CENTROPE – Education Meets Research a Innovation

The conference constituted a key opportunity for science and innovation stakeholders to discuss the prospects of a cross-border Knowledge Region CENTROPE. Which forms of mutual co-operation can enhance the competitiveness, performance and attractiveness of the region’s universities? How to improve know-how transfer between research and industry, support entrepreneurial innovation and foster the growth of cross-border technology and research clusters? How to align higher education with the needs and requirements of an internationalized labour market for graduates? How to position and promote an innovative, research-oriented region internationally?


CENTROPE, Part one (14:00 - 15:40)
Education Meets Research a Innovation

CENTROPE, Part two (16:00 - 17:30)
Education Meets Research a Innovation


14:00 – 15:40 Part One
Research and educational cooperation

Welcome Introductory lecture Keynote: Gaining from cross-border collaboration in science and higher education Panel discussion 15:40 – 16:00 Coffee Break

16:00 – 17:30 Part Two
Science to business: potential and reality of cooperation between the academic, research and commercial realms

Keynote: High Technology Regions: Science and Marketing of Technology Transfer
Panel discussion Wrap-up Moderation: Jiří Václavek | Czech Television