Málaga TechPark takes part in ‘atTRACTION’, a new international project to connect European innovation ecosystems

  • The initiative has a total investment of more than a million euros.
  • By participating in this project, Málaga TechPark is now involved in a total of eight European initiatives. 


Málaga TechPark has just been accepted in a new European project called ‘atTRACTION’. This initiative aims to connect European innovation ecosystems with strong innovation networks from Germany and France. The initiative has a total investment of more than a million euros. 

This project has numerous objectives: stimulating cross-fertilisation effects of knowledge by exchanging good practice and learning through cooperation, establishing portfolio companies in different financing rounds in order to create collaborative agreements to attract international investors, boosting existing support programs of business-acceleration providers and creating investment opportunities for relevant solutions of technology companies.

The current project consortium is comprised of the Science and Technology Park of Poznan – PPNT (Poland), the Innovation Centre Steinbeis Europa (Germany), the Communication Consulting Firm G.A.C. Group (France), the Public Investment Bank – BPIFrance (France), the Málaga TechPark (Spain), the Science and Technology Park of Kaunas – KSTP (Lithuania), the Startup Migrants (Norway), and the Ukrainian Association of Venture Capital & Private Equity – UVCA.

Eight projects 

With the atTRACTION project, Málaga TechPark is now involved in eight European projects:

MakeMyFuture, a project that aims to support VET school teachers in implementing activities that provide VET students with advanced digital skills. 

Tourism 4.0, a project that focuses on developing and implementing transnational support programs and ecosystems, in order to improve SMEs’ digital transformation and to offer SMEs in the tourist field smart tourism solutions. 

B-Skills, a project created to introduce Blockchain technology in secondary schools. 

The AccesCoVE project, whose goal is to develop a Professional Centre of Excellence for the provision of education and VET programs aimed at endorsing the knowledge and skills of students from different sectors such as health, engineering or research, in the framework of the implementation and evaluation of accessibility services in both public policies and private business activities. 

The H2Excellence project, which aims to establish a platform of vocational centres of excellence in the field of fuel cells and Green Hydrogen technologies. The project will be developing a collaborative education, training and development program in order to stop the existing skill gaps in the industry.

AGRIFOOD4FUTURE, a project that focuses on developing competences in VET and educational programs that address the needs of the “future agriculture.” 

Finally, the RIPEET project, which is part of the Horizon 2020 program, whose aim is to support Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) policy experimentations for energy transition in several European territories.