What we can do for you What we can do for you

The Smart Specialisation Platform provides professional advice to EU countries and regions for the design and implementation of their research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3). Our services include:

  • Provide guidance material and good practice examples
  • Conduct high quality research projects to inform strategy formation and policy-making
  • Facilitate peer-reviews and mutual learning
  • Support access to relevant data 
  • Train policy-makers
  • Organise information sessions for policy-makers and present at conferences 

S3 Tools S3 Tools

The Platform provides interactive tools that can help you in identifying key features of regions and their Smart Specialisation Strategies, such as the EYE@RIS3 - an online tool showing the RIS3 priorities of regions/countries, the ESIF-Viewer - a tool to search planned investments in European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) data (ERDF, CF, ESF and YEI), the ICT Monitoring Tool to search European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) data (ERDF, CF, ESF, YEI and EAFRD) on planned investments in the ICT, the Regional Benchmarking tool showing structural similarities of the EU regions and the tool presenting Inter-regional trade flows, as well as other Data Sources to benchmark the EU regions and Member States.

S3P Calendar S3P Calendar

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S3 Themes
S3 Governance
S3 Targeted Support
S3 Actors
S3 Cooperation
S3 Communities

Event Highlights Event Highlights

1st SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development

28 Sep 2016 30 Sep 2016

Smart Specialisation in Energy and innovation in European Regions

13 Oct 2016 14 Oct 2016

Kick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Industrial Modernisation

16 Nov 2016 17 Nov 2016