The concept of Regional and Digital Innovation Hub (DIH) as a policy initiative is recent and was formally launched by the European Commission (EC) in its Communication on “Digitising European Industry” (European Commission, 2016a).
Innovation Hubs are defined as structures that support companies in the region become more competitive by improving their business/production processes as well as products and services by means of technology and innovation.
Argjiro Innovation Hub is conceived as an ecosystem of actors and stakeholders of the region of Gjirokastra supporting initiatives that support innovation, start-ups and the development of the surrounding innovation ecosystem in the concrete territorial context of Gjirokastra.
Our initial vision is supported by EU funded cross border cooperation projects
- INECO – Innovative Economy Ecosystem
- ACCEL – Corporate Acceleration of Existing Ventures
- CULTURE PLUS – Culture Branding Strengthening Extroversion