Date: 18 November 2008

Time: 9:00-17:00

Venue: Avenue de Cortenbergh 71, 1000 Brussels/Rond Point Schuman 11 & 14, 1040 Brussels

As a pre-launch to the 2009 European Year of Creativity and Innovation, ERRIN – the European Regions for Research and Innovation Network would like to cordially invite you to a European project market place dedicated to entrepreneurship taking place on 18th November 2008 in Brussels. A wide range of participants from regional and local authorities to universities, training organizations, chambers of commerce, etc will be participating in the event.

This ERRIN European market place will give you an opportunity to:

- enhance your understanding of the latest developments at European level to support entrepreneurship - learn more about specific European funding opportunities promoting entrepreneurship - network with potential project partners, European policy makers and practitioners - share ideas and best practice across Europe

The event will be divided in two parts:

The morning session will focus on European policy initiatives supporting entrepreneurship, illustrated by local best practices.

The afternoon session will enable participants to present project ideas and receive feedback on draft proposals from Commission representatives. The market place will be open to members of ERRIN and the European Enterprise Network.

The invitation, agenda and registration details are available from the European Office. Registrations must be received by the organisors by 31st October.