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Introduction

Main objectives

Improving Europe's innovation performance by stimulating a better integration between research and innovation and by working towards a more innovation-friendly policy and regulatory environment. Enhancing the propensity to turn research into useful and commercially valuable innovations.

Types of actions

Networking the players and encouraging interaction

  • encourage and validate initiatives to promote creation of innovative businesses
  • exchange of good practices with regard to communication, training, transfer of knowledge

Encouraging transregional cooperation

  • Innovation Relay Centres
  • Information and support services in the field of intellectual and industrial property rights and access to innovation funding
  • CORDIS

Stepping up economic and technological intelligence
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  • Innovation promotion in SMEs
  • Gathering, analysis and dissemination of information on S&T developments, applications and markets
  • identification and dissemination of best practice

Analysing and evaluating innovation in Community research projects

Budget

The indicative budget allocated to the Structuring activity Research and innovation for the duration of FP6 is € 290 million

Untitled Document

Introduction

Main objectives

Improving Europe's innovation performance by stimulating a better integration between research and innovation and by working towards a more innovation-friendly policy and regulatory environment. Enhancing the propensity to turn research into useful and commercially valuable innovations.

Types of actions

Networking the players and encouraging interaction

  • encourage and validate initiatives to promote creation of innovative businesses
  • exchange of good practices with regard to communication, training, transfer of knowledge

Encouraging transregional cooperation

  • Innovation Relay Centres
  • Information and support services in the field of intellectual and industrial property rights and access to innovation funding
  • CORDIS

Stepping up economic and technological intelligence
(leaflet - 74 kB)

  • Innovation promotion in SMEs
  • Gathering, analysis and dissemination of information on S&T developments, applications and markets
  • identification and dissemination of best practice

Analysing and evaluating innovation in Community research projects

Budget

The indicative budget allocated to the Structuring activity Research and innovation for the duration of FP6 is € 290 million

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Current & previous activities

European experience

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Current & previous activities

European experience