Enco s.r.l - Italy
Enco s.r.l. - Engineering & Consulting - is an Italian innovation and research consulting company, active since 1987. Originally specialized in business consulting and industrial engineering, it has expanded its range of activities becoming an experienced advisor to both private business and public authorities involved in territorial development, focusing on financial opportunities on technological innovation, technology transfer, territorial animation and awareness, research, creation of new businesses, training, management of national and European projects. The Headquarters of ENCO is based in Naples with two new offices in Rio de Janeiro and Brussels.
The strengths of ENCO ranging from market analysis and research to the development and management of communication and dissemination strategies, especially in European funded projects.
ENCO currently coordinates the project “ZEWIPRO”, submitted under the framework of CIP-Eco-innovation -ECO_10_277384, and has participated as a partner providing mainly dissemination and exploitation activities in ETB, CIP-Eco-innovation, Euro Trans Bio, FP7, and national programmes.
Role in FOODIE
ENCO will be involved mainly in dissemination activities, maximizing the outreach of the results of the project to all stakeholders in the countries where FOODIE will work, as well as to international audiences. The dissemination activities will be based on a tailor-made dissemination strategy. Enco is going to establish a close liaison with stakeholders in the agricultural domain in Italy, and related data providers interested in bringing their data to FOODIE service platform. Enco will be involved in increase awareness among target audiences and stakeholders for the pilot scenarios and project results and develop long-term sustainable exploitation strategies for commercial and non-commercial usage of FOODIE service platform beyond the duration of the project. ENCO will be responsible for the preparation of a viable IPR plan allowing an effective and widespread exploitation of project results. ENCO will also be involved in end-users training aiming at provide involved stakeholders and end-users the acquisition of the necessary knowledge to understand and operate the platform services; the assistance for the development of the Pilot Execution Guideline; the evaluation of pilots performance.