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RIS Public Sector Representatives Activity Line

RIS Public Sector Representatives Activity Line

Capacity building and education for the public sector

EIT Food RIS Public Sector Representatives Activity Line delivers capacity building and professional education to representatives of public sector in countries of EIT Regional Innovation Scheme in Central&Eastern and Southern Europe. It provides insights into new agri-food technologies, mission-oriented innovation policies for food system and best practices in leveraging publicly funded research infrastructures for industrially oriented R&D and entrepreneurship.

Partners & Roles

  • University of Warsaw: University of Warsaw will coordinate the Activity Line and orchestrate the planned educational activities, leveraging the University's experiences in delivering EIT Food Government Executive Academy and professional training for business and governmental executives, related to innovation management, strategic management, regulatory affairs and regional innovation policies. The University will work closely with activity partners, EIT Food CLCs and the network of EIT Hubs in RIS countries as well as with EIT Food RIS Policy Council to involve relevant stakeholders in the evidence-based policy dialogue and knowledge transfer, contributing towards the alignment between EIT Innovation Agenda, regional Smart Specialisation Strategies and mission-oriented Research and Innovation policies.
     
  • CLC North-East: CLC North-East, jointly with CLC South, will co-operate with EIT Hubs in EIT RIS regions, supporting communication and outreach to public sector organisations. CLC North-East works with EIT Food partners from Central & Eastern European regions, overseeing EIT Food Hubs in Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia and Romania. It maintains close contacts with relevant stakeholders in these countries, as well as in Poland, where the CLC is located.
     
  • CLC South: CLC South, jointly with CLC North-East, will co-operate with EIT Hubs in EIT RIS regions, supporting communication and outreach to public sector organisations. CLC South works with EIT Food partners from the Mediterranean region, coordinating the activities of EIT Food Hubs in Greece, Italy, Portugal, and Turkey. It maintains close contacts with relevant stakeholders in these countries, as well as in Spain, where the CLC is located.
     
  • IARFR PAS: IARFR will contribute to the development and organisation of educational activities for public sector representatives. It will also leverage its experiences in effective management of publicly funded research infrastructures to promote the use of public sector infrastructures for industrially-oriented research and entrepreneurship in RIS regions.
     
  • DIL: DIL will contribute to the development and organisation of educational activities for public sector representatives. It will also leverage its experiences in effective management of publicly funded research infrastructures to promote the use of public sector infrastructures for industrially-oriented research and entrepreneurship and share best practices with organisations from RIS regions.
     
  • VTT: VTT will contribute to the development and organisation of educational activities for public sector representatives, offering insights into emerging technologies and new research tendencies in the agri-food sector, with a view to support mission-oriented research and innovation policies in EIT RIS countries and share the best international practices. Experienced scientists will support the development of course contents, prepare selected workshop materials and deliver presentations.
     
  • BIOAZUL: BIOAZUL will contribute to the development and organisation of educational activities for public sector representatives, offering insights into challenges related to sustainability of the agri-food sector, societal challenges and circular economy, with inputs into the development of research and innovation policies of EIT RIS countries. Corporate experts will support the development of course contents, prepare selected workshop materials and deliver presentations.
     
  • Danone Research: Danone will contribute to the development and organisation of educational activities for public sector representatives, offering insights into the best regulatory practices, challenges related to food system innovations and inputs into the development of research and innovation policies of EIT RIS countries. Corporate experts will support the development of course contents, prepare selected workshop materials and deliver presentations.
     
  • Maspex: Maspex will contribute to the development and organisation of educational activities for public sector representatives, offering insights into new product development and market introduction practices, as a way of addressing food system challenges that could inspire research and innovation policies of EIT RIS countries. Corporate experts will support the development of course contents, prepare selected workshop materials and deliver presentations.

Partners

University of Warsaw
IARFR PAS
VTT, Technical Research Centre of Finland
MASPEX
BIOAZUL
Danone Research
DIL

Project Lead

Klincewicz, KK (Krzysztof)
Institution

University of Warsaw

Role

Activity Leader

Contact details

kklincewicz@wz.uw.edu.pl

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