Basque Science, Technology and Innovation Network (RVCTI).
Topic of the practice
It was established in 1997 to develop a market and client-oriented smart technological infrastructure for complementary and coordinated networking. It aims at providing an integrated, sophisticated and specialised technology offer to the Basque business sector.
Good Practice Information
The network essentially serves two purposes. It provides an accreditation label required to benefit from support programmes or to participate in cooperation projects submitted by individual firms.The innovation system is distinctive among OECD regions for its strong institutions to support applied research, the degree of public-private collaboration, and low level of public research.
Aims to foster and better co-ordinate the supply and transfer of scientific and technological knowledge developed by accredited non-profit institutions to the Basque productive sector.Many of the most prominent innovation system actors are part of the Network. At the moment the Network is being redesigned (2015)
Evidence of success
Very consolidated network (established in 1997) More than 100 Basque institutions network, working jointly to offer a comprehensive technological offer, specialized to the Basque industrial sector.Actors work in a coordinated and complementary way from close to the Basque business fabric.Groups public and private agents with the same objective to develop a technologically smart infrastructure
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