New science and technology park in Gdansk
During the scientific part of the event, the panel discussion, moderated by the former Polish Prime Minister, current member of the European Parliament, prof. Jerzy Buzek has taken place. The panelists, among them the Deputy Minister of Science and Higher Education, Deputy Minister of Economy, Deputy Minister of Regional Development, Rector of the Gdansk University of Technology, as well as the regional authorities’ representatives together with scientists and the audience discussed the current status, challenges and perspectives of the innovative economy in the Pomeranian Region.
Also a concept of Baltic Centre for Biotechnology and Innovative Diagnostics Biobaltica, which is planned to be established in the GSTP, was presented by Krzysztof Bielawski, who is the President of BioBaltica Ltd. as well as associated professor at the Department of Biotechnology, the Intercollegiate Faculty of Biotechnology, University of Gdansk-Medical University of Gdansk.
The idea of building in Gdansk a modern, complex infrastructure for biotechnology and diagnostics, concentrating the research potential of three main universities: University of Gdansk, Medical University of Gdansk and Gdansk University of Technology, together with industry partners and with strong support from the regional government will be also presented during the ScanBalt Forum in Vilnius, Lithuania on 26th of September, 2008.
Prof.Hilary Koprowski and Prof. Jerzy Buzek