Between 6-8 December 2022 in Warsaw, Poland, UNIMOS Foundation organized a first Roadshow in the AURORA project.
With a programme organised around Mazovia Development Forum (Forum Rozwoju Mazowsza) – the biggest innovation and European Funds event organized in Mazovia region, the Roadshow was a 3-day cross-border exchange that counted with the participation of clusters, SMEs and research organizations from Spain, France and The Netherlands.
The Polish Roadshow was focused on cross-industry and cross-sectoral collaboration for boosting digital and circular innovations in agri-food sectors. The mission had an engaging agenda full of diverse activities, including:
- Facilitated networking and B2B introductions between European and Polish clusters, research centers, regional agencies, companies
- Organization of sprint cross-industry hackathon across and along agri-food value chains to identify and explore innovation opportunities
- Food tasting and culinary experimentations based on common competences of AgroBioCluster products
- Participation in debate and opening of EU Programme for Mazovia region for 2021-2027
- Presentations of European network organizations and Spanish research centers
- Presentations of Polish companies from Mazovia innovation ecosystem
- Presentations about personalized nutrition and alternative proteins
- Collaborative session about identification of funding opportunities for join collaboration and innovations development
Visiting organizations from Spain, France and The Netherlands had a chance to meet in-person with UNIMOS Alliance and its partners, establish new linkages and explore opportunities for new research and development projects. Additionally, project partners organized a peer-learning about internationalization and global connections, workshop for the development of new, joint services development and AURORA project.
Stay tuned for the next posts and next AURORA CXC exchange! Our next destination is Spain hosted by onTech Innovation! Safe 15-17 February 2023 to visit onTech digital innovation ecosystem in Granada and participate in unique Foro Transfiere in Malaga!
Launched in 2022, AURORA is a pioneering and interdisciplinary programme aimed at strengthening cluster management excellence, facilitate exchanges and strategic partnering between clusters and specialised eco-systems and cities across Europe by fostering the development of European Strategic Cluster Partnership for Cluster Excellence Activities. It is co-funded from the European Union’s COSME Programme.
Project Duration: 01.02.2022 – 31.01.2024
Published on Dec 21, 2022