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2018 SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development

26/09/2018 28/09/2018
This conference offers a comprehensive picture of the smart specialisation policy experience, including an evaluation of its early results, and highlights recent developments both conceptually and empirically. Particular attention will be given to implementation challenges and ways to address them, as well as to methodologies for impact assessment. In addition, the conference will explore how smart specialisation engages with global value chains and production networks, and how firms, regions and cities can benefit from relationships across the borders.

WORKING GROUP 'H2020 FOR RIS3' ON OPTISMISING THE USE OF H2020 IN IMPLEMENTING SMART SPECIALISATION

13/06/2018 13/06/2018
The first meeting of the Working Group is organised as part of the Stairway to Excellence project, managed by JRC in close cooperation with DG REGIO, and seeks to maximise the impact of Smart Specialisation Strategies in EU regions and member states, and to realise the full potential of using EU funding programmes managed at regional, national and EU levels.

Workshop: "Insights on assessing the Smart Specialisation experience so far"

11/06/2018 11/05/2018
Experienced practitioners from the national and regional level will provide insightful feedback of their S3 implementation experience to date and will reflect together on better RIS3 design for the upcoming programming period

S3P Agri-food Working Committee Semi-annual Meeting

11/06/2018 11/06/2018
The Working Committee consists of all regions participating in Agri-food thematic partnerships and as a result, these Working Committee Meetings bring together the European Commission services and representatives of all Agri-Food thematic partnerships. To ensure the smooth functioning of this joint initiative, it has been agreed to meet twice a year to discuss implementation of the Platform's activities, resolve potential issues, and provide strategic guidance. This meeting will take place in Seinajoki, Finland on 11th June 2018.

European Sustainable Week -EUSEW - 2018

06/06/2018 07/06/2018
The EUSEW policy Conference is the EU conference of reference addressing energy transformation and policy developments.

Higher Education and Smart Specialisation: Partnerships for Regional Transformation

05/06/2018
This conference will show how regional partnerships including universities and other higher education institutions can drive smart specialisation. It is the result of two related projects: Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS), managed by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in cooperation with DG Education and Culture, and Thinking Smart, an Erasmus+ funded consortium of European HEIs.

European Day of social economy enterprises 2018

04/06/2018 04/06/2018
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has been working on the topic of social economy enterprises for the past decade and a dedicated permanent study group has been created in 2016. In view of the success of the European Day of social economy enterprises in 2016 and 2017, it was proposed to organise a 3rd edition of this event.

Smart Specialisation in EU and Latin America

23/05/2018 25/05/2018
The S3 Platform organises the discussion panel: "Smart Specialisation in Latin America and the EU, Regional Challenges, Transcontinental Opportunities" in the framework of next Latin American Studies Association congress (Barcelona, 2018). The session will showcase examples of smart specialisation adaptation in Latin America as well as the cooperation opportunities with EU.

Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth

03/05/2018 04/05/2018
This high-level conference is organised under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.

1st Concentrated Solar Power - Implementation Working Group Meeting

26/04/2018
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