Two HoCare partners attended the first Policy Learning Event on Research & Innovation and SME competitiveness: lead partner Nicosia Development Agency from Cyprus and Hungarian partners from National Healthcare Service Centre. The event was organized in Milan (Italy) on 19 & 20 October 2017.

The Interreg Europe Policy Learning Platform has asked HoCare project’s support to be presented as an example to illustrate and discuss the challenges associated with the interlinked themes of fostering the take up of R&D results for the benefit of our regions and how to make the most out synergies with central managed programs.   

More than 130 participants involved in Interreg Europe projects attended the 2-day event in Milan which focused on the needs of cities and regions, and the sharing of solutions for better regional policy. In addition, the features of the Policy Learning Platform were introduced to the participating project partners enabling them to share best practices among each other easily.