Events Events

Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Monitoring for Smart Specialisation Strategies

23/10/2018 23/10/2018
Given its experimentalist and result-oriented approach, the Smart Specialisation policy concept places a strong emphasis on the role of monitoring within the policy cycle. Monitoring refers to a set of activities regarding the ongoing, systematic collection and elaboration of information to assess progress towards the achievement of policies' intended results and outputs. Monitoring information should be used to enhance policy performance and inform future decision-making processes.

2018 SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development

26/09/2018 28/09/2018
This conference offers a comprehensive picture of the smart specialisation policy experience, including an evaluation of its early results, and highlights recent developments both conceptually and empirically. Particular attention will be given to implementation challenges and ways to address them, as well as to methodologies for impact assessment. In addition, the conference will explore how smart specialisation engages with global value chains and production networks, and how firms, regions and cities can benefit from relationships across the borders.

Discover the activities of the Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies in a dedicated session next 26th September in Seville

26/09/2018
The The Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies (KC TP) organises a dedicated session preceding the 2018 SMARTER Conference on the morning of the 26th of September.

Smart Specialisation: from the EU to the world

25/09/2018 25/09/2018
The first global workshop on place-based innovation

Peer Learning workshop on VET & S3

20/09/2018 20/09/2018
The regional dimension of VET and adult learning and its link to Smart Specialisation

Smart specialisation as the innovation driver for country's competitiveness

05/07/2018 05/07/2018
This event will focus on awareness raising on smart specialisation process which has started in Albania under JRC guidance. Organized by the Albanian S3 team with the support from the JRC Territorial Development Unit, the event will bring together major stakeholders of the Albanian innovation community.

WIRE 2018: Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2018

04/07/2018 06/07/2018
Smart Choices for innovative regional ecosystems. The Power of Connectivity, Entrepreneurship and Science & Research

Creating value together - Towards business partnerships between social economy and traditional enterprises

03/07/2018
Social economy enterprises and traditional, for-profit enterprises collaborate in many ways. Together, they can co-create value for both partners and become a real source of jobs and social impact in Europe. Yet, the potential of value creation through collaboration between these two types of enterprises is not fully exploited.

International Development Lab on the Valorisation of Endogenous Resources in the Wine Value Chain

19/06/2018
This international development lab builds further on an earlier Entrepreneurial Discovery Focus Group targeting the wine and vineyard value chain.

WORKING GROUP 'H2020 FOR RIS3' ON OPTISMISING THE USE OF H2020 IN IMPLEMENTING SMART SPECIALISATION

13/06/2018 13/06/2018
The first meeting of the Working Group is organised as part of the Stairway to Excellence project, managed by JRC in close cooperation with DG REGIO, and seeks to maximise the impact of Smart Specialisation Strategies in EU regions and member states, and to realise the full potential of using EU funding programmes managed at regional, national and EU levels.