Danube-INCO.NET — Advancing Research and Innovation in the Danube Region


[Event Review] - Start-Ups in Innovation Ecosystem in South-East Europe Workshop in Ljubljana

The workshop was held in Ljubljana on 15 and 16 November 2018 and was jointly organised by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) in collaboration with Technology Park Ljubljana, the Ministry of education, science and sport – AG1 EUSALP, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Consortia KTT, and the Slovene public research institutes.

  • Posted on: 30.11.2018
  • Slovenia

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The workshop targeted in particular policy makers and other innovation stakeholders such as universities, research organisations, technology transfer offices, science and technology parks, chambers of commerce, business angels, venture capitalist and other relevant practitioners from South-East Europe and European Alpine macro-region.

Meeting topic were: 

To provide policy makers and innovation practitioners with knowledge and training/practical insights in setting up successful start-up, spin-off and knowledge transfer platforms with support programmes that can strengthen regional/national innovation ecosystems.  
To review various models of acceleration, building a pipeline of projects, attracting industrial partners, providing business support services, involving governmental entities, which are the key elements in the development of successful innovation ecosystems.  
To assist in the creation and evaluation of IP based knowledge as a foundation of a technology transfer activity, in Public Research Organizations and Small and Medium Enterprises alike. 

The workshop is available here:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8-QDMtaSmRU THURSDAY 15 NOVEMBER 2018

 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JptGgwol3uk FRIDAY 16 NOVEMBER 2018


S&T field/scope: General | Affilation and Pillar: Research and innovation community | Geographical focus: Western Balkans, Danube Region, Central, East and Southeast Europe