Idea in mind? How do you transform your idea into innovation? The from idea to a business -team will seek the routes to enable your idea and will surround you with an active development network.
From idea to a business (I4B) -project's goal is the activation, support, speeding up, and improving the quality of the development of new ideas. New potential ideas in different development phases are gathered within Kainuu, which will be refined towards innovation together; from idea to a business. The purpose is to act as a middleman between businesses, research and education institutes as well as financiers. Concurrently topical information about new development trends and opportunities will be brought for the businesses also. The cooperation between the region's innovation environment will be tightened multilaterally, which will bring forth the region's expertise and services for the businesses. The results of research and development from different actors will be transferred for other businesses to utilize. The cooperation will be furthered in a networking manner, for example in training events and in workshops, where different actors and businesses have the opportunity to present their operations.
The concrete goal is to develop an efficient operation model to Kainuu, which will boost, together with different actors, the refinement of ideas to innovation.