The programme for the ERUDITE European workshop in Donegal that will be held on 18 October has just been finalized. It will be about connecting Digital Hubs and Innovation Centres across Europe. There will be accompanying live stream ( and live tweets with the hashtags #EruditeHub & #interreg.

There will be video and streamed presentations from a selection of hubs across Europe, a presentation from DG Agri on Digital Innovation Hubs in Agriculture and ERUDITE's own vision for new dynamic European Peripheral Hub Network.

In the afternoon there will be a 3h SEROI+ (social and economic return on investment + open innovation) workshop with stakeholders. For further information follow @InterregErudite on twitter and watch the video

Mornign Programme 10.00 - 13.00

10.00 – 10.20: Digital Innovation Hubs within the Donegal Digital Action Plan, reality and ambition – Colm Mc Colgan. General Manager of ERNACT
10.20 – 10.30: Rural/Peripheral Hubs – ERUDITE plans, projects and experience – Clive Peckham, Nièvre Numérique
10.30 – 10.50: Digital Innovation Hubs for Agriculture – Ana Cuadrado Galván, Planning and Programming Officer European Commission – DG AGRI – Research and Innovation Unit
11.00 – 11.30: Streaming/video recorded presentations from other European Hubs:
* Networking Hubs for a Digital Innovation Ecosystem (University-led) National FAB-LAB Network
* Family Friendly - Lab Altobello, Venice (Italy)
11.30 – 11.45: Break
11.45 – 13.00
* Entrepreneurial Hub (privately owned) – Ludgate (Skibbereen, Co. Cork)
* Hubs for digital economic & social regeneration, Filature de Ronchamp, Haute-Saone – Burgundy-Franche-Comté (Fr)
12.10 – 12.30: Vision for an European Peripheral Hub Network – Emilija Stojmenova, Assistant professor, University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Electrical Engineering
12.30 – 13.00: Panel session. Representatives from Donegal Digital Action Plan working group, ERUDITE partners and stakeholders and EU representatives