Application process for the 2023 Edition of EIT Food Government Executive Academy (GEA) has started

The 2023 Edition of EIT Food InfraBooster Government Executive Academy (GEA) has been announced and waiting for the applicants to join. 

The application deadline is October 16th and the Academy sessions will be conducted online on November 13th and 20th.

InfraBooster Government Executive Academy is delivered by the University of Warsaw under The Faculty of Management of the University of Warsaw is an executive-level training program for public sector representatives to deepen their knowledge of innovations and sectoral regulation, helping address societal challenges across Europe.

Academy is a capability-building program that offers insights into challenges related to Research and Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies and sectoral regulation. Academy offers capacity building and support for leveraging research infrastructures that could be supported by regional and national governments with a view to strengthening science-industry collaboration.

Participants will become part of a cohort including public sector representatives, involved in designing, implementing and/or monitoring Research & Innovation Smart Specialization Strategies (RIS3) or defining regulatory policies using the knowledge of the innovation eco-systems in their countries, and increase the internationalization of regional research infrastructures.

Academy delivers expert knowledge on challenges the local/global industry faces, state-of-the-art technologies and best practices in innovation management. It brings together public sector representatives from Central-Eastern and Southern Europe countries and Western Balkans with experts working in innovations from industry, academia and European institutions.

Attendees can achieve knowledge about differentials of the innovation ecosystems in RIS countries, letting increase the internationalization of their regional research infrastructures and science-industry cooperation.

Please check out the Academy website for more information:

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Note: Academy is dedicated for applicants based in one of the countries eligible to take part in the EIT RIS: Bulgaria, Croatia, Czechia, Cyprus, Estonia, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Slovakia, Spain, Türkiye, Ukraine.