On Thursday 29th of March 2018, Marche Region organised a workshop focus on the role of Public Administration as innovation customers.

During the event were presented selected good practices of procurements of innovative solutions and pre-commercial procurements. The speakers were: Anna Torelli, from Marche Region; Roberto Penna, from Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Riuniti; Evgeniya Shamis, CEO of Sherpa S Pro; Sigitas Besagirskas, from Vilnius Business and Industrial Asociation; Alessasndro Muccri, from Abruzzo Region, and Andrea Marotta, from University of L’Aquila. 

The workshop was attended by 30 representatives from the HIGHER project partners and stakeholders from Spain, Italy, Sweden, Slovenia, Lithuania and Greece.

Moreover, during the event were presented HIGHER Innovation Hub, a learning platform, and HIGHER Smart Map, an interactive map aimed to provide a complete overview of RIS3 plans in European regions and territorial cooperation.

The presentations can be found at: www.interregeurope.eu/higher/library/