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Call to establish cooperation with the region of ParanĂ¡ (Brazil) by International Urban Cooperation Programme (IUC)

10 Jan 2018
The International Urban Cooperation Programme (IUC) is launching a call for EU regions to establishing cooperation with the region of ParanĂ¡ (Brazil). EU regions are welcome to submit their applications for a pairing action with this region.

Latest registration

10 Jan 2018
The latest region to register is Cherkasy (UA).

Latest registration

03 Jan 2018
The latest S3 Platform member is the regional entity Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Call for expression of interest for Regional and National Authorities to participate in future Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshops

29 Dec 2017
The S3 Platform seeks expressions of interest from national and regional authorities who would like to participate in future PXL workshops, as regions/countries to be peer-reviewed.

Analytical reports on promising KETs-based products

22 Dec 2017
The reports on promising KETs-based products aimed to provide stakeholders with an analytical base to help strengthen cross-regional cooperation mechanisms in order to boost the deployment of KETs in Europe.

Call for membership in the High-Level Industrial Roundtable ''Industry 2030"

19 Dec 2017
Following the renewed industrial policy strategy published on 13 September, the European Commission set up the High-Level Industrial Roundtable 'Industry 2030'. The Commission is now calling for applications for membership of this group.

Call published: European Strategic Cluster Partnerships for smart specialisation investments

13 Dec 2017
In order to facilitate strategic interregional collaborations and strong industry involvement, and to create a project pipeline for smart specialisation investments across Europe, the European Commission started to offer support to regional authorities, clusters and industry stakeholders through an integrated approach to smart specialisation, clusters and industrial modernisation.

HESS exploratory meetings in Severen Tsentralen (Bulgaria)

04 Dec 2017
As a key first step in a HESS case study, focussed on strengthening the involvement of universities in the definition of local development policies, JRC visited on the municipalities of Ruse and Gabrovo on 15 November. The meetings prepared the ground for a mapping exercise of the education system - including both bottlenecks and opportunities – that will support the drafting of a comprehensive action plan to promote their active engagement in smart specialisation activities. The specificities of the local context require better adaptation of the HESS working approaches to local needs, particularly because secondary level education institutions are involved in the project.

Market research report on photonics

03 Dec 2017
The production volume of the European Photonics industry accounted for EUR 69.2 billion in 2015, corresponding to a global market share of 15.5%2. Since 2011 the production volume of the European Photonics industry has grown from EUR 65.6 billion to EUR 69.2 billion.

Latest registration

01 Dec 2017
The latest region to register is the Ruse Province (BG).