September 30, 2020
Dr Andreja Kutnar, director of the InnoRenew CoE, attended the 10th Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE X 2019) conference, hosted by the North-East Regional Development Agency (Romania) and held in Iași.
This annual conference creates a platform to address, develop and progress key topics of interest within the regional European innovation community. It brings together innovation experts and stakeholders, including public organisations, policymakers, research communities and enterprises, from across Europe.
Dr Kutnar spoke at the session “From ideas to real life solutions – COST connecting pockets of excellence”, hosted by the COST Association. She also met with several colleagues and had the chance to talk with both Signe Ratso, deputy director general, and Magda de Carli, head of unit, for the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research, Technology and Innovation.
WIRE X 2019 was organized by the Romanian EU Council Presidency 2019 in cooperation with the Ministry for Research and Innovation in Romania, the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation and the Horizon 2020 Spreading Excellence and Widening Participation programme.