On the 17th of November from 10:00 to 12:00 CET, in a webinar titled ‘Driving Growth through RIS3 Collaboration and Clustering,’ participants will be introduced to the ecoRIS3 project its goals, aims and successes to date by Cork Institute of Technology in collaboration with ecoRIS3 lead partner Fomento San Sebastian.
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10.00 – 10.05 Short Welcome by Dr John Hobbs, Cork Institute of Technology.
10:05 - 10:15 Introduction to the ecoRIS3 project by Yesenia Otamendi, ecoRIS3 co-ordinator, Fomento de San Sebastian
10:15 - 10:45 Expert Interventions: Growing Importance of RIS3
- International Perspectives - Ruslan Rakhmatullin, EC Joint Research Committee
- Irish Perspectives - Karen Coughlan, Southern Regional Assembly
10:45 - 10:55 Moderated Q&A Dr John Hobbs
10:55 - 11:30 Updates from the ecoRIS3 Regional Action Plans
- Title: Basque Country, Spanish ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Xabier Hualde, EU projects Officer, Fomento de San Sebastian
- Title: Southern & Eastern Region, Irish ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Dr John Hobbs, Senior Lecturer, Cork Institute of Technology
- Title: Norte Region, Portuguese ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Vera Soares, Senior International Relations Officer, CIM do Ave
- Title: Vilnius Region, Lithuanian ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Laurynas Braškus, Innovation Consultant, Sunrise Valley
- Title: Eastern & Northern Region, Finnish ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Tuomo Tahvanainen, Managing Director, Kainuun Etu Oy
- Title: Metropolitan City of Turin, Italian ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Claudia Fassero, Head of EU & International projects, Metropolitan City of Torino
- Title: Vidzeme, Latvian ecoRIS3 Action Plan
Presented by: Ilona Platonova, Innovation Broker at Vidzeme Planning Region
11:30 - 11:40 Moderated Q&A Dr John Hobbs, Cork Institute of Technology.
11:40 - 11:50 How to Connect with EU Innovation Opportunities, Tamara Espiñeira, Secretary General, Atlantic Cities.
11:50 Conclusions & Next Steps for ecoRIS3 project - Yesenia Otamendi, ecoRIS3 co-ordinator, Fomento de San Sebastian.