Mapping and understanding the innovation potential of bio-economy businesses – The case of Western Macedonia focused in Agri-Food sector

Introduction Purpose of this task and links to the feasibility actions and the regional action plans BRIDGES project regional partners have all RIS3 strategies which include bioeconomy industries. For these industries to speed up their innovation and growth potential, regions should encourage (inter alia) those segments of the industries that have the highest potential to absorb innovation and invest in it. BRIDGES project focuses on this type of businesses. We expect to identify, within the BRIDGES partnership, some 100 businesses in total, depending on the size of the regional economies and the regional population. The regional maps will reveal the level and type of innovation that can be best absorbed by the regions. The innovation absorption potential of these companies will be analysed, based on [...]