First R+D transfer workshop in Lublin
A first workshop on promoting research and development cooperation of enterprises with universities in the field of renewable energy and energy efficiency was organised at the headquarters of the Foundation for Lubelskie Development in Lublin on August 24th 2017. It was attended by representatives of enterprises, universities, scientific and research units and business organizations from Lubelskie Voivodeship.
The meeting started a series of R+D transfer workshops implemented by the Foundation for Lubelskie Development in cooperation with the Marshal's Office of the Lubelskie Voivodeship at the Lubelskie Region. During the workshop the following topics were presented and discussed: the idea and rationale of the EmpInno project, technology transfer issues, research and development cooperation between enterprises and universities, opportunities for the development of the renewable energy industry in the light of the Regional Innovation Strategy for Lubelskie Voivodeship as well as possibilities of financing bio-economic projects.
The participants also learned about good practices concerning R+D cooperation from other partner regions, among others the Östgöta-challenge was presented which was prepared by the Swedish Region Östergötland. During the meeting solutions and tools to improve the implementation of the Regional Innovation Strategy in the area of renewable energy smart specialization were discussed. Conclusions from the discussion will be forwarded to the Marshal's Office of the Lubelskie Voivodeship which manages the implementation of the Regional Innovation Strategy.
Foundation for Lubelskie Development.