Klaipeda State University of Applied Sciences together with Iamus organized a virtual workshop in Lithuania on the 10th of March 2021. The purpose of this workshop was to present Regional Smart Silver Framework (SSF) to external stakeholders from Quadruple Helix sectors (Academia, Policy Makers, Business and Senior citizens), to test and validate it as a structure for the further development of regional Smart Silver Lab (SSL) in Lithuania.
Variety of external stakeholders (16 in total) from Quadruple Helix sectors representing a senior citizens association “Bočiai”, Lithuanian Biotechnology Association, Lithuanian Innovation Center (LIC), Agency for Science, Innovation and Technology (MITA), Klaipeda City Municipality, Klaipeda University, Kaunas University of Technology, charity organization “Lithuanian Caritas“ attended the workshop.
During the validation, feedback from interviewers was presented. The participants evaluated the model as a good structure for cooperation, yet it was agreed that it needs to be improved in a small scope. With the general positive note of acquiring new information for cooperation, the SSF was validated.