Public food sector strategies & procurement in Lithuanian regions & municipalities

Roundtable meeting in Rietavas 

Venue: Rietavas TVIC, Parko str. 5, LT 90311 Rietavas

Date and time: Thursday February 13, 2020, 10 am - 4 pm
Info and registration (deadline February 10): Rasa Baliuleviciene,, phone 00 370 64017312

Public sector driving food development is a theme of one of the three work packages in the project SBFOODINNO.

The objective in this work package is to generate growth in food SME based on public food market, where cross-border and trans sectoral activities act as a case for developing and implementing ways to innovate and stimulate growth in Food SME based on public market in the South Baltic Region.

Different public sector institutions, municipalities, universities, clusters and small and medium sized enterprises (SME) in the regional food sector gather for discussions, inspiration and international knowledge bridging.

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9.30 – 10.00 Welcome coffee
10.00 – 10.10 Welcome by host Presentation 1
10.10 – 10.25 Introducing SBFOODINNO project: the activities and share the knowledge & results with focus on Public sector driven food development & Plant proteins Presentation 2
10.25 – 10.35 Rietavas TVIC journey in SBFOODINNO and upcoming events  Milk Road Journey Map
10.35 – 11.35 I round of discussions: Lithuanian municipality strategies towards SME on food. Presentation 3
11.35 – 11.45 Coffee brake
11.45 – 12.45 II round of discussions: Findings & Learnings, Good cases  
12.45 – 13.00 Summarizing by facilitator and next steps – follow up event in Rietavas
13.00 – 14.00 Lunch
14.00 – 15.30 Workshop –  Food System Mappings  Food System Mapping model
16.00 End of Round table meeting

Invitees (the list is constantly updated):

• Rietavas TVIC
• Association “Milk Road”
• Kaunas University of Technology
• Telsiai County Business Incubator
• Klaipeda University
• Vytautas Magnus University Agriculture Academy
• Lithuanian National Food Cluster
• Klaipeda Chamber of Commerce, Industry and Crafts
• Association “Klaipeda Region”
• Rietavas Municipality
• Plunge Municipality
• Telsiai Municipality
• Mazeikiai Municipality
• Silale Municipality
• University College Absalon, DK
• Copenhagen University, DK
• Representatives of farmers and SME in Samogitia Region