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Latest registration

19 Nov 2018
Schleswig-Holstein has registered to the S3 Platform.

Latest registration

30 Oct 2018
Zlín region has registered to the S3 Platform.

"Made in the EU" Smart Specialisation inspires the world

25 Sep 2018
The EU's approach to regional economic development through Smart Specialisation is gaining a world-wide following. The JRC organises the first global meeting of Smart Specialisation experts from five continents to discuss this participatory approach to economic transformation.

JRC and Climate KIC sign collaboration agreement

14 Sep 2018
Vladimír Šucha, Director General, Joint Research Centre (JRC), and Kirsten Dunlop, Chief Executive Officer, Climate-KIC, have signed a collaboration agreement between both organisations, for an initial two-year period starting from the end of July 2018.

Latest registration

11 Sep 2018
Kosovo has registered to the S3 Platform.

Smart Specialisation and the Agri-food System. A European Perspective

06 Aug 2018
The book discusses recent innovation and diversification paths in agri-food, specifically the linkages among food research and innovation, production, consumption, gastronomy, and place branding as well as technology. It also focuses on EU policies and instruments in support of R&I activities in agri-food, and explores agri-food domains within the context of smart specialisation.

EU Industry Days 2019 - calls for expression of interest open

25 Jul 2018
The EU Industry Days were established in the spirit of co-creation, dialogue and cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. The programme will be once more co-created by the European Commission and by stakeholders.

Improve Economic and Policy Knowledge in the Field of Sport Related Industries with particular focus on Sporting Goods Sector

22 Jul 2018
The present study aims to improve economic and policy knowledge of the sport related industries, with a particular focus on the sporting goods sector. The study starts by considering different definitions of the sporting goods sector based on which it presents an economic overview of the sport-related industries in Europe (including both downstream and upstream relations), with a focus on the sporting goods sector. This is followed by an analysis of the main business models in the sporting goods sector and an analysis of the sector’s competitiveness (at the national, European and international level).

Call for EU Regions to cooperate with Latin America

17 Jul 2018
Region to region cooperation on Smart Specialisation between EU and Latin America. Deadline 30 August

Latest registration

12 Jul 2018
The latest region to register is South Denmark (DK).