Boosting Innovation through Collaboration: Strategies and Best Practices

In today’s interconnected world, fostering innovation requires a collaborative and multidisciplinary approach. Clusters, digital hubs, organizations, academia, NGOs, and municipalities play crucial roles in driving innovation within their respective domains. However, by working together and exchanging best practices, these diverse stakeholders can unleash even greater potential and collectively contribute to the innovation ecosystem. The BOOST… Continue reading Boosting Innovation through Collaboration: Strategies and Best Practices

Closing the Innovation Gaps in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities

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Europe is a diverse continent with varying levels of innovation across its countries. However, this variation has led to an innovation gap, where some regions lag behind in terms of technological advancements and economic growth. Bridging this gap is crucial for achieving a more inclusive and competitive European Union. Initiatives like the BOOST Project are… Continue reading Closing the Innovation Gaps in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities

What is the state of the art of the Regional Innovation Frameworks (RIF)?

The state of the art of the Regional Innovation Frameworks (RIF) within BOOST project is assessing the current state of the art of the innovation status of the following territories, represented in the project by the 6 partner organisations: # REGION / territory Country BOOST Partners 1 RO11 – North-West Romania  Transilvania ITNorth-West Regional Development Agency… Continue reading What is the state of the art of the Regional Innovation Frameworks (RIF)?

BULGARIA, North-East Region – national & regional  innovation framework

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BULGARIA, North-East Region – national & regional innovation framework A supportive innovation environment is currently developing in the country. To encourage R&D&I, Bulgaria has steadily created a variety of laws and regulations. The Government is prioritising high-tech industrial and technological advancement through numerous policies and strategies for scientific research and ICT designated high-tech industries as… Continue reading BULGARIA, North-East Region – national & regional  innovation framework

Southern DENMARK, Vejle Kommune – national & regional  innovation framework

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Southern DENMARK, Vejle Kommune Region Southern Denmark is the 3rd largest region in Denmark with a population of 1.2 million inhabitants spread across the region in the main cities; Odense, Vejle, Esbjerg, Kolding and Sonderborg. Boost partner Municipality of Vejle is the second largest municipality in the region.  Vejle has a long-standing tradition for open… Continue reading Southern DENMARK, Vejle Kommune – national & regional  innovation framework

ESTONIA – national innovation framework

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ESTONIA – national innovation framework The responsibility for implementation of the strategy is shared equally between the Ministry Economic  Affairs and Communications and the Ministry of Education and Research.  The national research and innovation policy is guided by the Research and Development Council,  comprising four ministers and eleven members appointed by the government. In addition… Continue reading ESTONIA – national innovation framework

ROMANIA, North-West Region – national & regional  innovation framework

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ROMANIA, North-West Region – national & regional innovation framework Any country that aims to raise the quality of life needs to invest in Research, Development and Innovation. These are crucial for raising productivity and competitiveness, job creations and sustainability, through advancements in science and technology.The priorities of this investment are the human resources, the proper… Continue reading ROMANIA, North-West Region – national & regional  innovation framework

Catalonia, SPAIN – national & regional innovation framework

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With an estimated population of 7.7 million inhabitants (2021), Catalonia is the second most populated Autonomous Community in Spain. It is organised in 947 municipalities and “veguerias”, 41 counties (comarcas) and 4 provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida and Tarragona. Catalonia stands out for having a very successful cluster policy, which has been in operation for 30… Continue reading Catalonia, SPAIN – national & regional innovation framework