Project events

Kick-off meeting of CHAIN REACTIONS

Place: Szombathely, Hungary

Date: 21.5.2019

The official Kick-off Dissemination Event of CHAIN REACTIONS project took place in Szombathely, Hungary on 21.05.2019, hosted by Pannon Business Network Association as a Lead Partner of the project. The event gave the opportunity to bring together interested groups, academic institutions, business support organizations, key decision makers, stakeholders and SMEs to discuss key activities of the project.

2nd Steering Committee meeting

Place: Regensburg, Germany

Date: 29. – 30.10.2019

During the event, partners discussed ongoing implementation of project, as well as plan of activities for future periods. The status of mapping of regional innovation actors in selected sectors (bioeconomy, energy & environment, health, advanced manufacturing, ICT) was presented. Partners discussed also the methodology, which will be used for value chain analysis, mainly Porter analysis, PESTEL and Business Model Canvas.

3rd Steering Committee meeting

Place: online

Date: 17.09.2020

Due to coronavirus pandemic, all project meetings that had been planned as on-site events, were organised in online format. The 3rd SCOM took place via Zoom and the objective was to discuss the progress, but also problems and delays in project implementation. Responsible partners presented all Work Packages and discussed about the status of activities. The aim was also to start the preparation for mid-term review.

Experience exchange workshop no. 1 and no. 2

Place: online

Date: 06.11.2020 and 18.12.2020

The main aim of experience exchange workshops is to monitor the activities in each work package and mainly to update each other on the implementation of pilots of individual partners. Partners have the possibility to provide feedback to other partners´ pilots, which is part of the evaluation and recommendations process.

Mid-term review

Place: online

Date: 14.01.2021

CHAIN REACTIONS project met with representatives of Joint Secretariat to discuss the progress with the project and problems faced by the partnership in the implementation of individual Work Packages and activities. All project partners presented the status of implementation of their pilot actions and a progress towards the fulfilment of programme specific objectives.