I KNOW - Interregional Key Networking for Open innovation empoWerment


Project in Numbers

Duration: 42 months

Start date: 01.03.2018

End Date: 13.10.2021

Partner N.: 5

Project progress:

Total Budget: 1.548.104 €
ERDF Contribution:1.315.888 €

I KNOW face the problem of the reduced competitiveness and innovation of the Sicilian and Maltese entrepreneurial system also characterized by a lack of cooperation with the world of research and by a scarce knowledge of the investors

The project intends to support the creation of innovative start-ups and strengthen the competitiveness of small and medium-sized enterprises in the challenge for access to international markets through the creation of a permanent service hub to foster the creation and strengthening of entrepreneurial realities

Expected Results:
6 enterprises submitting cross-border trade agreements

The project intends to improve condition of reduced competitiveness and innovation of the Sicilian and Maltese entrepreneurial system

Project activities will realize:

100 Enterprises involved in Open Innovation Working Lab

50 Enterprises that acquire the technological and commercial foresight for the definition of their market penetration strategies

10 Incubator services

10 Business ideas selected through competition

3 Patent proposals

Project Lead Partner:

Parco Scientifico e Tecnologico della Sicilia

Project Partners:

Università degli Studi di Messina - Dipartimento di Economia, Technology Transfer Office

Libera Università degli Studi di Enna "KORE" - Facoltà di Scienze Economiche e Giuridiche

University of Malta - Centre for Entrepreneurship & Business Incubation

Arkimede s.r.l.



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