NOVA University Lisbon and the Coordination Commission for Lisbon and Vale do Tejo Regional Development (CCDR-LVT) organize on February 27, from 10 am to 12 pm, the conference "The Role of Higher Education in the Development of Regions", with Professor Peretz Lavie, former President of Technion - Israel Institute of Technology, as a keynote speaker.
About the Conference
Due to their unique characteristics and given their commitment to society, Universities can be stable active agents in attracting investment and creating future-oriented communities in the cities.
With planning and cooperation between economic and institutional agents, Universities - due to their movement of people and ideas - can also be a source of inclusive economic development, rejuvenating areas of cities and providing answers also in terms of integration with the communities where they are located. inserted. They can also act as a driving force for regional cohesion and development.