How to deal with companies that are project partners


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How to deal with companies that are project partners

  1. 1. Liaison Training Event<br />University of Geneva, June 21, 2011<br />How to deal with companiesthat are project partnersLiaison Training Event, Geneva, June 21, 2011Alicia López Medina, Pedro Príncipe<br />
  2. 2. Topics<br />The challenge<br />Open Access Pilot and companies <br />Scenarios<br />Companies as project partners<br />Publications<br />How to identify their publications?<br />Dissemination Strategies<br />Stakeholders and communication<br />2<br />
  3. 3. 3<br />1. The challenge<br />Open Access Pilot and companies<br />
  4. 4. The challenge:diferent needs, diferents answers<br />Two dimensions:<br /><ul><li>“Open Access offer companies access to the latest research for exploitation (helping to speed up commercialization and innovation)”
  5. 5. OpenAIRE can provide a useful service for companies to disclose the results of their research activities.</li></ul>4<br />
  6. 6. SMEs publications, keys to success of the Open Access Pilot<br />5<br />SMEs<br />
  7. 7. 6<br />2. Scenarios<br />Companies as project partners…<br />
  8. 8. Scenarios<br />What we have:<br />Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs)<br />Big companies and multinationals <br />SMEs Associations<br />SpinOffs…<br />How they participate<br />Companies of your country as Project Coordinators<br />with University participation<br />Only with companies participation<br />Universities together with companies<br />Research institutions with industrial partners<br />Companies suported by research institutions<br />Projects with companies outside Europe (i.e. Latinamerica)…<br />7<br />
  9. 9. Practical cases<br />8<br />Companies as Project Coordinators<br />Companies suported by RI<br />
  10. 10. 9<br />Practical cases<br />SMEs Associations<br />Diferent types of companies and partners<br />
  11. 11. 10<br />Practical cases<br />Universities together with companies<br />
  12. 12. 11<br />3. Publications<br />How to identify their publications?<br />
  13. 13. Publications<br />How to identify their publications?<br />On Project website<br />Retrieving from isi, scopus…<br />Tracking information about coordinators and participants (researchers)<br />12<br />
  14. 14. List of publications in website<br />13<br />
  15. 15. 14<br />Publications on website<br />
  16. 16. Documents in their project website<br />15<br />
  17. 17. They may have a repository<br />16<br />
  18. 18. Or the like<br />17<br />
  19. 19. Or using other means to disseminate their articles<br />18<br />
  20. 20. 19<br />4. Dissemination Strategies<br />Stakeholders and communication…<br />
  21. 21. SME National Contact Points<br />20<br /><br />
  22. 22. Organization to support SMEs<br />21<br /><br />
  23. 23. Local contact points<br />22<br />
  24. 24. At city level<br />23<br />
  25. 25. By Sector<br />24<br />
  26. 26. Environment<br />25<br />
  27. 27. How to identify the coordinator?<br />Look into the project website<br />EC list of SC39 projects<br />Cordis…<br />26<br />
  28. 28. Look into the project website<br />27<br />
  29. 29. Projects General Assemblies<br />28<br />
  30. 30. 29<br />Checklist<br />
  31. 31. Strategies to deal with themSome questions:<br />If they have a repository, will they work on make it OpenAIRE compliant?<br />Or will it be easier to deposit in the orphan repository?<br />They will need extra support.<br />Information at their General Assemblies?<br />Special copyright issues?<br />More visibilityfor SME in the OpenAIRE portal (it looks very RI oriented)?!<br />30<br />
  32. 32. Strategies to deal with themAction points:<br />Prefererably individualmailing and phone.<br />Visit on siteto know more about the projects.<br />Contact directly authorswith published articles<br />Disseminate information in SMEsspecific organizations: i.e. Chamber of commerce<br />Use social web<br />Personalas possible (direct) <br />31<br />
  33. 33. Thank you for your attention! Questions?Please share your experience.<br />32<br /><br /><br />