Innovation Fair “STRATUS – Environmental Strategies for Sustainable Tourism – Section 1”

Innovation Fair “STRATUS – Environmental Strategies for Sustainable Tourism – Section 1”

Thursday 21st June –  ITS VESPUCCI

Main Theme: 

Programme Interreg Italie-France Maritime 2014-2020

Project “Environmental Strategies for Sustainable Tourism – STRATUS” 2° Innovation Fair – in the framework of the 6° edition of SEAFUTURE

Executive summary:

STRATUS project actions (2/2017-2/2019) include the organization of an Innovation and Sustainability Fair, which aims to highlight SMEs good practices for the environmental sustainability (e.g. waste, energy, water, transport, natural resources). In addition, a business to business session (B2B) will facilitate meetings and exchange between SMEs working in innovation and touristic sectors.

For the STRATUS project event, a workshop will be organized, with a morning session dedicated to the presentation of STRATUS project and examples of good innovative practices and technologies – related to sustainability with impact on tourism activities – Organized by invited speakers from the territories (Sardinia, PACA, Liguria) involved in project. A buffet lunch will be offered to participants. The afternoon session will be dedicated to B2B events, bridging ’ecoenterprises’ – that provide technical/technological innovative services to improve sustainability in the tourism sector – with companies from Sardinia, PACA, Liguria, needing to improve sustainability of their services. About 20 enterprises representing the Ligurian (10), Sardinian (5) and PACA (5) territory will be invited. Working languages will be Italian and French; a simultaneous translation system (Italian-French) will be available.

Period Time Item/Speaker
09.30/13.00 09.30 Welcome and workshop opening (Roberta DELFANTI, PROTER Division Head, ENEA)

STRATUS project: objectives and achieved results (Luca




Period Time Item/Speaker
09.30/13.00 10.00 Round-table “Coastal territories and tourism: which models for a sustainable management?”

Chairperson: Giacomo DEL CHIAPPA (project STRATUS

Scientific coordinator, University of Sassari) Participants:

–      Paolo ASTI (Councelor for Turism, Municipality of La Spezia)

–      Patrizio SCARPELLINI (Director Cinque Terre National Park, Liguria)

–      Stefano SENESE (General Secretary Chamber of

Commerce ‘Riviere Liguria’)

–      Andrea NATERI (President Consortium for touristic operators of Villasimius, Sardinia)

11.00/11.30 Coffee break
11.30 Presentation of innovative good practices and technologies for tourism sustainability:

–     WateRevolution platform: ‘Blue solutions’: a strategic approach for blue growth opportunities (Vienna ELEUTERI, Eulabor Institute – VSY)

–     Sustainable management in the hospitality industry in Liguria and PACA (Samuele PRIMICERI, NH Hotels Group)

–     Circular economy pathways for tourism sustainability (Claudia BRUNORI, ENEA)

–     Environmental efficiency and service quality (Gian Carlo LUCCHETTI, Municipality of Varese Ligure)

–     SME from PACA Region

13.00/14.00 Buffet Lunch

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