Objectives

FAN-BEST WILL IMPROVE THE TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER STRATEGIES TO SMES IN THE FIELD OF SUSTAINABLE EXPLOITATION OF MARINE RESOURCES

FAN-BEST’S OPERATIONAL OBJECTIVES ARE:

Improving the INFORMATION ABOUT THE FINANCING NEEDS AND THE POTENTIAL OF TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER, with special attention to projects led by women.

Taking advantage of the knowledge and OPPORTUNITIES that represent BUSINESS ANGELS AND OTHER NOT BANKING FINANCING AGENTS like crowdfunding platforms for SMEs of the maritime economy that do not have the necessary size to access to R+D projects investment.

IMPROVEMENT OF SKILLS AND ABILITIES OF THE SUPPORT SERVICES for entrepreneurs and spin-offs so that they can facilitate the fund raising for innovative projects and positioning the UNIVERSITIES as agents that become agents connected with the NECESSARY FUNDS AND FINANCING SUPPORT FOR INNOVATION.

EXPLORATION AND EXPLOITATION OF UNIVERSITY R+D in all their potential. This network will facilitate and coach that the research outputs reach the market in the form of new commercial products or innovative services, provided by SMEs located in Atlantic regions.

INCREASING THE FUNDS AND FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS AVAILABLE for innovation and scaling up in SMEs linked with marine resources sustainable exploitation.