This high-level conference is organised under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The forum will have special sessions on the regional dimension of University-Business links and on cross-border cooperation.
New JRC MOOC on monitoring Smart Specialisation strategies: Presentation at the Committee of Regions23/01/2018 23/01/2018
Which are the principles underpinning RIS3 and RIS3 monitoring? What are the core-indicators to monitor the sound implementation of research and innovation Smart specialisation strategies (RIS3)? Where to find the key data-sources needed to monitor them?
The JRC and Regione Puglia have been collaborating on a set of activities, as part of the JRC project of “Targeted Support for RIS3 Implementation” since 2016. A set of further activities are now planned, centred on the role of universities and higher education in RIS3 implementation. The activities have two main aims: a) To promote the integration of higher education, research, innovation and regional development in S3 policy mixes, particularly in the use of European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds. b) To help build innovation capabilities by looking at the role of HEIs in regional partnerships Regione Puglia, ARTI Puglia and the JRC have co-identified two topics to be studied and addressed: a) The role of Istituti Tecnici Superiori (Higher Technical Institutes, or ITS) in S3. b) The role of doctoral training in S3
Baltic TRAM Mid-Term Conference: Analytical Research for Industry – Novel Options for Enhanced Cooperation25/10/2017 26/10/2017
Interreg project Baltic TRAM partnership is organising a Mid-Term Conference dedicated to tighter collaboration between industry / SMEs and the research sector.
This event concludes a set of three meetings in which the partner regions of the project RIS3 Support in Lagging Regions have discussed and advanced their monitoring system.
23 Jun 2017 ...
A roundtable on Smart Specialisation and Local Development organised by the JRC (Lagging Regions Project) as part of the 2017 International Conference on Local Development, hosted by the University of Algarve, Faro, Portugal (25-7 May 2017).
25 May 2017 ...
The second meeting of the working-group on RIS3 monitoring in lagging regions brought forward the discussion started in February. It looked into some technical aspects of monitoring (such as for instance, data collection methods and target setting), as well as providing avenues for sharing good practices among regions.
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