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Innovation Accelerator Q & A


What are the main objectives of Innovation Accelerator?

The aim of the Innovation Accelerator is “to accelerate the growth of regional clusters of excellence in HealthTech, MedTech and Cleantech, delivered through the exploitation of applied and transitional research; the application of regional strengths in engineering, manufacturing and advanced computing; and supported by a robust regional innovation framework”. We are seeking to create fertile ground for business growth in these clusters.

What does a Cluster of Excellence look like?

A Cluster of Excellence will:

  • Be driven by market demand with strong private sector business leadership

  • Support cross sector R&D and innovation

  • Position the region on the global scale as a beacon for Foreign Direct Investment

  • Provide a sustainable framework for building innovation capability and capacity