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10 Nov 2015
SMART INNO-SME WEEK: INNOVATION DAYS, November 17-19, 2015
An initiative by Regional Development Agency Zlatibor (RS)

SMART INNO partner Regional Development Agency Zlatibor, in partnership with the high business-technical school of professional studies of Uzice,  from 17- 19th  November 2015, organizes SMART INNO INNOVATION DAYS, with the aim to promote innovations in entrepreneurship and point out the need for closer cooperation and networking between the private sector and educational and scientific research institutions.

This three-day event will be organized within the European Week of Small and Medium Enterprises - SME Week 2015, at the level of 18 partner organizations from 8 countries of the Adriatic region that implement SMART INNO project.

Every day is dedicated to a specific topic, in line with the key priorities that emphasize innovative, smart and sustainable development of the region.

INNOVATIVE ENTREPRENEURSHIP – CHANCE FOR SUCCESS - Tuesday -  17.11.2015. - the first day will be dedicated to the existing sources of financing to increase the competitiveness and innovation of the SME sector, the need for cooperation and networking at all levels, examples of good practice of clustering, as well as successful examples of cooperation between industry and the education system. In addition to presentations on the importance of intellectual capital for innovation, the general public will be inroduced  with the newly opened START (ME) UP incubator, in which 10 young entrepreneurs from Uzice started their own business.

On this occasion, starting at 10.30 am, will be held conference related of the official opening of the Tourist laboratory (cabinet 308), which is equipped by the European Union, in synergy of two EU projects - SMARTINNO and Tempus. In addition to the invaluable importance for education of future students, this laboratory will generate the informations for needs of public and private sector for enhance tourism and thus contribute to the long-term monitoring and innovation in this field.

SMART BUSINESS SOLUTIONS – ENERGY AS A BUSINESS OPPORTUNITY – Wednesday -18.11.2015. – theme of the day is an innovative approach in the field of energy production and consumption in the processes of creating added value as a factor for increasing the competitiveness of business. At a time when energy costs takes up an increasingly larger share of producer price, thereby burdening market operations, is of crucial importance to achieve the most optimal solutions for providing heat energy in amounts that guarantee smooth operation and at prices that do not endanger the liquidity of the business. At the same time, the production of energy for more demanding markets is a great opportunity for entrepreneurship and making a profit, that should know how to use.

SMART SPECIALISATION OF TOURISM OFFER – OPPORTUNITIES FOR GROWTH OF INCOME AND EMPLOYMENT – Thursday - 19.11.2015 – theme of the day is the introduction of innovations in the tourist offer, as the model in synergy with other related sectors can contribute to increasing income and employment. Representatives of the tourism sector will have the opportunity to meet with existing programs of support of the tourism sector, examples of successful entrepreneurs and enterprises in the tourism sector, innovations in the interpretation of tourist resources.

For all needed information, please contact: Ms. Danijela Jandrić danijela.jandric@rrazlatibor.rs