Events Events

Smart Specialisation in Energy, driving societal challenges

21/06/2017 21/06/2017
This workshop showcased how different sectors of society are taking an active role in energy action. Contributions are addressed by the smart specialisation strategies at the regional level through a bottom-up participative process.

Digital Assembly 2017 in Valletta: "Digital Europe: Investing in the Future"

15/06/2017 16/06/2017
The Digital Assembly 2017 will take place in Valletta, Malta. It is an event co-organised by the European Commission and the Maltese Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Workshop on Maritime and port applications

15/06/2017 16/06/2017
This event follows on from the previous workshop on Smart Specialisation held in 2015 in Lyon and takes a closer look at maritime and port applications, with a number of sessions centred around the issue of hydrogen and fuel cell applications for boats/ships, logistics and stationary applications, as well as some other aspects including safety and regulations and funding mechanisms.

WATIFY Matchmaking Event on Photonics

14/06/2017
Watify is organising a matchmaking event on Photonics in Florence in cooperation with the Region of Tuscany, ACTPHAST, Tuscany Life Sciences Cluster and Istituto di Fisica Applicata “Nello Carrara” Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche.

8th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

13/06/2017 14/06/2017
The 8th Annual Forum of the EUSBSR will held on 13 - 14 June, 2017 in Berlin. The theme of the 8th Annual Forum is connectivity which highlights the necessity to intensify contacts throughout the Baltic Sea Region including its neighbouring regions.

WATIFY Matchmaking Event on Digitalisation in Fashion

09/06/2017
Watify is organising a matchmaking event on Digitalisation in Fashion, in the context of R2B - Research to Business 2017 and its Innovation&Match brokerage event.

EUROPEAN DEVELOPMENT DAYS 2017

07/06/2017 08/06/2017
Organised by the European Commission, the European Development Days (EDD) bring the development community together each year to share ideas and experiences in ways that inspire new partnerships and innovative solutions to the world’s most pressing challenges.

First CatLabs Innovation Camp

06/06/2017 08/06/2017
Innovation Camp is a co-creation methodology that is being tested and promoted by the S3 Platform as a tool and practice that can be embraced by regions and cities to stimulate the collaboration of actors of the four helixes in an Entrepreneurial Discovery Process. This will be the first experiment fully fledged by a region, Catalonia, which aspires to replicate the methodology across its territory in an effort to migrate from a Triple Helix to a Quadruple Helix model, ambition that motivated the creation of CatLabs: a network and a community of grassroots digital social innovation (DSI) actors.

Smart Regions 2.0 Conference: Maximising Europe's Innovation Potential

01/06/2017 02/06/2017
The second edition of the high-level Smart Regions even will provide the opportunity for stakeholders to share experience of how smart specialisation has been implemented in their countries and regions. It will enable project promoters to share experience and find cooperation partners across EU in areas such as energy, agri-food, industrial modernisation, cybersecurity, health, and the maritime industry. The conclusions of the discussion will be an important contribution to the discussion on the future of Cohesion Policy post-2020.

Roundtable on Smart Specialisation and Local Development

26/05/2017 26/05/2017
A roundtable on Smart Specialisation and Local Development organised by the JRC (Lagging Regions Project) as part of the 2017 International Conference on Local Development, hosted by the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal (25-7 May 2017).