The regional agency for economic development of Šumadija and Pomoravlje marked the ending of the project NEXT – collaborative platform for creating a network between the business, institutional and academic community (Collaborative platform to support research and technology transfer), by organizing a workshop entitled “Creative industries – amalgamation of technology, creativity and innovation on the road of development”.
In the plenary part of the programme representatives of the Desk Creative Europe Serbia presented the Creative Europe programme, ways to connect with potential partners on the international level and discussed important questions encountered by organizations when applying. Moreover, the programme included presenting UNESCO competitions and the Horizon 2020 programme.
The NEXT collaborative platform came into being as a part of the programme “Adriatic IPA Cross Border Cooperation 2007 – 2013“. The platform can be joined by anyone who wants to present their products, services, work processes and technologies, improve their position on the international market, come in contact with companies, research and development institutions, financial and governmental bodies and potential investors interested in cooperating, and to explore the available funding possibilities and inclusion in European projects.