Networking Western Balkans R&I community towards success (WBC-RTI Roadshow at ESOF 2020)

Event date
September 4, 2020
Short description

Two virtual sessions are being organised by the International Service Facility on behalf of the EC DG R&I at ESOF 2020, to inform and promote the strong potential of the Western Balkans' R&I capacities.  The second session "Networking Western Balkans R&I community towards success" will be held within the ESOF 2020 Virtual Room 3, on 4th September between 14:30 and 16:00 CET.


This virtual networking session aims at generally showcasing WB excellences and to support collaboration between research organisations and different research communities. The objective is also to foster interconnections between regional ecosystems. The networking shall contribute to increasing reputation of WB scientific potential as well as awareness of the achievements of the WBC R&I community towards European interested stakeholders.


14:30 - 14:45

Moderation and Introduction
Klaus Schuch, Executive Director, ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation, Austria

14:45 - 15:00

TeRRIFICA : H2020 project developing and fostering innovative climate actions
Marjana Brkic, Advisor, Center for The Promotion of Science, Serbia

15:00 - 15:15

Towards market-based skills for sustainable energy- efficient construction: results from the H2020 Trainee project
Nena Nikolovska, Associate, Economic Chamber of Macedonia, North Macedonia

15:15 - 15:30

Improving academia – industry cooperation to cope with the industrial challenges: INNOFEIT Centre for Technology Transfer and Innovations
Vladimir Atanasovski, Managing Director Innofeit, North Macedonia

15:30 - 15:45

CERIC-ERIC  Open for Opportunities
Jana Kolar, Executive Director, CERIC- ERIC

15:45 - 16:00

Moderated discussion and Concluding remarks

Klaus Schuch, Executive Director, ZSI – Centre for Social Innovation, Austria


Learn more about the speakers here.

To attend our virtual session you need to register for ESOF 2020 first. Find all information here

Geographical focus
  • Europe
  • International; Other
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • General
Event type
  • Conference in EU/international

Entry created by Admin on August 17, 2020
Modified on October 1, 2020