Title CREATIN - Creativity Techniques for Innovation in Products and Services
Project Number ES/08/LLP-LdV/TOI/149007
Project Type Transfer of Innovation
Nowadays organizations needed to maintain their business activity in world every time more uncertain and competitive. More and more products require a strong added service component to be able to compete with products from low cost products from the emerging economies.
Creativity allows the organization to transform own ideas or of others applied to their products and services in points of profitability, i.e. generate innovation in products and services.
Summary CREATIN aims to improve capacity for innovation in products and services of European SMEs through the application of creativity techniques, creating a methodology for continuous learning for the human resources of the centers and organizations for SMEs support, and the human resources of the SMEs, giving them the skills and abilities to integrate and apply these techniques to the innovation in products and services.
Description Focus will be on those human resources in support organizations that give direct services to the SMEs in the area of innovation (innovation agents) and the human resources of the SMEs dedicated to research, development and innovation (innovation managers).
Open and distance learning
Administrative and Support Service Activities
Professional, Scientific and Technical Activities
Human Health and Social Work Activities
Other Service Activities
Information and Communication
open and distance learning
material for open learning
Product information The learning methodology is based on a self-learning system, available on-line, that integrates materials and contents concerning information, knowledge and training in the field of the innovation in products and services. It incorporates a knowledge base that allows guided access to the creativity techniques, with a description of their use and real-life cases of their application. This knowledge base is the key part of the system, which is complemented with a training area and a support system.