Created in 1998, Efficient Innovation (EFFICIENT) is a French consulting company specialized in the field of innovation management with a vision of the whole innovation value chain, from opportunities generation with strategic creativity, to concept transformation into innovation projects, market studies and opportunities building, funding of the innovation projects through direct and indirect funds for companies. EFFICIENT is specialist in European framework programmes since FP5, FP6, FP7 and has built up many European projects. EFFICIENT offers services of European project management to its customers with is know-how and knowledge of FP European mechanisms, consortium agreement management, grant agreement management, dissemination activities. EFFICIENT is also a specialist in industrial product design-to-cost, design-to-weight and life cycle analysis. With a team of 60 consultants, EFFICIENT covers the full innovation management process.