Emma Fürniss provided as analyst at IMP3rove – European Innovation Management Academy research results on innovation management trends on firm level for IMP3rove policy insights and reports to public institutions.

Multi-tasking – The Challenge of Intermediaries in SME Support for Innovation

In view of creating more competitive regions and industry sectors, innovation capabilities of SMEs play a central role. SMEs are strong economic drivers in many countries, and their ability to innovate will determine the health of national and regional economies in the future. A key support for SMEs in their innovation efforts are public innovation support programmes.