Presentation on theme: "ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK Business Support on Your Doorstep EUROPEAN INFORMATION AND INNIOVATION CENTER IN MACEDONIA Ass. Prof. dr Kole Vasilevski Vice-rector."— Presentation transcript:
ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK Business Support on Your Doorstep EUROPEAN INFORMATION AND INNIOVATION CENTER IN MACEDONIA Ass. Prof. dr Kole Vasilevski Vice-rector
Enterprise Europe Network European Information and Innovation Center in Macedonia
Enterprise Europe Network - structure EIC– Euro Info Centers - Founded in 1987 -300 centers in 45 countries - Main Goal –Direct Contact with European Commission, easier access to information on European issues and their dissemination to SMEs. IRC – Innovation Relay Centers - Founded by EC in 1995 - 71 Center in the EU countries, Norway, Swiss, Turkey, Israel, Chile More than 240 members in 33 countries - Main goal– Transfer of knowledge and technologies Enterprise Europe Network - February 2008Enterprise Europe Network - February 2008 Main goal: To unite SMEs potential in efficient and organized way, and to help them in their presence on single European market. To create synergy with the academic organizations in cooperation for development, research and transfer of technology and innovation.
Enterprise Europe Network 40 countries 600 partner organizations More than 23 million SMEs Members: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, United Kingdom, Germany, Greece, Denmark, Estonia, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, Cyprus, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Macedonia, Malta, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Turkey, Hungary, Finland, France, Holland, Czech Republic, Spain, Sweden Correspondence Centers: Russia, USA, Armenia, Israel, Chile, Swiss, Egypt
Enterprise Europe Network - структура 40 countries 600 partner organizations Universities Chambers of commerce SMEs associations Agencies for support of competitiveness and innovation Foundations
Enterprise Europe Network For business organized approach on single European market information for business opportunities, legislation, tenders partnership for business, technology transfer and research services – company missions, brokerage events one stop shop for doing business For science synergy of science and business community technology and knowledge transfer from universities to SMEs brokerage events for research cooperation Contacts and partnership for international partnership (FP7, bilateral agreements etc.) Sources of information for financing of R&D projects
European Information and Innovation Center in Macedonia (EIICM) – structure
EIICM – field of work MODULE A: Information – Former Euro Info Center in Macedonia SMEs in Macedonia can access information on regulations, Directives, Standards and other business conditions and opportunities in Euro Zone and in all other countries where Enterprise Europe Network is present. They can access information on conditions and manners of financing of common international projects. Through the network they can obtain strong support in their internationalization and they can establish international business contacts. MODULE B: Innovation – Former IRC center for technology transfer SMEs in Macedonia can be supported in technology cooperation. By this way, many ideas for innovation can be established. Through Enterprise Europe Network, scientific and research centers can exchange results from research. SMEs can have access to innovative technologies. Many innovative ideas of our researchers and license agreements can be established by this way. MODULE C: Research and Development By this module close cooperation between business and academic community can be established. SMEs together with the universities can found international partnership in the field of science and scientific research. Universities can establish international partnership with other research institutions. SMEs will be encouraged in such activities.
EIICM – BUSINESS COOPERATION (MODULE A) Agency for promotion of entrepreneurship in Macedonia (carrier) Economic Chamber of Macedonia University Ss Cyril and Methodius Information and publications Information on EU issues ( EU policy, legislation, funds and programs) Newsletter and thematic brochures Distribution of official EU publications Information service (e-mail)
EIICM – BUSINESS COOPERATION (MODULE A) Advices to companies on EU issues Access to EU market Market Research Sources and implementation on EU legislation EU sources of financing Tender monitoring Monitoring on EU tenders Support on preparing tender documentation Agency for promotion of entrepreneurship in Macedonia (carrier) Economic Chamber of Macedonia University Ss Cyril and Methodius
EIICM – BUSINESS COOPERATION (MODULE A) Business cooperation Services for companies that are looking for partnership, agents and distributors in Europe Publication on business proposals in the network, Business Cooperation Database (BCD) Information for foreign partnership to Macedonian companies Business meeting and training Training sessions on EU subjects and conferences Business meeting for Macedonian and EU companies in different sectors Business to Business contacts (B2B)
EIICM –TECHNOLOGY AND INNOVATION (MODULE B) Foundation of Management and Industrial Research (SINTEF) – carrier University Ss Cyril and Methodius Agency for promotion of entrepreneurship in Macedonia - Helps SMEs in indentifying potential commercial international partnership - Helps SMEs to develop new product and new markets - Advices small business on technical issues as intellectual property rights - Organizes brokerage events related with technology and innovation - Promotes innovation - BBS system for exchange of technology and innovation
EIICM – RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT (MODULE C) University Ss Cyril and Methodius (carrier) Foundation of Management and Industrial Research Agency for promotion of entrepreneurship in Macedonia - Members of Enterprise Europe Network are Universities and research centers, University Associations, networks of Innovation Centers - Through direct communication in the network, there can be established partnership for research cooperation on bilateral and multilateral basis - Cooperates with the NCPs for FP7 - Is involved and organizes events for R&D cooperation - Is involved in Sector Groups for specific thematic field
Enterprise Europe Network – Sector groups 1.Food and Agro industries 2.Biotech, Pharmaceutics and Cosmetics 3.Intelligent Energy 4.Sustainable Construction 5.Maritime 6.Information and Communication Technologies 7.Healthcare 8.Textile 9.Chemicals 10.Services 11.Environment 12.Materials 13.Nano - micro technologies 14.Tourism and cultural heritage 15.Aeronautics 16.Automotive, Transport and Logistics 17.Wood and Furniture 18.Security and Defense
EIICM – Enterprise Europe Network CIP Competitiveness and Innovation Program (CIP)