Festival Driven Innovation

Project Title
Festival Driven Innovation
Acronym
Innofest
Priority
Priority 1 Thinking Growth: Supporting growth in North Sea Region economies
Lead Beneficiary
Drenthe
Contact Person First Name
Stefan
Contact Person Last Name
Kunst
Email
s.kunst@drenthe.nl
Address
Westerbrink 1
P.O. Box
Postal Code
9400BJ
City
Assen
Country
The Netherlands
Telephone
+31621699334
Fax
Central Aim

1. Developing an/or testing prototypes on festivals

2. Using festivals as an unclusterd and cross-sectoral yearmarket for innovation

Project Description

Innofest is offering start-ups and SME's the possiblity to integrate and test their smart innovation in the production of festivals. Products and ideas will be developed and tested within a real living lab (a festival) with tousends of end-users. The public on festivals is an integral and essential part of the project, which will bring innovations to markets much faster and will bring together start-ups and launching costumers.

Envisaged Output

- 100 innovations a year (so 300 in total), based on the questions of festivals, SME's/companies and governments, developed and/or tested on festivals.

 

What is the need for this project?

The North Sea Region is in need of radical and unclustered innovation. Festivals offer the perfect breeding ground for unexpected contacts and innovations. The North Sea Region is famous for its many great festivals, these festivals are now willing to open their gates for smart young start-ups.

Thematic Keywords
New products and services
Shared R&D infrastructure
Stimulating innovation
Other Keywords
Innovation/R&D in traditional, not so innovative, SME's.
Partners Found Already

- TU Delft (University)

- The Northern Netherlands alliance

- Welcome to the Village

- Into The Great Wide Open

- Eurosonic Noorderslag

- NOM

- Hallifornia

Partners Searched

Regions

Aarhus

Shetlands

MidJutland

Aberdeen

Hannover

Bremen


Halland

Festivalsto approach

 

Trena

Spot

Roskilde

GoNorth

Sonderborg

FuchsbauFestival Hannover

HaldernOpen Air

ElbeJazz Hamburg

Bremenfestival

Hallifornia

Trena

Spot

Roskilde

GoNorth

Sonderborg

FuchsbauFestival Hannover

HaldernOpen Air

ElbeJazz Hamburg

Bremenfestival

Estimated Budget
7.000.000



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