Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation...
3-4 May (Sofia). A high-level conference organised under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU to discuss about smart specialisation, technology transfer and digital economy.
Innovation Camp Methodology Handbook
This Handbook is conceived to encourage regions and cities from all over Europe to adopt the Innovation Camps methodology as a tool to address collectively and effectively social and economic challenges concerning local entities in a...
2018 SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation
The conference offers a comprehensive picture of S3 policy experience and highlights recent developments both conceptually and empirically. It will take place from the 26th to 28th September 2018 in Seville (Spain).
Open Registration for the MOOC on S3 Monitoring
The MOOC on S3 Monitoring will be available on 1st of March.
EPSA Best Practice Awards to the S3 Platform
The S3 Platform has been recognised as "best practice" by the highly competitive and renowned European Public Sector Awards (EPSA), under the theme "An Innovative Public Sector in 2017: New solutions to complex challenges". The S3...
New Members of the S3 Platform
2 non EU regions - Cherkasy (Ukraine) and the regional entity Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina) - have joined. In total, 18 EU Member States and 4 non-EU countries, as well 172 EU and 12 non-EU regions have registered.
Major Upgrade of the Eye@RIS3 Tool
The Eye@RIS3 tool update includes the re-classification of priorities by the economic, scientific and EU policy priorities. National/Regional managing authorities are invited to check the encoded information and revise their data where...
Communication – Strengthening Innovation in Europe's regions
The Commission is proposing a new set of actions to strengthen the implementation of Smart Specialisation and further help Europe's regions invest in their niche areas of competitive strengths.
The S3 Platform provides advice to EU countries and regions for the design and implementation of their Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3):
- Provide guidance material and good practice examples
- Inform strategy formation and policy-making
- Facilitate peer-reviews and mutual learning
- Support access to relevant data
- Train policy-makers
S3 Thematic Platform
S3 Targeted Support