Good practice examples – Blueprints for the use of synergies for research and innovations

Examples taken from practice show how new technology or innovation fields can be opened up, success achieved more efficiently and the results of cutting-edge European research used to strengthen the research and innovation capacity of North Rhine-Westphalia’s economy through synergies generated by dovetailing various funding programmes.

Good examples show how synergies contribute to better and faster research and innovation results. Synergy effects from the dovetailing of cutting-edge research in the EU framework programmes and applied research and development funded at regional level contribute to the competitiveness of North Rhine-Westphalia’s economy in the innovation fields “Health”, “Food” and “Energy”. The success stories presented here demonstrate how synergies have been used effectively – please feel free to imitate them!