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Mid term conference in Maramures – 30 March 2010


30 March 2010 Mini Europe Mid term conference Baia Mare

Mid term conference Mini Europe Maramures

30 March 2010, 9.00 – 12.30 am

Moderator: Sudhir Seyboth

Conference programme

8.45-9.00 Coffee mingle

Part 1: Plenary session – introduction speeches

9.00 – 9.10   Opening and welcome – Mircea Man and Andries Greiner

9.10 – 9.30  Mini Europe mid way: the results until now – Karin Maatje

9.30 – 9.45    How can entrepreneurs benefit from interregional cooperation? – Bert Gijsberts

9.45 – 10.00   SMEs innovation – a challenge for Maramures – Mihai Patrascu

10.00 – 10.20 Coffee break

Part 2: Workshops around the theme: “Does our innovation infrastructure really reflect the entrepreneur’s needs?”

10.20-10.30   Introduction and set-up by Moderator Sudhir Seyboth

10.30-11.40 Workshop 1: Is cluster development an effective way to boost innovation? How to create effective clusters?

Workshop 2: Is our innovation and business start-up infrastructure accessible enough to young and female entrepreneurs? What could be improved?

Workshop 3: According to entrepreneurs, what are the most important elements of an innovation infrastructure? What should be the role of regional governments and intermediate organisations?

Part 3: Plenary session – debate and conclusions

11.40 – 12.20 Debate between entrepreneurs, regional authorities and innovation organisations (including the outcomes of the workshops)

12.20 – 12.30 Conclusions and closure by the moderator

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