Innovation Forums

Contact person 
Henning Rode
Institution 
Aufbauwerk Region Leipzig GmbH
E-mail 
rode@aufbauwerk-leipzig.com
Country 
Germany
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?  
Support infrastructure (transfer offices, training of support staff)
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
Germany
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Innovation Forums
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
Other non-profit research organizations (not HEI)
What is the aim/objective? 
The programme targets regional alliances both in early stages of development and existing alliances which aim at reaching a new level of quality in their field of innovation.
Give an overview of the instrument 
Support mainly covers the “innovation forum”, a two-day event
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Monday, January 1, 2001
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
2-days-events to stimulate knowledge transfer, networking and position the alliance in the competitive landscape
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
Financial support is up to €85,000 for new alliances and €40,000 for existing alliances over a period of six months.
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
No