Focus Group on cosmetics and food supplements based on natural resources
26 May 2016
S3 Platform & OtherS3 Targeted SupportLagging regions
JRC-IPTS, together with the Romanian North-West Development Agency, organised a first EDP focus group on cosmetics and food supplements based on natural resources (eg. medicinal and aromatic plants, geothermal water etc.) in Cluj, North-West Region of Romania, on the 26th of May 2016.
This event focused on the cosmetics, wellbeing and pharmaceutical sectors and on selected activities which contribute to its future development.
The main aims of this first focus group were:
To bring together relevant stakeholders in the sector, going beyond the core value chain to explore and catalyse the dynamics of the entrepreneurial process of discovery;
To examine the key criteria to identify and pursue relevant projects for the region.
To refine the focus group approach for its future application to other key sectors of the region.
Agenda and Presentations
Registration – Welcome coffee
09:30 – 11:00
Introductory plenary session
Sanda Livia CĂTANĂ, Interim General Director, North West Regional Development Agency
Mark BODEN, Project leader "RIS3 support in lagging regions" – European Commission, DG JRC-IPTS