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FAO launches the Smart Territories Platform, a knowledge-sharing tool for integrated investments

02 Dec 2016
02 Dec 2016 With the launch of the Smart Territories Platform (“Plataforma de Territorios Inteligentes”), FAO offers a flexible...

The European Cluster Conference 2016

01 Dec 2016
The European Commission’s Directorate General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is pleased to announce that the European Cluster Conference 2016 will be held in Brussels on the 30th of November – 2nd of December 2016. The conference will take place on December 1-2nd, 2016 at the Crowne Plaza Rogier Hotel with a European cluster matchmaking pre-event on the 30th of November 2016.

Overview by country

30 Nov 2016
Compilation by country of S2E contributions

Study Smart Specialisation in Latin America

31 Oct 2016
The Joint Research Centre, through its Directorate of Growth and Innovation (Territorial Development Unit) is currently conducting a study on Smart Specialisation in Latin America. The objective of this study is to analyse how policy makers and other territorial actors are designing and implementing the S3 concept in Latin America. The study will suggest how countries and regions of Latin-America and EU can establish cooperation frameworks within Smart Specialisation areas.

Horizon 2020 Information Day on the Research Public-Private Partnerships

14 Oct 2016
The aim of the event is to give the research community an overview of ongoing activities in the following PPPs : Factories of the Future, Energy-efficient Buildings, Sustainable Process Industry and European Green Vehicles Initiative. Support will be given for the preparation of proposals for the 2017 calls. The event will be web streamed and recorded. After the event, all presentations and links to the recordings will be published on this page.

Open invitation to EU Regions for Smart interregional cooperation in Energy

13 Oct 2016
The S3PEnergy launches this open invitation to facilitate interregional cooperation among EU regions having similar Smart Specialisation priorities in the energy field.

RegioStars Awards 2016

11 Oct 2016
The objective of the RegioStars Awards is to identify good practices in regional development and to highlight original and innovative projects which could be attractive and inspiring to other regions.

Latest registration

07 Oct 2016
The latest region to register to the S3 Platform is Styria (Austria).

R&I Regional Viewer (ESTAT/ESIF/H2020 data)

01 Oct 2016
This tool allows to visualize and compare main economic indicators from Eurostat, planned R&I-related investments under ESIF, and H2020 funding captured by stakeholders across EU Regions

Call for proposals: Blue Technology - transfer of innovative solutions to sea basin economies

30 Sep 2016
The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (EASME) is launching a call for proposals with a view to concluding grant agreements to accelerate the transfer of innovative technological solutions to sea basin economies.