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The European Startup Village Forum

This 2023 edition of the Forum will discuss the main elements and enabling conditions of the Startup Village concept through a genuine science-for-policy interaction, supporting the identification and analysis of triggering factors for innovation and startup creation in rural areas.

Chaired by European Commission Vice-President Dubravka ŠUICA, Commissioners FERREIRA, GABRIEL, and WOJCIECHOWSKI, and European Committee of the Regions Vice-President, Apostolos TZITZIKOSTAS, the 2023 edition of the Forum will discuss the main elements and enabling conditions of the Startup Village concept through a genuine science-for-policy interaction, supporting the identification and analysis of triggering factors for innovation and startup creation in rural areas.

The full event can be followed via livestream.

  • applied sciences | European territorial cooperation | sustainable development | smart city | rural development | rural region
  • -
  • Belgium
  • Live streaming available

Programme

  1. 28 Feb 2023,
    08:30 AM - 09:20 AM CET
    Registration and welcome coffee
  2. 09:30 AM - 10:30 AM CET
    Welcome and opening statements
  3. 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM CET
    What is a Startup Village? The conceptualisation
  4. 11:15 AM - 11:45 AM CET
    Coffee break
  5. 11:45 AM - 01:30 PM CET
    What is a Startup Village? Open discussion: experiences from the territories and new evidence on ecosystems functioning
  6. 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM CET
    Lunch
  7. 02:30 PM - 03:30 PM CET
    Round table on existing policies, knowledge and instruments for rural innovation and entrepreneurship
  8. 03:30 PM - 04:00 PM CET
    Coffee break
  9. 04:00 PM - 05:00 PM CET
    Policy Roundtable – Looking ahead: making it easier for innovative entrepreneurship in rural villages
  10. 05:00 PM - 05:15 PM CET
    The way forward: launch of the Startup Village mapping tool
  11. 05:15 PM - 05:30 PM CET
    Closing remarks

Practical information

When
-
Where
Brussels
Belgium
Livestream
Starts on Tuesday 28 February 2023, 09:00 CET
Languages
English

Description

Contacts

General contact

Name
Joint Research Centre (JRC)
Email