The Regional Programming Committee of the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) for the Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur territory has allocated € 1.5 million to IMREDD for the development of the Smart City Innovation Center development ( SCIC), a technological platform dedicated to the Smart City.
At the end of a two-year instruction, the project was selected under the investment priority PI01b dedicated to technological development and innovation. IMREDD’s technological platform is an economic development tool open to UCA training and research players and partner companies to promote innovation and transfer and contribute to job creation and competitiveness of the territory. Its investment funding stands at € 5.7 million, including € 3.75 million in public co-financing and € 1.3 million in direct business investment. As part of the 2014-2020 Regional State Plan, the project is supported by the Nice Côte d’Azur Metropolis, the Alpes Maritimes Departmental Council, the Sud Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur Region and the State. The overall cost of the operation, including human resources and operations, amounted to € 9.1 million.