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Supported by the European Commission under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7)

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European SME Week, 15-21 October 2012

This campaign promotes enterprise across Europe and is taking place in 37 countries, so events and activities – national, regional or local – will be as close as possible to existing and potential entrepreneurs. >> More...


Final Workshop – 'Impact of innovation support measures in SMEs of traditional sectors: Results of GPrix project', 28 February 2012, ENEA, Brussels, Belgium

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EU Innovation

Inno Policy Trendchart

European Small Business Portal - European Commission

Portrait of the Regions

Enterprise and Industry - European Commission

Oslo Manual 3rd Edition - Measuring Innovation

OECD Innovation Strategy


Leather Technology Centre

International Council for Leather Tanners

Euroleather - the official site of the European leather industry

Ceramics Industry Forum

Ceram - British Ceramic Confederation Trade - The UK Trade Association for Ceramics

CERAME-UNIE - The European Ceramics Industries

International Ceramics Directory

Pôle Européen de la Céramique

Institute of Mechanical Engineers

Auto Industry

Automotive Component and Parts Manufacturers

Business Voice West Midlands

Midlands World Trade Forum

West Midlands Collaborative Commerce marketplace

Federation of Small Businesses

Institute of Asian Businesses

Birmingham Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Black Country Chamber of Commerce

Coventry and Warwick Chamber of Commerce

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Chamber of Commerce

North Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Shropshire Chamber of Commerce and Enterprise

Solihull Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Southern Staffordshire Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Academic journals

Prometheus: Critical Studies in Innovation

Research Policy


Other sites

Although a consultant's site, this has much useful information, including book reviews, articles in relation to innovation.

Another consultant's site with some interesting white papers.