supporting innovation agencies to accelerate the adoption of AM technologies in SMEs
INNOADDITIVE is an European project for increasing and sharing knowledge and good practices among the innovation agencies involved in the promotion of the adoption of Additive Manufacturing technologies by Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs). We have collected some good practices about the adoption of AM, carried out by innovation agencies from Italy, Sweden and Germany, and an actionable guide for the implementation of open innovation challenges that accelerate the implementation of AM techniques among SMEs.
present and future
What is Additive Manufacturing, what constraints and benefits should be taken into account when approaching it from a SMEs perspective and how it is evolving
Actionable guide for
Examples of innovation initiatives for accelerating the adoption of AM activated by innovation agencies in the 3 partners' countries
An actionable ready-to-use guide for developing innovation contests to support innovation agencies in fostering the adoption of AM in SMEs across Europe
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HIT - Hub Innovazione Trentino is a corporate consortium for advanced technology transfer and innovation, fostering local business innovation and development through research and new technologies.
LTU Business AB is an innovation management company in northern Scandinavia. It analyses ideas coming from the academy, teaches best practices to innovation managers and is involved in applied industry-academia innovation projects.
Steinbeis 2i GmbH (S2i) is a not for profit organisation within Steinbeis Innovation gGmbH (SIG). It works for building innovation capacities in SME and supporting cross-border research and technology transfer.