INI-Novation is an international business consulting company with a focus on innovation management and technology commercialization. The company has been providing tailored services to three different lines of clients:

Local governments. INI-Novation consults governments across the globe in the construction of innovation policies and the development of strategies for technology and innovation entities.

Universities and R&D institutes. INI-Novation actively transfers research results to markets by consulting research and innovation oriented institutions in the area of technology evaluation, exploitation and valorisation. We develop individual commercialization strategies for carefully selected technologies and support in the creation of knowledge based spin-off companies.

Private companies. Offering services and expertise in the area of technology transfer and innovation management, INI-Novation focuses on entrepreneurship qualification and the creation of high-tech start-ups. INI-Novation supports SMEs in their development, while at the same time provides services for internationalization.

INI-Novation’s activities are continuously extended at an international level through our subsidiaries and partners all over the world. INI-Novation has a wide partnership network of venture capitalists, technology, market, and licensing and entrepreneurship experts. Our partner experts participate actively in the screening and exploitation processes. Thus we offer our clients customized consulting, to cater to their individual requirements. INI-Novation’s Network opens a great opportunity to provide our partners with experiences for expansion of their business activities into other countries.


Main tasks to be carried on within the project

INI will be involved in needs and requirement analysis, marketing and dissemination strategy, business concepts and sustainability models, marketing and PR concepts and activities, technology transfer and licensing, awareness raising campaigns, impact analysis. In particular they will be leader of WP5 on exploitation and market replication and they will be also involve din the activities s of WP4 (impact analysis) and WP6 on dissemination and openness.

How the profile matches with the tasks assigned

Based on their experience in technology exploitation, INI specializes in customizing the Integrative Knowledge Commercialisation Process for the individual commercialization requirements providing services for innovation management, technology screening, incubation services, softlanding services. This makes them perfect candidate for the activities planned within UNCAP. In addition INI has a long-lasting experience in projects with similar role including: GrowMobile, Limes, Smart+ Tourism, Tesla funded by the EC.