News archive - [Event announcement] Seminar on Innovation Policy learning in the Western Balkans (organised by WBinNO) - deadline for registration June 1, 2012

As part of the project Innovation Policy Learning from Norway in Western Balkans (WBinNO), the workshop particularly aims to gather academics, decision makers and members of business community from Bosnia and Herzegovina and the region who can contribute to the development of innovation practices.

The preliminary agenda of the workshop:

  • 9:00 Mark Knell, Research Professor, NIFU, Oslo, Norway: Introduction to Innovation Policy Learning from Norway in Western Balkans.
  • 9:45 Per Koch, Special Advisor, Innovation Norway, Oslo, Norway: Innovation Norway and Policy Learning in the Balkan context.
  • 10:30 Zoran Aralica, Researcher, Institute of Economics, Zagreb: Nordic Influences in the Croatian Innovation Strategy.
  • 11:00 Coffee Break
  • 11:20 Panel Discussion: Innovation policy learning from Norway in Western Balkans. (Leader: Slavo Radošević, Professor, UCL School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UK)
  • 13:00 Lunch
  • 14:00 Country Report presentation: Strengths and weaknesses of the National Innovation Systems of the Balkan countries: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Macedonia, Serbia.
  • 16:00 Coffee Break
  • 16:20 Panel Discussion: Innovation policy learning in Bosnia and Herzegovina (Leader: Josef Pöschl, economist, WIIW Vienna, Austria)
  • 17:30 Concluding comments

There is no cost to attend the seminar. To confirm your participation, please send an e-mail to or phone at 033 565 870 no later than June 01, 2012.

Further information is provided in the workshop invitation attached below.

Geographical focus
  • Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Croatia
  • Republic of North Macedonia
  • Serbia
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Ines Marinkovic on May 31, 2012
Modified on October 5, 2012