Go International - Open innovation in ICT Brokerage Event

Event date
November 17-18, 2016
Republic of North Macedonia
Short description

In a world of widely distributed knowledge and ideas, firms can no longer afford to be internally focused, and be reliant on just own ideas and resources to innovate and compete. New technologies and innovation concepts are important pathways for growth and competitiveness. Open innovation can strengthen innovation ecosystems. “Go International – Open innovation in ICT” sets the goals on promoting the adoption of open innovation in ICT ecosystem dynamics, facilitating technology transfer, getting inspired by new ideas and bringing together new partners from different European regions.


Enterprise Europe Networking in Macedonia announces the “Go International – Open innovation in ICT” conference on 17 and 18 November in Skopje that will bring together interested companies, research organizations, education institutions and innovators of ICT-enabled products and services interested in presenting their innovative ideas and keen to initiative new partnerships.

The two-day conference aims to provide better understanding of the key organizational dimensions and the best open innovation practices used to characterize the collaborative innovation mode in order to find way to capture the value of investment in knowledge creation. Registered participants at the conference will be able to pitch their innovative products in 3 minutes in front of their technology peers for the purpose of assessing the impact of open innovation strategies on their innovation procedure. Pre-scheduled b2b meetings will allow the participants to speed the process of establishing international partnerships in the scope developing ICT-enabled projects based on open innovation approach.

Industrial sectors: Information technology

  • Software and hardware companies
  • ICT services and products
  • ICT in industry
  • ICT in manufacturing
  • ICT in R&D

Why to participate

  • Use the event to initiate new businesses
  • Meet providers of innovative technologies from throughout Europe
  • Enter into contact with potential partners for future co-operation
  • Establish cross-border contacts for long-term business relationships
  • Get the latest information about trends and innovations

Registration: http://goict2016.talkb2b.net/


  • Registration (16 June - 23 October)
  • Book B2B meetings (24 October - 13 November)
  • Personal meeting schedule (15 November)
  • Bilateral face-2-face meetings (18 November)

Participation is free of charge and non-restricted!

Source: een

Geographical focus
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary
Event type
  • Conference WBs

Entry created by Anna Sirocco on October 3, 2016
Modified on October 3, 2016