Universities Introductory Workshop

The first workshop organised by EU for Innovation gathered for a day representatives from public & private universities and governmental agencies to discuss on the role they can all play in developing more sustainable structures to support entrepreneurship, innovation and eventually startups creation in Albania.

Productive discussions were held regarding the current innovation ecosystem, the role of universities within this system, their drivers and challenges they face.

After the presentation of some best-practice examples of successful university affiliated incubators, the participants worked in groups/world-cafe format, on finding solutions towards entrepreneurship promotion, incubation & technology transfer as well as industry collaboration.

Finally, some joint project ideas and next steps towards cooperation & coordination we re-elaborated.

Thank you to all participants for this fruitful day!

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