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Key concepts and models for urban and regional smart specialization innovation strategies (RIS3)

Get inspired by the innovation model that turned the city into the first European iCapital!

Through a 2 days programme, the strategy was presented that led Barcelona to be awarded as the European Innovation Capital. The presentation of the RIS3 strategy implemented in the last years in the city and its region, Catalonia included seminars, case studies and field visits. All designed for the visitor to understand a successful strategy that can be benchmarked and translated to other cases.

Additionally, a session devoted to evaluate a region's potential to develop an innovation smart specialization strategy based on RIS3 and the inspiring example of Barcelona was made available. This could be the way to address the challenge of how to get positive impact from the European Structural Funds (specially ERDF & ESF) in your territory.

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