JRC S3 Policy Brief Series Mark Boden, Patrice dos Santos, Karel Haegeman, Elisabetta Marinelli, Susana Valero
This policy brief provides a summary of the approach and outcomes of a European Parliament Preparatory Action centred on the refinement and implementation of the Research and Innovation Smart Specialisation Strategy (RIS3) in the region of Eastern...
Stakeholders’ engagement beyond the EDP The working-groups on governance and human resources in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
Elisabetta Marinelli, Mark Boden, Effie Amanatidou, Yannis Tolias
The activities described in this policy brief were undertaken as part of a European Parliament Preparatory Action, which ran between September 2014 and November 2015.
European Parliament Preparatory Action: "Actual and desired state of the economic potential in regions outside the Greek capital Athens" - Final Report
Mark Boden, Patrice dos Santos, Karel Haegeman, Elisabetta Marinelli and Susana Valero
The European Parliament Preparatory Action: "Actual and desired state of the economic potential in regions outside the Greek capital Athens" has provided "hands-on" support to the refinement and implementation of the RIS3 strategy in the Greek Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace (REMTh), as well as generating potentially useful lessons for other regions.
Final Event: Outcomes of the Preparatory Action on Eastern Macedonia and Thrace and the way ahead, Xanthi, 21st October 2015
The event held in Xanthi on the 21st of October 2015 was the first of two concluding events envisaged for the European Parliament Preparatory Action on the Region of Eastern Macedonia and Thrace. The second one has been scheduled to take place in Brussels on the 18th of November 2015. The primary aim of this event was to take stock of what the project has achieved whilst reflecting on the key challenges for the future. The event was conceived as a way to listen to the concerns of stakeholders, in order to reflect on how to best support local development and resilience in times of uncertainty, as now faced by the region.
Bridging thinkers and doers: first lessons from the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace
14/2015 Mark Boden, Elisabetta Marinelli, Karel Haegeman, Patrice Dos Santos
At the core of regional smart specialisation strategies (RIS3) is the bottom-up identification of a limited set of priorities for which regions think they have potential to obtain a comparative advantage. For setting such priorities entrepreneurs are in the driving seat, by identifying business opportunities together with other research and innovation actors.