The 2nd iOL meeting in Varna was organized on 22th of March, 2017 by Regional Agency for Entrepreneurship and Innovations – Varna (RAPIV). The experience gathered within INTRA project was shared with the colleagues and students from the University of Economics in Varna, International Economic Relations specialty who conduct their student internship in RAPIV in the field of implementation of policy measures for internationalization.

The focus of the meeting was put on the stage of implementation of INTRA project and particularly the current activities for preparation of the Regional State of Affair. The evaluation of the 1st Study Visit in Varna was also presented as well as the good practices of Extremadura for internationalisation presented during the 2nd Study Visit in Badajoz, Spain and good practices of Maribor presented during the 3rd Study Visit in Maribor, Slovenia.

The participants in the event identified the synergies between the presented practices and the programmes they are familiar with, especially with project “Students Practices” funded by OP Science and Education for Smart Growth. In this relation, the GPs of a great interest were: from Slovenia - GP#18 Go Global: Venture Factory, GP#19 IPR Services for Internationalisation; from Spain GP#1 Boosting internationalisation in SMEs.