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Projects

The V-LINC research group has experience working on European and Nationally Funded Cluster projects across the following countries.

 

Be Wiser (Building Enterprises – Wireless and Internet Security in European Regions) is a 36 month project funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission. It involves twelve partners from seven European countries and aims to strengthen the research, innovation potential and global competitiveness of European regions by bringing together research actors, enterprises, institutions and policy makers into a collaboration network. Lead partner is Systematic Paris Region. (www.be-wiser.eu). 

The Resource Efficiency Maritime Capacity Project (REMCAP) is a 36 month project funded under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7) of the European Commission. It aims to increase innovation capacity in maritime resource efficiency to better position the maritime sector to exploit the growing global demand for resource efficient technologies, systems and operations.  REMCAP is a collaborative project with a total of 14 partner organisations from six European Regional Research Driven Clusters (www.remcap.eu).
The V-LINC analysis was applied to the Agri-food sector in West Cork, Ireland, as part of a project commissioned by Cork County Council through the ATClusters project (www.atcluster.org) in collaboration with the West-Cork Development Partnership.
   
   
   
   
   
   

V-LINC analysis has been undertaken on clusters in the following industry sectors:

  • Information Communications Technology
  • Biopharma
  • Maritime
  • Agri-food
  • Tourism

Other experience includes:

  • Smart Specialisation Peer Review
  • Executing SWOT & PESTLE Analysis
  • Undertaking Market Analysis
  • Animating Policy Roundtables
  • Developing + Conducting Online Surveys & Analysis
  • Joint Action Planning
  • Academic Publications