Regions interested in setting up a new Thematic Area are invited to contact JRC. The regions can benefit from the service of a RIS3 expert helping them to develop a scoping note for the new interregional partnership. The scoping note will define the key objective of the partnership as well as a first draft action plan of the work to be performed by the partnership with the support of EU specific actions.More information about this EU support action.
Regional partnerships may develop their own working process. The work to be performed together by the regions, industrial partners and business intermediaries, and facilitated and supported by EU activities, can be carried out in three different phases: