Events Events

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.

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.

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

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.

European Week of Regions and Cities

10/10/2016 13/10/2016
During this annual event cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.

Annual Lecture 2016: The Science of Fairness

10/10/2016
Fairness is an indispensable value. Human beings care about it deeply. A sense of fairness is the glue that binds societies together.

1st SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development

28/09/2016 30/09/2016
The First SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development was co-organised by the S3 Platform and the Regional Studies Association