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General Information
Programme: 
H2020-INNOSUP-1-2016
Project duration: 
Wednesday, 1 March, 2017 to Saturday, 29 February, 2020
Total budget: 
€4.252.933
EU Contribution: 
€4.115.121
Partnership Composition: 
Organisation nameCountryWebsite linkECCP linkIs Cluster Organisation ?
SKANES LIVSMEDELSAKADEMI
Sweden
No
CLUSAGA – ASOCIATION CLUSTER ALIMENTARIO DE GALICIA
Spain
Yes
DARE – DISTRETTO AGROALIMENTARE REGIONAL SCRL
Italy
Yes
UNIVERSITY OF SURREY
United Kingdom
No
DANISH FOOD CLUSTER
Denmark
Yes
NATIONAL UNIVERSITY OF IRELAND, GALWAY
Ireland
No
CORALLIA – ATHEN RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CENTER
Greece
No
INNOSKART ICT Cluster
Hungary
Yes
ASSOCIATION AGROPOLIS INTERNATIONAL
Romania
No

Objectives: INCluSilver project aims at supporting the collaboration between actors belonging to the different sectors, to create the right conditions for generating and validating innovative ideas in the field of personal nutrition for the silver population that have a great potential to reach the market.  

Sectoral/industrial focus: Agro-food, ICT, health and creative industries

Executive Summary WP 1 Market Intelligence and Strategy Setting 
(Lead: NUIG/ Co-lead: Aston U and AI/ Support: all)

A literature review will be performed at the beginning of the project in order to highlight the main challenges to be addressed during the project and to identify potential solutions close to the market. Alongside with the literature review, a panel of expert - PoE will be selected in order to ensure the scientific credibility of the work performed.

WP 2 Setting up a collaborative virtual environment 
(Lead: SFIN/ Co-lead: DARe and AI/ Support: all)

This work package aims at building a free collaborative virtual environment - CVE dedicated to the personalized nutrition stakeholders, mainly SMEs.

  • a common platform for experts; to identify training and networking needs and other critical components early in the project
  • Set-up a tool for technology compilation and screening; a user-friendly tool for screening potentially applicable technologies to PN ideas
  • Set-up a Partner Search Tool for the calls for proposals launched for the Proposal Innovation Voucher - PIV in WP3
  • Within this WP, two innovation trainings and networking events (ITNE) will take place in order to foster SMEs interaction and collaboration and help new ideas to flourish.

 
WP 3 Implementing an Innovation Voucher Scheme 
(Lead: InnoSkart/ Co-lead: Corallia and Aston U/ Support: all)

Within the framework of the project, financial support for innovative ideas will be provided. The vouchers will be managed collectively by the partners and will be a ready-to-use instrument for the
SMEs. Within the framework of this WP, a specific innovation voucher scheme - IVS will be developed and implemented. The IVS will consist in three different vouchers.

  • Ideas Innovation Voucher – 2IV
  • Proposal Innovation Voucher – PIV
    • Scalability and Internationalisation Voucher
    • Demonstration Voucher
    • Technology Transfer Voucher
    • Economic Feasibility Analysis Voucher
  • IPR Innovation Voucher – IPR IV

A total budget of 2.800.000€  will be allocated to SMEs through the IVS during project implementation. A range of 50-170 SMEs will benefit from the IVS.

WP 4 Design and implementation of SMEs Innovation Support Services 
(Lead: CORALLIA/ Co-lead: CLUSAGA/ Support: all)

This work package aims at offering innovation support to the participants of the different calls for proposals launched during the project within the PIV (proposal innovation voucher). The starting point for this WP is to map the innovation support services - ISS already offered by the involved partners and bridge gaps between high and low-performing serviced participants.

Innovation Support Services - ISS

  • Branding & PR
  • Business Model
  • Fundraising/Access to Finance
  • Pitching investors
  • Internationalisation
  • Incubation / Co-location

WP 5 Dissemination, Exploitation and Sustainability 
(Lead: Danish Food /Co-lead: DARe and InnoSkart/ Support: all)

This WP will ensure a successful communication, dissemination and exploitation of the project results through various channels such as networks, events, web, newsletters, blogs, social media and newspapers. A dissemination and communication strategy will be defined to especially target SMEs, with focus on networking, knowledge sharing across borders and relevant industrial sectors and calls dissemination.
The WP will include forming a “cluster of clusters” to ensure long term collaboration and value creation

WP 6 Project Management and Impact Monitoring 
(Lead: SFIN/ Co-lead: CLUSAGA/ Support: all)

SFIN and CLUSAGA will be in charge of the overall coordination and management of INCluSilver project, including technical and financial aspects of the project. More precisely, SFIN will be the project coordinator and CLUSAGA will be the administrative coordinator.
A specific task will be set up to be able to evaluate the results and monitor the impact of the project.

Expected Results: 

Impact of nutrition in older adults for healthand welfare

Outcomes for patients or related groups have improved.
Public health and well-being has improved.
A new technology is adopted.
Care and educational practices have changed.
Public awareness of a health benefit is raised.
Public behavior has changed.
The user experience has improved.

Impact of nutrition for older adults on society

Public understanding has improved.

Impact of nutritional products for older adults on the economy

Gains in productivity have been realised as a result of research-led
changes in practice.
The roles and/or incentives for health professionals and organisations
have changed, resulting in improved service delivery.

Impact of nutritional products for older adults on commerce

The performance of an existing business has been improved.
A business or sector has adopted a new technology or process.
The strategy, operations or management practices of a business have
changed.
A new product or service is in production or has been commercialized.
Highly skilled people have taken up specialist roles (including academic consultancy) in companies or other organizations.
Jobs are created or protected.
Social enterprise initiatives are established.

Impact of nutritional advice for older adults on public policy and services

The delivery of a public service has changed.
A new technology or process is adopted.
The quality, accessibility, acceptability and cost-effectiveness of a public service has improved.
The public has benefitted from public service improvements.

Impact on food production addressed to the older adults

Costs of food production have been reduced.
Management practices in production businesses have changed.

Impacts of nutritional advice for older adults on practitioners and services

    The quality or efficiency of a professional service has improved. 

Events organized by the project:

Event WP Number Place Date
Collective Intelligence Sessions 1 2 Galway and Montpellier M3; M 30
Innovation Guilds 2 28 Online M5; M 13; M21; M29
Innovation Training and Networking Events 2 2 Budapest and Brussels M8; M20
Innovation Voucher Scheme launch events 3 18 Regions M6; M18
Entrepreneurship 
and Innovation Management webinars
4 2 Online M12; M24
Consortium Joint Learning Meeting 4 1 Brussels M3
Inter-consortia Sharing Knowledge Meeting 4 1 Montpellier M30
Kick-off event 5 1 Brussels M3