Moldovan Technology Transfer Network partner within the project „Transnational Cluster Cooperation active on Agro – food, based on Smart Specialization Approach in Danube region”, acronym – Danube S3 Cluster, organized in the premises of the Academy of Sciences of Moldova, on October 1, 2019, Mid – Term Conference – Cluster support for digital transformation in Agro Food Sector.
The purpose of the mid-term conference was to ensure the visibility of the project activities and to facilitate the cooperation with the relevant stakeholders. The participants within the event were: PPs, SMEs from agricultural sector, Business Support Organizations, Agro Food Clusters and, associations and cooperatives, NGOs, Higher Education and Research Entities, Regional and National Authorities, Civil society and General public.
The main objective of this meeting was to bring together government officials, business support organizations, research institutions, civil society representatives, agricultural SMEs and agro food cluster leaders to inform and disseminate the project activities to facilitate the cooperation with the relevant stakeholders for enhancing innovation management knowledge and skills and foster transnational cluster cooperation in Agro-Food sector.
At the event participated and Mr. Andrei ZBANCA, one of the BOND Project beneficiary. Mr. Zbanca presented for the audience the main results of the BOND Project and how can be created synergies with Danube S3 Cluster project.
Among the presentations, the beneficiary of the BOND project during his speech also addressed the following topics:
- The importance of Farmers Cooperation in the Republic of Moldova for ensuring the development of sustainable businesses;
- Types of cooperatives;
- The advantages of the cooperation of the entrepreneurs;
- Constraints of cooperatives;
- What needs to be done to create a successful cooperative;
- International practices in promoting cooperation, collective action plan and facilitating the association which was gotten within the BOND Program;
BOND Project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No. 774208.