01. 05. 2013
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KARIM our social media, your network

The main purpose of KARIM is to link SME’s and academic research in North West Europe, in order to accelerate knowledge transfer through Responsible Innovation. But what does it mean? It means we...

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29. 04. 2013
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Biomimicry, biomimetics, bionics, bio-inspiration: Many words to imitate the world

Bio = the living, mimic = imitating Nature is certainly humanities first source of inspiration for innovation. However, humanity is nowadays facing: global warming, overpopulation, waste issues, intensive farming, resource depletion… How come,...

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11. 04. 2013
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Responsible Innovation

Good innovation can often start from simple ideas, but the process of getting to a viable business outcome can be long and complex. There is increasing pressure to explore ways of developing new...

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11. 04. 2013
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Training Academic Actors

Training Academic Actors Responsible Innovation is an emerging field and its importance is spreading across a variety of disciplines, including innovation management and entrepreneurship. Teaching these subjects in association with new and emerging technologies...

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11. 04. 2013
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University and Research Institutes participation

KARIM is inviting universities and research institutes across NWE to join the network, to increase the capacity for knowledge and technology transfer and bridge the gap between university research and industry needs. The KARIM...

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11. 04. 2013
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Objectives of the Project for Universities

Universities and research institutes can make a real contribution to Europe’s growth, competitiveness and societal needs – this is especially critical in these challenging economic times. Transferring knowledge and research to industry can have real benefits,...

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11. 04. 2013
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Transnational Strategy Development

When an SME positions itself within a niche high-tech market it must quickly acquire a critical mass within the global marketplace and adapt its product(s), marketing and distribution to the characteristics of its...

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11. 04. 2013
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The Student Placement Programme

Transnational Graduate Support Programme The Transnational Graduate Support Programme provides a facility for SMEs throughout the North West Europe region to access high calibre research and development support from a Europe wide network...

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10. 04. 2013
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Market Research and Opportunities

KARIM provides FREE market research into rapidly expanding technology areas associated with the low carbon and renewable energy sectors. This is an invaluable resource for North West Europe’s SMEs. The research is drawn...

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