The third event of CLAY project will be held in Seinäjoki, Finland, and will involve the Lead Partner Umbria Region (Italy), the Advisory partner AEuCC (Spain); Regional Development Agency South West Oltenia (Romania); Regional Council of South Ostrobothnia (Finland); CTCV: Technological center for Ceramics and Glass (Portugal); Association for the development and the promotion of the european ceramic center (France).

Seinäjoki is the capital of South Ostrobothnia region, located in Western Finland. The region is made up of 17 municipalities, of which eight are towns. The region is well known for its entrepreneurship and the large number of small and medium sized enterprises. Seinäjoki is home to over 60.000 inhabitants. The South Ostrobothnian landscape is characterised by expanses of flat farmland through which several rivers stretch towards the Gulf of Bothnia.

The meeting has the objective to exchange initial results of partners’ regional analysis on innovation needs and to start discussing Good Practices (GPs) identified.

The expected participants are CLAY project partners, their stakeholders and representatives from the local ceramic and innovation ecosystem in South Ostrobothnia region.