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Trans-national Activities for the PRomotion OF SME paRticipation in the 1st thematic programme "quality of LIFE and management of living resources"

Objective

The project PARTNERS FOR LIFE will substantially contribute to increase the successful participation of Small and Medium sized Enterprises (SME) in the 1st Thematic Programme "Quality of Life and Management of Living Resources". Particular attention will be devoted to the SME Specific Measures to strengthening competitiveness of SMEs through utilising synergies with external research providers. The PARTNERS FOR LIFE consortium, including partners from 18 states, from an efficient platform of know-how, as well as experience in the SME Specific Measures. The main objectives of the project are assistance of relevant SMEs, screening of project ideas and technological needs, partner search, and detailed proposal preparation. Significant added value is expected in developing best practice procedures in "how to best approach SMEs", and in training activities targeted especially to partners in the Central and Eastern European states.

Funding Scheme

ACM - Preparatory, accompanying and support measures

Coordinator

Bureau for International Research and Technology Co-Operation
Address
Wiedner Haupstrasse 76
1040 Vienna
Austria

Participants (18)

ACTIA
France
AGENZIA PER LA PROMOZIONE DELLA RICERCA-APRE
Italy
BIC BRATISLAVA, S.R.O
Slovakia
BIT - BUREAU FOR INTERNATIONAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGY COOPERATION
Austria
DEUTSCHES ZENTRUM FUER LUFT- UND RAUMFAHRT E.V.PROJEKTTRAEGER DES BMBF
Germany
EUROCENTER, DANISH AGENCY FOR TRADE AND INDUSTRY
Denmark
Enterprise Ireland(t/a BioResearch Ireland)
Ireland
FEDERATION OF ICELANDS INDUSTRIES
Iceland
FOOD INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND TECHNOLOGICAL DEVELOPMENT COMPANY SA
Greece
Address
Vouliagmenis Avenue 80
Fundación AZTI - AZTI Fundazioa
Spain
INSTITUTE OF FUNDAMENTAL TECHNOLOGICAL RESEARCH - POLISH ACADEMY OF SCIENCES
Poland
Address
Swietokrzyska 21
INSTITUTO DE COOPERAÇÃO CIENTÍFICIA E TECHNOLÓGICA INTERNACIONAL
Portugal
Institut "Jozef Stefan"
Slovenia
NATIONAL TECHNOLOGY AGENCY
Finland
Address
Kyllinkinportti 2
SENTER
Netherlands
TECHNOLOGY CENTRE AS CR
Czechia
Address
Rozvojova 135
TUDOMANYOS ES TECHNOLOGIAI ALAPITVANY
Hungary
Address
Bem Jozsef U. 2
Technopol Brussel Bruxelles ASBL
Belgium