Open Innovation platform for SMEs

SUPPORT MECHANISM:

Promotes the collaboration between SMEs and experts/researchers for developing innovative products and/or services increasing their competitiveness in the global market.

The open innovation platform aims to support SMEs in finding qualified scientific experts for their innovation needs, solving the long-standing problem of matching the right skills to the right problem.

IMPLEMENTING AGENCIES:

Government Council for Economic Policy, Ministry of Economic Development and Tourism, General Secretariat of Industry. 

Timeline:

Proposal for action at the Government Council for Economic Policy to strengthen the Industry under the Development Plan for the restart of the Greek Economy.  

MONITORING + EVALUATION METHODS

Number of non contractual and contractual collaborations between SME and experts.

Number of research, academic and business orgnaistions tthat will be involved and support open innovation for SME facilitating the collaborations between science and industrial sectors.

 

 

RESULTS:

The companies involved should retain or increase employment through the use of open innovation, by increasing their export sales and profits and increasing their global market penetration they will support job creation at local, national and global level.

CHALLENGES + LESSONS TO DATE:

Non-collaboration culture of SMEs and Research community, IPR and trust issues, language and mentality barriers. 

NOTES + ADDITIONAL CONTEXT:

 

Open Innovation Platform for Innovative SMEs
http://www.openisme.eu/
http://www.openisme.eu/access-the-platform/
http://www.openisme.eu/better-faster-pen-innovation/
Greek Ehealth Ecosystem: Boosting the Digital Health, Wellness and Silver Economy.
Opportunities for SMEs in Greece – 2nd part (blod – bodossaki lectures on demand). Open Innovation for SMEs (Bodossaki Lectures on demand 16:55 – 25:20).

CURATED BY

ACADEMY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP GREECE
Greece
ACADEMY OF ENTREPRENEURSHIP GREECE
Greece
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