3/ ACTION PLAN and budget

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Nov 18, 2013 (3 years and 9 months ago)

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BSR
INNOVATION EXPRESS


TRANSNATIONAL CALL FOR PROPOSALS FOR

THE INTERNATIONALISATION OF SMEs THROUGH CLUSTERS


Application

Form


This form must be completed
in English
and submitted
on the
European Cluster

Collaboration
Platform website (
www.clustercollaboration.eu
).


Name of the Cluster
/SME network

submitting the proposal



Region

/Country



Title of the proposal

(general idea of the proposal in two lines)



ACRONYM



Targeted cluster
(
s
)/SME network(s)


Region/country




The
submission
Form

has
to be completed by the applicant

cluster

and includes the following elements
:

1/ Identification of the applicant cluster
/SME network

(in the geographical area of an Innovation Express
funding
partner)

2/
I
dentification of the targeted

cluster(s)
/SME network(s), including a
description of the main interest
s

in
the targeted

cluster(s)
/SME network(s)

3/ Summary of the Action Plan (
description of planned activities, which/how many
SMEs involved
, budget)

4
/
Description of the outputs/deliverables and expected added value for the cluster/network initiatives and
SME members invol
ved




Additional documents may be asked by your National/Regional Innovation Funding Agency


For additional

informatio
n, please contact:

-

Your

local
I
nnovation Express

funding
partner


see contact details

-

T
he
BSR Innovation Express

coordination team
:

Emily Wise (
emily.wise@vinnova.se
) and Pouline Terpager (
ptr@norden.org
)












2

1/ IDENTIFI
CATION OF THE
APPLICANT

CLUSTER
/SME NETWORK

Name:


Legal status:


Year of
establishment:


Address
-

Street + n°


Postal code + City


Region


Country


Website (if existing):


Business sector
:

(cf list
proposed
)




Aerospace



Agro
-
Food



Automotive



Biotechnology



Business & Financial Services



Chemical



Construction (incl.
equipment)



Creative



Electronics, Electrical Equipment



Energy



Environment/Green Technologies



Footwear and Leather



Health Care/Medical Devices



ICT



Jewelry



Logistics



Maritime



Materials and new Materials



Mechatronics



Media



Metal Processing/Manufacturing



Micro
-

and Nanotechnology



Mining (incl. equipment)



Optics and Photonics



Packaging



Plastics



Prin
ting



Production Technology



Other (please indicate):


Main
area of specialisation

or application
(any
comments to
specify

your activity):



C
luster representative
(contact person)

:


First and Last Name
:


Position in the organisation:


E
-
mail:


Tel:


Fax:



2/ TARGETED CLUSTER
(
S
)/SME NETWORK(S)

At least o
ne cluster/SME network should be identified

(copy this table for each targeted cluster/SME network)

Name
of the Cluster
/SME network
:


Address
-

Street + n°


Postal code + City


Region


Country


Website (if existing):













3

Business sector and area of specialisation
:

(please describe briefly, max.
8

lines, what this
cluster
/SME network

does

and what
complementarities/synergies are sought
)






What are the main interests of this cluster to
participate in the proposal and to join the cooperative
action? (max. 5 lines)




Is the participation of the cluster confirmed at the time
of the
submission of the proposal?




yes



no

Targeted
cluster
/SME network contact person:



First and Last Name
:


Position in the organisation:


E
-
mail:


Tel:


Fax:


3
/ ACTION PLAN
AND BUDGET

What activities will be pursued (see list of supported
innovation activities in call text)?


Describe the internationalisation needs of SMEs that
drive the planned activity








Briefly describe the objective of the international
activity and its relevance for the involved stakeholders











How many
SMEs will be involved in the international
activity? (Please list company names)















Which other organisations (companies, research
organisations, etc.) will be involved? (please list)










Please outline the pl
an of activities and milestones
(including
start and end dates, planned steps/timing of
activities and major milestones)















4











BUDGET (in EUR)

Management/

Facilitation

Travel Costs

External Services

TOTAL

Total

Funding
Request
ed

Total

Funding
Request
ed

Total

Funding
Request
ed

Total

Funding
Request
ed

(Participant 1)









(Participant 2)









(Participant 3)









(Participant 4)






















































TOTAL BUDGET



AMOUNT OF FUNDING REQUEST (% of total)





4
/
EXPECTED
OUTPUTS/DELIVERABLES

AND
ADDED VALUE


Describe the expected benefits/value added of the
activities for the Nordic/Baltic Sea Region









Describe the expected benefits
/value added

of the
activities for the cluster/network initiative
*



*
evaluation of results/effects will be followed
-
up
with
cluster/network organisations





Describe the expected benefits
/value added

of the
activities for the SMEs* (and other) members involved

from the applying country.



*
evaluation of results/effects
will be followed
-
up with SMEs
involved
; cluster/network organisations are expected to support
evaluation activities















5

Please provide an estimate of the number of SMEs
(from the applying country) benefitting from the
activities (either through direct
participation, or
through indirect knowledge dissemination, etc.)


Description of expected outputs/results (refer to list of
possible outputs below
; please be as concrete as
possible
)
:

1.

Enhancing inter
-
cluster cooperation strategy


(e.g. letters of intent
, mapping of competencies
and “knowledge and innovation gaps”,
identification of market opportunities, etc.)

2.

Preparation of common technology

roadmaps/
development strategies


(e.g. technology or innovation advice, development
of technology transfer
activities, cooperation
agreements between clusters)

3.

Organisation of matchmaking activities


(e.g. organisation of thematic workshops,
brokerage events, etc.)

4.

Building partnerships


(e.g. training programs between clusters,
staff/expert exchange, mobility
linked to inter
-
cluster cooperation, etc.)

5.

Initiation of RDI projects


(e.g. working seminars to prepare RDI projects,
feasibility studies regarding establishment of new
collaborative activities, etc.)







Before submission, please contact your Innovation Express

contact person

To submit,

please go to

insert appropriate web link here