Main Projects Open Access to Science and Research (MITAP II)

Open Access to Science and Research (MITAP II)

Project coordinator: Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA)

Project duration: 2015-10 – 2019-04

Project budget: 2.151.874 Eur

Project funded by: European Social Fund

Project website: apc.mita.lt

The aim of the project is

  • to stimulate open access usage of science and research institutions resources;
  • to develop skills to identify the research needed services and to commercialize R&D outputs;
  • to organize and develop a common Lithuanian R&D marketing strategy using the Open R&D Lithuania brand. 

Project activities:

I. Improve the skills to identify the research needed services and to commercialize the results of:

  • training in topics of research needed services identification and R&D commercialization;
  • development of technology identification and transfer practical skills (internships).

II. Implementation of common Lithuanian R&D marketing strategy using the Open R&D Lithuania brand: 

  • establishment of Open R&D Lithuania contact center;
  • promoting research services and R&D outputs of Scientific and research institutions in international events and meetings;
  • design of marketing tools and implementation of Open R&D Lithuania marketing strategy.  

Expected results of the project:

• 100 scientists and other researchers who improved their skills in R&D commercialization / service identification topics;

• 70 scientists and other researchers, who have acquired practical knowledge in internships of scientific results commercialization, services / technology and product identification topics;

• Established Open R&D Lithuania contact center - 1 unit;

• Assistance for businesses, science and research institutions by finding the necessary R&D services (min. 500 active contacts);

• Prepared missions and internships selection methodology;

• Developed 1 marketing communications package (promotional items package: publicity campaigns, publications, e-book (presentation), reports and so on.) and executed marketing strategy;

• Arranged / coordinated participation in international events and meetings in order to promote research services and R&D outputs of Scientific and research institutions:

  • 10 joint presentations of R & D services and Lithuanian science potential;
  • 30 targeted visits and meetings with potential partners abroad in exhibitions and conferences;
  • 10 experience exchange missions.
 
 
Information updated 2016-11-22

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