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Involving private sector/SMEs in research cooperation. Christian Lister Montenegro November 11 th 2010. Attraction. Q - How to attract SMEs into research and how to cooperate with FP7 and other instruments? A – Let them know you exist. The Gateway.

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Involving private sector smes in research cooperation

Involving private sector/SMEs in research cooperation

Christian Lister

Montenegro

November 11th 2010


Attraction

Attraction

Q - How to attract SMEs into research and how to cooperate with FP7 and other instruments?

A – Let them know you exist.


The gateway

The Gateway

7th Research Framework Programme (FP7). It has a budget of €50.5 billion for the period from 2007-13, with €1.3 billion reserved exclusively for small businesses.


European commission

European Commission

At the launch of FP7 the EC did everything right –

  • Simplification of procedures

  • Succinct reporting in official journal

  • Improved presentation

  • Clear policy approach


Visibility

Visibility

  • Presence

  • Approachability

  • Perception


We asked 100 uk smes

We asked 100 UK SMEs

Q - Have you ever heard of FP7?

A – only 9 respondents said yes

8 of the 9 believed it was ‘something to do with academia’


Information

Information

Proactive dissemination ?


How effective is effective communication

How effective is effective communication?

http://www.fp7uk.dti.gov.uk/Site/overview/default.cfm

  • FP7UK team can provide telephone support, send you information, direct you to a large number of web-based information sources and advise you of calls, events, news and best practice. This specialist team can guide you to the most relevant information for your particular situation, saving you time and money. The team includes the UK National Contact Points (NCPs) who specialise in individual areas of FP7 and can offer dedicated expert advice and support throughout the life of an FP7 project. If you are interested in receiving regular updates on FP7 news, initiatives, calls and events, register your details here.


Signposting and social media

Signposting and Social Media


The hashtag

The # < hashtag


I have

I have…..

…..finally found the information AND

I want to engage……..


The gatekeeper

The Gatekeeper


Words can be barriers

Words can be barriers

http://www.enterprise-europe-network.ec.europa.eu/services/research-funding

  • First of all you need a convincing idea and a good team;

  • assess your technology to identify your potential, needs and funding opportunities;

  • find you partners;

  • increase your proposal-writing and project management skills;

  • help you to reach cooperation agreements.


Email why did the uk or greece not do it

email – why did the UK or Greece not do it?

we are looking at the use of Stevia by SMEs. Stevia is a sugar substitute but some 300 times sweeter and has no calories. At the instigation of my Greek colleague and through Genesis we have identified a research organisation in UK to complement the Greek University. Coordination is being done by our German colleagues who have experience in applying for FP7 monies.


Why should smes invest in research

Why should SMEs invest in research?


What s in it for me

What’s in it for me?

  • Certain industries have synergy:-

  • Travel, Tourism, Car Rental, Hotels

  • Other sectors can be less collaborative:-

  • Fast paced technology, medicine, science

  • Global rights = Global sales


We have to combat the fear

We have to combat the FEAR

  • The Single Market & Global Harmonisation

  • We must educate at national level to stop insular trade and promote cross border trade.

  • We must change the perception and protectionism.


Why should smes invest in research1

Why should SMEs invest in research?

  • Growth/Market Share

  • Next Generation

  • Consumers and Services

  • Product Portfolio

  • Competitive Markets

  • Reduced Commercial Risk


Thank you

Thank you

Christian Lister

Communications Director

The Genesis Initiative

Email – [email protected] / [email protected]

Mobile +447968512465


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