Events Events

Smart specialisation as the innovation driver for country's competitiveness

05/07/2018 05/07/2018
This event will focus on awareness raising on smart specialisation process which has started in Albania under JRC guidance. Organized by the Albanian S3 team with the support from the JRC Territorial Development Unit, the event will bring together major stakeholders of the Albanian innovation community.

WIRE 2018: Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2018

04/07/2018 06/07/2018
Smart Choices for innovative regional ecosystems. The Power of Connectivity, Entrepreneurship and Science & Research

Creating value together - Towards business partnerships between social economy and traditional enterprises

03/07/2018
Social economy enterprises and traditional, for-profit enterprises collaborate in many ways. Together, they can co-create value for both partners and become a real source of jobs and social impact in Europe. Yet, the potential of value creation through collaboration between these two types of enterprises is not fully exploited.

International Development Lab on the Valorisation of Endogenous Resources in the Wine Value Chain

19/06/2018
This international development lab builds further on an earlier Entrepreneurial Discovery Focus Group targeting the wine and vineyard value chain.

WORKING GROUP 'H2020 FOR RIS3' ON OPTISMISING THE USE OF H2020 IN IMPLEMENTING SMART SPECIALISATION

13/06/2018 13/06/2018
The first meeting of the Working Group is organised as part of the Stairway to Excellence project, managed by JRC in close cooperation with DG REGIO, and seeks to maximise the impact of Smart Specialisation Strategies in EU regions and member states, and to realise the full potential of using EU funding programmes managed at regional, national and EU levels.

S3P Agri-food Working Committee Semi-annual Meeting

11/06/2018 11/06/2018
The Working Committee consists of all regions participating in Agri-food thematic partnerships and as a result, this Working Committee Meeting in Seinajoki brough together the European Commission services and representatives of all Agri-Food thematic partnerships. Over 50 regional stakeholders discussed the implementation of the Platform's activities while focusing on practical and methodological ways to resolve current and potential issues, and provide strategic guidance. This meeting took place in Seinajoki, Finland on 11th June 2018.

Workshop: "Insights on assessing the Smart Specialisation experience so far"

11/06/2018 11/05/2018
Experienced practitioners from the national and regional level will provide insightful feedback of their S3 implementation experience to date and will reflect together on better RIS3 design for the upcoming programming period

Investing in the Textile and Clothing Factories of the Future in Europe

07/06/2018 07/06/2018
Why are companies investing so intensely in the Textile and Clothing sector in Europe nowadays? What opportunities is this positive trend creating?

European Sustainable Week -EUSEW - 2018

06/06/2018 07/06/2018
The EUSEW policy Conference is the EU conference of reference addressing energy transformation and policy developments.

Higher Education and Smart Specialisation: Partnerships for Regional Transformation

05/06/2018
This conference will show how regional partnerships including universities and other higher education institutions can drive smart specialisation. It is the result of two related projects: Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS), managed by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in cooperation with DG Education and Culture, and Thinking Smart, an Erasmus+ funded consortium of European HEIs.