On July 11 – 12, 2019, the Cooperation and Development Institute’s staff, experts and winners of the Call for Solution participated in the Transnational Event in Rijeka. This event gathered PoWER Project’s partners, port authorities, investors, representatives from academia and from the governments.
The first day was dedicated to the selection of the winning ideas from the Gaming Session campaign. Three Albanian entries were qualified as winning ideas and will be promoted to the PoWER database which will be available online in October 2019. Later on this day, a matchmaking event took place aiming to promote the selected proposals for the solution of Ports needs. Investors and port authorities representatives expressed the need to implement these initiatives as they value them as really necessary in order to turn ports into innovative hubs.
The second day of the Rijeka Event, was dedicated to the partners meeting, where each partner presented the state of advance of pilot activities, and after that focus was on open discussion, foresight activities and specific topics to be addressed, as well as issues related to project management.