Methodological Approach


The project will follow a concrete methodology that will distribute project activities in six (6) Work Packages:
  • The Project Preparation
  • The Transnational Project Management and Coordination
  • The Communication and Dissemination
  • The Transnational Strategic Research Agenda Formulation
  • The Methodology Guideline for Innovation Elaboration
  • The Networking
Different partners will contribute to the different Work Packages, yet only one partner will be responsible. More specifically the Project Preparation and the Transnational Project Management and Coordination will be managed by ISI, the Communication and Dissemination will be managed by UOM, the Transnational Strategic Research Agenda Formulation will be managed by OEAW, the Methodology Guideline for Innovation Elaboration will be managed by PTA-PDE and the Networking by JSI.

The individual project activities are the following:
  • Transnational project coordination and management
  • Development of a transnational network of stakeholders and establishment of a wide consensus between them relevant to the sectors of industrial informatics and embedded systems
  • Elaboration of a transnational Strategic Research Agenda related to the above sectors in SEE area
  • Study and analysis of good practices addressing the transformation of research to innovation and the financial tools available
  • Study and analysis of good practices addressing the transformation of research to innovation and the financial tools available
  • Elaboration of a Methodology Guideline for Innovation
  • Capacity building towards area stakeholders relevant to the support and adoption of innovation
  • Dissemination and exchange of information activities involving the networked stakeholders, as well as public authorities and possible private financing mechanisms and related to the project outcomes