Hi-tech Dutch engineering company is interested in novel knowledge management solutions

REQUEST from Netherlands, reference: TRNL20170925001, valid from 14-10-2017 untill 16-10-2018

  • Title:
    Hi-tech Dutch engineering company is interested in novel knowledge management solutions
  • Start date:
    14 oktober 2017
  • End date:
    16 oktober 2018
  • Summary:
    A hi-tech Dutch engineering company is interested in new methods for knowledge management to improve effective transfer of knowledge between its skilled employees and young and inexperienced colleagues. The company is interested in technologies or methods other than master-apprentice approach. This Dutch company is interested in proven technology or methods that can be implemented. License agreement, technical agreement or commercial agreement with technical assistance is preferred.
  • Description:
    A Dutch high- tech engineering company is interested in implementing new methods or technologies that can assist in the exchange of knowledge from experienced workers to young and inexperienced colleagues within the company, working on different geographical locations.

    Their currently used method of master - apprentice model works well, but the company is interested in new technologies or methods to make it more efficient, faster and to assure the quality of the transfer of knowledge experiences within their staff.

    The company is interested in meeting new business partners that have solutions or methods that can function in a highly technical oriented business environment, combining different disciplines and specialisms in company knowledge.

    A license agreement or commercial agreement with technical support would be preferred on excisiting and proven technologies or methods that can be implemented are preferred. Excisting technologies or methods that can be made to fit the companies requirements using customization with technical support is open for discussion. However the company is also open to jointly develop a (customized) solution in the frame of a technical cooperation followed by a license agreement or commercial agreement.

    This technology request is an innovation challenge that is published on an open innovation platform. If interest in cooperation with this firm is expressed, the potential partner will be guided to this open innovation platform on which he can get in touch with the company via a chat function. Mind that posts on this platform are not confidential. Besides open discussion on the platform, sharing of confidential information will be made possible on demand. After closing of the open innovation platform on December 1st, the firm will start selecting the partners that will be invited for further contact. Expressions of interest that are made after December 1st will be handled as usual in the Enterprise Europe Network.
Partner Sought
  • Type of Partnership Considered:
    License agreement, Commercial agreement with technical assistance, Technical cooperation agreement
  • Technical Specification or Expertise Sought:

    Expertise or method sought should assist in;
    - getting new employees well implemented within company organization, culture and knowledge
    - improving knowledge transfer within the company
    - improving contact between the employees
    - reduction of development time and time to market
    - reduction of failures during engineering processes
    - applicable for colleagues working in different working locations / working from home or with clients
    - a secure platform to share company knowledge
    - Able to easily add new information or information sources

    Type of partner sought:
    The company is interested in meeting partners active in the domain of industry, academy or research organization. The partnershould have a good reputation and experience in improving knowledge management within technical and commercial organizations.

    Specific area of activity of the partner:
    Companies in the field of education, training, knowledge management. Companies active in the development of these products or methods that allow for knowledge transfer in a closed domain based on their experience, product portfolio and customization are welcomed.

    Tasks to be performed:
    The partner should be able to analyse the situation, propose concepts and their pros and cons, develop the final solution and support upon the implementation.
    It should meet the requirements on knowledge transfer within this company, security of data and provide inmplementation with in company training and support.

    SME 11-50,University,R&D Institution,SME <10,251-500,SME 51-250

  • Development stage:
    Already on the market
  • IPR Status:
  • Market keywords:
    Other communications (not elsewhere classified)
    Consulting services
    Other services (not elsewhere classified)
  • Technology keywords:
    Education and Training
    Information and media, society
    Technology, Society and Employment
  • NACE keywords:
    Other research and experimental development on natural sciences and engineering
  • Advantages and Innovations:
  • Type and Size of Organisation:
    Industry 250-499
  • Already Engaged in Trans-National Cooperation
  • Year Established:
  • Turnover:
    20 - 50M
  • Country of origin:
  • Languages spoken
    • English
    • Dutch
    • German