Green HoMe is a Pole of Innovation for Sustainable Building with the aim to promote sustainable building with new technological solutions.
Green HoMe support the networking of competencies and develop value chain innovation and specialized services for sustainable construction, with a projection on external markets and the goal of creating a sustainable Mediterranean home brand. Green HoMe, Pole of Innovation for Sustainable Building, is supported by the Calabria Region thanks to POR Calabria 2014-2020 Axis I - Promotion of Research and Innovation - Specific objective 1.1 - Action 1.1.4, with the aim of developing concrete opportunities for research and innovation cooperation between national and European operators and networks. According to its statute, Green HoMe scarl is a non-profit consortium company acting as a "specialized intermediary" in the area of innovation for sustainable building, carrying out scientific and technological research, dissemination and exploitation of regional scientific and entrepreneurial resources, including scientific research infrastructures, activities for technology transfer and for the attraction and strengthening of innovative production. The shareholders do not have any preferential access to the research capacities of the consortium company, nor to the results produced by it.
3 years budget: 2.153.000 € funded by Calabria Region.
The Innovation Pole has a team of 4 human resources, 2 experts in the management and 2 in the technical staff.
Evidence of success
In one year of activities Green HoMe achieved some results:
+80 microservices (11 technology checkup, Seminars, events, news, studies);
Structured services (3 innovation services, >20 project proposals (EU, regional);
Training (10 webinars,5 courses (73 participants - 30 free, 43 paying);
Transnational activities (Participation to 3 events and networks).
Potential for learning or transfer
Green HoMe selected 5 specific value chains with the aim of leveraging the potential of the Calabria region to develop globally competitive solutions, in line with the priorities identified by the regional innovation strategy.
Greenhome can be transferred in other regions where the building sector is characterized by highly energy-intensive, structurally and technologically obsolete, qualitatively degraded buildings. The current market need is therefore aimed at building redevelopment and improving the energy efficiency of existing structures.