News archive - [Event Announcement & Call for applications] Macro-Regional Innovation Week - Knowledge and Technology Transfer in Macro-Regions

The 2018 edition of the Macro-Regional Innovation Week will take place in Ispra (IT) from 24 to 26 January 2018, with the focus on Science and Technology knowledge for policy support and on collaboration with the JRC.

The Macro-Regional Innovation Week will promote the opening of the JRC's research infrastructures and laboratories and showcase JRC's technical and scientific competences, in particular in the field of environment, energy, transport and biotechnologies.


The event will be the occasion to present key results of JRC's Scientific Support activities to the European Union Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) that may be relevant to other macro-regions. 

During the three-days event, participants will also have the opportunity to visit the main site of the JRC in Ispra.

Call for applications

Attendance to the workshop is by invitation only and if you wish to attend you are encouraged to submit an expression of interest with an explanation of the reasons for applying.

Deadline: 20/11/2017. The selected applicants will be notified by 30/11/2017

The selection will be based on the following criteria: relevance of the organisation and function, rationale for applying and geographic balance.

Please note that the event will also web-streamed on our web page.


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JRC's Macro-Regional Innovation Week intends to promote the exchange of best practices and knowledge among local and international policy and decision makers, academics, financial institutions and various actors of innovation and technology transfer practitioners among Europe's macro-regions including Western Balkans and East-European neighbouring countries.


Geographical focus
  • EC
  • Western Balkans
Scientifc field / Thematic focus
  • Cross-thematic/Interdisciplinary

Entry created by Admin on November 8, 2017
Modified on November 8, 2017