Logistics cooperation along the Nort-South transport corridor.
Name: BALTIC – TO – BALKAN NETWORK FOR LOGISTICS COMPETENCE
Acronym: B2B LOCO • Programme: FP7
Duration: 01. 09. 2009. – 31. 08. 2011.
Goal: B2B Loco will provide SME community with two international conferences, two practical workshops and three brokerage events, supplemented with permanent communication mechanisms (ww. newsletters, alumni networks). As a result of B2BLoco activities, SMEs will benefit from advanced solutions developed by FP consortia, experiences of successful SME-RTD-Academia cooperation cases which are laudable and should be copied. In addition to this project will support processes of forming partnerships for future Framework Programmes. Moreover, new information channels which will be created during the project will support transfer of essential information on transport and logistics.
Partners: Instytut Logistyki i Magazynowania (ILIM), Univerza v Mariboru, Fakulteta za gradbeništvo (UNI-MB), Vilniaus Gedimino Technikos Universitetas (VGTU), Русенски университет “Ангел Кънчев” (RU), Vyskumny ustav dopravny (VUD), Wyższa Szkoła Logistyki (WSL), Centrum Dopravního Výzkumu (CDV), PROMETIS - Traffic Eng., Planning, Research and Development L.t.d., ΑΡΙΣΤΟΤΕΛΕΙΟ ΠΑΝΕΠΙΣΤΗΜΙΟ ΘΕΣΣΑΛΟΝΙΚΗΣ (AUTH), Technion – Israel Institute of Technology (TECHNION), Tallinna Tehnikakõrgkool (University of Applied Sciences in Tallinn – TTK), Akdeniz Universitesi (UNIAKD), AFP-MKT SRL Ltd. (AFP), Transporta un sakaru institutes, (Transport and Telecommunication Institute – TTI), STAR Economics, Transport, Energy, Communication Technologies - STAR
PBN’s activity: PBN coordinates WP 4 that deals with the organzitaion of brokerage events. PBN’s task is to give the professional background for the brokerage tool, organization of the first brokerage event in 2010 and supervision and participation in the organization of the second and third brokerage events.
Possible activities of PBN partners: Participation in the organization of brokerage events, professional advices.