Empowering for Innovation and Growth in Medium-Sized Cities and Regions (EmpInno)


EmpInno fosters the implementation and improvement of research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3) in medium-sized cities and regions in the Baltic Sea Region.

Programme: Interreg BSR
Project duration: 2016–2019
Budget: 3 051 841,30 EUR (including the budget for Tartu City Government 113 736,25 eurot)
Lead partner: Rostock Business and Technology Development GmbH
Project partners:
- South Denmark European Office
- Business Support Organization KiWi GmbH
- Kujawsko-Pomorskie Voivodeship
- Lubelskie Voivodeship
- Foundation for Lubelskie Development
- Kaunas Science and Technology Park
- Riga Planning Region
- Tartu Teaduspark
- Tartu Linnavalitsus
- Prizztech Ltd
- Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia
- Östergötland County Council/Region Östergötland
- Gävleborg County Council
- D2i – Design to innovate
- Mikkeli University of Applied Sciences




Siim Espenberg
tel +372 736 1193
e-mail Siim.Espenberg@raad.tartu.ee