Innovation training workshops - Local networking and brokerage
In total, four events will be organised, one in each target country: Armenia, Belarus, Georgia and Moldova.
The events aim at research institutions in EE/RES offering expertise and technologies from the EaP and EU countries, startups and entrepreneurs in EE/RES with project and business ideas, and manufacturers and other companies looking for innovative solutions and new cooperation partners. Each event is planned to be organised alongside another local innovation event such as an annual innovation fair to ensure high participation of stakeholders.
- Local networking and brokerage aims at strengthening cooperation between scientists, entrepreneurs, start-ups, manufacturers and other relevant stakeholders in the field of energy efficiency and RES. The brokerage events bring together well-targeted ideas and clearly defined project ideas from the research and business sector and facilitate knowledge transfer. At the same time best practice in brokering research and business organisations are transferred between innovation agencies and those in the EaP countries. The events is also an important opportunity for local public authorities to engage and learn stakeholders’ needs.
- Innovation training workshops address various aspects of innovation related to EE/RES.These workshops are linked to the local brokerages in the EaP countries organised. The combination of local conference/fair, brokerage and training workshop is bringing the necessary stakeholders to a three days series of events.