PNO Innovation, part of the PNO Group (http://www.pnoconsultants.com/), is specialised in Innovation Management and funding, providing support services to private and public organisations in Innovation processes, Technology Transfer, IT solutions and funding for research, development and innovation.
PNO is a European group, made up of a pool of around 400 professionals including scientists, engineers, consultants as well as financial and legal experts, with consolidated experience in innovation processes and funding in international working environments (Europe, Latin America, and USA). Created in 1985, PNO is a high-growth knowledge intensive company, operating in 7 European countries. The growth is explained by a unique combination of services, based on profound insight in research, innovation and funding strategies, up-to-date knowledge and over 35 years of hands on expertise with real-life European innovation projects and more than 500 funding programs in most EU countries. The company has the proven capability to link innovation suppliers and adopters from a unique Europe- wide client network in multiple sectors, using advanced methodologies, ICT solutions and proprietary on-line networking. PNO has its own community building, management and dissemination tools, the core one being Innovation Place © https://www.innovationplace.eu/. With Innovation Place, PNO offers its clients an innovative service concept, up-to-date web-based tool, knowledge base and European wide communities to manage their own innovation, projects, funding knowledge and networks, combined with the best consultancy support
PNO will support WP5-NA2 (Communication, dissemination, exchange and Training) to foster collaboration and good practice sharing and WP6-NA3 (Community Building and Exploitation) to bring its international consulting experience into the consortium including extensive project and innovation management, exploitation and business planning expertise. A particular focus will be given to identify and engage relevant stakeholders for further exploitation activities, as well as dissemination activities to support the consortium to publicise the network to the outside.