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- Published on Wednesday, 11 May 2011 08:41
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The project is broken down into 3 themes, each of which focusses on the potential
value of open innovation to categories of user.
1. Open innovation and the community
2. Open innovation for small and medium sized businesses
3. Open innovation for universities
The Project was initially scheduled to run from 2010 to 2013 but an extension has been agreed to build on the success of the first three years by focussing on the activities that have been particularly successful.
The project is funded by the European Union Interreg IVB NWE Programme. This programme provides partial funding for transnational projects in the North West European Co-operation Zone over the period 2007-2013. The priority areas for the programme are : Innovation; Environmental challenges; Connectivity, and: Promoting strong and prosperous communities. The NWE Zone includes: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg, Germany, United Kingdom, Ireland and Switzerland