Promoting innovation in the Adriatic Region

Final Conference


Speakers' video

Opening Remarks

Maurizio Fermeglia, Rector, University of Trieste

Susanna Zaccarin, Director, DEAMS
Valeria Rossi, IPA Adriatic CBC, Managing Authority
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Session: The Long Road from Research to Innovation: Technology Transfer and Beyond

Andrea Tracogna - PACINNO project: main outcomes and first appraisals Click here for the video

Andrea PiccalugaThe challenge of TT in Italian universities Click here for the video

Giorgio Sulligoi - Building a local Innovation System: the experience of the University of Trieste Click here for the video

Vanja Rangus - The transfer of best practices in the Adriatic Region: challenges and opportunitis Click here for the video

Nicola Redi - TT and academic entrepreneurship. The perspective of investors Click here for the video

Ivan CurzoloThe European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020: opportunities for the Adriatic region Click here for the video

Questions and answers session - Click here for the video

Official signature of the Memorandum of Understanding between:

Netval Association Italy
University of Rijeka, Croatia
Institute Mihailo Pupin, Serbia
Cobik, Slovenia
University of Trieste, Italy
School of Economics and Business of Sarajevo, B&H
Ionian University, Greece
University of Tirana, Albania
Faculty of Economics, University of Montenegro

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Session: ​What Innovation policies for the Adriatic Region?

Claudio Cozza - Presentation of the Pacinno Research Findings and Innovation Policy Recommendations Click here for the video

Stefan SchepersGovernance innovation: the basis for economic and social innovation Click here for the video

Ales Gnamus - The role of Smart Specialization Strategies (S3) in supporting innovation and growth in the EU macro-regions Click here for the video

Mario Cervantes - Fostering Innovation at Universities and Public Research Centres Click here for the video

Ammar Miraščija​ - Click here for the video


Emilio Urbinati - The experience of SmartInno (IPA Adriatic strategic project) Click here for the video

Session: High Tech and Science-Based entrepreneurship in the Adriatic Region: can it work?​

Presentation of success story

Marko Guček – GoOpti Click here for the video


Marco Pavan, H-Farm, Italy
Fabrizio Rovatti, Innovation Factory, Italy
Aleš Pustovrh, ABC Accelerator, Slovenia
Edin Mehic, Networks.ba, B&H
Boris Golob, Science and Technology Park, University of Rijeka, Croatia
Antonija Mršić, Head of sector for international cooperation and innovation, Ministry of Entrepreneurship and Crafts, Croatia
Mitja Ruzzier, University of Primorska, Slovenia

Moderator: Guido Bortoluzzi, University of Trieste

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