During this second trimester of the year, the ESM Pilot has been extremely active in promoting its activities while participating to several conferences and organising demo-case meetings to boost the pilot. On 3rd April, the ESM Pilot was presented as an excellent example of an open innovation ecosystem, providing support to companies with commitments of regions, at the conference “Boosting innovation for EU Industry: Industrial infrastructures & Open Innovation Ecosystems” organised in Ljubljana by the Slovenian Business & Research Association and the European Commission, DG Research and Innovation.
On 18th April, the ESM Pilot coordinator participated in the event “Entrepreneurial Discovery Focus Group on Industrial Modernization” in Sibiu, to highlight the experiences and disseminate information about the activities of the ESM Partnership in supporting Industrial Modernisation. The dissemination towards Romanian regions continued on 21st May in Bucharest at the conference “Towards a better economic convergence and competitiveness within EU macro-regions”, discussing the role of transnational clusters for economic convergence and economic growth, where the example of AFIL in leading the ESM Pilot was presented as a best practice.
The ESM Pilot has also supported the organisation of several demo-case meetings with the aim to boost their activities and progress: