“Catalysts for innovation - lessons from interregional collaboration”

During the European Week of Regions and Cities, three Interreg Europe projects whose focus is on innovation - Urban M, Design4Innovation and ecoRIS, will share their experiences from interregional learning process and discuss key success factors in promoting design, makerspaces and eco-systems as catalysts for regional innovation.


16.30 Opening session on the future of innovation

16.45 Short introductions to the work of the 3 Interreg projects.

17.00 Break-out sessions (3 mini workshops led by each project)        
Discussion on key success factors and major pitfalls in promoting specific innovation catalysts (i.e. design for innovation, maker spaces and innovation eco-systems)

17.40 Discussion feedback and wrap up (plenary)

18.00 Networking drinks event