Alentejo Europe Initiative, invites all European Emerging Region’s local and regional authorities, committed businesses, technologists, researchers and academicians to contribute for debating priorities, ideas and projects that make regions to better target opportunities to growth, integrate, cohere, balance, and emerge as leaders on addressing global, European and local common challenges of the future.
On October 11th, 2019, the European Week of Regions and Cities’ Friday, in Brussels, European Emerging Regions will get together open for debate, dialog, partnering and co-creation of innovative and impactful common projects.
Science, knowledge, data-driven innovation, innovative governance are critical to build-up climate friendly, environmentally responsible, socially valuable, citizen-centric smart solutions to unlock all European regions potential to address European challenges of the future.
Innovative investment, governance and entrepreneurship are crucial factors for European Emerging Regions to succeed and deliver integrated responses to challenges of the future. Innovative pilot projects have sustained impacts that helped these regions to address common challenges. During the event, inspiring projects will be presented and new concepts for the upcoming financial framework will be discussed.
Strategic networking is the event’s objective. The event will bring together regions and cities on one hand, projects and innovation on the other. This event is a call for long term partnering for upcoming opportunities and missions.
During the event, invited speakers will have an intervention and presentations about projects that shown as decisive for regions to emerge as European front-runners for innovation. As result, growth and inbound investment flows at a recognizable rate occurred to create jobs, attract professionals and generate innovation generating mobility. Well balanced strategies, in which the investment mechanisms and the funding sources are optimised, succeeded in generating a notable case study among the European Emerging Regions which are the primary focus of the event.
The event is a unique opportunity to network with emerging players, to share emerging ideas and to get involved with emerging regions.
Alentejo Europe Initiative represents the Portuguese region of Alentejo. Alentejo is a leading emerging region. Alentejo is one of largest European regions, increasingly a hub of culture, modernity and sustainability, and a climate, nature and biodiversity friendly region open to future, Europe and innovation.
This event is free of charge but the registration is required.