Events Events

KETs for Smart Specialisation Strategies (RIS3) in Agro-food

11/04/2013 12/04/2013
The purpose of this workshop was to discuss the role of KETs in the process of developing and implementing RIS3. As a number of European Regions identified Agro-food activities to be focused on their RIS3 exercises, the event specifically addressed the role and importance of KETs in this agro-food sector. The sector must be understood from a cluster approach comprising Agriculture, Food Industry, Logistic, and Environmental aspects, etc.

Pilot Workshop on Priority Setting and Collaboration in ICT

09/04/2013
The S3 Platform, with the support of DG CONNECT, organised this pilot workshop on priority setting and collaboration within the thematic area of ICT.

Regional Innovation Fair InnoMatch

03/04/2013 04/04/2013
The Vest Regional Development Agency and Tehimpuls – Regional Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre, in partnership with Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing, Engineering and Automation organized the Regional Innovation Fair InnoMatch.

Workshop 'Peer Discussion as a Step Towards RIS3' in Brno (CZ)

13/03/2013 14/03/2013
Four European regions (Saxony, South Moravia, Świętokrzyskie and Wales) presented their work on RIS3 during this workshop. The rest of the workshop participants acted as 'critical friends' and discussed the strategies of the four regions under review. Here are the links to presentations and background material for each region.

Unleashing the Potential Of Advanced Manufacturing Technologies Using S3

06/03/2013
Speakers form the Baltic Sea, the Basque Country, Lombardy and Portugal presented examples of projects in this field being financed by the SF and how smart specialisation can help to develop further synergies with Horizon 2020. The event was organised jointly by EFFRA (European Factories of the Future), DG RTD and DG REGIO.

The Atlantic Forum Workshop

04/03/2013 05/03/2013
Thematic workshop on Research & Innovation in the Atlantic Ports and on the overview of the Atlantic Action Plan focused on how research and innovation can contribute to the successful implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan with the objective to identify the research and innovation priorities necessary to enable the implementation of an Atlantic strategy.

Research & Innovation, Atlantic Ports, Overview of the Atlantic Action Plan

04/03/2013 05/03/2013
The Directorate General for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries (DG MARE) and the Atlantic Forum have co-organised this thematic workshop. This Atlantic Forum workshop focused on how research and innovation can contribute to the successful implementation of the Atlantic Action Plan with the objective to identify the research and innovation priorities necessary to enable the implementation of an Atlantic strategy.

Workshop 'Peer Discussion as a Step Towards RIS3' in Palma de Mallorca (ES)

07/02/2013 08/02/2013
During this workshop, five European regions - Aragón, Balearic Islands, Lapland, Marche and Pomorskie - presented the current status of their work on RIS3. The rest of the workshop participants acted as 'critical friends' and discussed the strategies of the five regions under review.

Accelerating European Growth through Innovation

31/01/2013
The European Institute of Technology and Innovation (EIT) and its ICT Lab in Berlin presented success stories of start-ups and SMEs and explained different tools offered to accelerate open innovation.

Conference on Accelerating European Growth through Innovation

31/01/2013
This conference was organised by the European Institute of Technology and Innovation (EIT) and its ICT Lab.