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Higher Education and Smart Specialisation: Partnerships for Regional Transformation

05/06/2018
This conference will show how regional partnerships including universities and other higher education institutions can drive smart specialisation. It is the result of two related projects: Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS), managed by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in cooperation with DG Education and Culture, and Thinking Smart, an Erasmus+ funded consortium of European HEIs.

University-Business Forum

22/02/2018 23/02/2018
The forum will have special sessions on the regional dimension of University-Business links and on cross-border cooperation.

Università, Alta Formazione e Smart Specialisation in Puglia: i progetti HESS e Targeted Support

31/10/2017 31/10/2017
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

HESS Introductory meeting in North East Romania

07/06/2016
Kick off for HESS in North East Romania!

HESS Introductory meeting in Navarra

06/05/2016
HESS kick off meeting in Pamplona

Seminar on Higher Education and Smart Specialisation

12/04/2016 13/04/2016
Disseminated findings from the SmartSpec research consortium and developed concepts for the HESS project.

Mobilising Universities for Smart Specialisation

20/06/2014
High level conference organised by S3 Platform and the European University Association