Events Events

Kick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food

06/12/2016 07/12/2016
Kick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food is co-organised by the European Commission's S3 Platform and the Government of Tuscany

European Cluster Conference 2016

30/11/2016 02/12/2016
The European Commission’s Directorate General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is pleased to announce that the European Cluster Conference 2016 will be held in Brussels on 30 November – 2nd December 2016. The conference will take place on 1-2 December 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel with a European cluster matchmaking pre-event on 30 November 2016.


25/11/2016 25/11/2016
The S3 Platform and region Lazio with the regional Innovation Agency Lazio Innova welcome you to the S3 thematic workshop "Smart specialisation and cultural heritage: an engine for innovation and growth". The workshop aims at identifying concrete steps for implementing smart specialisation with a focus on Cultural Heritage as part of the broader area of Cultural and Creative Industries. According to the S3 priorities mapped in the Eye@RIS3 tool, Cultural Heritage is a relevant domain, both regarding cultural heritage technologies, digitisation and imaging, and its cross-sectoral potential in relation to innovative approaches to tourism and sustainable construction, as examples. The event will provide opportunities for mutual learning based on the exchange of experiences from different actors, organisations and institutions addressing Cultural Heritage for territorial development.


24/11/2016 25/11/2016
Through the Smart Specialisation Strategy for Research and Innovation (S3), the Lombardy Region intents to scale up at European level a policy model to identify and support the Emerging Industries (EI).

Kick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Industrial Modernisation and launch of the Watify campaign

16/11/2016 17/11/2016
Fostering interregional cooperation and investments through the Smart Specialisation Platform on Industrial Modernisation

Re-Industrialisation of the EU 2016

26/10/2016 28/10/2016
From 26th to 28th October 2016 the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, will welcome about 1,000 participants, which makes it one of the largest events during the Slovak presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of 2016.

Entrepreneurial Discovery Process Focus Groups in Furniture, as well as Paper, plastics and packaging in Oradea, North-West Romania

26/10/2016 26/10/2016
A second entrepreneurial discovery process (EDP) will be organized in the North-West Development Region of Romania. The event will take place in Oradea on the 26th of october 2016. The separate EDP focus groups on the two areas with smart specialization potential will aim at identifying potential avenues for innovation activities in the region and preparing their implementation. EDP focus groups aim at identifying potential avenues for innovation activities in the region and preparing their implementation.

2016 EU Innovation Procurement event

18/10/2016 19/10/2016
It is the second major event organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (eafip) initiative, launched by the EC to mainstream, promote and assist the implementation of Innovation Procurements in Europe.

Bratislava Bioeconomy Conference

17/10/2016 17/10/2016
Bratislava Bio-Economy Conference will be held on 17 October 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia. This high level European meeting is organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and National Agriculture and Food Centre and by the European Commission. The conference is a part of the European Bioeconomy Strategy and Action Plan, and serves as an important input to the future orientation of the European Bioeconomy Strategy.