The Fund for innovations and technology development officially opened the Innovation Hub, within the Faculty of tourism and hospitality in Ohrid. At the same event, the public call for sub-granting newly established enterprises “start-up” and “spin-of” from the South-West region was officially published. 

Speakers of the event were the Director of the Fund, Mr. Jovan Despotovski and the Rector of the “St. Kliment Ohridski” University – Bitola, prof. dr. Saso Korunovski. 

On this day, at the Faculty of Tourism and Hospitality in Ohrid, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the University “St. Kliment Ohridski “in Ohrid and” Fan S. Noli “University in Korca as a symbol of officially starting the cooperation between universities related to the newly established Innovation Hubs. 

The importance of meeting stood at: 

  • Discussions on the Innovation Hub full operation
  • Sub-Granting and “Calls for Proposals 
  • Setting up the date for MoU signing 

On January 25, 2019 at the Faculty of Hospitality and Tourism in Ohrid, a stakeholders meeting was held with the aim of implementing the recommendations from the analysis of the innovation potential in the area and strengthening the communication among the stakeholders. At the meeting, the project results were presented as well as planned activities from which the opening of the Innovation HUB was highlighted. The opportunities offered by the same were promoted in detail for all stakeholders, in particular:

Main purpose: Training staff for innovation hub future well functioning 

The importance of meeting stood at: Staff selection criterias, additional and provisional services 

Main purpose: Office equipment delivery to “Fan S. Noli” University of Korçë 

The importance of meeting stood at: Total refurbishment of the Innovation Hub in Korçë.

On behalf of “Innovation Eco-System in the CBC area” Project the fourth meeting between EuroPartners Development, National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation and “Fan S. Noli University of Korçë” on May 25th 2018.

The importance stood at: Establish Working Group for Innovation, Innovation Hub future and strategic aspects.

On behalf of “Innovation Eco-System in the CBC area” the third meeting has been organized. With participation of EuroPartners Development, National Agency for Scientific Research and Innovation,“Fan S. Noli University of Korçë and, other invited stakeholders this meeting was held on April 3rd 2018 in Korçë. 

The main importance stood at Woking Group Establishment. 

On behalf of “Innovation Eco-System in the CBC area” Project, a second meeting was held today on March 8th 2018, at “Fan S. Noli University of Korçë”. Main purpose was Inducing researches on innovation potential and application of national innovation strategies.

Firstly, a short presentation of the Project was introduced to university representatives. Then, main discussion topics were collaboration between two educational institutes, innovation potential, Working Group and staff selection. 

On behalf of the Project “Innovation Eco-System in the CBC area” funded by the European Commission and represented by the European Union Delegation in Skopje, the first meeting was held on February 5th 2018, in Ohrid, with participation of EuroPartners Development, National Agency for Research and Innovation from the Albanian side, and Fund for Innovation and Technology Development, and National Centre for Development of Innovation and Entrepreneurial Learning from the Macedonian side. The project aims at enhancing competitiveness, business, trade and investment.