CIREVALC 2. local working group meeting

On 15 November 2023, the STRIA South Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency (STRIA) held its 2nd local working group meeting as lead partner of the CIREVALC project. The event took place in Pécs at Trafik (7621 Pécs, Perczel Miklós utca 22.) with the participation of the other Hungarian partner, IFKA. Zoltán Bendó, project manager (STRIA) presented…

Insight into the World of ChatGPT

On Friday 10 November 2023, we attended a training session on ChatGPT technology. Our aim was to learn more about the development, use, benefits and challenges of ChatGPT, the focus was on ChatGPT technology. Nikolett Lupó presented the evolution of AI from GPT-3.5 to ChatGPT, highlighting the many benefits of the technology. The versatility of…

Successful proposals in the Danube Region Programme

Since its foundation in 2008, the South Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency (STRIA) participated in the Southeast Europe Program in between 2012 and 2014 at the very latest. This programme was one of the predecessors of the current Danube Region Programme (DRP). STRIA, in accordance with the smart specialization objectives of South Transdanubia for the 2021-2027…

Local energy communities for local green transport

As a partner of the PROMOTER Interreg Europe project, the South Transdanubia Regional Innovation Agency (STRIA) organized its first stakeholder meeting on 10 October 2023. At the consultation held online, energy communities based on bottom-up the involvement and cooperation of prosumers that supply local actors, including the local transport, were also discussed. The establishment and…

Priority area, tourism developments of priority

The Central Danube Development Agency Nonprofit Kft. (KDMFÜ) organized a large-scale tourism conference in Paks on 5 October 2023. The event focused ont he newly adopted tourism strategy of the Central Danube Priority Area (KDMKT) and its presentation. The contents of the strategy are well illustrated in the KDMFÜ image film (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seSulmVkFdY). The priority area,…

We attended the Erasmus+ courses of Tempus Public Foundation

The South Transdanubia Regional Innovation Agency Nonprofit Kft. (DDRIU) submitted a small-scale (Skilled-eBus-Transition – vocational training related to electric bus transport) and a partnership collaboration (CSS-H – Screening of circular enterprises – in the field of hospitaliy – vocational training) proposals to the spring 2023 call for proposals of the Erasmus+ Programme. Both submitted applications…

Cooperations with the support of STRIA

On 11 September 2023 a cooperation agreement was signed in Pécs between the Hungarian Cluster Community and the University of Pécs (UP). The Hungarian Cluster Community consists of six Hungarian industry clusters – the Mediklaszter-medical-technical, Mirbest Central European Cluster for gastronomy, iFood Food Cluster-food industry, Omnipack Cluster-packaging technology, Innoskart Cluster IT-digitalisation, and Hungarian Construction Progressive…

Two new Erasmus+ projects to be launched in autumn 2023

The South Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency (STRIA) will participate as lead partner in two new Erasmus+ projects from 1 November 2023.   The two winning proposals are the Erasmus+ project “Circular SME Scan in Hospitality” (hereafter CSS-H) and “Upskilling local public actors for e-bus transition” (hereafter Skilled e-bus transition). The CSS-H project under the Erasmus+…

PROMOTER: the events of summer 2023

The PROMOTER Interreg Europe project implemented with the participation of the South Transdanubian Regional Innovation Agency Nonprofit Ltd. (STRIA) promotes territorial strategies for sustainable mobility through green energy prosumer hubs. The international kick-off conference of the project took place on June 28-29, 2023 in Livorno, Italy. During the event the PROMOTER partners briefly presented their…

Supporting the social economy in 2023

On 15th of June, the Policy Learning Platform organised an online discussion on the topic of supporting the social economy in 2023. STRIA considers the topic important, and it is no coincidence that it has previously run an Erasmus+ project on social entrepreneurship (SAGA and SAGA platform) The social economy is gaining ground, as shown by…