The second PASSPARTOOL Thematic Workshop addresses the topic of “SME Innovation” and is organised on-line by the Northern Netherlands Alliance & University of Groningen.
It is conducted together with high-level experts and guest speakers in the mode of an interactive round-table discussion, involving all the partners, as well as participant stakeholders.

All the relevant outomes will be gathered in a Brief Technical Note to be published in the website.


Date 28 October 2020

participation on Zoom 
contact the organization ([email protected]) to obtain the invitation on Zoom

13.00 Welcome and introduction to the event - Marjan Dol  (general director SNN)

13.10 Introduction to the project - Jennifer Grisorio (LP– ARTI)

13.20 Presentation “The Northern Netherlands’ story: SME innovation & monitoring” - Luc Hulsman (SNN)

13:35 Presentation on: a) Definition of SME Innovation; b) Common and region-specific challenges for SME innovation - Florian Noseleit (UoG)

14:10 BREAK

14.20 Presentation “SME Innovation & the Northern Netherlands Innovation Monitor” - Thijs Broekhuizen (UoG)

14:40 Specific feedback from expert on the methodology and questions formulated in the Innovation Monitor survey to measure ‘SME innovation’ - Elisabetta Marinelli

14:50 Short discussion with all participants

15.00 Break-out room sessions: Discussion with smaller groups (participants mix across groups) on the transferability of the Dutch approach to the partners’ regions

15.25 Interview with local stakeholder - Wouter van Dijk (PNO, strategic partner Innovation Monitor)

15:55 Conclusions