In recent years it is not only the three Baltic States that have shown dynamic development in the fields of innovation and entrepreneurship. “Innovation links” between the countries around the Baltic Sea have been established and successful economic initiatives developed.

The conference organisers invite all involved in the dynamic innovation and entrepreneurship development - leaders of innovative companies, managers of science/technology parks and business incubators, public authorities responsible for innovation in the region, venture capital organisations, etc. - to present and discuss initiatives to make efficient innovation strategies and policies happen.

The following topics will be under discussion:
  • Knowledge creation, technology transfer, experience sharing, national and international cooperation, partnerships – key factors for the successful business development
  • Innovation management – how to manage the knowledge flow in the right direction, how to strengthen links between universities and industry
  • Experience in the creation and implementation of Regional Innovation Strategy (RIS)
  • Role of Universities in competence building
  • Role of Science / Technology Parks and Business Incubators in setting-up new companies and acceleration of business development
  • Centers of Competence – tool for research and business cooperation
  • Best practice in participation on European Programmes Horizon 2020, CIP, INTERREG, Leonardo da Vinci, etc.

The following pre-conference workshops and/or meetings are planned:
  • Cooperation in the Baltic Sea Region (BSR) – project Green Power Electronics (InterReg)
  • EEN – Enterprise Europe Network – Baltic partners meeting (COSME)
  • SPICE Group Workshop (international)

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Information and registration here