Innovation vouchers

Contact person 
Marius Mitroi
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 to sectoral innovation in manufacturing
Indicate the country from which the instrument (or policy) is 
What is the title/name of the instrument/policy? 
Innovation vouchers
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: Providing a flexible tool to support SMEs in the manufacturing sector to modernize and increase the technological innovation.
Give an overview of the instrument 
SMEs are encouraged to develop partnerships with research institutions and innovation in order to create innovative products and services based on advanced technologies. Innovation checks can be issued in any economic or scientific field and lead to an acceleration of technology transfer between research institutions and SMEs.
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Tuesday, March 1, 2011
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice?