Participation of the VICINITY project in the “Faro Workshop”

Thursday, November 28, 2019 (All day)
Faro, Portugal

A workshop took place with regional stakeholders in the afternoon of the 29th November 2019 in Faro, Algarve. The workshop was held at CCDR-Algarve, the regional authority for development. The aim of the workshop was to present the results of project VICINITY to the stakeholders and to astimulate the dialogue on how the project results can be used and co-developed benefiting the regional innovation, digital and economic ecosystems. 

The workshop was divided into four parts:

  • An opening by the President of CCDR-Algarve and the context for VICINITY at regional level by one of its senior technical staff members
  • An overview of project VICINITY, its architecture and value-added services by consortium members. A presentation on the importance of data enabled services was given by an invited guest 
  • A facilitated workshop intended to discuss the potential of the VICINITY solutions into different domains of relevance to the region in the short and medium term
  • A panel discussion with regional stakeholders on moving forward towards the development of data enabled services in the Algarve.