GATE was represented by its Director Prof. Sylvia Ilieva and Irena Pavlova, EU Programmes Manager.

The event provided a great environment for sharing experiences in dealing with challenges and lessons learned, as well as for discussing the impact of CoEs on the national innovation ecosystems and the recovery and resilience endeavours.

Prof. Ilieva took part in the insightful panel focused on sustainability, where interesting views were shared on Governance, Business model development, Communication and Extroversion as key elements to ensure stable future prospects of the CoEs.