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Name Logo Description Country

Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation - IFF


The Fraunhofer Institute in Magdeburg, Germany, is committed to applied research and development in the fields of Automation, Logistics Systems and Networks, Production and Plant Management as well as Virtual Development and Training. The IFF operates in tight cooperation with industry, science and government and has a long-track experience in managing RTD projects at national and European level.
Contact Person:

Ms. Katrin Reschwamm (Coordinator)

Ecole Centrale Paris – Centrale Recherche SA   - CRSA
Centrale Recherche SA is the research body of Ecole Centrale Paris, a leading engineering school in France. It has expertise in knowledge engineering and the facilitation of online communities gained in several national and EU projects.

Contact Person:

Prof. Mounib Mekhilef


platinn - plateforme innovation PLATINN Logo
platinn is a business innovation support network set up by six cantonal governments in Switzerland with its headquarter based in Fribourg. The network cells act as partner, coach, facilitator or integrator in innovation projects with SMEs and start-up companies in the French-speaking part of Switzerland. platinn directly fosters the economy of Western Switzerland through its objectives and services.

Contact Person:

Dr. Christoph Meier


CENTRIM at the University of Brighton

CENTRIM – Centre for Research in Innovation Management is a research-based school at the University of Brighton. The centre’s core competence and main research interests are in the areas of continuous improvement, knowledge management, agile manufacturing and inter-organisational networking. CENTRIM shares its research results also with companies through training and consultancy.

Contact Person:

Dr. George Tsekouras


Centrul de Afaceri Transilvania Business Centre - CAT
CAT is a membership organisation in Transylvania aimed at supporting, counselling and developing SMEs; at fostering network activities of regional players as well as sharing knowledge and best practices in R&D and business opportunities. CAT is also a member of the Innovation Relay Centre Network in Europe.

Contact Person:

Dr. Radu-Adrian Mlesnita


Lithuanian Innovation Centre - LIC
The Lithuanian Innovation Centre (LIC) provides competent guidance and support to Lithuanian research institutions, industry and SMEs in innovation and technology transfer. LIC with its regional representatives is recognised as Innovative Agency and promotes innovation relationships between science and industry. It is also the coordinator of the Innovation Relay Centre in Lithuania.

Contact Person:

Mr. Arvydas Sutkus


Regionalne Poradenske a Informacne Centrum Presov - Regional Advisory and Information Centre Presov - RPIC
RPIC is an independent and non-profit organisation to support and create conditions for the develop-ment of SMEs in the region of Presov. RPIC provides individual consulting, training services for entrepreneurs, financial services and information through the Euro Info Centre (EIC) and the Technological Incubator Centre (TIC) since 2004.

Contact Person:

Mr. Viliam Duras


Digipro Computer Consultants, Business Professional Women (BPW)
Digipro is a company active in IT and Management Consulting in Cyprus and represents the Cyprus Federation of Business and Professional Women (BPW) in the project. The BPW has been set up in 1989 in Limassol and has over 650 members today. The aim of BPW is to foster entrepreneurial activities of women, the development of innovative projects, new technologies and products.

Contact Person:

Ms. Chryso Christodoulou


Plato North Dublin-PLATO
PLATO is a non profit business development network geared to assist and support Owner Managers of SMEs. The network provides SMEs with facilitated group learning, specialist expertise and advice, networking opportunities, business development training, and cross border activities through partnerships with large “parent” companies.

Contact Person:

Ms. Marion Walshe


Beacon Tech Ltd
Beacon Tech Ltd. is an Innovation management company providing Innovation Management services to technology-oriented companies as well as academic research institutions. These services include: R&D financing, investments, advisory and consulting services. The company is active in Israel, Europe and the US.

Contact Person:

Mr. Yoram Lev-Yehudi