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European Virtual Center for Innovation Excellence Assessment

Objective

The strategic objective is to initiate and coordinate a European-wide exchange of results, approaches and ideas on innovation excellence assessment by the setting up of a European Virtual Center for Innovation Excellence Assessment (VIVA) web portal. VIV A aims at creating a self-sustaining community and support the infrastructure for sharing the latest developments concerning the topic innovation excellence by bringing together the available critical mass of innovation competence experts in Europe. By fo stering networking between research, public institutions, associations and industry a perfect basis will be created for starting a harmonisation or even standardisation process for innovation excellence assessment. The nucleus for a clear and long-term vi sion of a European manufacturing industry will be discussed and defined. VIVA will emphasis on four main themes of innovation excellence which will be addressed by four interest groups (SIGs): 1. SIG 1: Management of innovation 2. SIG 2: Innovation cultur e 3. SIG 3: Assessment of innovation excellence 4. SIG 4: Innovation in clusters. The objectives of the proposed Coordination Action (CA) are: Co-ordination of initiatives assess and develop innovation excellence of SMEss - Knowledge exchange of differen t initiatives dealing with capability of innovation - Engage clusters participants to enhance exchange of knowledge and experience - Provision of a toolbox for innovation excellence - Paths and trends in innovation excellence for the mechatronics and manu facturer of high-tech equip-ment. A business model for the Virtual Center will be defined to guarantee the ongoing exchange of knowledge among the European stakeholders and the sustainability of the vision of an effective action plan for Europe in manufac turing technologies.

Field of science

  • /social sciences/economics and business/business and management/innovation management

Call for proposal

FP6-2003-NMP-TI-3-MAIN
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Funding Scheme

CA - Coordination action

Coordinator

FRAUNHOFER GESELLSCHAFT ZUR FÖRDERUNG DER ANGEWANDTEN FORSCHUNG E.V.
Address
Hansastrasse, 27C
München
Germany

Participants (15)

FONDAZIONE ISTITUTO PER IL LAVORO
Italy
Address
Via Marconi 8
Bologna
INVENIO GMBH ENGINEERING SERVICES
Germany
Address
Eisenstr. 9
Rüsselsheim
COMMUNARDO SOFTWARE GMBH
Germany
Address
Grossenhainer Strasse 132
Dresden
C.R.F. SOCIETA CONSORTILE PER AZIONI
Italy
Address
Strada Torino, 50
Orbassano (Torino)
MANAGING INNOVATION STRATEGIES, S.L.L.
Spain
Address
Paulino Mendibil, 18
Getxo, Bizkaia
FUNDACION PARA EL DESARROLLO DE LA CIENCIA Y TECNOLOGIA EN EXTREMADURA
Spain
Address
Manuel Fdez Mejas S/n 2A Planta
Badajoz
GOSPODARSKO INTERESNO ZDRUZENJE GROZD PROIZVAJALCEV VISOKO TEHNOLOSKE OPREME
Slovenia
Address
Adamiceva Cesta 36
Grosuplje
FUNDACIN LABEIN
Spain
Address
Parque Tecnológico De Bizkaia; C/ Geldo; Edificio 700
Derio - Bizkaia
CRIT - CENTRO DI RICERCA E INNOVAZIONE TECNOLOGICA S.R.L.
Italy
Address
Via Bonesi 5
Vignola (Modena)
UNIVERZA V LJUBLJANI
Slovenia
Address
Kongresni Trg 12
Ljubljana
KEIPER GMBH UND CO. KG, GERMANY
Germany
Address
Buechelstrasse 54-58
Remscheid
EUROPEAN BUSINESS AND INNOVATION CENTRE NETWORK
Belgium
Address
Av. De Tervueren 168
Brussels
CLUSTERLAND OBERÖSTERREICH GMBH
Austria
Address
Hafenstrasse 47-51
Linz
EIDGENÖSSISCHE TECHNISCHE HOCHSCHULE ZÜRICH
Switzerland
Address
Raemistrasse 101
Zürich
WIRTSCHAFTSFÖRDERUNG REGION STUTTGART
Germany
Address
Friedrichstr. 10
Stuttgart