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Support for Enhancing Innovation Management in SME and Key Account Managementin Niedersachsen

Periodic Reporting for period 1 - N-SUPP_INNO (Support for Enhancing Innovation Management in SME and Key Account Managementin Niedersachsen)

Reporting period: 2014-05-01 to 2014-12-31

For WP 1 NBank has carried out 8 Enhancement Actions and started 2 more (Plan was 10 Actions). LUH carried out 1 Enhancement Actions (Plan 1) and HSOS carried out 2 Enhancement actions (Plan 2)
For WP 2 NBank was responsible to carry out Support for SME instrument beneficiaries as so called Key Account Management (KAM). As foreseen in the work plan there were 2 SME instrument beneficiaries in Lower Saxony. Both companies were supported with KAM service. These services were not finalised because, the contracts of SME instrument beneficiaries have been started too late in 2014. Services will be finalised in 2015.
The clients were served by partners mostly like expected. 11 of 14 expected Enhancement activities were finalised. 2 action will be finalised in 2015.
The KAM-activities are fully related to the outcomes of SME instrument proposals. Within the duration of this contract, the forseen number of two beneficiaries were granted in Niedersachsen. Both were supported as needed in the duration of the contract.
It is expected that SMEs served by Enhancement actions will strengthen there innovation manangement capacity and therewith have gain an impact on their production; R&D and finaly there Growth in Jobs and turnover.
For KAM the target is to help beneficiaries making their SME instrument project more successful and theirwith reach the targets of projects better and more efficient.
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One of the SME Instrument beneficiaries