Theglobal objectiveof this call for proposals isto contribute to sustainable, environmentally friendly and inclusive socio-economic recovery and job creation in Lebanon.
Thespecific objective(s)of this call for proposals are:
Increased collaboration between Lebanese industrialists and research institutions in the promotion ofinnovation and technology transfer responding to industry needs.
Increased knowledge, skills and capacities of the main stakeholders of the Lebanese innovationecosystem on issues related to technology transfer, intellectual property and commercialisation ofresearch.
Increased collaboration around research and technology transfer between Lebanese and Europeanstakeholders.
The priorities of this call for proposals are:
Interventions that aim atpromoting systemic changes(rather than targeting a specific group/actorof the innovation ecosystem) will be prioritised.
Interventions that are part of a clear strategy ensuring continuity in services/partnerships beyondproject duration (reasonable level of institutional and financialsustainability)will be prioritised.
Geographical distribution: interventions aiming at stimulating innovation in different areas ofLebanon, rather than one single region or city, will be prioritised.
Interventions that follow amarket orientation approach, giving a prominent role to the privatesector, by encouraging increased private sector engagement and investment in innovation-relatedactivities will be prioritised.