On the 2nd of October, at Unimc / Università degli Studi di Macerata (Polo Pantaleoni), the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process Event (EDP) took place!
Prof. Alessio Cavicchi, which coordinates the FoodBiz project, presented all the steps made by the University since 2009 to involve local actors and students in a path of co-creation for innovation and local development in the wine&food and tourism sector.
More than 40 people took part to the event: firms, local authorities, students, schools, associations and representavives of the local community.
In a second phase, according to the Open Space Tecnhology, participants split into groups discussed about Enogastronomy and Sustainability in terms of Internationalization & Rural Branding and Professionalism in hospitality.
The importance of networking and training have been highligthed, also looking to the idea of creating a hub in which the university can play a facilitator role among several actors, providing education, support for project design and opportunities for sharing and exchanging knowledge.