NGI Enrichers has twelve partners. The consortium includes a well-balanced mix of competencies, expertise, and access to relevant stakeholder networks across the EU, Canada, and the US.
G.A.C., coordinator of NGI Enrichers, is an innovation management consultancy company with headquarter in France and offices in other countries, with over 200 staff members and 2000+ private clients, including many innovative SMEs and start-ups, and having over 320 R&I partners across the world, including dozens of leading research organizations, universities and/or national agencies in the US and in Europe.
Contact person: Dr Svetlana Klessova, coordinator of NGI Enrichers
APRE, Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea
APRE, Agenzia per la Promozione della Ricerca Europea is a non-profit research organization and was created in 1989 as a joint initiative of the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) and some public and private bodies in order to meet the growing demand for information on European research programs. APRE is at the heart of a network of more than 130 members from the academia to private sector, including: Public and Private Research centers, Universities, Scientific Parks, Public Administrations, Trade associations, Finance, Chambers of Commerce, Technological Districts, enterprises. APRE can rely on this network to enhance and foster exchange of experiences and best practices and to ensure a sound advocacy for its members at national and European level.
SPI, Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação
SPI, Sociedade Portuguesa de Inovação, is a private consulting company created in 1996 as an active centre of national and international networks connected to the SME and innovation sectors. Since its inception, SPI has become a leading promoter of linkages between private sector companies, science and technology institutions, and national and international public and private organizations. SPI has more than 80 full-time staff located in the various offices of the company – including in Portugal (Porto, Lisbon, Coimbra, Évora and Azores), China (Beijing and Macao), Spain (Santiago de Compostela) and USA (Washington D.C. and California). In addition, SPI has an affiliated office in Belgium (Brussels) through the European Business & Innovation Centre Network (EBN). SPI also has established professional and business network and operations in Brazil, Africa, Southeast Asia, Caribbean, India, Mediterranean countries and in other countries/regions of the world.
ENRICH GLOBAL is non-for-profit international association registered in France, with the motto: Taking European innovation global, and vice versa. ENRICH GLOBAL members are based across Europe, USA, and Latin America. The objective of ENRICH GLOBAL is to contribute to the development of European scientific, technological and innovation excellence, reinforce innovation competitiveness and internationalization. ENRICH GLOBAL also supports the development and sustainability of EU-US-Canada and other international collaborative projects and initiatives
MITACS is a Canadian national network gathering companies, universities and local governments in order to develop R&D&I projects in Canada. MITACS Globalink Research Internship program is designed to select specialists for a research internship supervised by one of the 66 Canadian member universities. Eligible organizations are able to apply to one of the 1000 12-week research internships within the network and benefit from financial aid and mentoring during their stay in Canada. These exchanges strengthen research collaborations between Canada and the EU and encourage mobility of faculty members. The MITACS Accelerate program has already supported over 10,000 internships nationally through its main programs. MITACS works with 70+ partner universities in Canada and with thousands of companies.
NCURA, National Council of University Research Administrators
NCURA, NATIONAL COUNCIL OF UNIVERSITY RESEARCH ADMINISTRATORS, is a non-profit professional society dedicated to advancing the profession of research administration through education and professional development programs, the sharing of knowledge and experiences, and the fostering of a diverse, collegial, and respected global community. With over 7,500 members from over 1,100 colleges, universities, teaching hospitals, and research institutes in 40 countries, NCURA is actively involved in furthering communication and understanding between research administrators both within and outside the US. NCURA’s purpose is to serve all members by advancing expertise in the profession of research administration.
EAEC, European American Enterprise Council
EAEC, European American Enterprise Council, is a private member-driven social enterprise and Network. It is also part of the EEN 600+ organizations in the EU, and a worldwide presence, and aims at promoting Transatlantic cooperation, collaboration, trade and investment between EU and North American companies, institutions and economic regions while fostering (Open) Innovation and Entrepreneurship. EAEC specializes in and maintains a first-class network of contacts and Talents in various areas including ICT in the US and Europe, both in private organizations and in public regulatory entities and authorities.
TEMPLE, Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education
TEMPLE, Temple University-Of the Commonwealth System of Higher Education, is a public university with eight campuses. As a Carnegie Classified R1 “Doctoral University with Highest Research Activity”, TEMPLE runs a variety of research, education, and commercialization centers and institutes, including the Small Business Development Center that is the US lead on ENRICH in the USA since January 2021. The Office of Technology Commercialization and Business Development has 450+ invention disclosures, more than 30 active Spinouts/Startups, and $440+ million in outside capital to advance technologies toward product launch over the past 5 years. This Office is opening its network of Tier 1 faculty, advisors, mentors, and experts, as well as support teams and interns, to EU NGI innovators and consortium partners.
AEI, Non-Governmental Organization Agency Of European Innovations
AEI, NON-GOVERMMENTAL ORGANIZATION AGENCY OF EUROPEAN INNOVATIONS, is a research and consultancy organization acting as an innovation bridge between science, business, authorities, and other stakeholders. AEI is a multidisciplinary team specialized in project management, analytical studies, dissemination, communication, and public engagement. AEI works with many different public and private institutions in Ukraine, Europe and Eastern Partnership countries and has wide experience in the development, management and execution of dissemination and communication strategies in H2020 projects. AEI is a part of the national innovation ecosystem of Ukraine.
ISOLUTIONS LABS Limited
ISOLUTIONS LABS Limited, is an innovation driven organization with the offices in Ukraine, Spain and the UK that has extensive experience in the leadership and development of research and innovation projects at national and international level in the technological fields of Cybersecurity, 5G, Internet of Things (IoT), sensing and immersive technologies, Artificial Intelligence, Space Communications and digital society technologies. The company’s references include over 2,000 turn-key projects for advanced ICT and cybersecurity solutions as well as an ICT enabling and digitalization initiatives.
FERMILAB, FERMI RESEARCH ALLIANCE LLC
FERMILAB, FERMI RESEARCH ALLIANCE LLC, is the main American particle physics laboratory and collaborates with more than 50 countries on physics experiments based in the US and elsewhere. Its mission is to drive discovery by performing pioneering research with national and global partners and developing new technologies for science. Funded by the Department of Energy, and located at Fermilab, Illinois, US, the Superconducting Quantum Materials and Systems (SQMS) is a national center, with an international flavor, to bring about transformational advances in quantum information science as a part of the U.S. Quantum Initiative. The SQMS Center has the ambitious goal of building and deploying a beyond-state-of-the-art Quantum Computer over the next five years as part of an international collaborative effort involving 20 partner institutions. The SQMS Center works towards the creation and implementation of programs to train the next generation of scientists and engineers, by promoting undergraduate and graduate students’ internship programs. This year SQMS has hired 30 young researchers and is prioritizing several key initiatives to elevate diversity, equity, and inclusion across the Center.
EUrelations AG: is the first Research and Innovation Management Agency (RIMA) founded in Switzerland in 2005. They design and manage complex national and international collaboration projects, support the acquisition of funding and the know-how transfer in between scientific disciplines and industrial sectors. EUrelations AG develops methods and more systematic approaches for boosting research and innovation (R&I).