EURADA, the European Association of Development Agencies, has recognised the Economic Development Agency of the Principality of Asturias (IDEPA) as “Best Regional Development Agency of 2017”.
The award ceremony was held today in Charleroi, Belgium. In attendance at the ceremony were the Regional Minister of Employment, Industry and Tourism and the General Manager of IDEPA
In an interview granted to the newspaper El Comercio, Eva Pando, the General Manager of the regional agency that was awarded the prize, stressed that this distinction was a source of great satisfaction. -It constitutes a recognition by your peers at the European Association of Development Agencies.
The prize was granted due to the program ‘Open Innovation 4.0’ which is managed by IDEPA in Asturias. “It is a satisfaction for all parties involved” asserted the General Manager of IDEPA. Collaborators in this project include companies such as Thyssenkrupp Elevator Innovation Center, ArcelorMittal I+D or EdP. It enables the development of entrepreneurial businesses by promoting their interaction with attractor companies located in Asturias.
Source: El Comercio