9 October, 2023

Innovation Mindset: Fostering a Culture of Innovation through Mindset and Behavior

In today’s rapidly evolving business landscape, innovation is not just a buzzword; it’s a necessity. Organizations that embrace an innovation mindset create a culture that encourages creativity, adaptability, and forward-thinking. This article explores the concept of an innovation mindset and how it can transform your organization. 1. Embracing Change and…

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2 October, 2023

Measuring Partnership Success: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for Evaluating Partnership Effectiveness

Partnerships are a cornerstone of success for businesses and organizations across various sectors. However, to ensure these collaborations are not just fruitful but also sustainable, it’s essential to measure their effectiveness. Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) provide a systematic way to evaluate partnership success. In this article, we explore crucial KPIs…

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29 September, 2023

Virtual Collaboration: Navigating the Challenges of Remote and Virtual Teamwork

In an increasingly digital world, virtual collaboration has become a cornerstone of modern work environments. Organizations are embracing remote and virtual teamwork to harness global talent and adapt to changing work dynamics. However, with these opportunities come a unique set of challenges that must be navigated effectively. Here, we explore…

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25 September, 2023

Effective Team Building Strategies for High-Performing Teams

Building and maintaining high-performing teams is the cornerstone of success for any organization. A cohesive and motivated team can achieve remarkable results, surpassing individual efforts. However, creating such teams requires deliberate effort and the implementation of effective team-building strategies. Here, we explore essential tactics to foster teamwork and boost team…

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18 September, 2023

Cultural Adaptation: How Individuals and Organizations Thrive in Global Settings

In an era of globalization, cultural adaptation has emerged as a crucial skill for both individuals and organizations operating in diverse, global environments. Whether you’re an expatriate living abroad, a multinational corporation expanding into new markets, or an international nonprofit, the ability to adapt to different cultures is essential for…

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11 September, 2023

Cross-Cultural Strategies for Effective Communication in a Multicultural Environment

In today’s interconnected world, cross-cultural communication has become increasingly important. As businesses and organizations expand globally, individuals from diverse backgrounds are coming together to collaborate and interact. While this diversity can bring richness and creativity to the table, it also presents challenges in communication. Effective cross-cultural communication is the key…

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12 July, 2023

Highlights of the Third consortium meeting in Varna, Bulgaria.

The Bulgarian business forums hosted the third consortium meeting among the BOOST project partners in the city of Varna, Bulgaria, which occurred on July 4th and 5th. During the initial day of the meeting, the partners delved into the discussion regarding the report on the present state of interregional collaboration…

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28 June, 2023

Regional mapping of the innovation stakeholders – Estonia

Estonia’s business support infrastructure is robust and well-developed, fostering a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship. Notably, the country offers a range of science and technology parks that serve as centers for innovation across various fields. These parks play a significant role in nurturing and supporting innovative initiatives. One of Estonia’s…

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28 June, 2023

Regional mapping of the innovation stakeholders -Catalunya, Spain

Catalonia, a vibrant region in Spain, encompasses 4 provinces: Barcelona, Girona, Lleida, and Tarragona. Playing a pivotal role in promoting the competitiveness of Catalan enterprises is ACCIÓ, the esteemed public agency affiliated with the Ministry of Business and Labour of the Generalitat of Catalonia. Within Catalonia, a multitude of entities…

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28 June, 2023

Regional mapping of the innovation stakeholders – North-east region,Bulgaria

The North-East Region of Bulgaria encompasses four provinces – Varna, Dobrich, Shumen, and Targovishte. This dynamic region boasts a wide array of resources and entities to support business development and innovation. Let’s delve into the remarkable components that constitute the North-East Region: While the North-East Region currently has only one…

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28 June, 2023

Regional mapping of the innovation stakeholders – Southern region, Denmark

The Southern Denmark Region takes pride in its well-structured and comprehensive public business support system, strategically designed to cater to the diverse needs of enterprises. This support network extends to all 22 municipalities within the region, with each locality offering multiplicity business support services. Acting as primary entry points, these…

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28 June, 2023

Regional mapping of the innovation stakeholders -North-West Region, Romania

Within the North-West Region of Romania, there exists a notable presence and thriving ecosystem in the digital sector and manufacturing industries. Furthermore, this region showcases the emergence of stakeholders actively engaged in the fields of health and green technologies. The research sector, in particular, stands out for its significant strength,…

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21 June, 2023

Accelerating Sustainability: Overcoming Challenges in Europe’s Cleantech and Green Energy Sector

Cleantech energy and the green transition are crucial components of addressing climate change and achieving sustainability goals. Cleantech refers to innovative technologies, products, and services that promote environmental sustainability across various sectors, including energy, transportation, waste management, and water. The green transition involves shifting from traditional, carbon-intensive practices to cleaner…

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21 June, 2023

Revolutionizing Healthcare: Challenges and Opportunities in Europe’s Digital Health Sector

Digital health refers to the application of digital technologies, such as mobile apps, wearables, telemedicine, artificial intelligence (AI), and data analytics, to improve healthcare delivery, patient outcomes, and the overall patient experience. It encompasses a wide range of areas, including electronic health records, remote monitoring, telehealth, digital therapeutics, and personalized…

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21 June, 2023

Industry 4.0: Overcoming Challenges to Drive Innovation and Digital Transformation

Industry 4.0, also known as the Fourth Industrial Revolution, refers to the integration of advanced technologies and digital systems into manufacturing processes. It represents a significant shift in the way products are designed, produced, and delivered, leveraging technologies such as artificial intelligence, robotics, the Internet of Things (IoT), big data…

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Collaboration
15 June, 2023

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…

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8 June, 2023

Closing the Innovation Gaps in Europe: Challenges and Opportunities

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…

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29 March, 2023

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 …

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29 March, 2023

BULGARIA, North-East Region Рnational & regional  innovation framework

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…

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29 March, 2023

ESTONIA – national innovation framework

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…

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29 March, 2023

ROMANIA, North-West Region Рnational & regional  innovation framework

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…

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29 March, 2023

Catalonia, SPAIN – national & regional innovation framework

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…

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15-16 November, 2022

Second BOOST Meeting in Barcelona

On 15th and 16th November, the second meeting between BOOST project partners took place in the city of Barcelona, ​​Spain. The hosts of Cluster Digital de Catalunya represented by Joan Puate – Cluster Manager, Yeimy Ospina – Head of European and Innovation Projects, Nuria Serra Pérez – Head of European…

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