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Hackathon Workshops with business and industry representatives
October, 2019

Hackathon Workshops with business and industry representatives

CrazyTown team from Finland were in Tirana early October to conduct two preparatory workshops: one with representatives of industries/businesses and the other with Universities, aiming at introducing to them the concept of “hackathons” as a powerful tool to mobilize resources and create value together; and then discussing and defining some possible challenges worth solving as themes for the hackathons

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Start-up Law Consultation Meeting
September, 2019

Start-up Law Consultation Meeting

We were happy to see so much interest and vigour during the last open discussion on the challenges start-up companies face & possible solutions/ incentives to be considered in the new Law on Innovative Start-ups in Albania. Start-up community & university representatives, policy makers & young creative people, all gathered to share their opinions with […]

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Gap Analysis meeting finalising in Elbasan, Korce and Pogradec
September, 2019

Gap Analysis meeting finalising in Elbasan, Korce and Pogradec

Part of our EU for Innovation team, ended this working week with meetings and interviews in the cities of Korça, Pogradec and Elbasan. They met the new Mayor of the City, Gledian Llatja, and the representatives of “Aleksander Xhuvani” University. In Korce they met with the Mayor, Mr. Sotiraq Filo, the Rector and vice-rector of […]

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Gap Analysis meetings in Vlora
September, 2019

Gap Analysis meetings in Vlora

Yesterday’s meetings and interviews regarding the updating of the “Gap analysis: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Albania” were held in Vlora. Part of our team met with the rector and professors of Universiteti Ismail Qemali Vlorë and representatives of Auleda, Local Economic Development Agency, Vlore, a local NGO supporting innovation and sustainable development. A productive day, where […]

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Gap Analysis extension trip throughout Albania
September, 2019

Gap Analysis extension trip throughout Albania

What is the status of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Albania? This is the question that EU for Innovation wants to elaborate on by updating the “Gap Analysis: Entrepreneurial Ecosystem in Albania”. In this framework, expert Eileen Trenkmann and EU for Innovation team members are meeting with ecosystem players and stakeholders such as universities, innovation support […]

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European Innovation Council (EIC) Roadshow in Tirana
July, 2019

European Innovation Council (EIC) Roadshow in Tirana

Today, the “European Innovation Council Roadshow” (EIC) stopped in Tirana, to hold an information session regarding the newest tools to support researchers and innovators, with special emphasis on private sector stakeholders (start-ups, SMEs, etc.).

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