inno is an EU-based innovation and technology transfer consultancy practice with its headquarter in Germany and further offices in France (inno TSD) and Sweden, employing approx 60 staff, and having >20 years of experience, and specialising in innovation and technology transfer, university-industry cooperation, innovation start-ups and development, IPR support (inno run a public-private partnership, a patent commercialisation agency in Germany jointly with a consortium of research organizations) and in project management. inno provides both management support to complex R&D projects (consortium & knowledge management, reporting, accountancy and financial controlling, IPR issues…) and technical support (dissemination and exploitation of research results, standardisation, user involvement etc). Inno is responsible for coordination of standardization actions of the Future Internet Assembly (FIA) of the EC. inno has been coordinating 15+ FP6/FP7 funded projects, this includes Integrated Project, STREPs and support actions. Inno also lead studies for the EC such as analysis of effectiveness of R&D to support competitiveness of European industry. Inno led impact assessment of FP6 NMP programme. Examples of industrial partners and/or clients of inno: Alcatel, Honeywell, Ericsson, Gemalto, EDF, ST Microelectronic, Telecom Italia, Shell, Total, Arcelor Mittal etc.
inno TSD, France Dagmar Marron
Project coordinator, responsible for administrative project management, reporting, knowledge management. Lead of WP Dissemination and impact assessment; responsible for economic impact assessment and outreach activities, contribution to exploitation activities