Events Events

1st SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development

28/09/2016 30/09/2016
The First SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development is co-organised by the S3 Platform and the Regional Studies Association

How to build Smart Energy Regions?

04/07/2016 05/07/2016
This joint event organised by the Technology Region Karlsruhe and the Joint Research Centre (JRC) will discuss how regions and local communities could contribute to reaching ambitious and sustainable greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in the energy sector. The event addresses representatives of the local and regional government level in different European regions, scientists and experts as well as representatives of the European Commission to discuss good practices and innovative concepts for smart energy solutions at local and regional level.

S3P Energy: Smart Mediterraneo. Best practices, innovation and pilot projects in smart grid development in the Mediterranean region

23/06/2016 24/06/2016
The European Commission Joint Research Centre Institute for Energy and Transport is organizing a workshop on best practices, innovation and pilot projects in smart grid development in the Mediterranean region. This workshop relates to the activities of the smart specialization platform for energy and is aimed at building synergies among the regions of the Mediterranean Sea to exchange experiences and best practice in the field of smart grid.

WIRE 2016 - The Power of Regional Innovation Ecosystems

08/06/2016 10/06/2016
The Brainport Eindhoven Region hosts the European Commission's Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) 2016. This conference of the Directorate-General Research & Innovation serves as a prime event under the flag of the Dutch EU Presidency. WIRE 2016 intends to increase awareness about the importance and urgent need to build regional innovation ecosystems in order to create impact, upscale and aim for global competitiveness.

SMART REGIONS Conference

01/06/2016 02/06/2016
This DG REGIO High-Level Event will highlight the key role of regions in developing new growth dynamics for Europe, based on bottom-up entrepreneurship and innovation. It will mark the mobilisation of this potential for transformation in priority areas, e.g. energy transition, digital growth, circular economy, agro-food or industrial modernisation. Smart specialisation strategies can leverage numerous new growth opportunities for all regions when aligning their business driven smart specialisation investments in new European value chains.

Innovation procurement workshop for public administration / e-government sector - Barcelona - 31 May 2016

31/05/2016 31/05/2016
Interested in training or assistance on how to apply innovation procurement in e-government / public administration? Don't miss the Barcelona workshop organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative (eafip).

S2E National Event: HUNGARY

24/05/2016
The HUNGARY National Event is co-organised by the EUROPEAN COMMISSION (DG JRC- S3 Platform & DG REGIO- G1) and the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH).

INFORMATION DAY: 12 MAY 2016, S3P Agri-Food

12/05/2016
The S3 Platform, together with DG RTD, DG Regio and DG AGRI, will organise the first Agri-Food Information Day on 12 May in Brussels to discuss its organisation and explore possible focus areas. The S3 Platform, together with DG RTD, DG Regio and DG Agri, will organise a first Information Day, on 12 May in Brussels, about the start-up of this Agri-Food Platform, to discuss its organisation and explore possible focus areas. The S3 Platform, together with DG RTD, DG REGIO and DG AGRI, will organise an Information Day, on 12 May in Brussels. This event will focus on the launch of the new Agri-Food Platform, its organisation and possible focus areas.

INFORMATION DAY: 11 MAY 2016, S3 Platform on Industrial Modernisation and Investment

11/05/2016 11/05/2016
The S3 Platform, together with DG GROW and DG REGIO, will organise its first Industrial Modernisation Information Day, on 11 May in Brussels to discuss its organisation and explore possible focus areas. The S3 Platform, together with DG RTD, DG Regio and DG Agri, will organise a first Information Day, on 12 May in Brussels, about the start-up of this Agri-Food Platform, to discuss its organisation and explore possible focus areas. The S3 Platform, together with DG GROW and DG REGIO, will organise an Information Day, on the 11th of May in Brussels. This event will focus on the launch of the new Industrial Modernisation S3 Platform, its organisation and focus areas.

Innovation procurement workshop for the environment sector - Rome - 4 May 2016

04/05/2016 04/05/2016
Need some training or assistance on how to use innovation procurement in the environment sector? Attend the Rome workshop organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative (eafip).