12 November 2020
Three workshops held, within establishment Community of practice in Montenegro

In the period from October 28. to November 04. 2020. Innovation and entrepreneurship center Tehnopolis, in cooperation with the Ministry of Economy of Montenegro, organized three workshops as part of the activities to establish a Community of practice in Montenegro, involving all stakeholders, aiming to develop innovative solutions within agricultural sector.

The workshops aimed to map the innovation needs of the companies and agricultural producers in the field of food production, the protection of natural resources during the production cycle, as well as mapping innovations needs in order to mitigate the effects of climate changes, from the aspect of agriculture. Also, another aim of the workshops was to analyze the identified needs with researchers, startup companies and innovators from the mentioned areas, all in order to identify potential solutions and improve their businesses.

The workshops were moderated by Mr. Nikica Marinkovic, degree engineer in Agriculture – Agri management. He has experience in various projects – agriculture, local economic development and in IT sector and works on development projects in mountainous Balkans regions in UN (FAO) Food and agriculture organization.

During the workshops, also was presented the support which IEC Tehnopolis provides for the development of innovations in the field of agriculture, through various segments of work, such as BioLab Tehnopolis, TechLab Tehnopolis, or FILA Innovation Laboratory, to conduct numerous educational activities, aiming to adopt innovations and modern technologies acceptable in the agricultural sector. These activities will provide companies (especially SMEs ) with access to research results, thus stimulating the creation of innovative solutions in the agro-industry at the international level, as well as further investment in innovation, support to the start-up community, etc.