Internationalisation of Basque R&D+i

Encouraging the participation of businesses and actors in the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI) in European R&D funding programmes, especially Horizon 2020.

INNOBASQUE, A MEMBER OF ENTERPRISE EUROPE NETWORK (EEN)

Other members include BEAZ (Bizkaia Business and Innovation Centre), SPRI (Basque Business Development Agency), and the Bilbao, Álava and Guipúzcoa Chambers of Commerce. EEN offers information, guidance, training and search tools for partners in Europe.

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STRATEGIC JOURNAL OF BASQUE R&D+I IN EUROPE 2014-2020 

Designing the internationalisation strategy for the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation System, setting for Horizon 2020 participation goals and offering support services to achieve them. Working with the Basque Business Development Agency (SPRI) under the leadership of the Basque Government.

EUROPEAN R&D+I PROGRAMME PARTICIPATION OBSERVATORY

Diagnosis of the positioning of businesses and actors in the Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI) in Horizon 2020. Facilitation of partner search.

BASQUE PARTICIPATION IN HORIZON 2020 REPORT

In 2014-2015, Euskadi got €118 million.

GLOBAL RESULTS OF BASQUE
PARTICIPATION IN H2020

INNOBASQUE GLOBAL RESULTS OF BASQUE PARTICIPATION IN H2020
Funding (in million euro)

EVOLUTION OF PARTICIPATION

INNOBASQUE: Supporting the basque innovation system BASQUE PARTICIPATION IN HORIZON 2020 REPORT
Preliminary data for 2015

INFO DAYS

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SME INSTRUMENT

Key account managers involved with the Basque Business Development Agency (SPRI) in this funding programme for innovation SMEs with a high capacity for global growth, helping their products or services reach the market as soon as possible.

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ERA-NET

Networks for EU countries or regions with cooperation agreements for the participation of companies, SMEs in particular, in transnational R&D+i programmes in a variety of fields.

MANUNET

Advanced manufacturing network gathering 14 countries and 11 regions, led by Euskadi and coordinated by Innobasque.

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EUROTRANSBIO

A funding instrument for SMEs collaborating in the area of modern biotechnology.

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M-ERANET

A EU-funded network to support and increase the coordination of European research programmes in materials science and engineering.

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ENT III

A service platform bringing together European research parties involved in the transport industry.

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ADVANCED COURSE IN INTERNATIONAL R&D+I PROJECT MANAGEMENT: TWO EDITIONS

Targeted at qualified professionals with promisingly successful project ideas.

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    Leire Zaballa

    Technical Office of the HAZI Rural Women’s Committee

    ‘Women play a key, driving role in rural development. They are fundamental players in the transformation of the Basque agri-food sector. In order to enhance their role, Katilu is used to add visibility to female entrepreneurs and businesswomen.’

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    Nerea Leal and Mónica Rodríguez

    Founding partners of DynaKin

    ‘To small companies with a huge potential for innovation like ours, the ERA-NET projects and networks can be a gateway to European markets. They have been useful to us in the development of R&D+i projects jointly with similar companies in other regions or countries.’

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    Iñaki Aranburu

    Chairman of IK4 Research Alliance

    ‘The Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network decree goes beyond mere rearrangement. It is aimed at evolution for research to be more in line with the needs of the Basque industry and economy.’

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    Jesús Peña

    Secretary General of the Presidency of the Basque Government (Lehendakaritza)

    ‘The Euskadi 2020 Science, Technology And Innovation Plan (PCTI) is an initiative of the Basque Country as a whole. The Basque Government supported its initial development and opened up spaces now being led by innovation agents and companies with the knowledge and experience required for this kind of leadership.’