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CENTRAL EUROPE Output Library

The CENTRAL EUROPE Programme helps to improve living and working conditions in your region. Take a look at the CENTRAL EUROPE Output Library to find out what our projects do.

The Output Library collects (case) studies, surveys, analyses, inventories, guidelines and other interesting products from all our projects. Each output is connected with specific keywords.

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By analysing and visualising the established R&D relations between organisations and institutions within the CENTROPE region, the analysis provides a characterisation and description of existing R&D networks of organisations.

Project:CENTROPE_TT - Tools for Transnational Innovation Support in Centrope
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia
Date:February 2010
Tag(s):Innovation, RTD, SME, Technology transfer

Results of analysing the technology transfer situation in CERIM regions in Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia and Slovenia.

Project:CERIM - Central Europe Research to Innovation Models
Countries:Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Knowledge, RTD, SME, Technology transfer

The Innovation Systems Guidebook offers an overview of national, regional and sectoral innovation systems in project partners’ countries along with innovation systems at European Union level. Enhanced with guidelines, the overview allows a critical comparison between innovation systems and an identification of the most relevant factors which enable viability and efficiency.

Project:FREE - From Research to Enterprise
Countries:Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:April 2010
Tag(s):Entrepreneur(ship), Innovation, Knowledge, RTD, SME, Technology transfer

Innovation Services Guidebook gathers good practices, which are aimed at academia, SMEs or both, in project partners’ countries and also on the EU level. Principally, it serves as a reference material to 'mediators of innovation' during training sessions and pilot projects. With analyzed transferable aspects and innovation features one can consider adopting good practices or improving already existing services.

Project:FREE - From Research to Enterprise
Countries:Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Date:April 2010
Tag(s):Innovation, Labour market, SME, Technology transfer

The main goal of the survey was to acquire more in-depth, primarily
qualitative knowledge of the conditions of, and barriers to the development of research in public-sphere science and research
instutions in the South Moravian Region and the transfer of research outputs to everyday practice.

Project:CENTROPE_TT - Tools for Transnational Innovation Support in Centrope
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia
Tag(s):Technology transfer, RTD, Cluster, Innovation, Knowledge

The major goal of this guide is to support project partners and training providers to design career and technical training that covers the most relevant knowledge areas within a quality framework and in line with European nascent
qualification standards.

Project:FREE - From Research to Enterprise
Countries:Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Entrepreneur(ship), Innovation, Knowledge, RTD, SME, Technology transfer

Existing approaches of innovation transfer from clinics to companies and R&D-institutions were evaluated by each project partner in order to learn lessons and integrate the results in IntraMED-C2C.

Project:INTRAMED-C2C - Innovation transfer in the medical sector from clinics to companies
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Innovation, SME, RTD, Technology transfer

Evaluation of clinics in the respected regions concerning the potential for inventions and innovations in medicine and medical technology.

Project:INTRAMED-C2C - Innovation transfer in the medical sector from clinics to companies
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia
Tag(s):Innovation, RTD, SME, Technology transfer

The brochure gives an overview on a benchmarking system introduced and applied in 802 small and medium sized companies in six countries of the Central Europe area by the project I3SME. Furthermore the brochure highligts a 64 companies proven to be innovative through the benchmarking system.

Project:I3SME - INTRODUCING INNOVATION INSIDE SMEs
Countries:Austria, Lithuania, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Innovation, Labour market, SME

As part of INNOTRAIN IT’s knowledge concept, this document looks at various information technology service management frameworks and approaches, which are related and relevant for ITSM.

Project:INNOTRAIN IT - INNOvation TRAINing IT Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Poland
Tag(s):Innovation, IT, Training

The survey report delivers an important insight into the status quo of ITSM adoption within SMEs in Central Europe.

Project:INNOTRAIN IT - INNOvation TRAINing IT Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, IT, SME

Summary of innovation conference proceedings. Background, overview, developments, results in innovation field in Central Europe area.

Project:PROINCOR - Proactive Innovation Support for SMEs in the Corridor from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Innovation, SME

Summary of the existing innovation policies of countries and regions represented by the PROINCOR project partners

Project:PROINCOR - Proactive Innovation Support for SMEs in the Corridor from the Baltic to the Mediterranean Sea
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Innovation

The study gives a detailed description on basic features, needs, interests, services and foundation of common cluster strategies. National and regional policy initiatives will be summarized to get a basic input for policy recommendations. Finally, the most efficient and effective ways of BP implementation as well as potential transferring opportunities will be given.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The CLUSTERS-CORD project aims to improve regional capacity in the management and development of clusters through the exchange of experiences and good practices and development of direct cooperation among existing actors. This is reached via the promotion of the exchange of best practices in cluster management, as well as enhancing cooperation among clusters from identical thematic fields but different geographical origin.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

This strategic plan, deriving from the Energy and Environment working group, was elaborated in cooperation of all Energy and Environment cluster managers, external experts as well as the project partners in order to create a sustainable cooperation. Such cooperation should lead to improvement of the services, methods and processes through the cooperation and exchange of experiences.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Energy efficiency, Environment, Innovation

This structured strategic plan should give to the participating Clusters of the Food-Meta-Cluster the chance of influencing competition in three ways: By increasing productivity of companies within the cluster, driving innovation and stimulating new businesses.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The present strategic plan shows the prospects for cooperation among the involved clusters and will be followed by a cooperation agreement and a meta cluster build-up.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

How to create the Meta Cluster organisation is described in this paper. It is demonstrated on chosen clusters who participate in CLUSTERS-CORD project. All aspects for the first step of establishing Meta Cluster are described in detail. Environment, legal aspect, possible budget, marketing activities and action plan.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The purpose of this analysis is to evaluate the current situation of mainly touristic clusters in central Europe, which are mentioned as target groups in the project in order to establish a base for formulating a meta cluster strategy as part of CLUSTERS-CORD.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Tourism, Innovation

This document collects and assembly single and personal analysis conducted by each of the AutoNet partners. Each of them offer a personalised elaboration regarding the state-of-the-art of automotive industry within their territory, mapping the excellence of the region, highlighting trends and developments, focusing on needs and priorities and analysing innovation and research.

Project:AutoNet - Transnational Network of Leading Automotive Regions in CE
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Demographic change, Entrepreneur(ship), Labour market, Cluster, SME, Innovation

This study has been developed to identify current service support systems, the policy issues and current need of SMEs on service support.

Project:AutoNet - Transnational Network of Leading Automotive Regions in CE
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation

ANALYSIS OF SITUATION AND ASCERTEINMENT OF GOOD PRACTICE EXAMPLES

Project:IDEA - Innovative Development of European Areas by Fostering Transnational Knowledge Development
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation

Identification of technology platforms and innovation areas with high regional impact

Project:IDEA - Innovative Development of European Areas by Fostering Transnational Knowledge Development
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation

Measure Catalogue – Joint strategic approaches, measures and instruments

Project:IDEA - Innovative Development of European Areas by Fostering Transnational Knowledge Development
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation

This study resumes and evaluates achievements of Autonet project in the field innovation policy reviews targeted at increase of innovation capacities, sustainable development and increased efficiency

Project:AutoNet - Transnational Network of Leading Automotive Regions in CE
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:February 2013
Tag(s):Entrepreneur(ship), Innovation, SME

The study provides a clear picture how needs of young innovators are currently covered in Inplace regions in relation to the pre-defined twenty key supporting services. The study provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the status quo as well as includes hints to InoPlaCe project partners, service providers and policy makers on the gaps in each region in relation to supporting services to young innovators and suggests how the regional performance could be improved.

Project:InoPlaCe - Improving of Key Supporting Services for Young Innovators across Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia
Date:September 2013
Tag(s):Innovation, Young people

The report gives an overview on the clusters involved in C-Plus project. Grouped by partnering countries it analyses the internal structure of the clusters.

Project:C-PLUS - IMPLEMENTING WORLD-CLASS CLUSTERS IN CENTRAL EUROPE
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The document provides the evaluation of the C-PLUS regional pilot actions realized by the project partners with the involvement of the cluster managers, cluster member companies and further local actors.

Project:C-PLUS - IMPLEMENTING WORLD-CLASS CLUSTERS IN CENTRAL EUROPE
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

C-PLUS Transnational Action Plan (TAP) is a tool for all actors involved in cluster
environment to take decision and perform concrete actions towards the common objective to develop world class cluster. With present TAP the cluster’s actors are able to implement the concrete actions which cluster need.

Project:C-PLUS - IMPLEMENTING WORLD-CLASS CLUSTERS IN CENTRAL EUROPE
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

Main goal of this handbook is to summarise the most important findings and data that the project consortium was able to gather during the project in the field of cluster management qualification.

Project:CNCB - Cluster and Network Cooperation for Business Success in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The main objective of this handbook is to summarise the data and information of the CNCB Project related to internationalisation, and also sum up the conclusions drawn. The other main purpose is to give clear, understandable and implementable advice for theoretical and practical experts of clusters for the management and development of clusters.

Project:CNCB - Cluster and Network Cooperation for Business Success in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

Main goal of this document is to summarise the most important findings and data that the project consortium was able to gather during the project in the field of cluster management qualification.

Project:CNCB - Cluster and Network Cooperation for Business Success in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

As a result of the project practice-oriented best practices have been identified and drafted in a unified template covering a wide range of thematic and management fields such as food security, energy, biotechnological research, culture and education as well as project collection, promotional action organisation.

Project:CLUSTERS-CORD - Clusters & Cooperation for Regional Development in Central Europe
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

Strategy for small and medium sized enterprises in the regions of Central Europe facing the increasing demand of innovative and highly qualified workers (High Potentials).

Project:IDEA - Innovative Development of European Areas by Fostering Transnational Knowledge Development
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Human capital

Informational - educational material for teachers and laboratory assistants of chemistry at primary and secondary schools

Project:PLASTiCE - Innovative value chain development for sustainable plastics in Central Europe
Countries:Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cleaner production, Environmental friendly consumption, Innovation

The study aims at providing a clear picture how needs of young innovators are currently covered in different regions in relation to the pre-defined twenty key supporting services. The study provides a comprehensive overview and analysis of the status quo, however, the ambition is to go beyond merely stating where the partner regions stand.

Project:InoPlaCe - Improving of Key Supporting Services for Young Innovators across Central Europe
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Young people

The strategy applies a systemic and challenge-driven approach to cluster policy and clusters’ role in regional innovation systems, and acknowledges the importance of considering the variety of the existing clusters landscape in EU, and the need for cross-sector collaboration within, among and beyond clusters. Furthermore, it builds upon the potentials vesting in Key enabling Technologies for the Emerging Industries.

Project:CluStrat - Boosting innovation through new cluster concepts in support of emerging issues and cross-sectoral themes
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia, Ukraine
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The document provides a large scale, transnational summary of what the FORT partners identified as general priorities and recommendations aimed at fostering a European in-novation culture. The most important policies and best practices that are consistent with the idea of innovation culture development were analysed.

Project:FORT - Fostering continuous research and technology application
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

The most important aim of FORT pilot actions was to induce greater collaboration between institutions on intermediary level and release information flow between them. Based on that, innovative services were developed and their implementation and results demonstrated by performing pilot actions.

Project:FORT - Fostering continuous research and technology application
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

One activity of FORT project focused on development of methods and tools to foster transnational cooperation amongst central European actors; supporting them in a concrete testing and developing Phase. This Follow-up plan is to stimulate the adaptation of FORT activities in other regions.

Project:FORT - Fostering continuous research and technology application
Countries:Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

NANOFORCE recommendations evaluate the applicability of the regulations in the European Union in the field of research and industry on nanotechnology. They support the European Commission in order to evaluate the current state of guidance (y. 2013) and collect samples of three
nanomaterials of great interest for marketability and provided a data sets of lab analysis. Furthermore recommendations are being given on how to adapt a regular bulk material safety data sheet to the special requirements of a nanoproduct.

Project:NANOFORCE - Nanotechnology for Chemical Enterprises – how to link scientific knowledge to the business in the Central Europe space
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

CEBBIS Best Practice Report collected and analysed best practices from various fields of technology transfer.

Project:CEBBIS - Central Europe Branch Based Innovation Support
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia
Tag(s):Technology transfer, Innovation

Purpose of this report is to prepare a comprehensive and sustainable strategy for diffusing and expanding the future lab model on a broader European basis.

Project:FLAME - Future Laboratory for the Diffusion and Application of Innovation in Materials Science and Engineering
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

This report presents in more detail the role of knowledge supply- and knowledge value chains in the process of enabling actors primarily from the MS&E sector, but other sectors as well, to internationalise their services.

Project:FLAME - Future Laboratory for the Diffusion and Application of Innovation in Materials Science and Engineering
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

This report summarises the pilot activities that were carried out within the project to apply Living Lab approach.

Project:CentraLab - Central European Living Lab for Territorial Innovation
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):ICT, Innovation, Energy efficiency

Summary of project results done on the ground, applying user-driven Living Lab methodologies to local development issues facing Central European regions.

Project:CentraLab - Central European Living Lab for Territorial Innovation
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):ICT, Innovation

This policy briefing aims at analysing the current potential of CEE regions for wider implementation of the Living Lab principles and methodology into the existing innovation structures, and at making a number of related recommendations for regional policy makers.

Project:CentraLab - Central European Living Lab for Territorial Innovation
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):ICT, Innovation

ACCESS Peer Review Methodology is based on experience with weekly peer review visits of innovation EU experts to a pre-selected ACCESS project partner region, focusing on three sectors Food, Biotech and Mechatronics. THe aim is to help regions to improve their innovation policies by drawing upon best practice developed by other European regions.

Project:ACCESS - ACCelerating regional competitivenESS and sector-based excellence through innovation management tools and techniques
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Innovation, Technology transfer

i.e. SMART project developed and implemented a trans-national management structure to link the involved regions so that they can provide their citizens with sustainable labour market opportunities. The project introduced ‘SMART Points’ -regional centres of competence where entrepreneurs are comprehensively trained, and individually mentored and counselled. The document describes the training modules for SMART traininers involved in SMART Points activities.

Project:i.e.SMART - SMART Training Network for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Emerging Sustainable Economic Sectors
Countries:Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Slovakia
Tag(s):Entrepreneur(ship), Labour market, Training, Innovation

Partners of the ClusterCOOP project have jointly accepted EU-level programming recommendations in the field of transnational cluster cooperation following a structured work starting in April 2011. ClusterCOOP partners present these recommendations in this document.

Project:ClusterCOOP - Enhancing Framework Conditions for an effective Transnational Cluster Cooperation in Central European
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

Analysis of four European countries with different policy environment: two with traditional innovation policy environment (WE) and two transition economies (SEE).

Project:ClusterCOOP - Enhancing Framework Conditions for an effective Transnational Cluster Cooperation in Central European
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

Action plans were elaborated on the basis of common methodology established by the project ClusterCOOP for the harmonisation of national regulatory frameworks in the area of cluster cooperation. The proposals also target the creation of a business environment conducive to the development of new industries.

Project:ClusterCOOP - Enhancing Framework Conditions for an effective Transnational Cluster Cooperation in Central European
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation

The report is based on national/regional studies and investigates the possibilities of emerging industry development through cross regional cluster cooperation.

Project:ClusterCOOP - Enhancing Framework Conditions for an effective Transnational Cluster Cooperation in Central European
Countries:Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland, Slovenia, Slovakia
Tag(s):Cluster, Innovation