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MANAGEMENT OF INNOVATION (IN ITALIAN "SMES")

Objective

To facilitate the improvement in the competitiveness of companies through the promotion of the following tools:
- Management of concurrent engineering and product life cycle
- Optimisation of internal information flow
- Technical project management
- Technology negotiation and functional networking
- Total quality management and quality assurance
- value analysis

To provide SMEs (mainly in mechanical electronic, food and plastic sectors) with Innovation Consultancy Assignments which in turn will test the methodologies and provide knowledge and experience to all actors involved in the project. Some 70 SMEs will be provided with these consultancies.

To start up the "imitation" mechanism based on best practice and towards other SMEs, in order to multiply the effect of Community support

To promote the creation of a "skilled environment" in the field, able to supply suitable services for each specific case.

To establish an effective mechanism for skilled consultant identification and selection thus improving the quality of consultancy services in the area of Innovation Management Techniques.

To disseminate the results achieved, by means of pilot-cases studies towards:

SMEs
consultants
Regional Technology Advisory Centres
Technology intermediaries and Scientific Parks
IMTs contractors

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Coordinator

Università di Roma Tor Vergata
Address
Ii Div. Ii Rip. Iv Sett. Parco Scientifico; Via Orazio Raimondo , 18
I-00173 Rome
Italy

Participants (8)

Centro Sviluppo SpA
Italy
Address
Località Grand Chemin 34
11020 Aosta
Cestec
Italy
Address
Via G. Fara 35
20124 Milano
Cesvit SpA
Italy
Address
Viale Strozzi 1
50129 Firenze
Cons. Area Ts
Italy
Address
Pradiciano 99
34012 Trieste
Consorzio Ventuno
Italy
Address
Piazza Del Carmine 22
09124 Cagliari
ENEA
Italy
Address
Via Don Fiammelli, 2
1040129 Bologna
ISTITUTO TRENTINO DI CULTURA
Italy
Address
Via Santa Croce 77
38100 Trento
Sitech ScrL
Italy
Address
Via Fontivegge 51
06100 Perugia