Accessing and managing public funds

inno TSD has an international track record in supporting  regions and their stakeholders - research institutions, public policy and implementation organisations, NGOs, and enterprises – multi-nationals as well as SMEs -, in obtaining financial resources from regional and national authorities and  institutions such as the European Commission and the World Bank.  The group has secured over 25 million € during the past five years alone from EU programmes and initiatives for its clients and partners.

inno TSD  has a strong track record in the successful acquisition of public funding especially from the European Commission for research (FP Programmes), regional development (ERDF and Interreg),  cooperation programmes, networking and learning initiatives and innovation programmes (CIP).  inno TSD assists its clients in delivering an effective project management package including execution and processing as well as the delivery of specific work packages. 

 inno TSD can offer clients an experienced consulting and support team that covers all the key stages necessary to secure  funding support and then deliver the project:

  • identification of financing possibilities
  • construction of consortiums and partner search
  • preparation of project applications
  • support with project bid administration
  • negotiating and finalisation of contracts
  • project management
  • financial reporting and optimisation of funding in line with EU best practice.

The inno TSD team has worked on over 50 different EU projects, recent high profile project highlights include:

  • ICT FP7 projects such as Butler, Walter, Mosquito, Myfire ....
  • Regions of Knowledge projects (NeuroRescue for the PACA Region and BioCT for the Paris Region Genopole)
  • Many ERAWIDE initiatives (Lebanon, Georgia, Ukraine, Jordan …)
  • Interreg (IVA Chain Brittany, IVB Senior, Alcotra France Italy, IC MED …)
  • Network management such as the European Cluster Alliance;
  • Sector and country cooperation initiatives: Picture (EU-Russia and Other eastern countries EUCLID EU-India cooperation platform), Omninet for Optics Valley
  • Support to framework programmes (Innovation in Tunisia, clusters in Serbia, SMEs in Turkey)

inno TSD also works directly for various EU Directorate General’s and helps design and test new policy initiatives, for example under the PRO INNO Europe initiative (INNO Learning Platform), or a review of funding mechanisms for improving the delivery of innovation support funding to SMEs for DG Industry and Enterprises.