INFRATECH-Nationl Programme to Support Innovation Infrastructures and Technology Transfer

Contact person 
Marius Mitroi
Institution 
UEFISCDI
E-mail 
marius.mitroi@uefiscdi.ro
Country 
Romania
Do you want to share an instrument/policy or a knowledge Transfer practice? 
Innovation instrument(policy)
What are the following keywords/priorities which better fit the instrument/policy?  
Policy measures concerning excellence, relevance and management of research in Universities
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
Romania
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
INFRATECH-Nationl Programme to Support Innovation Infrastructures and Technology Transfer
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
What is the aim/objective? 
Aims: The creation and development of national innovation and technology transfer; To sustain the social and economic development by: providing access to technological performance, developing innovative environment , introduction of cality assurence system and developping the human resources. Objectives: -Promoting a favorable environment for innovation and uptake of new technologies in all sectors of the national economy ; - Encouraging competitiveness in a globalized international trade enterprises ; - Identify new business opportunities; - Achieve rapid transfer of information and technology in the economy; - Improving , strengthening businesses, professional conversion and generate new jobs; - Support staff research or higher education for the development of innovative SMEs and spin -offs ; - Attracting investors to apply the results of CD ; - Assurance services : specialized assistance and technical advice to apply / purchase of technology , technology assessment and technical audit , information technology , design, development and maintenance of specialized databases ; - Support promotional activities specific to S&T field( scientific editing literature and promotional materials , trade fairs and exhibitions, etc. . ) - Support services for inventors in IPR ;
Give an overview of the instrument 
The specific objectives of INFRATECH programmes were: - to create and develope the technological information centers (TICs) - to create and develope the industry liaison offices (ILOs). - to create and develope thetechnological clusters and technological brokers (CT, BT);
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Tuesday, June 1, 2004
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Not Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
-19 Technology Information Centres; -11 Technology Transfer Centres; -16 Business Incubator Centres;
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
5%
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
Yes
The country which implemented this practice 
Romania