Webpage: http://www.empinno.eu/

Duration: 1.5.2016–30.4.2019

Lead Partner: Rostock Business and Technology Development GmbH, Germany

Partnering countries: Germany, Denmark, Poland, Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia, Sweden and Finland

Partner in South Ostrobothnia: Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia

Funding Programme: Interreg Baltic Sea Region 2014–2020

Total budget: 3 M€


In the EmpInno project, 16 partner organisations – regional and local authorities, business support organisations, science parks and universities – cooperate to make the Baltic Sea Region a more innovative place.
Through different activities the project will first enhance the organisational capacity of innovation intermediaries to work with the RIS3, second improve the delivery of the RIS3 implementation and third, increase the regional innovation capacity through better R&D transfer and a higher competitiveness of SMEs in six priorities of the regional smart specialisation strategies, in which there is considerable overlapping among the participating project partner regions.

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