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  • OPENISME Project Partners Present SMEs at Hannover Fair

London, UK - April 19, 2018 - Vision2020, a European network consisting of over 300 SMEs, universities, research organisations and big businesses, will exhibit at the Hannover Fair in Germany from April 23 to 27. The Hannover Fair is considered to be the largest industry exhibition in the world.

As part of their mission to facilitate collaboration between academia and industry in support of open research and innovation in Europe, London based Vision2020 will be in Hannover to support OPENiSM, a European project and research platform designed to help SMEs innovate by connecting them with appropriate expertise, focused on addressing their specific, innovation challenges.

Through OPENiSME, Vision2020 and their project partners will have a booth at the Hannover Fair to present themselves and the companies that have benefited from using this platform. Having launched in 2015, the OPENiSME project will end in May 2018. During that time, Vision2020 has been actively engaged in OPENiSME by promoting its benefits through their own network channels and enabling appropriate SME candidates to access and generate success through the platform.

OPENiSME is a project co-funded by the European Union's CIP Program (Grant Agreement No. 621121), designed to help develop the innovative capacity of small businesses aspiring to grow through the facilitation of new partnerships.

The project is coordinated by T2I (Transferimento Tecnologico e Innovazione) and supported by 7 other partners: Idexlab (France), V2020 Network (United Kingdom), Jozef Stefan Institute (Slovenia), Hochschule Fulda (Germany), TAGES (Turkey), AKEP (Greece), Laval Mayenne Technopole (France).

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