Events Events

Marine Renewable Energy S3Partnership working meeting - videoconference

27/03/2017 27/03/2017
Marine Renewable Energy S3Partnership working meeting - videoconference

Seminar on 'Innovative Energy Solutions for European Regions and Cities'

24/03/2017
This Thematic Seminar on energy-related Research and Innovation (R&I) aims to raise awareness and foster exchange of information and best practice between the European Commission and the EU regions as well as among the regions themselves. The participants will be updated on the state-of-play on energy R&I policy developments. The recent developments of the Energy Package of the Union as well as of the Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan and their implications for regions and cities will be presented.

Synergies: Sustainable Growth in Marine and Maritime Sectors of Slovenia in the Northern Adriatic - Bluemed meeting on macro-regional level

21/03/2017 22/03/2017
In the context of the Bluemed initiative the Ministry of Education Science and Sport (MIZŠ) and the Marine Biology Station of the National Institute of Biology (NIB MBP) of Slovenia, together with the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC), organize an event aimed at creating synergies between different European, regional and national policies and instruments in the field of marine and coastal areas, as well as to present the JRC-EASAC report "Marine sustainability in an age of changing oceans and seas".

The first Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation

17/03/2017 17/03/2017
The first Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation gathered 16 EU regions, Commission services and the Committee of the Regions discussing the way forward for strategic inter-regional collaboration.

Launching event study: Smart Specialisation in Latin America

15/03/2017 15/03/2017
The objective of this event is twofold: first, it will allow presenting the main findings of the research study: "Smart Specialisation in Latin America" which has been conducted to analyse how policy makers and other territorial actors in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Chile and Argentina are designing and implementing the Smart Specialisation concept. Second, it will serve as an opportunity to establish active synergies between practitioners of smart specialisation in the European Union and Latin America.

"Aligning implementation of RIS3 and H2020 Funding across research priorities"

09/03/2017 09/03/2017
The aim of the workshop is to create a forum for exchange of best practices and enhancing collaboration between NCPs as well as regional/ national authorities managing European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) on the issue of synergies between H2020 and European Structural and Investment Funds in regard to the specialized thematic areas.

Nanotechnologies and Advanced Materials Pilot Projects Test-beds for industry and private investments

08/03/2017 08/03/2017
Horizon 2020, in particular through its industrial leadership pillar, has invested more than 140 million in nanotech and advanced materials pilot lines that enable demonstration in an industrial environment.

"Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) & Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Funding: The Stairway to Excellence (S2E)"

08/03/2017 08/03/2017
This event provides an opportunity to present the achievement of the project, lessons learnt and discuss challenges ahead with regional and national managing authorities who are involved in the managing R&I funds in order to exchange ideas and good practices.

European Industry Day

28/02/2017 28/02/2017
Help us shape the industrial agenda of tomorrow at this event on 28 February in Brussels. 400 participants, key industrial players, global trend shapers and high-level policy makers will inspire debate on the future of European industry.

Entrepreneurial Discovery Process Focus Group on ICT, North-West region of Romania

21/02/2017 21/02/2017
On 21 February 2017, the North-West region of Romania will organize, with JRC participation, an EDP Focus Group on ICT, which is one of the region's RIS3 priority fields, as well as a sector with recognised potential, nationally and abroad. The event gathers a broad range of local stakehoders, who will analyse current trends in the ICT sector, ways to accelerate the transition from outsourcing to proprietary products, and niche sectors for further development of the sector. The participants will also focus on opportunities for the development of new, innovative products and technology transfer, supported by ERDF funds.