(ANSAmed) - MADRID, MAY 31 - Around 60 entrepreneurs and representatives of public and private bodies from Spain, France, Italy, Portugal and Greece attended yesterday's meeting in Malaga to exchange information in the field of innovation. The event was organised by the Technology Park of Andalusia. The news is reported in a statement issued by the Municipality of Malaga. The represented institutions included the University of the Algarve (Portugal), the national association of young entrepreneurs in Portugal, the Municipality of Faro (Portugal), the Umbria Region, the Technology and Science Park in Sicily, the French TVT Innovation and the Greek technological institute Diophantus. The meeting goal of the meeting, organised as part of the 3-year interreg IIIB project set up in 2010, was to create technological centres in all participating regions and organising them in a Euro-Mediterranean network as European Territorial Cooperation Group - created recently by the European Union - with the prospect of growing in the Mediterranean area in the coming years. The event in Malaga focused on the search for collaboration between public and private bodies to promote innovation and know-how in the Mediterranean area, in order to improve competitiveness in the area, to guarantee growth and work to the next generation and to protect the environment for a sustainable development, respecting the principles of equal opportunities and non-discrimination.(ANSAmed).