Whatever the stage of maturity and organisation of your innovation project, our team can support you in its set-up, whether you need to go back to stage one or simply do some tweaking.
With us there is no one cure-all solution but rather a selection of well-mastered basic ingredients to enhance your projects’ chances of success.
Benefit from our 13 years of experience in supporting over 400 collaborative projects with one watchword: confidentiality across the board!
> Building the project consortium:
> Technical engineering, ongoing support and organisational tools:
More than simply a stamp of approval, this stage in our process guarantees the quality of the Valorial support service and the relevance of your innovation project.
Our endorsement gains recognition for your project from your teams, clients, partners and funders.
2 key stages:
> Drafting of an assessment report by one of our experts specialised in the field
> Presentation to the Approval Committee, dubbed “CoLab”:
> Up-to-date information on funding sources: regional, national, European
Our pro-active team works with you from the onset and even prior to project approval, to ensure your project meets the eligibility criteria for potential funding sources. Maximise your chances of obtaining funding!
> Funding Committee, dubbed “CoFi”: 5 committee meetings a year
Once approval has been granted, the appropriate funding source is confirmed or identified. This committee screens and examines projects in depth, from a point of view of economic development (job and value creation) and territorial development (dynamics).
Build on our expertise and the influence of our European network developed for the past 10 years:
> Awareness-raising and stimulation: draw on our involvement in European projects to develop your own networks on a European and international scale:
> Emergence: boost your partnership opportunities (companies, clusters, etc.)
> Support: our project team helps you to ultimately organise, develop and promote your innovation project:
Valorial is involved in 2 European projects and offers an array of services and personalised support:
For whom? SMEs specialised in the following markets: Connected food, Functional foods and functional ingredients, Processed foods
Services on offer:
> Support for the international development of innovative food SMEs in 4 target countries: USA, Canada, China, Brazil
> Market intelligence, learning expeditions, coaching, vouchers, etc.
For whom? SMEs first entering the European market, members of competitiveness clusters (“Horizon 2020” R&D programme)
Services on offer:
> Intelligence and dissemination of specialised information on European calls for projects
> Project appraisals (strategy, competition, etc.)
> Support for companies in setting up and implementing projects (search for funding, partners, etc.)
Setting up a collaborative project is no mean feat. It involves gathering and motivating partners from different backgrounds on the basis of the rough outline of a project. Thanks to the support provided by Valorial, we were able to apply for approval very quickly and focus our attention on key elements to ensure project success: signing a consortium agreement, quantifiable goals and results, etc. The input of Valorial advisers on funding aspects was particularly appreciated: both for drafting the provisional budget (a tricky task in the preliminary stages of a project) and for putting us in contact with funders, resulting in all the partners receiving subsidies for the initially presented amounts. “
R&D Manager for a start-up, Nutrition & Health