EU ICT-PSP OPENISME (Open Innovation Platform for Innovative SMEs) Project Partners came together in Paris Meeting on Sep 18-19, 2017. TAGES shared the feedbacks of the Turkish SMEs and Entrepreneurs who use OPENISME Platform to develop innovative projects and business ideas.
While OPENISME Project approaches the end, the project partners from 7 different countries (Italy, France, Germany, Slovenia, UK, Greece and Turkey) successfully carried out the pilot activities in their countries to give SMEs and entrepreneurs the benefit of OPENISME Platform. The project partners shared the results of their pilot activities and the feedbacks of the users during Paris Meeting which was hosted by Idexlab, the French Partner, on Sep 18-19, 2017.
According to the shared information by each partner, the common feedbacks of the users on the benefits of the OPENISME Platform are as following:
- Provides updated information on state-of-the-art while developing innovative business ideas
- Gives inspiration to develop new innovative ideas
- Finds experts from all over the world who can help solving the R&D and innovation problems and provides easy access to them
- Provides rapid retrieval of data from multiple international publications / patents by instantly viewing the data
TAGES, the Turkish Partner of the Project, organized many OPENISME workshops and also visited companies to show how the platform works and the benefits it provides for SMEs and Entrepreneurs. Besides, TAGES continues to help OPENISME Platform members to develop their innovative projects and business ideas and match them with experts skilled on the very specific topic of their interest. In Turkey, mostly the SMEs operating in ICT and Manufacturing sectors who are developing R&D Projects and the Tech Entrepreneurs use the platform actively and get benefits. There are approximately 300 users of OPENISME Platform in Turkey. The SMEs and Entrepreneurs have free access to OPENISME Platform and consultancy services of TAGES through the Platform until the end of May 2018, the closure of the Project.
Next Meeting of the Project will be organized in London on Jan 2018. In this meeting, the success stories, which will be selected by each project partner in their own countries before the meeting, will be shared with the project consortium. The success stories will be published through all dissemination channels and the owner of these success cases will be also introduced to the other European companies, platforms and networks for any kind of collaboration.
If you are an entrepreneur or innovative SME interested in the OPENISME platform, please send an e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org to register the Platform and receive further information.