Planning


Start, duration, stages and work packages of EXPLORE

EXPLORE started on September 1st, 2013, and has the duration of 24 months.


 

The project is structured in the following sequential workplan:

Stages and Work Packages description

Groundwork Stage

 

WP1 | Selection and Characterization of Domains, Sectors and Regions
Regions Selection and Priorities; Sectors Selection and Main Challenges; Domains Definition and Characterization

WP2 | Exploitation Framework and Supporting Tools
Models for Results Description, Transfer, Exploitation and Funding; Innovation and Exploitation Platform specification; Innovation and Exploitation Platform implementation; Exploitation Handbook development

Development Stage

 

WP3 | Projects Selection and Results Clustering
Projects and results selection; Results description and evaluation; Clustering and final validation (Domains and Sectors) .

WP4 | New Exploitation Opportunities and Pilot Lines Roadmap
Active dissemination of exploitable results and identification of further exploitation opportunities; Support to exploitation contracts negotiation and funding; Pilot lines identification and roadmap.

Outlook Stage

 

WP5 | Gap Analysis and Recommendations
Standardisation opportunities and proposals; Education and training needs and Action Plan; Innovation and exploitation main barriers and recommendations; Unmatched Innovation challenges and roadmap

Supporting WPs

 

WP6 | Project results and impact dissemination
Development of project’s communication tools; Project’s information and dissemination activities at European and national/regional levels; Annual stakeholders event

WP7 | Management and Coordination
Coordination and project monitoring; Financial and administration management; Project reporting