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International Startup Village networking event – Innovative and Resilient Regional Development

How to make rural areas trendy? A question that we will discuss and exchange views on together with many different high-level speakers at the International Startup Village Networking event in Vilnius

27 Jan 2023
EIT Food North-East

Cluster and Digital Innovation Hub "AgriFood Lithuania" on the 7th of February 2023 will bring together stakeholders - science, business, startups, policy makers in the international Startup Village networking event – Innovative and Resilient Regional Development that will take place in Vilnius. One of the essential goals of this event is to sign the Memorandum for European Startup Village Alliance and agree on further practical actions that would significantly contribute to the long-term development of the regions by implementing the Startup Village initiative, which is included in the long-term vision plan for EU rural areas. Mariya Gabriel, the Commissioner for Innovation, Scientific Research, Culture, Education and Youth of the European Union will speak at the event and welcome the Memorandum.

Startup Village Networking event also focuses on startups and invites them from across Europe to participate in the event and boost their businesses by networking, increasing their visibility and using the funding opportunities! The event will attract a number of startups, corporates, as well as other organizations operating cross sectoral. The event includes a dedicated presentation followed by a panel discussion, presenting multiple funding opportunities for SMEs provided by the European projects in the upcoming year or two. Throughout the event, startups will also have an exclusive opportunity to expand their business network and meet 1on1 with their potential business partners, providers, and clients.

This conference is free of charge and will be broadcast live across Europe. Participants are invited to register and participate remotely here.


Date, time, location: 7th of February 2023, from 9 a.m., Vilnius Town Hall and online


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