The first event of a four-part series kicks off on 14 November in Sofia, Bulgaria. Covering topics under each theme, these events will bring together good practices and European and regional stakeholders in Sofia, Manchester, Bucharest, and Hamburg. 

Attended by project leaders, regional and managing authorities, thematic experts and representatives from the Policy Learning Platform, the thematic workshops will highlight good practices and give space for interactive discussion between participants.  

To faciliate networking, the workshops are held back-to-back with other targeted conferences like the Startup Summit, ETC university, and the Polis network annual conference. 


What is each event about?

Fostering entrepreneurship and business creation, Sofia, Bulgaria, 14 November

  • Focused on: the European and regional perspectives on boosting entrepreneurship
  • Followed by the Startup Summit on 15 November

Sustainable mobility, Manchester, UK, on 21 November

  • Focused on: the needs of cities and regions in the transition to sustainable transport
  • Followed by the Polis Annual Conference

Protection and management of natural heritage in European regions, Bucharest, Romania, 22/23 November

  • Focused on: Regional and local approaches for regional policy
  • Led the day before by the ETC University

Enhancing rural innovation capacity and performance, Hamburg, Germany, 5 December

  • Focused on: Challenges and successes in supporting rural innovation

These events will be a unique opportunity to bring together running Interreg Europe projects and policy stakeholders at local, regional and European levels. There are still some spots open to register for the event in Hamburg - contact us today to secure your invitation!

Also don't forget to stay-tuned for the wrap-up and conclusions of each event on the website. 

For a look at a previous thematic workshop, check out the following video.