Supporting SMEs for Innovation in Times of Crisis

Updated: Jun 29

Session on the SMEthod project at the virtual ISPIM Innovation Conference (7-10 June 2020).


Insights on Implementing Innovation in SMEs: Lessons from the Horizon 2020 Smethod project.

  • Matthias Deschryvere, VTT: Crisis as an Opportunity to Restructure SME Support

  • Muhammad Hassan, Lancaster University: Minority and Immigrant SMEs: Importance & Opportunities

  • Carolyn Downs, Lancaster University: How SMEs should be employing graduates to drive innovation

Panel Discussion led by Carolyn Downs:

  • Markku Mikkola, VTT

  • Martin McGurk, Innovate UK

  • Simon Bolton, Edge Hill University


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