The European Commission will present its FOOD 2030 research and innovation policy stocktaking exercise to be followed by four prospective discussion panels, each exploring how R&I policy should contribute to shaping tomorrow's sustainable food systems, with respect to healthy and sustainable diets, climate resilience and circularity of food systems, user-centric innovation, new business models and investment.
The JRC Annual Conference 2016 will focus on the importance of human capital for the prosperity of regions and cities.The conference will take place on 11 October, at the Bozar in Brussels, within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities. Around 400 participants representing different academic fields, regions, cities, business and international organisations will participate. During the conference, the European Commission's Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies and the Cultural and Creative City Monitor 2016 will be launched.
During this annual event cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.
Fairness is an indispensable value. Human beings care about it deeply. A sense of fairness is the glue that binds societies together.
The First SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development was co-organised by the S3 Platform and the Regional Studies Association
Macro-Regional Innovation Week: At the crossroads of three European Macro-Regions: Danube, Adriatic-Ionian and Alpine26/09/2016 30/09/2016
The Macro-Regional Innovation Week intends to focus on the exchange of best practices and knowledge among local and international policy and decision makers, academics, financial actors and various types of innovation and technology transfer practitioners.
CYPRUS S2E workshop was held with various stakeholders on the Synergies between ESIF and Research and Innovation Funding
This InFocus thematic workshop is a first attempt to think about effective city to region articulation in relation to smart specialisation
An information and brokerage event related to smart specialisation and blue growth, organised by the Interreg funded project Smart Blue Regions and the National Contact Point Network for Horizon 2020
In the recent years Smart Specialisation Strategies for Research and Innovation (RIS3) have been developed mostly at across the EU as a key component of regional development policy. Furthermore, the Smart Specialisation (S3) concept has been recognised as a useful framework for research and innovation beyond the EU and lately in particular in the EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood policies fostering inclusive and sustainable economic growth in the countries addressed by these policies.
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