Naxta is official partner of Bologna European Researchers Night 2022 and 2023. The project is funded by Horizon (Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions) and is led by the Italian National Research Council (CNR). The event will take place in September 2022 and 2023 and will be jointly organised by 6 research institutes, among them the University of Bologna.
Naxta will support the BUILD Clust-ER (an association of public and private organisations including research centres and training institutions) of Emilia-Romagna region with a comprehensive assistance aimed at identifying project proposals through facilitation activities, focus groups and workshops, and assessing their adherence with the strategic objectives of selected funding programmes and definition of suitable processes for the presentation of the proposals.
In January Naxta organised and delivered a training programme directed to officers of the Municipality of Medicina (Province of Bologna) on project generation, planning, programming and management, including theory of change and M&E, under EU and national funds, with a specific focus on Next Generation EU and the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP).
Naxta is awarded two assignments by GIZ: the first under the project "Sustainable Municipal Services (SMS 2.0)", co-financed by the European Union, in which Naxta will support the establishment and implementation of a project preparation facility within the Ministry of Environment Spatial Planning and Infrastructure to improve the process of project preparation and implementation; the second is under the GIZ Open Regional Fund programme, in which Naxta will develop guidance on IPA III programming and selection of the action for better utilisation of the funds, with a focus on the criteria for proposing actions to be financed by IPA III.
Naxta experts collaborate with t33 for the mid term evaluation of the Interreg Mediterranean Sea Basin ENI CBC 2014-2020 for the Autonomous Region of Sardinia, Managing Authority of the Programme. Specifically, Naxta assists t33 in the data collection and elaboration.
In the framework of the EU initiative ICC - Intelligent Cities Challenge, aimed at supporting the sustainable growth of cities through advanced technologies, from 2021 Naxta has been assisting the Municipality of Cervia in defining an action plan related to the digitalisation strategy with the aim of using these tools for the development of specific applications on the issues of digitalisation and sustainable development. In addition, Naxta assists the definition of priorities and the creation of a roadmap for the local digital agenda for the digital transition in the tourism sector in a participatory manner.
Naxta was awarded a contract for providing technical assistance to ENEA (…) in the implementation of the activities and documents functional to the project WP7 of the project DARE: Digital environment for collaborative Alliances to Regenerate urban Ecosystems in middle-sized cities. The project is funded by the Urban Innovative Actions programme (UIA) and focuses on the urban regeneration process of the City Dock (Darsena) District in Ravenna by developing a digital environment that makes data accessible, understandable and useful, enabling citizens to become active part in the process.
Naxta will assist the Emilia Romagna Regional Government for the implementation of the strategic project FIRESPILL: Fostering Improved Reaction of crossborder Emergency Services and Prevention Increasing safety Level. The project is funded by the Interreg Italy-Croatia 2014-2020 programme and aims at enhancing the capacity of Emergency Service Organizations to increase cross-border effectiveness in tackling natural and man-made disasters, decreasing the exposure of the populations to the impact of hazards and increasing the safety of the Croatian and Italian Adriatic basin by improving emergency prevention and management measures and instruments.
Naxta will assist the Municipality of Ferrara in the project coordination, financial and administrative management and preparation of the monitoring plan of the project AIR BREAK, funded by the EU programme UIA. AIR BREAK aims at contributing to the implementation of European, National and local policies on air quality and sustainability, through a set of innovative measures to reduce the air pollution in the city of Ferrara, improving the quality of life of its citizens.