ROKWOOD SRC Information Seminar – Mullingar – Tuesday 11th November 2014

The Irish ROKWOOD Cluster (WDC, DIT and Biotricity) are hosting the 5th ROKWOOD partner meeting and in conjunction with this, are holding this evening information seminar to give the partners from Germany, Sweden, Poland, Spain and the UK an opportunity to share their experiences with those involved in SRC in Ireland.  Participants will have the opportunity to engage with the speakers in the discussion forum and informally during the seminar dinner.

The focus of the seminar will be SRC with a European perspective and will outline:

  • Overview of the aims of ROKWOOD project
  • Case Studies from European partner regions
  • Challenges to SRC development in Ireland
  • Case studies of experiences growing SRC in Ireland

The full programme for the seminar is below:

ROKWOOD SRC Information Seminar & Networking Session 11th Nov 2014

Register your interest in attending via email to paulineleonard@wdc.ie or by phone to the WDC offices at +353 94 986 1881.  Closing date for registration is Thursday 6th November 2014.  While this event is free of charge, registration is required.

For additional information on the ROKWOOD Project visit http://www.rokwood.eu/

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