Enhancing the innovation management capacity of SMEs with the Enterprise Europe Network Canarias 2019
The E3Canarias 2019 project aims at continuing the activities carried out since 2014 under E3Canarias, E3Canarias 2015-2016 and E3Canarias 2017-2018 projects, enhancing the innovation management capacity of the Canary Islands’ SMEs through the dCAMARA OFICIAL DE COMERCIO,INDUSTRIA, SERVICIOS Y NAVEGACION DE SANTACRUZ DE TENERIFEelivery of 7 to 10 days service packages, targeted to the most innovative small and medium size companies in the islands, as well as giving support to the Canary Island beneficiaries of the HORIZON 2020 dedicated SME instrument, Fast Track to Innovation (FTI) and Future and Emerging Technologies Open (FET-Open) as Key Account Manager (KAM) services. An average of 15 SMEs will be mentored, combining two services:- A minimum of 7 SMEs beneficiaries of enhancing the innovation management capacities service. The number could be increased depending on the companies’ ambition, motivation and resources availability.- A maximum of 4 beneficiaries of the HORIZON 2020 dedicated SME instrument phase 1; 2 beneficiaries of SME instrument phase II; 1 beneficiary in FTI and 1 beneficiary in FET-Open. For the delivery of the services, 2 staff members are actively involved in the KAM community and have close cooperation with National NCP for SME Instrument, FTI and FET-Open and 3 staff members are experts for innovation management trained via the IMP3rove-Academy for EIMC services.