INNOFEIT - Center for Technology Transfer and Innovations

Having recognized the need for more tight cooperation between the academia and the industry, the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technologies (FEEIT), as a part of the Ss. Cyril and Methodius University in Skopje,opened the Centre for Technology Transfer and Innovations – INNOFEIT as a part of its efforts to close the gap between academic education and practical expertize and prepare its students for better coping with the industrial challenges ahead.

INNOFEIT is a hub for interaction among FEEIT staff, FEEIT students and industrial partners that will foster connections and transfer of technology as well as novel innovative ideas that will aid the economical growth of the sector and the society in general.
INNOFEIT is currently an important cornerstone in the Macedonian innovation ecosystem, a co-founder of the Accelerator UKIM and a selected candidate by European Investment Bank (EIB) to become a Centre-of-Excellence in its fields of interest.

INNOFEIT offers a plethora of tailor-made services for companies that have a vision to do R&D and invest in innovative solutions increasing their value and having a broader impact. These include:
• Match-making of highly skilled scientists with entrepreneurs
• Contract research and solving practical problems in product development
• Collaborative research on novel and innovative ideas
• Access to state-of-the-art FEEIT laboratories (2M euros worth)
• Co-working space

INNOFEIT offers its students an opportunity to work in a vibrant and dynamic environment on relevant industrial challenges through:
• Internships
• Entrepreneurship skills development

INNOFEIT operates in refurbished state-of-the-art premises equipped with all necessary utensils for its normal day-to-day operation. It also has an excellent network of local and regional companies such as pre-ceed and ceed investment funds, accounting offices, business angels and freelancers ready to assist at any time to start-ups coming from FEEIT. INNOFEIT offers them:
• Pre-incubation
• Access to FEEIT laboratories
• Mentoring and coaching
• Access to finance and market through partner network

Project type
  • Other
Country of the coordinating institution
Republic of North Macedonia
Acronym
INNOFEIT
Geographical focus
  • WBC
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General
Runtime
January 2018 - December 2021

Entry created by Admin WBC-RTI.info on October 19, 2020
Modified on October 19, 2020