The S3 Platform together with the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy organised the Danube smart specialisation (S3) workshop “Gathering opportunities around RIS3 priorities” in Vienna, Austria. The workshop aimed at identifying concrete initiatives for transnational cooperation around some common smart specialisation priorities in the Danube region. The workshop provided the arena to explore collaboration opportunities in ICT, health, energy and sustainable innovations.
In the light of the approved Operational Programme I (Fostering a competitive and sustainable economy to meet our challenges) with pertinent action plan, the S3 Platform and DG REGIO discussed the state of play on issues identified during the past assessments.
The conference presented the results of the awareness campaign and the steps ahead of the EU initiative on the Smart use of ICT and the integration of SMEs in global industrial value chains.
The MALTA S2E workshop was held with Maltese Managing Authorities and H2020 NCPs on the governance of the Maltese R&D system
The SLOVAKIA National Event was co-organised by the S3 Platform - S2E project and the Ministry of Education, Science, Research and Sport of the Slovak Republic.
Based on the outcomes of the four Entrepreneurial Discovery Process focus groups (on wine, dairy and meat, tourism and marble/non-metallic minerals) and of the first Project Development Lab (PDL), selected ideas were further developed towards implementation in a second PDL. This took place on the 24th of June at the Hotel Astir Egnatia in Alexandropoulis. Based on the outcomes of the four Entrepreneurial Discovery Process focus groups (on wine, dairy and meat, tourism and marble/non-metallic minerals) and of the first Project Development Lab (PDL), selected ideas were further developed towards implementation in a second PDL. This took place on the 24th of June at the Hotel Astir Egnatia in Alexandropoulis.
The Clean Sky Joint Undertaking is organising a conference at the Paris Air Show - Conference Centre on synergy between Clean Sky and European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) with the aim of developing close interactions with interested EU Member States and Regions in order to strengthen both their R&I innovation capacity in aeronautics and the leverage effect resulting from synergies between ESIF and the Clean Sky programmes.
In the framework of the 6th EUSBSR annual forum in Jurmala (LV) the S3P together with EUSBSR Priority Area Innovation and Skåne region co-organised the workshop "Connecting RIS3 in the BSR" which was focused on the BSR efforts to collaborate in the S3 priorities in health and in particular e-Health aspects.
Innovative Regions: Time to Act! - The State Education Development Agency of Latvia and the European Commission have the pleasure to invite you to participate at the International Conference "Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2015", which is organised under the frame of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.
In the frame of the S3P project, this workshop took place to discuss the role of RTOs in smart specialisation (in particular implementation). RTOs are important actors in the innovation chain and can play a key role in the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategies. Representatives from local governments, RTOs and European Commission will participate in this workshop.
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