women_in_business_1

RESEARCH AND INNOVATIONS

We provide innovation services and solutions for better technology and society. We contribute to the sustainable growth through research and technology transfer.

Sustainable economic growth is strongly connected to investment in technology, research and innovation. To achieve this we have developed research & innovation concepts that aim to:

–          Encourage and promote innovation and technology transfer

–          Support research and technological development

–          Improve innovation system and programmes, nationally and regionally

We work with companies from the generation of an innovative idea to its transformation into a technology based business. Our technology transfer and innovation support services generate added value for companies and increase their competitiveness. We support local innovation projects and development of new technologies for better technology and society. Our research activities generate solutions for the benefit of SMEs and other target groups.

TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER & INNOVATION SUPPORT

Foundation for Management and Industrial Research provides information and assistance that enable companies to license or source innovative technologies, identify their technological needs and strengths, improve innovation and IP management skills.

  • Innovation-based business opportunities

We support companies in identifying their innovation capabilities and technological level by performing innovation and technology audits, and innovation readiness check. Our team is specialised in the link between the strategy and technology, supported by sound knowledge of technology and markets of the sectors we work with.

  • Enterprise Europe Network services

The Enterprise Europe Network is an information source on internationally available new technologies. It comprises over 600 partner organisations in over 50 countries in Europe and beyond. Foundation for Management and Industrial Research is responsible for technology transfer services in the Enterprise Europe Network Macedonia. If a company looks for assistance in:

–          identifying licensable technologies, or

–          is interested in how to license out own proprietary technology, or

–          just have a query on best practice in IP licensing

then our technology transfer team may be able to help. Our team has expert knowledge and significant experience in technology partnering, technology licensing and technology transfer.

  • IPR services

We believe that knowing how to manage intellectual property and intellectual property rights is the ticket to innovation and competitiveness. We advice companies on protecting their interests when licensing technologies and managing intellectual property.  We are part of the EU IPR Helpdesk Ambassadors team.

APPLIED RESEARCH & TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE

Since 2002 we have been improving the profitability of businesses. We partner with companies and communities to help them prosper and grow. With our research-based methods, we help companies and local stakeholders achieve their development goals. The income from our contract research projects is invested in new research, development of new tools and competences.

  • Industrial Research

We provide applied research, education and technical assistance to the Macedonian industry in the following areas: improve financial performance; upgrade engineering capabilities; achieve manufacturing excellence; and improve team performance.

  • Research studies

We are specialized in undertaking feasibility studies, needs assessment and peer evaluation. We assist different stakeholders in developing their transformation plans by comparative analyses, social studies or specific sector studies.

LATEST NEWS

  • Launched Mobile Application for Business Opportunities “InoBiz”February 8, 2019 - 2:01 pm

    The free mobile application “InoBiz” has been created, which aims to help Macedonian companies in finding foreign partners for business cooperation, technology transfer and participation in research and development projects. This application was developed as part of the project “Enhancing competitiveness of SMEs through improved innovation support” implemented by the Foundation for management and industrial […]

  • The company “MM Disoski” as part of the EEN-ScaleUp programOctober 15, 2018 - 10:35 am

        MM Disoski, software development and online marketing company, entered the Network scale-up programme (EEN-ScaleUP) in October 2017 seeking support for access to finance, protecting intellectual property and internationalisation. The company provides creative solutions in the field of web design, mobile and web applications as well as internet promotion. It continuously works on designing […]

  • Jovana Filipovic, fashion designer & women entrepreneur (EEN-ScaleUP)July 11, 2018 - 9:13 am

    Jovana Filipovic, fashion designer & women entrepreneur, entered the Network scale-up programme (EEN-ScaleUP) in October 2017 seeking support for internationalisation. She is an emerging fashion designer whose start-up company almost instantly become a success in the country due to her talent and innovative methods of work. The company is well-recognised by its brand featuring comfortable […]

  • Enterprise Europe Network – through local cooperation towards new business partnershipsMarch 12, 2018 - 12:04 pm

        Enterprise Europe Network in Macedonia (EEN-M) realizes its mission for supporting the innovativeness and internationalization of the Macedonian SMEs by collaborating closely with variety of local business support stakeholders. Utilising different local cooperation mechanisms, numerous Macedonian companies and organizations were supported during the course of the years, particularly concerning market access and connection […]

  • Local actions for improved socio-economic position of the youth in the Republic of MacedoniaMay 3, 2017 - 10:17 am

    Foundation for Management and Industrial Research through the granting scheme of the project ‘Together for Success: young entrepreneurs, driving force for good inter-ethnic relations’ is supporting three local projects implemented in Skopje, Stip and Kicevo. More information on these local actions can be found here. The project ‘Together for Success’ is financed by the European […]