Events Events

Regions, Industry & Advanced Manufacturing

18/03/2014
This workshop was organised by the Regional Innovation Monitor Plus Partners (Technopolis Group, ERRIN, Fraunhofer ISI and UNU-MERIT) and Greater Birmingham West Midlands Brussels Office. The focus was on Advanced Manufacturing and European industrial policy and strategies to counter the declining role of manufacturing in Europe.

Peer Review workshop for National RIS3 in Riga (LV)

25/02/2014 26/02/2014
EU countries face a number of challenges for implementing and governing their smart specialisation strategies. In the S3 process, entrepreneurial actors play the leading role in discovering promising areas of future specialisation. One implication for policy makers is that this requires policy tools to collect the "entrepreneurial knowledge" embedded in the country to transform it into policy priorities

The Role of Science Parks in Smart Specialisation

19/02/2014
The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, in cooperation with IASP, the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation organised a workshop The Role of Science Parks in Smart Specialisation.

International Meeting on Regional Policy in Europe

16/12/2013 17/12/2013
This meeting was organised by the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment of Andalusia.

Atlantic Arc Innovation Working Group

11/12/2013
This meeting was co-organised by the Conference for Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and the Smart Specialisation Platform. The Working Group brings together policy makers, academia and experts from the different countries that form part of the Atlantic Arc Sea Basin (AA) Strategy, to discuss how synergies can be developed between the AA strategy and the different national / regional RIS3 strategies.

Digital Growth Peer Review Workshop

03/12/2013 04/12/2013
The Smart Specialisation Platform (S3 Platform) together with DG CONNECT and Junta de AndalucĂ­a arranged a Digital Growth Peer Review the 3-4 December in Seville, Spain.

Workshop on Resilient Territories

29/11/2013
Innovation and Creativity for New Modes of Regional Development was organised by the Portuguese Association of Regional Development.

Forum on University-Business Cooperation

27/11/2013
This conference was organised by the Polish Government and DG Education and Culture and addressed issues related to Entrepreneurship and Higher Education, Institutional Change and University-Business Cooperation, and presented how the current and future European programmes (2014–2020) are supporting and will continue to support activities in these fields.

The EIT Awards 2013 Event

12/11/2013
The EIT Awards 2013: Championing innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe.

RIS3 in the Baltic Sea Region

06/11/2013 07/11/2013
This was a conference on achievements and implications of the StarDust and BSR Stars collaborations in the Baltic Sea Region and a matchmaking workshop between regions, countries and their RIS3.