On 29th and 30th of November, representatives of Agency for Economic Development of City of Prijedor “PREDA-PD”, members of TALIA project team, together with representatives of Social&Creative community participated in study visit to the locations of projects CoworkMED, Co-Create, SMATH, Opendoors, CHIMERA and ODEON. First day of study visit it was organised a visit to Zagreb Development Agency and Technology Park Zagreb.
In Zagreb Innovation Centre, representatives of Agency PREDA and S&C community were welcomed by Marko Helfrih and Ante Janko Bobetko, Assistant Directors, who briefly presented Innovation Centre, its activities, the projects they are implementing and services they provide. Representatives of Agency PREDA and members of TALIA project team had the opportunity to get acquainted with the results of the three modular projects (CoworkMED, Co-Create and SMATH) and representatives of start-up companies within S&C sector.
On second day of the event, visits to Technology Park Ljubljana and ABC Accelerator were organized. Simona Knezevic Vernon, on behalf of Technology Park Ljubljana, welcomed participants of the study visit event and introduced them to the activities of Opendoors, CHIMERA and ODEON projects, which also belong to the mentioned Social&Creative projects as well as with services provided by Technology Park Ljubljana. During the visit to ABC Accelerator, the study team met with successful ideas for commercial projects in S&C sector that have arisen in the ABC Accelerator co-working area and with accelerator mode in the private sector.
During the two days study visit, representatives of the Agency PREDA and the S&C community have visited three co-working spaces, met with the their users and exchanged experiences and examples of good business practice.