A study visit of researchers from UniSMART-Foundation of the University of Padua, Italy will be organized at Institute of Food Technology in Novi Sad within the FORKITS project on September 20-22, 2022. During the visit, UniSMART will present the best practices in terms of technology transfer, competencies, education, and IP valorisation to a small delegation of researchers and staff from the project partners. A business tour will be set up to allow the presentation of local innovative companies and local business networks/organizations. The main objective of the FORKITS project titled “FORKITS – FOOD EXPERTISE AND KNOW-HOW EXCHANGE ON TECHNOLOGY TRANSFER BETWEEN ITALY AND SERBIA” is to create an open innovation ecosystem between the two organizations: UniSMART- Foundation of the University of Padua, Italy and FINS- Institute of Food Technology in Novi Sad, University of Novi Sad, Serbia. It is being realized under the CEI Know-how Exchange Programme supported by the CEI Fund (Ref. No. 304.4.044-21). The project started in January 2022, and it lasts 9 months.