Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth

Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth

Conference under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU

To discuss smart specialisation, technology transfer and digital economy the conference will bring together

  • policymakers,
  • scientists,
  • businesses,
  • regional authorities and
  • universities.

The conference aims to explore the opportunities and challenges for Europe, in

  • skills creation,
  • knowledge and technology,
  • research,
  • development,
  • education,
  • employment and
  • innovation.

A particular geographic focus lies on South-east Europe, including the Western Balkans.

Programme

The first part of the conference will set the scene and present the innovation landscape in Europe.

Following this, participants will engage in a debate on good practices and key success factors.

These debates aim to inspire countries, regions and stakeholders willing to reap the potential of smart specialisation, technology transfer and digital economy.

Date and place

Thursday 3 and Friday 4 May 2018 at National Palace of Culture, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Registration

Please complete this application form.

We will not be able to admit all interested applicants.

We will perform a selection based on applicant's background and motivation.

The number of applicants from the same organisation will also be taken into account.

Event Information

Date of event: 

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - 08:00 to Friday, May 4, 2018 - 17:00

Other event information: 

Event includes lunch
Event includes dinner

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