E-CLIC aims to develop research and innovation networks related to broadband media services in order to stimulate the commercialisation of the participating regions’ knowledge base and encourage the development of new employment opportunities.
1 – Building on our Capacity for Innovation
Area of Intervention
1.2 Building the transnational dimension of clusters and research and innovation networks

Building on experience from NSR IIIB project BIRD (Broadband Acess for Innovation and Regional Development), E-CLIC aims to enhance the provision of broadband services that are perceived as the engine for stimulating economic growth and employment.

  • 8 European Collaborative Innovation Centres around the North Sea for Broadband Media Services based on Triple Helix model of Innovation,
  • Create a LivingLab environment & integration between LivingLabs for content and dissemination purposes,
  • New products and services for e-Government, e-commerce, e-Health and e-Learning,
  • Further broadband access in participating regions, and in particular in rural areas,
  • Transnational database to achieve a pool of resources in different disciplines for the multimedia industry,
  • Transnational co-operation in the field of content production, especially content for the HD TV & IPTV market, including multimedia content,
  • Transnational programmes for involvement (and exchange) of students/company/public service,
  • Development of the next generation E-CLIC model as a strategic plan for regional development in Europe.

Norsk prosjekteier

Universitetet i Stavanger


01.01.2008 - 31.08.2011


Total: 6 570 000 €



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Andre partnere

County Administrative Board of Värmland
Karlstad University
Compare Karlstad Foundation
University College of Borås
ESPIRA Tillväxtcenter and Inkubator
Ladok Division
University of Applied Sciences of Bremen
University of Applied Sciences of Oldenburg, Ostfriesland and Wilhelmshaven
Noorderpoort College
Groningen Internet exchange
Howest – Department PIH
Norfolk County Council

E-CLIC Rogaland:
University of Stavanger
Innovation Park Stavanger (iPark)
Rogaland Kurs og kompetansesenter