IMAGO-MOL Cluster started a new project - Increasing excellence by developing the RDI Strategic Planning Documents "CEX – IMAG"

Submitted by Alina Capitanu on 05 September 2018

Starting with 1st of July 2018, North East Regional Innovative Cluster for Structural and Molecular Imaging (Imago-Mol) the project Increasing the excellence of the IMAGO-MOL Cluster by developing the RDI Strategic Planning Documents (CEX – IMAG), financed by Ministry for Research and Innovation through the National Plan for Research, Development and Innovation for the period 2015 - 2020 (PNCDI III).

The overall amount of the project (PN-III-P2-2.1-CLS-2017-0047/12CLS/2018) is 420,250 RON, out of which 350,000 RON is the grant.

The aim of the project is to increase the excellence and applicative scientific productivity of IMAGO-MOL Cluster through the development of strategic RDI planning documents in order to ensure the continuity and increase of the operational capacity of the IMAGO-MOL Cluster in a field of high importance for health sector - medical imaging, in correlation with ITC and biotechnology.

The specific objectives of the project are:

  1. Developing the institutional capacity of IMAGO MOL cluster by developing IMAGO-MOL Cluster RDI Strategic Agenda in order to attract new members and intensify the cooperation between them in RDI activities;
  2. Increase the operational capacity of the IMAGO MOL cluster by developing the IMAGO-MOL Implementation Plan related to RDI Strategic Agenda, contributing to a better knowledge and exploitation of the scientific and research potential of the members of the IMAGO-MOL Cluster;
  3. Intensify the national and international cooperation in RDI within IMAGO MOL Cluster and its members by developing partnerships with clusters, research poles, in the medical and related fields, leading to an increase in the innovation capacity of its members.

Throughout the project and in partnership and collaboration with Working Groups’ members there will be developed three main strategic documents:  IMAGO-MOL Cluster RDI Strategic Agenda, Implementation Plan and the Strategy for Expansion and Internationalization, in correlation with the needs and the objectives of the Imago-Mol members and key actors in health sector.

The Implementation Plan of IMAGO-MOL Cluster will consist in a portfolio of strategic projects in the health field in North East Region and there will be organized workshops for projects’ identification which will lead to projects’ concept notes in correlation with the available funding sources.  

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