Events Events

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

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.

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.

The 9th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region

04/06/2018 05/06/2018
The Forum is hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia together with the Baltic Development Forum in close cooperation with the European Commission and other partners.

European Day of social economy enterprises 2018

04/06/2018 04/06/2018
The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) has been working on the topic of social economy enterprises for the past decade and a dedicated permanent study group has been created in 2016. In view of the success of the European Day of social economy enterprises in 2016 and 2017, it was proposed to organise a 3rd edition of this event.

Workshop on Research and Innovation in the EUSAIR

24/05/2018 24/05/2018
The purpose of the Workshop held as a side event to the 3rd Annual Forum of the EUSAIR was to stimulate the debate on how to promote Research and Innovation cooperation in the Adriatic-Ionian Macro-Region (EUSAIR). Starting from an introduction on the European strategic framework, the event looked into some existing initiatives and tools to support R&I investments at macro-regional level, focusing on the indicative actions defined in the EUSAIR Action Plan and on possible synergies between ESIF and direct thematic funds (e.g. H2020, COSME, etc.).

Smart Specialisation in EU and Latin America

23/05/2018 25/05/2018
The S3 Platform organises the discussion panel: "Smart Specialisation in Latin America and the EU, Regional Challenges, Transcontinental Opportunities" in the framework of next Latin American Studies Association congress (Barcelona, 2018). The session will showcase examples of smart specialisation adaptation in Latin America as well as the cooperation opportunities with EU.

Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth

03/05/2018 04/05/2018
This high-level conference is organised under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.