Project: Innovation link for IT and industry in Kronoberg
Innovation link is a collaborative project for increased innovation among small and medium-sized companies within IT and industry in Kronoberg County. The project will help companies gain knowledge, networks and tools for innovation, with the aim of increasing production and growth.
Project manager at Linnaeus University Diana Unander Other project members at Linnaeus University Miguel Salinas, Soniya Billore och Peter Jonsson Participating organizations Linnaeus University, Videum Science Park, Campus Ljungby; Sweden Financiers The European Regional Development Fund via the Swedish Agency for Economic and Regional Growth (Tillväxtverket), and Region Kronoberg Timetable 1 Jan 2021–Febr 2023 Subjects - Computer science (Department of Computer Science and Media Technology, Faculty of Technology) - Design (Department of Design, Faculty of Arts and Humanities) - Marketing (Department of Marketing, School of Business and Economics)
More about the project
During the project, activities will be carried out in order to give small and medium-sized companies the knowledge and tools they need to:
Increase knowledge about the importance of innovation, research and development.
Invest more time and resources in research and development
Find collaborations with researchers and students.
Develop their business models.
The project strives to get students and researchers to collaborate with companies to develop and exchange knowledge, as well as jointly develop solutions to current challenges. Common areas of interest from business and academia can then become a basis for research that both maintains high scientific quality and leads to a more innovative and competitive business life.
The project is aimed at small and medium-sized companies in industry, manufacturing, IT and communication in Kronoberg County. The goal is to increase companies' R&D investments, increase productivity and contribute to the county's economic growth.