European Projects

Atlantic Digital Start Up Academy

Atlantic Digital Startup Academy (ADSA) helps digital startups develop and launch their offer in international markets. Through a support programme including mentoring, training, networking and events the Academy companies research new markets, test their products, develop know-how and form partnerships that will be fundamental to successful selling  in overseas markets. The Atlantic area is seen as a first step for startups to discover new markets, to benefit from training to test their offer, and to start doing business.


Atlantic Food Export

Atlantic Food Export is a project supported by the EU under the Atlantic Area Interreg Programme involving partners from 7 European regions. The project aims to improve competitiveness and increase exports of AA food sector SMEs primarily by encouraging business cooperation initiatives, such as export consortia. The project activities are intended to help the participating SMEs to overcome some of the barriers to internationalisation arising from their small size, structure, skill set or lack of resources.


Cult CreaTE

Cult-CreaTE aims to examine the potential of all kinds of Cultural & Creative Industries (CCIs) in terms of tourism. In particular, the project will place an emphasis on opportunities for experiential ‘co-creation’ which actively involves the visitor in cultural and creative tourism (CCT).

Informed and supplemented by the learning as offered by project partners and assimilated, as and where appropriate, into the local context, the project will seek to identify a set of focussed and feasible actions by which to positively influence the Cork City Council Tourism Statement of Strategy & Work Programme 2017-2022