Events Events

Mutual Learning - Training of Trainers

Within the framework of the European Structural and Innovation Funds (2014-2020), the preparation by the Member States of their Partnership Agreements (PA) and Operational Programmes (OP) as well as their Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3) is reaching its final phase.

How to develop and implement your RIS3 priorities

01/04/2014 02/04/2014
When you have chosen your priorities, how do you continue? How do you make sure you succeed in the field? Who do you involve, what tools do you use, how do you make necessary changes and based on what information? How do you as a regional policy maker contribute to the economic growth in the companies that will ensure the future income and welfare of the region?

How to Develop and Implement RIS3 Priorities

Four regions present their experiences on how they have developed their RIS3 priorities and how they implement them

Joining forces through S3: Synergies between ESIF and H2020 for KETs

26/03/2014 26/03/2015
This info day raised awareness on Key Enabling Technologies (KETs) as drivers for industrial competitiveness in regions.

Regions, Industry & Advanced Manufacturing

This workshop was organised by the Regional Innovation Monitor Plus Partners (Technopolis Group, ERRIN, Fraunhofer ISI and UNU-MERIT) and Greater Birmingham West Midlands Brussels Office. The focus was on Advanced Manufacturing and European industrial policy and strategies to counter the declining role of manufacturing in Europe.

Peer Review workshop for National RIS3 in Riga (LV)

25/02/2014 26/02/2014
EU countries face a number of challenges for implementing and governing their smart specialisation strategies. In the S3 process, entrepreneurial actors play the leading role in discovering promising areas of future specialisation. One implication for policy makers is that this requires policy tools to collect the "entrepreneurial knowledge" embedded in the country to transform it into policy priorities

The Role of Science Parks in Smart Specialisation

The Joint Research Centre of the European Commission, in cooperation with IASP, the International Association of Science Parks and Areas of Innovation organised a workshop The Role of Science Parks in Smart Specialisation.

International Meeting on Regional Policy in Europe

16/12/2013 17/12/2013
This meeting was organised by the Ministry of Economy, Innovation, Science and Employment of Andalusia.

Atlantic Arc Innovation Working Group

This meeting was co-organised by the Conference for Peripheral Maritime Regions (CPMR) and the Smart Specialisation Platform. The Working Group brings together policy makers, academia and experts from the different countries that form part of the Atlantic Arc Sea Basin (AA) Strategy, to discuss how synergies can be developed between the AA strategy and the different national / regional RIS3 strategies.

Digital Growth Peer Review Workshop

03/12/2013 04/12/2013
The Smart Specialisation Platform (S3 Platform) together with DG CONNECT and Junta de AndalucĂ­a arranged a Digital Growth Peer Review the 3-4 December in Seville, Spain.