Partnership 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? 
Partnership programme
Indicate the target group/beneficiaries of the instrument/policy 
All companies
Business organisations (Chambers of Commerce…)
Consultancies and other private service providers (non-profit)
Higher educations institutions research units/centres
New technology based firms/new knowledge intensive service firms
Other non-profit research organizations (not HEI)
What is the aim/objective? 
To support and to improve the collaboration between RD&I institution and SMEs, aiming to solve a problems with the research added value. The overall objective is to increase competitiveness by stimulating partnerships between the institutions mentioned before focused on the priority areas. The results of this cooperation are technologies, innovative products and services, who solve the complex problems and create mechanisms for implementation.
Give an overview of the instrument 
Two types of programmes are available: • Applied Research Projects • R & D projects focused thematic
What is the date of creation of this instrument? 
Monday, January 1, 2007
Is the instrument/policy still active? 
Active
Identify the main outputs/results (quantitative and qualitative) of the implementation of this instrument 
N/A
What is the co-financing/maximum rate allowed by the instrument/policy (if appl.)? 
75%
Is this instrument/policy linked to a KT practice? 
No