The North-West Regional Development Agency (North-West Regional Development Agency) invites SMEs, newly established innovative enterprises, research organizations, research groups and NGOs, both from the North-West Development Region and from the other regions of of the country, but aimed at the development of projects or collaborations in the North-West Development Region, to participate in future entrepreneurial discovery workshops. Groups of representatives of Local Public Authorities who intend to develop business support structures (for example: smart specialization parks) are also invited to participate in these workshops.
The targeted areas, according to the Smart Specialization Strategy of the Northwest Development Region (RIS3), are:
Pillar 1: Innovation for the well-being of the population
Subgroup 1: Health/medical fields and health and wellness tourism
Subgroup 2: Cosmetics, food supplements and Agrofood
Pillar 2: Emerging technologies
Subgroup 1: Renewable energies
Subgroup 2: Robotics and Automation
Subgroup 3: Bio and nanotechnologies
Subgroup 4: Electronics, micro-electronics and nano-electronics
Subgroup 5: New materials
Pillar 3: ICT
Group: Entrepreneurial Ecosystems (intended for LPAs aiming at the development of Intelligent Specialization Parks)
Group: Education centers for students in RIS3 impact fields (intended for NGOs and companies that intend to develop educational activities specific to certain RIS3 fields, for example: robotics, electronics, etc.)
In order to create fast and efficient communication channels, ADR Nord-West, through the Department of Intelligent Specialization, proposes the formation of working groups on the WhatsApp application that will be focused on the projects' support measures and ensure a framework for dialogue and information for future entrepreneurial discovery workshops and for future calls for projects through the Northwest Regional Operational Program 2021-2027.
In this regard, interested persons are asked to express their desire to take part in these workshops by filling out the form in the following link: https://forms.gle/oWPfyxWCwNFX4DLF8.
The groups will help to achieve a more efficient and pragmatic framework for information and dialogue, and all documents, materials and information used in the discussions in these groups will also be accessible to the general public.