Acknowledgement

The project partners would like to acknowledge the following individuals for their contribution to the development of the Guide to Support Innovation in SME:

Professor Klaus Busch for the project idea back in 2002; Martin Hagemann (LiNK MV) and Dr Gerd Zimmer (pro-kompetenz) for the development of the project application and coordinating the InnoSupport and the InnoSupportTransfer project.

The following individuals for leading on the authorship of the components: 

Chapter

Authorship

1

Gintas Janousonis and Diana Krievina (Latvian Technological Center)

2.1

Mando Karvelli and Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.) based on the chapter originally written by Samara Elpida (University of Western Macedonia)

2.2

Mando Karvelli (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.) based on the chapter originally written by Samara Elpida (University of Western Macedonia)

2.3

Gintas Janusonis and Diana Krievina (Latvian Technological Center)

3.1

Radoslav Arsenov and Velko Naumov (Continuous and Distance Education Centre at the Technical University of Varna) based on the chapter originally written by Samara Elpida (University of Western Macedonia)

3.2

Dorottya Pék (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Samara Elpida (University of Western Macedonia)

4.1

Marita Santiago (Fundación IKERTIA) based on the chapter originally written by Simona Eftimie (University Petroleum-Gas of Ploiesti)

4.2

Josephine McCafferty (WESTBIC) based on the chapter originally written by Gabriela Moise (University Petroleum-Gas of Ploiesti)

4.3

Josephine McCafferty (WESTBIC) based on the chapter originally written by Gerd Zimmer (Institut für Projektbegleitung und Kompetenzentwicklung – pro-kompetenz)

4.4

Mando Karvelli (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.) based on the chapter originally written by Gerd Zimmer (Institut für Projektbegleitung und Kompetenzentwicklung – pro-kompetenz)

4.5

Josephine McCafferty (WESTBIC) based on the chapter originally written by Gerd Zimmer (Institut für Projektbegleitung und Kompetenzentwicklung – pro-kompetenz)

4.6

Gerd Zimmer (Institut für Projektbegleitung und Kompetenzentwicklung – pro-kompetenz) based on the chapter originally written by Catalin Popescu and Ionut Lambrescu (University Petroleum-Gas of Ploiesti)

4.7

Diana Krievina (Latvian Technological Center)

4.8

Mando Karvelli (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

4.9

Gintas Janusonis and Diana Krievina (Latvian Technological Center)

5.1

Velko Naumov (Continuous and Distance Education Centre at the Technical University of Varna) based on the chapter originally written by Markus Wolf (e-Novate Consultancy Ltd)

5.2

Velko Naumov and Kiril Georgiev (Continuous and Distance Education Centre at the Technical University of Varna) based on the chapter originally written by Markus Wolf (e-Novate Consultancy Ltd)

5.3

Velko Naumov and Kiril Georgiev (Continuous and Distance Education Centre at the Technical University of Varna) based on the chapter originally written by Markus Wolf (e-Novate Consultancy Ltd)

6.1

Velko Naumov and Dimitar Nedelchev (Continuous and Distance Education Centre at the Technical University of Varna) and Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

6.2

Anna Simeonova and Velko Naumov (Continuous and Distance Education Centre at the Technical University of Varna) based on the chapter originally written by Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

6.3

Dorottya Pék (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

6.4

Marita Santiago (Fundación IKERTIA)

6.5

Marita Santiago (Fundación IKERTIA)

6.6

Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

7.1

Dorottya Pék (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

7.2

Dorottya Pék (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

7.3

Mando Karvelli and Nikos Katsiadakis (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

8.1

Marita Santiago (Fundación IKERTIA) based on the chapter originally written by Markus Wolf (e-Novate Consultancy Ltd)

8.2

Josephine McCafferty and John Brennan (WESTBIC) based on the chapter originally written by Markus Wolf (e-Novate Consultancy Ltd)

9.1

Mando Karvelli (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.) based on the chapter originally written by Samara Elpida (University of Western Macedonia)

9.2

Dorottya Pék (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.)

10.1

Csilla Pataki (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Mag. Johannes Gastrager and Dr. Josef Scheff (Scheff GmbH)

10.2

Csilla Pataki (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Samara Elpida (University of Western Macedonia)

11.1

Dorottya Pék (TREBAG Property and Project Management Ltd.) based on the chapter originally written by Mag. Johannes Gastrager and Dr. Josef Scheff (Scheff GmbH)

11.2

Marita Santiago (Fundación IKERTIA)

11.3

Mando Karvelli (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

11.4

Mando Karvelli (Thessaloniki Technology Park Management & Development Corporation S.A.)

11.5

Marita Santiago (Fundación IKERTIA)

12

Gerd Zimmer (Institut für Projektbegleitung und Kompetenzentwicklung – pro-kompetenz)

 

Marek Suchowski (LiNK MV) for the technical implementation of the portal. Birgitt Achinger and Verena Teichert (LiNK MV) for the ideas and production of the multimedia elements.

Josephine McCafferty and Mary Ryan (WESTBIC) for proofreading the components.

The projects InnoSupport, InnoSupportTransfer and InnoSkills that enabled the development of the InnoSupport Guide were funded with the support of the European Commission and the InnoSupport, InnoSupportTransfer and InnoSkills partnerships. The partnership also acknowledges the support they received from the various business support organisations, SMEs and individuals across Europe in realising this project. 

The Intellectual Property Right (IPR) of the project results and components is vested in the InnoSupport and InnoSupportTransfer partnership.

This project was carried out with the support of the European Commission. The content of this project does not necessarily reflect the position of the European Commission or the National Agencies, nor does it involve any responsibility for their part.