Events Events

Peer Review Workshop in Heraklion (Crete, GR)

26/09/2013 27/09/2013
Five regions presented their current work on RIS3: Castile and León, Crete, Moravia-Silesia, Nordland and Umbria. The rest of workshop participants acted as 'critical friends' and discussed the strategies of the regions under review. All five regions had a number of shared priorities and common questions in their RIS3 and discussed these in detail during the peer review sessions.

Scandinavian Day at IPTS Seville

19/09/2013
After a presentation of the work of IPTS and expectations and benefits for Smart Specialisation by Alessandro Rainoldi, Head of Knowledge for Growth Unit, short briefings were given about the work towards RIS3 at national level in Denmark and Sweden. Guests from the Swedish regions of Dalarna, Gävleborg, Örebro and Östsam presented their progress on RIS3.

S3 Peer Review: Tourism as a RIS3 Priority - Faro (PT)

05/07/2013 06/07/2013
During this workshop, which was organised by the S3 Platform together with the Algarve Regional Development and Coordination Commission, the European regions Algarve (PT), Sicily (IT), Rhone-Alpes (FR) and Kujawsko-Pomorskie (PL) presented their current work on RIS3. The other workshop participants acted as 'critical friends' and discussed the strategies of the four regions under review.

S3 Peer Review Workshop for National RIS3 in Budapest (HU)

24/06/2013 25/06/2013
Independently of whether they are developed at regional or national level, the RIS3 are to be understood as a tool for structural change. Designing RIS3 implies a governance mechanism that involves intensively all appropriate levels of stakeholders and decision makers: it should be an exercise that includes policy development by local, regional and national authorities with clearly defined roles and responsibilities and moreover a sound coordination among the levels.

EBN Annual Conference

29/05/2013 30/05/2013
An event at the crossroads between Digital, Cultural and Social Innovation with Steve Wozniak, Richard Florida, Tim Smit, Joanna Shields as keynotes and from the Commision Dave Harmon and Bernd Reichert (both DG RTD), Ann Branch (DG EAC) and JF Aguinaga (DG EMPL) - 450 delegates registered.

S3 Peer-Review Workshop: 'Stakeholder Engagement and the RIS3 Governance' in Vaasa (FI)

14/05/2013 15/05/2013
The regions Ostrobothnia (FI), Languedoc-Roussillon (FR), Lubelskie (PL) and Piedmont (IT) presented their work on RIS3 while the rest of the workshop participants acted as 'critical friends' and discussed the strategies of the four regions under review.

S3 SEMINAR on Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) and transnational cooperation for an innovative Danube Region

26/04/2013
S3 SEMINAR on Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation (RIS3) and transnational cooperation for an innovative Danube Region

KETs for Smart Specialisation Strategies (RIS3) in Agro-food

11/04/2013 12/04/2013
The purpose of this workshop was to discuss the role of KETs in the process of developing and implementing RIS3. As a number of European Regions identified Agro-food activities to be focused on their RIS3 exercises, the event specifically addressed the role and importance of KETs in this agro-food sector. The sector must be understood from a cluster approach comprising Agriculture, Food Industry, Logistic, and Environmental aspects, etc.

Pilot Workshop on Priority Setting and Collaboration in ICT

09/04/2013
The S3 Platform, with the support of DG CONNECT, organised this pilot workshop on priority setting and collaboration within the thematic area of ICT.

Regional Innovation Fair InnoMatch

03/04/2013 04/04/2013
The Vest Regional Development Agency and Tehimpuls – Regional Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre, in partnership with Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing, Engineering and Automation organized the Regional Innovation Fair InnoMatch.