BOOSTING EUROPEAN BIO-ECONOMY INNOVATION DEPLOYMENT BY SMART INTERREGIONAL COOPERATION 

Aim: 
SmartPilots, an INTERREG Europe project, has brought together the six leading European Shared Pilot Facilities in the field of bio-economy and their regional authorities with the aim to improve (regional) policies in support of shared pilot facilities. Based on the thorough analysis of the different business modelsof the facilities involved, and the support measures offered (best practices) or not (gaps) by their respective regional authorities, the consortium will present a number of proposed and implemented policy recommendations to encourage interregional collaboration in support of impactful and more efficient bioeconomy piloting. 

The recommendations and improved regional policies focus on:
• Optimizing support for shared pilot facilities and their users 
• Facilitating interregional cooperation

Target audience:

Policy advisors; Policy makers; Regional authorities; Regional Development Agencies; Directorates General of the European Commission with a focus on innovation, (circular) bio-economy, environment, economic growth, SMEs and interregional cooperation; Pilot facilities; Relevant European Technology Platforms; National Contact Points; the Vanguard Initiative; etc.

Programme: 

View the full programme via the following link: http://www.bbeu.org/pilotplant/wp-content/uploads/2020/01/200114_SmartPilots-FE_Agenda_V5.pdf

More info on the 11th European Innovation Summit:
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Registration to the SmartPilots Final Event: click here

More information: Contact Katrien.Molders(@)bbeu.org