Priority Axis 1: Promoting innovation capacities for a more competitive area

TO 1: Strengthening research, technological development and innovation.
IP 1b: Promoting business investment in R&I, developing links and synergies between enterprises, research and development centers and the higher education sector, in particular promoting investment in product and service development, technology transfer, social innovation, eco-innovation, public service applications, demand stimulation, networking, clusters and open innovation through smart specialization, and supporting technological and applied research, pilot lines, early product validation actions, advanced manufacturing capabilities and first production, in particular in key enabling technologies and diffusion of general purpose technologies .
SO 1.1: Strengthen the cooperation among key actors to promote the knowledge transfer and innovative activities in key sectors of the area.

Expected result
Increased cooperation among key actors of the innovation system, reinforced CB innovation clusters and durable networks in the key sectors of the eligible area, reflected on a tangible results level (jointly developed products and/or services).