On November 27 – 29, 2018, InnBrodge project partners – among whom Sofia Development Association – got together for an interregional workshop in Baden, Lower Austria. The workshop aimed to help partners develop the final Action Plan for the improvement of their policy instruments supporting regional and local level innovation and commercialization of R&D results, and updating their Smart Specialization Strategies.
Sevdalina Voynova with SDA and Botyo Botev, Sofia Municipal Councillor, presented Sofia policy interuments: the public-private fund for innovations, the Guarantee Fund for SMEs, Sofia Investment Agency.
As part of the event partners had a study visit in Technilogy and Research Center Wiener Neustadt and got acquainted with the Austrian Institute of Technology, Technopol Wr. Neustadt, accent programme, Founder Agency Lower Austria and some leading tech companies of the region.
The InnoBridge project is funded through the INTERREG EUROPE programme, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund of the EU.