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Call for expression of interest for Regional and National Authorities to participate in future Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshops

29 Dec 2017
The S3 Platform seeks expressions of interest from national and regional authorities who would like to participate in future PXL workshops, as regions/countries to be peer-reviewed.

HESS exploratory meetings in Severen Tsentralen (Bulgaria)

04 Dec 2017
As a key first step in a HESS case study, focussed on strengthening the involvement of universities in the definition of local development policies, JRC visited on the municipalities of Ruse and Gabrovo on 15 November. The meetings prepared the ground for a mapping exercise of the education system - including both bottlenecks and opportunities – that will support the drafting of a comprehensive action plan to promote their active engagement in smart specialisation activities. The specificities of the local context require better adaptation of the HESS working approaches to local needs, particularly because secondary level education institutions are involved in the project.

Market research report on photonics

03 Dec 2017
The production volume of the European Photonics industry accounted for EUR 69.2 billion in 2015, corresponding to a global market share of 15.5%2. Since 2011 the production volume of the European Photonics industry has grown from EUR 65.6 billion to EUR 69.2 billion.

Latest registration

01 Dec 2017
The latest region to register is the Ruse Province (BG).

European Industry Days - calls for workshops and local events are now open!

22 Nov 2017
DG GROW has just published 2 separate calls for expressions of interest...

Latest registration

20 Nov 2017
The latest region to register is North Rhine-Westphalia (DE).

Watify webinars in November

08 Nov 2017
Webinars organised this month on Digital Transformation in Olympic Games, AI and Robotics for the Digital Age, HPC and Social Innovation and Development of Entrepreneurs

2nd Steering Committee meeting of S3P - Industry

08 Nov 2017
Within the frame of the second edition of the GROW your REGIOn conference that was held in Valencia, Spain, on 8-9 November 2017, the second Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform of Industrial Modernisation took place.

The S3 Platform, recognised as "best practice" for the European public sector

06 Nov 2017
The S3 Platform has been recognised as "best practice" by the highly competitive and renowned European Public Sector Awards (EPSA), under the theme "An Innovative Public Sector in 2017: New solutions to complex challenges". The S3 Platform was selected among 150 applications received from local, regional and national, and Europe-wide projects of public sector organisations.

Latest registration

02 Nov 2017
Albania has registered to the S3 Platform.