The project PolyRegion - Pro.Act was launched as an add-on project to the PolyRegion activities. The new project concentrates on R&D and educational tasks and will strengthen the competitiveness and international visibility of PolyRegion. A very important task for the project is to initiate and sustain Slovenian –Austrian cross-border cooperation between companies, research and educational institutions. In project Pro.Act are three central themes defined. The organization of events for the expansion of knowledge in the areas of IPR, foreign markets and R&D-marketing as well as how the support from the project partners at small R & D projects and the preparation of the Strategic Action Plan for the entire PolyRegion.