Helping SMEs to Innovate

Helping SMEs to Innovate

The European Commission is funding an initiative aimed at minimising the obstacles for young biotechnology firms that wish to participate in the EU’s research framework programmes.

The scheme is called NATIBS – new approaches and tools for incubated biotech SMEs (small and medium sized enterprises) . The project is one of a range of Economic and Technical Intelligence actions (ETIs)  funded under the specific support for SMEs section of the Sixth Framework Programme (FP6) . ETIs are designed to promote innovation within SMEs, disseminate information on scientific developments, and promote best practice.

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News Source: Cordis

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