The first OITB clustering event organized by Unismart Padova Enterprise and Università degli studi di Padova, took place on November 14th in Padua, Italy. All four OITB projects on the field of Lightweight materials and components participated in the event. LightMe, LightCoce, Oasis and Lee-Bed have discussed the best practices and defined the next steps for the progress of the projects.
In particular, some of the topics discussed were:
The progress of Single Entry Point structure, i.e. contract between the OITB and clients, sales force, training framework, methodologies for client engagement;
OITB Business models and Business Plans, i.e. market segmentation and Open Innovation Environment amongst others;
Best practices for IPR handling and pricing policy;
Marketing activities, customers’ awareness i.e. definition of a strategic plan;
Common dissemination activities;
Joint activities such as the setup of the 1st Light Weight Materials and Products event