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TOPIC2INNO: TOPIC2INNO : Implementation of services enhancing the innovation management capacity of SMEs by the Enterprise Europe Network TOPIC.

Total cost: EUR 613 841,25

EU contribution: EUR 613 841

Objective: In a survey undertaken in 2011 for DG Enterprise and Industry, SMEs and SME support organisations considered the inability to manage innovation processes efficiently and effectively as the second most important barrier to SME innovation (after ~lack of financial resources~).

The TOPIC2INNO project aims at delivering services enhancing the innovation management capacity of SMEs by the Enterprise Europe Network TOPIC. Its geographical area covers the Paris Ile-de-France region, the Centre region, New Caledonia and French Polynesia.

The project will be implemented during a 24-month period, from the 1st January 2015 to the 31st December 2016.

The objective of this project is to:- Provide SMEs benefiting from the SME instrument with a regional support ( Key Account Manager , hereafter KAM)- Provide a selection of SMEs that are capable of growth and successful internationalisation with an evaluation of their innovation capacities, and an action plan to address identified bottlenecks. ( Innovation Management System Advisers , hereafter IMSA)

The project will aim at initiating between 170 and 190 service packages. This number is based on the following assumptions:a. More than 50 SMEs selected for phase 1 during the two-year durationb. More than 30 SMEs selected for phase 2 during the two-year durationc. Continuation of the SME journey from phase 1 to phase 2 or support by IMSA after phase 1d. High interest from SMEs to benefit from the IMSA service

Participants:

BPIFRANCE FINANCEMENT SA

France

EU contribution: Not available

France

PARIS REGION ENTREPRISES

France

EU contribution: EUR 613 841

France

CHAMBRE REGIONALE DE COMMERCE ET D~INDUSTRIE CENTRE

France

EU contribution: Not available

France

AGENCE REGIONALE POUR L~INNOVATION ET LE TRANSFERT DE TECHNOLOGIE ASSOCIATION

France

EU contribution: Not available

France

AGENCE DE DEVELOPPEMENT ECONOMIQUE DE LA NOUVELLE CALEDONIE ASSOCIATION

France

EU contribution: Not available

France

CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE, D~INDUSTRIE, DES SERVICES ET DES METIERS DE POLYNESIE FRANCAISE

France

EU contribution: Not available

France

Project completion date : 2017-01-01 12:00:00

Major organization : CHAMBRE DE COMMERCE ET D~INDUSTRIEDE REGION PARIS-ILE-DE-FRANCE

Address : 27 avenue de Friedland,

75382 Paris cedex 08

Country :France

Url : http://www.cci-paris-idf.fr/

Financier : European Union (EU),

Financier address : European Union (EU)

Rue de la Loi 200/Wetstraat 200,

B-1049 Bruxelles/Brussels,

Belgium

Tel: 32-2-2999696, 2993085

Fax: 32-2-2961749

Url: ec.europa.eu/

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