As ELISE follows its 2 main goals:

1. Share knowledge and experience between existing ecosystems and where necessary help to develop them.

2. Improve public policies to support development of innovation ecosystems.

then it has been decided to meet in Italy. This meeting should provide knowledge and understanding of Italian life science ecosystem, its mechanisms, challenges and usable knowledge that can be transfered to other countries. Hosting partner (ASTER) has created action packed schedule ranging from obligatory project update, to visiting research facilities and research support organizations such as incubators, technological parks, etc. Knowledge from the meeting will be also shared at website and continuously updated.