International ZIM Cooperation Network for Decentralized, Intelligent Agro-Environmental Management Systems
International Cooperation Network
The International Cooperation Network aims to promote an easy transformation of R&D results into market-relevant innovations. Therefore the focus is on an increased market-oriented research, development and technological innovations of mid-sized companies as well as on the reduction of technical and economical risks related to R&D projects.
Moreover, the Network aims to foster the collaboration between companies and research institutes and the overall technology transfer.
In general, the programme intends to increase the innovation and cooperation potential of SMEs and their collaboration in innovation networks.
The geographical focus of the Cooperation Network, which is led by iBDC Group, is on the Chilean market, especially on the Chilean pomiculture and viniculture.
The agricultural sector has to meet international standards in order to hold up with global competition.
Moreover, the Chilean government is facing some quite ambitious objectives regarding the national energy politics and a gentle handling of natural resources such as water.