Establishment of STPs

Project information

Index: 0799R2
Acronym:SMART+
Priority:1: Innovation and the knowledge economy
Sub Theme:Innovation, research and technology development
Location ROMÂNIA MACROREGIUNEA UNU Nord-Vest Start/End date of the practice
Start: December 2011
End: on-going

Topic of the practice

Cooperation between SMEs and research institutes

Good Practice Information

The good practice refers to philosophy behind the management of the park, namely to make use of the knowledge in universities to create a high quality environment offering high quality services. This in turn attracts entrepreneurs who would like to set up their business in the park offering the preliminary conditions for foreign investors to come. Through the activities of the park, the Regional
Government of Aragón aims to promote local and regional development by investing in local talent. The main stakeholders are the public administration, universities, research institutions and companies. This concept is highly innovative as STPs combine the services offered by industrial parks with services of research, innovation and technology transfer

Evidence of success

In Cluj, 12 institutions have already signed the cooperation agreement; Success can also be demonstrated by the fact that soon the works (topo as well as geo studies) will start for preparing the Zonal Urbanistic Plan; In total 4 meetings have taken place within the Initiative Group as well as a series of sectoral meetings for analizing the development potential of the different candidate sectors.

Contact details to obtain further information on the practice

Miha Tripon

Cluj City Council

miha_tripon@yahoo.com

Annex completed on: 07-01-2013

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