MONTENEGRO, 2-4 April 2014
Faculty for Information sciences and Technology of University Donja Gorica and Chamber of Economy organized joint conference in Montenegro that gathered representatives of Universities, R&I Centres and SMEs.
The aim of the Conference was to introduce NEXT project to participants and potential stakeholders from relevant sectors in order to get familiar with current and future activies in the project.
First day of the Conference was held at the University Donja Gorica. On behalf of Lead partner, Marche Region, Mrs Ratka Sekulović explained the importance of NEXT project in terms of better connection between reseach, inovation and business sector. She also announced Inovation fair that will be held in the period 05-07 June in Cittanova, Marche region.
Second day of the Conference was organized in thematic round tables related to ICT, SMEs, Tourism, Energy, Agriculture and Food technology. Relevant ideas have been collected for usage of future NEXT ON LINE PLATFORM.
Last day of the Conference, participants visited Adriatic fair on tourism and ecology in Budva.
Save the date: 5, 6, 7 of June, Civitanove Marche (Italy)
I am pleased to announce that the Marche Region is organizing the event ‘INNOV-ATTORI: new challenges and opportunities in the European Context’. The event will be a place where different institutional actors and regional stakeholders will discuss about a participated governance of research and innovation policies.
The event, which targets local organizations, enterprises and Universities also coming from foreign countries involved in International Cooperation projects with the Marche Region, will be organized in plenary sessions, thematic workshops and B2B meetings. The focus will be on the role that innovation plays in terms of enterprises’ development. start-ups creation and public administration efficiency.
Furthermore, a expo area will be set up, where enterprises located in Marche Region will present technological solutions, prototypes, and innovative services that resulted from financed projects.
I kindly ask you to insert this event onto your agenda; I believe in fact that this event will be important for focusing on the role innovation actors are nowadays called to play.
A detailed agenda of the event will follow soon.
With my best regards,
Marche Region councillor
Information Technology Fair SIT 2014/International Economy Fair Mostar 2014
The conference aims to promote NEXT project and to emphasize importance of software development which will help exchange and transfer of knowledge and technology in region.
Primarily, the Conference will introduce NEXT to local and regional stakeholders through a presentation at the meeting as well as at the showroom stands. Secondary, notable experts from IT world in the region, managers of companies and associations as well as representatives of the academic community, will present their innovative solutions in development and use of software in education and businesses.
Companies that are going to introduce their software solutions at the conference will also have showroom for all five days of the Fair.
All stakeholders and different visitors of this very important international fair will have opportunity of networking and B2B talks with leading IT companies in Herzegovina on a daily basis at the showroom stand.
Invitation and Agenda of the Conference
Marche Region is organising, in the framework of the project NEXT, the first Local Working Group targeting Universities and Centers for Research and Technology Transfer. The meeting will take plase on the 08th April 2014 in Ancona.
The activities presented during the meeting aim at supporting Universitites and CRTT to build relationships with the local communities located in the Adriatic basin.
The event will constitute an opportunity to learn about the project and the opportunities it provides to the CRTT sited in the Marche region; besides, it will be an important occasion for starting dialogue and gather feedback, expectations and needs from the innovation actors to which NEXT intends to respond.
The objective of NEXT project (www.project-next.eu) is the set up of a collaborative platform that supports the ‘innovation and technology transfer in the countries of the Adriatic’, through the creation of :
• a virtual space of integration and cooperation (online platform) for sharing information and for access to common services for matching supply / demand for R & I in the leading sectors of the territories involved;
• an orientation for the design of strategies for projects development, provided to the actors involved (companies, universities, research centers) in order to integrate and capitalize knowledge and encourage the transfer of technology, particularly in the areas of specialization of the Adriatic –Ionian Region.
For info and registrations:
Agenda of the Meeting
On 13-14 June, in Trieste, will be held the forth edition of State of the Net (SotN) (http://bit.ly/1ga2FBz
). The meeting is a web-dedicated conference that tries to capture the state of art of the internet in Italy and worldwide, focusing on its impact on our society. On June 12, The Area Science Park that hosts the conference organizes a brokerage event ICT4inclusion (http://bit.ly/1dcEr9j
), addressed to SMEs, manufacturing companies, R&D centres, universities, professionals working in the ICT sector willing to network at a local, national and international level.