Periodic Reporting for period 1 - EENinnoSMES (EEN Anatolia supports to increase the innovation management capacities of SMEs)
Reporting period: 2015-01-01 to 2016-12-31
• Supporting ambitious, skilled and innovative SMEs to exploit their innovative ideas profitably in the international markets and supporting specifically SMEs with high international growth potential and innovation
• Maintain and continuously improve the professionalism of the services provided by the Network; and strive to achieve excellence in the services provided to SMEs and in all related Network activities.
• Seeking to exploit new opportunities in the Single Market and also in third countries.
• Raising awareness of SMEs about European Union policy issues and act as a communication channel for the European Commission with European SMEs
• Promote and inform SMEs about the services offered by the Network
• Providing easy to access integrated services in close proximity to SMEs
• Managing innovation process efficiently and enhancing innovation management capacity of SMEs
• Providing an innovation management system which not only includes the innovation process mapping from idea to result, but also leadership, management and co-operation strategies.
• Providing specialized and one to one services like creating an action plan and business model.
• Providing SMEs with in depth analysis of their innovation management, investigating possible gaps between innovation capabilities and innovation goals.
For WP1, since the KAM services is dependent to success ratio of SME Instrument Phase 1 and 2 in our region, the team was able to complete 5 KAM services during 2015-2016 period.
For WP2, main problem in personnel changes who are having improve licences. Those changes effect seriously the project targets. However, all partners are worked very hard at the last months of 2016 and with the signature of new EENinnoSMEs2 period, they started to communicate with clients, training arrangements was started to increase licence number and to serve more clients at the same time.