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EDIH LA REUNION

Hub information

EDIH Title

Developing cybersecurty in the digital transition of European outermost regions

Geographical scope

International

Description

Very small and small and medium-sized enterprises (VSEs and SMEs) are essential to strengthen European digital transformation and cybersecurity, and this is even more true for the outermost region such as La Reunion which drives innovation as key to future development. RUN EDIH is led by REUNION THD, a regional agency which will host the future cybersecurity resource center of the region (2023), also in charge of implementing the region Smart Specialization Strategy (S3). 5 others partners will collaborate, each specialized one of the 4 pillars of EDIH encompassing: test before investing (CLUSIR), training and skills development (CCIR), support to find investments (NEXA) and networking and access to innovation ecosystems (TECHNOPOLE), all articulated around an integrative one-stop-shop (DIGITAL). 15 external partners will reinforce skills/expertise to support target beneficiaries among a total of 63.350 SMEs, 21.250 VSEs and 31 PO in La Reunion. Digitalization and cybersecurity innovation abilities are essential for SMEs to thrive international competitiveness in the future and to meet the EU twin goals of green transition and digital transformation. RUN EDIH aims to reinforcing the critical digital capacities of SMEs as well as public organization (PO) (31); In particular e-health (61 SMEs), sea/maritime (411 SMEs) and aerial sectors (110 SMEs) in terms of cybersecurity, while contributing to Digital Europe Program strategic objectives in implementing a tailor-made digital hub, not only replicable to other EU outermost regions but also contributing to already established EDIH all across EU. This tailor-made consortium will be able to strengthen competitiveness and cybersecurity level while benefiting 150 SMEs with test before investing, to offer trainings to 500 companies and trigger private investments in 90 companies within the next 3 years. RUN EDIH will significantly increase the cybersecurity digital maturity of 150 SMEs and 20 PO in La Reunion.

Coordinator information

Contractual contact information

Frederic LORION
+262 692 35 31 35

Operational contact information

Denis FABREGUE
+262 262 150 170

Coordinator address

1 rue Emile Hugot
97490 Sainte Clotilde
France

Coordinator Business name

REUNION THD

Coordinator Legal name

Coordinator department

Department
EDIH

Market and services

Technologies

Cybersecurity
5/5

Sectors

Аеронаутика
4/5
Здравствена грижа
2/5
Поморски
4/5
Јавната администрација
4/5

Services

Public sector innovation
3/5
Regional development
5/5
SME support
4/5

Beneficiaries

Contact Name Role Country Address Business Name Legal Name Participant Type Website
Sophie JEANNETTE Partner Réunion 5 bis Rue de Paris, 97400 Saint Denis, Réunion CCIR https://reunion.cci.fr/
Sebastien COHELEACH Partner Réunion 14 rue de la Guadeloupe, 97490 Sainte Clotilde, Réunion DIGITAL REUNION https://digitalreunion.com/
Laurent GABORIAU Partner Réunion 6 rue Albert Lougnon, Le Kub B, Parc Technor, 97490 Sainte Clotilde, Réunion TECHNOPOLE REUNION https://www.technopole-reunion.com
Matthieu DRUILHE Partner Réunion 15 Avenue René Cassin, 97490 Sainte Clotilde, Réunion CLUSIR
Frederic LORION Partner Réunion 62 Boulevard du Chaudron, 97490 Sainte Clotilde, Réunion NEXA http://www.nexa.re