ELI-ALPS, the Lead Partner of the RI2integrate project organised the Transnational Matchmaking Event in the framework of the Work Package 4 RI Integration tool. The event took place on 12 November 2018 in Szeged, Hungary. The main aim of the event was the matchmaking between industry and governmental actors on PPI and presenting the PPI guide that was also developed in our project. Among the participants all three ELIs were represented. Moreover, the members of our NEG group could take part in the meeting too, which means that the small and medium sized enterprises, public administration and R&D institutions were represented. Besides them, the other Hungarian RI2integrate partner and a representative from ResInfra project (belonging to also our thematic pole) participated in the event.
In the framework of the program the ELI-ALPS itself and the current achievements of RI2integrate project were presented. One of the most important presentation was about the PPI guide, that Mr. Jan Stachura from ELI Beamlines held, who was responsible for the preparation of the document. To facilitate matchmaking, a project with a similar topic – PPI2innovate – was also presented, and the PPI tool that was developed by them.
ELI-ALPS organised the Danube-Regional level Networking on business ecosystem event of the RI2integrate project on 19 November 2018 in Szeged, Hungary. This event was also part of the Work Package 4. In the framework of this event, the Roadmap for forming Science Parks around excellent RIs document was shared. The Chamber of Commerce and Industry Csongrád County, the County Government of Csongrád, the University of Szeged, IFIN-HH and CTRIA were present at the networking event.
At this event, the ELI-ALPS and the Science Park plan was presented by Mr. Dávid Bereczkei, the project manager from the side of the Lead Partner. We also held a presentation about the current achievements of the RI2integrate project. The most important part was the introduction to the Roadmap for forming Science Parks around excellent RIs by Mr. Mircea Sbarna, who was responsible for the preparation of this document. Moreover, we could hear an interesting good practice from Czech Republic, the Star Cluster via Skype.