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EU Industry Days 2019 - Registration is now open

10 Dec 2018
The EU Industry Days were established in the spirit of co-creation, dialogue and cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. The programme will be once more co-created by the European Commission and by stakeholders.

Dialogue with Peru on Smart Specialisation

27 Nov 2018
The purpose of this meeting was to exchange on Smart Specialisation, building on European and international experiences, and to envisage to what extent it could feed into Peru's research and innovation policies.

Education, Youth, Culture and Sport Council

27 Nov 2018
27 Nov 2018 Ministers held a public debate on the  major sporting events as drivers for innovation , together...

The three Smart Specialisation Thematic Platforms join forces in Bilbao (Spain) for the first time

26 Nov 2018
The JRC is organising the Smart Specialisation Thematic Platform Days in Bilbao, which will bring together, for the first time, the three Smart Specialisation Thematic Platforms. Over 200 participants from all over the EU will come together to explore learning, networking and business interregional opportunities in areas linked to agri-food, energy and industrial modernisation.

Latest registration

19 Nov 2018
Schleswig-Holstein has registered to the S3 Platform.

Latest registration

30 Oct 2018
Zlín region has registered to the S3 Platform.

"Made in the EU" Smart Specialisation inspires the world

25 Sep 2018
The EU's approach to regional economic development through Smart Specialisation is gaining a world-wide following. The JRC organises the first global meeting of Smart Specialisation experts from five continents to discuss this participatory approach to economic transformation.

JRC and Climate KIC sign collaboration agreement

14 Sep 2018
Vladimír Šucha, Director General, Joint Research Centre (JRC), and Kirsten Dunlop, Chief Executive Officer, Climate-KIC, have signed a collaboration agreement between both organisations, for an initial two-year period starting from the end of July 2018.

Latest registration

11 Sep 2018
Kosovo has registered to the S3 Platform.

Smart Specialisation and the Agri-food System. A European Perspective

06 Aug 2018
The book discusses recent innovation and diversification paths in agri-food, specifically the linkages among food research and innovation, production, consumption, gastronomy, and place branding as well as technology. It also focuses on EU policies and instruments in support of R&I activities in agri-food, and explores agri-food domains within the context of smart specialisation.