The second meeting of the project “Becoming Future-ORiented Entrepreneurs in universities and companies” took place on May 22 and 23 2017 in Białystok, Poland. The first day of the meeting was opened by the welcome of Mrs. Joanna Ejdys, Dean at BUT University and Anna Kononiuk (BUT project manager) who presented the main University activities. It was attended by all the project partners as well as by the representatives of businesses, the municipality, and researchers of Bialystok University of Technology.
The first day of the meeting was devoted to the presentation of WP1 results both by the leader and the project partners involved in this research phase. BUT presented the main WP1 results, focusing on more than 1.000 competencies of the future-oriented manager collected by the partnership, after having analyzed scientific articles on Innovation, Entrepreneurship and Foresight. In the second part of the day, Anna Sacio-Szymanska – project coordinator on behalf of IteE-PIB – presented the investigation phase, focusing mainly on the methodologies to follow and the action plan to be implemented for reaching out our target groups: entrepreneurs, teachers and university students.
The second day of the meeting was devoted to the “Futures literacy workshop” aiming at getting acquainted the partners with new methodologies of foresight. The workshop, once introduced the main methodological aspects of workshop and the overall framework, was facilitated by Kacper Nosarzewski and Norbert Kołos (4CF). This workshop allowed the partnership to test innovative methodologies for training in the field of future scenarios.