Innovation Programme

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?  
R&D cooperation (joint projects, PPP with research institutes)
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
Romania
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Innovation Programme
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
What is the aim/objective? 
Aims: Increasing the capacity of SMEs to innovate; increase the competitiveness of SMEs. More than 200 SMEs accessed the funds ( starting from 2012).
Give an overview of the instrument 
The objective of Innovation progemme geIncreasing capacity for innovation, technological development and assimilation of research results in order to improve national economic competitiveness, quality of life.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
More than 200 SMEs accessed the funds ( starting from 2012).
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
40-60%
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
Yes
The country which implemented this practice 
Romania