Events Events

Smart Grid Challenges and Opportunities in the Baltic Region.

14/11/2016 15/11/2016
This event is framed within activities of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (S3PEnergy) and is oriented to facilitate cooperation among regions including smart grids as priority of smart specialisation.

Re-Industrialisation of the EU 2016

26/10/2016 28/10/2016
From 26th to 28th October 2016 the capital of Slovakia, Bratislava, will welcome about 1,000 participants, which makes it one of the largest events during the Slovak presidency of the Council of the EU in the second half of 2016.

Entrepreneurial Discovery Process Focus Groups in Furniture, as well as Paper, plastics and packaging in Oradea, North-West Romania

26/10/2016 26/10/2016
A second entrepreneurial discovery process (EDP) will be organized in the North-West Development Region of Romania. The event will take place in Oradea on the 26th of october 2016. The separate EDP focus groups on the two areas with smart specialization potential will aim at identifying potential avenues for innovation activities in the region and preparing their implementation. EDP focus groups aim at identifying potential avenues for innovation activities in the region and preparing their implementation.

2016 EU Innovation Procurement event

18/10/2016 19/10/2016
It is the second major event organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement (eafip) initiative, launched by the EC to mainstream, promote and assist the implementation of Innovation Procurements in Europe.

Bratislava Bioeconomy Conference

17/10/2016 17/10/2016
Bratislava Bio-Economy Conference will be held on 17 October 2016 in Bratislava, Slovakia. This high level European meeting is organised by the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development and National Agriculture and Food Centre and by the European Commission. The conference is a part of the European Bioeconomy Strategy and Action Plan, and serves as an important input to the future orientation of the European Bioeconomy Strategy.

From smart specialisation to investment projects for industry modernisation session organised by DG GROW in the frame of the 14th European Week of Regions and Cities

13/10/2016 13/10/2016
From Smart Specialisation to investment projects for industry modernisation session organised by DG GROW in the frame of the 14th European Week of Regions and Cities

Smart Specialisation in Energy and innovation in European Regions

13/10/2016 14/10/2016
The event aims at reaching a shared vision on knowledge-based energy policy priorities in Member States and regions and will discuss a strategic agenda for design and implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategies in the field of energy. This event is also an effort to promote awareness and strategic cooperation between European regions aimed at increasing their capacity for innovation and the development of a strategic market for Europe.

FOOD 2030: Research & Innovation for Tomorrow's Nutrition & Food Systems

12/10/2016 13/10/2016
The European Commission will present its FOOD 2030 research and innovation policy stocktaking exercise to be followed by four prospective discussion panels, each exploring how R&I policy should contribute to shaping tomorrow's sustainable food systems, with respect to healthy and sustainable diets, climate resilience and circularity of food systems, user-centric innovation, new business models and investment.

JRC Annual Conference - Human Capital for Territorial Growth

11/10/2016
The JRC Annual Conference 2016 will focus on the importance of human capital for the prosperity of regions and cities.The conference will take place on 11 October, at the Bozar in Brussels, within the framework of the European Week of Regions and Cities. Around 400 participants representing different academic fields, regions, cities, business and international organisations will participate. During the conference, the European Commission's Knowledge Centre for Territorial Policies and the Cultural and Creative City Monitor 2016 will be launched.