In the context of the Dissemination and Exploitation of “Higher Education-Enterprise platform for fostering, modernisation and Sustainable growth in natural stone industry in Western Balkans”BKSTONE Project, Albanian partner have organized on 10 May 2022 the national workshop with the participation of Polytechnic University of Tirana, University of Elbasan “Aleksandër Xhuvani”, University of Gjirokastër “Eqrem Çabej” and different stakeholders including stone industry enterprises, HEIs and Public institutions such as Municipality, Administrative Division representatives, Prefecture.

The workshop is hosted in the premises of University of Gjirokastër with 42 participants. The aim was to disseminate and transfer the knowledge to the main target groups of the project.

Special emphasis is made to the products developed until now and to the impact that these developments will have on stone industry.

During the workshop the participants were introduced to the state of art of the project presented by Polytechnic University of Tirana; to the results, outcomes and methodologies used to achieve them presented by University of Gjirokastra; and to the current situation of Marketing strategies used by Albanian Companies in Stone Sector presented by University of Elbasan.

The developments and results of the BKSTONE Project are also broadcasted in the local media of the region: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JZV5XIbe0PE