In the frame of the Seminar “Cooperation opportunities between Austrian enterprises and research centers and the Innovation Pole of University of Calabria”, held on the 15th of March 2013 at University of Calabria Campus, Giacomo Martirano, smeSpire coordinator, had the opportunity to present the smeSpire project to Mrs. Martina Madeo, Representative of the Commercial Section of the Austrian Embassy in Rome (

Thanks to the interest and the kind cooperation of Mrs. Madeo, in the next weeks there was a follow-up with initial contacts with geoICT Austrian SMEs, as a confident start of the smeSpire network expansion also in Austria.