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Integrated approach to first time innovators – assisting SMEs in transition of their potential to actual innovation

Objective

The main aim of Innovators2B is to enhance the agencies’ management efficiency in the field of first time innovators’ service. Three innovation agencies involved in the project will work using twinning+ methodology in order to create valuable Design Options Paper regarding first time innovators engagement into process of implementing innovation. The solutions developed in the paper will be implemented in the agencies as new or improved programmes based on these given approaches.
The result of peer learning activities within the project will be an effective approach to identify and convince “potentially innovative companies” to engage in innovation process with the use of external support. It involves designing the whole support process from the identification of the target group, marketing channels, attractive offer, diagnostics of individual needs, consequent support delivery and follow up of the process till successful result.
The results of the project will be communicated to regional and national authorities as the topic of monitoring SMEs needs is very common with regard to efficiency of policies aiming to enhance SMEs competitiveness, especially their growth on national and international markets as well as their engagement in innovation processes.

Field of science

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

Call for proposal

H2020-INNOSUP-05-2016-2017
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Funding Scheme

CSA-LS - CSA Lump sum

Coordinator

FUNDACJA UNIWERSYTETU IM ADAMA MICKIEWICZA W POZNANIU
Address
Ul. Rubiez 46
61612 Poznan
Poland
Activity type
Research Organisations
EU contribution
€ 50 000

Participants (2)

VIESOJI ISTAIGA LIETUVOS INOVACIJU CENTRAS
Lithuania
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
T. Sevcenkos 13
LT-03223 Vilnius
Activity type
Public bodies (excluding Research Organisations and Secondary or Higher Education Establishments)
FUNDACIO GENERAL DE LA UNIVERSITAT JAUME I FUNDACIO DE LA COMUNITAT VALENCIANA
Spain
EU contribution
€ 0
Address
Avda Sos Banyat Campus Universitar Castello Pl
12006 Castellon De La Plana Castello
Activity type
Other