promotion and marketing, analysis and management of integrated projects; shared databases, agreements with the credit system, opportunities to use research laboratories and technology platforms.


Coopération Bancaire pour l’Europe is a Brussels-based European Economic Interest Grouping (EEIG), funded in 1992 by a group of European banks. CBE has 10 members from 3 European Countries, including European banks and chambers of commerce, therefore reaching a large network of banks, SMEs and economic associations from all over Europe.

CBE aims to foster economic development in Europe and to contribute to the achievement of the Europe 2020 Strategy targets by providing its members and their clients with information and support to properly understand EU policies and strategies. The final aim of CBE is supporting innovative SMEs in getting access to EU market and finance. CBE carries out several initiatives aimed at helping European SME’s and public authorities to develop internationalization processes and to access EU funds. Such initiatives include:

  • Monitoring EU regulations on specific thematic areas,
  • Organizing thematic conferences and seminars,
  • Publishing manuals and guides on European and international funding opportunities,
  • Elaborating project proposals and performing project management,
  • Supporting SMEs and Large industries in accessing EU tenders.

CBE has long-standing expertise in economic development, EU policies and strategies. Furthermore, CBE participated in several EU supported projects and initiatives.


ARGE has a long-term experience in educating several target groups concerning environmental topics like sustainable development, green practices, waste prevention, resource protection and smart city processes. They developed several training programmes in the field of environmental protection and created the green job “waste adviser” in Austria.

In this framework ARGE trained more than 300 people who are now employed as waste advisers mainly in waste management associations (formed by all municipalities at district level), in cities, in private waste management companies and in environmental associations all over Austria. ARGE was involved in several European projects since 1995, when Austria joined the European Union.

Other participations in European projects were in the programmes CENTRAL EUROPE, SOUTH EAST EUROPE, INTERREG AT-SI, INTERREG AT-HU.

ARGE is expert in VET concerning environmental topics. Their products are concepts, guidelines, training programmes, curricula, expert conferences, workshops, courses, webinars, the establishment of working groups and networks, business plans and all kind of public relation products for the dissemination of our sustainable and green business- and living-concepts.


Cz&K Consulting is a small-medium company (SME) based in Hungary. Their company was founded in 2011 with the aim of bringing creative solutions to education and communication of nowadays’ climate challenge in the form of consultancy, creation of training and communication materials. Their Team is experienced in comprehensive management of European projects, communication and education of sustainability;

moreover, they take part of a living worldwide network that enables us to exchange ideas on the cutting edge trends in communication and education of nature conservation. We think in strategies and

we bring our ideas on the ground.

Cz&K Team provides trainings in the field of sustainability for diverse audiences: from primary and secondary schools, through institutions of higher education, up to adult education centres. Our Team is set up of experienced educators and communicators, our aim is to bring creative elements into the curricula, advise on education strategy and encourage the learners step-by-step on the way of experiential learning process.


Edulife Research Foundation is a part of a global network dedicated to education and training present in 131 countries, with over 4000 active projects. Their mission is to lead local youngsters, educators in Higher Education, Adult learning and Lifelong learning, trainers and coaches, staff in youth and educational organizations towards the realisation of their professional and personal life goals.

They focus on pedagogical research, innovating teaching and learning processes, designing and implementing of technological learning infrastructure (artificial intelligence, virtual classroom, augmented learning, gamification, e-learning platforms), developing of digital content for training based on methodologies for management, teaching and the assessment of learning.


Petra Patrimonia Corsica (PPC) is a cooperative created in 2013 to promote and assist entrepreneurship and to contribute to territorial cohesion having branches offices both in Regions designed as “less developed” (Corsica, Guadeloupe, Guyanne) and in Regions designed as “more developed” (Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur).

PPC is also recognised as training center; it develops innovative training materials and provides a wide range business support to people (most of them long term unemployed) willing to create an economic activity and willing to explore opportunities and development of jobs related to agriculture, enhancement of built and landscape/plant, cultural heritage as well as sustainable development and environment. The cooperative has developed specific jobs thematic like scents and flavors and agricultural activities.

The cooperative enables project managers to create business scale, testing economic feasibility of their project while learning responsibility for their own activity and to better understand the functions of the entrepreneurs in real situations. This social and economic innovation ensures reversibility and easy access to business creation. Their activity includes a coaching programme aiming at developing specific social skills needed by managers.