The Watify initiative is an awareness-raising campaign, funded by the European Commission, to stimulate the technological transformation of Europe’s industry. Watify is organising a matchmaking event on Biotechnology and Healthcare in Zagreb, in cooperation with the Zagreb Development Agency and the Ruđer Bošković Institute.
In the framework of the Danube-INCO.net project, the Smart Specialisation Platform of the JRC together with the Academy of Sciences of Moldova organised this S3 launch event to broaden the knowledge on the S3 concept, raise awareness of the pilot project and kick-start smart specialisation in the Republic of Moldova.
Meeting on "Strengthening technology transfer capabilities in S3 priority areas in Romania under ROP Priority Axis 1 'Support for technology transfer"31/03/2017 31/03/2017
A meeting on "Strengthening technology transfer capabilities in S3 priority areas in Romania under ROP Priority Axis 1 'Support for technology transfer" was held in Bucharest, on 31 March 2017 at the Ministry of Regional Development, Public Administration and European Funds, in the context of JRC's "RIS3 support in Lagging Regions" (LAGREG) project, which covers, among others, the North-East and North-West regions of Romania.
The first technical meeting of the thematic partnership on Traceability and Big data took place in Seville (Spain) on 28th and 29th March. The thematic partnership intends to facilitate the incorporation of the necessary digital technologies and data application in agri-food sector value chains. More than 100 participants attended the event.
Marine Renewable Energy S3Partnership working meeting - videoconference
This Thematic Seminar on energy-related Research and Innovation (R&I) aims to raise awareness and foster exchange of information and best practice between the European Commission and the EU regions as well as among the regions themselves. The participants will be updated on the state-of-play on energy R&I policy developments. The recent developments of the Energy Package of the Union as well as of the Strategic Energy Technology (SET)-Plan and their implications for regions and cities will be presented.
Synergies: Sustainable Growth in Marine and Maritime Sectors of Slovenia in the Northern Adriatic - Bluemed meeting on macro-regional level21/03/2017 22/03/2017
In the context of the Bluemed initiative the Ministry of Education Science and Sport (MIZŠ) and the Marine Biology Station of the National Institute of Biology (NIB MBP) of Slovenia, together with the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC), organize an event aimed at creating synergies between different European, regional and national policies and instruments in the field of marine and coastal areas, as well as to present the JRC-EASAC report "Marine sustainability in an age of changing oceans and seas".
The first Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation17/03/2017 17/03/2017
The first Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation gathered 16 EU regions, Commission services and the Committee of the Regions discussing the way forward for strategic inter-regional collaboration.
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