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Ms Gordana Danilović-Grković, (Director at Science Technology Park Belgrade), delivered a presentation on the Science Technology Park in Belgrade (STP Belgrade), its beginnings, the challenges, and its successes.
STP Belgrade plays a very significant role in developing the innovation ecosystem in Serbia and gathers start-ups and growing high-tech development companies. According to Danilović-Grković, over 100 companies are part of the network, with over 1000 engineers.
She also reflected on the fruitful co-operation with Israel where they gained the expertise and know-how and the support of the Government of Switzerland.
Lastly, she stressed the importance of regional co-operation, sharing experience and learning from each other, and avoiding mere copy-paste models.
By Katarina Andjelković