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Latest registration

23 Aug 2016
The latest region to register to the S3 Platform is Manisa, Afyonkarahisar, Kütahya, Usak (TR).

European Regions come together to create a digital single market in active and healthy ageing

14 Jul 2016
74 European regions have been recognised as Reference Sites of the European Innovation Partnership on Active and Healthy Ageing for their commitment to excellence in investing and scaling up innovative digital solutions for active and healthy ageing. The Reference Sites range from Oulu, Finland, to Heraklion-Crete, Greece and from Andalucia, Spain to Olomouc, Czech Republic. Together, they commit to investing more than €4 billion in digital innovation for active and healthy ageing, which is expected to benefit over 5 million people in the next 3 years.

European Enterprises Climate Cup Award Ceremony

11 Jul 2016
The next 11th of July, prizes for the best energy saver participating in the European Enterprises Climate Cup will be awarded. The European Enterprises Climate Cup [EECC], supported by the Intelligent Energy Europe programme, is a competition of small and medium sized enterprises – which are the backbone of Europe’s economy – within and between countries aiming to achieve the highest energy saving.

Expression of Interest

11 Jul 2016
Call for Expression of Interest

Boosting SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors: European Commission and EIF launch a new guarantee scheme

30 Jun 2016
The European Commission and the European Investment Fund (EIF) today launched a EUR 121 million guarantee initiative to support SMEs in the cultural and creative sectors via financial institutions.

Smart Specialisation in Energy – How Europe's regions are implementing their priorities?

16 Jun 2016
On the occasion of Sustainable Energy Week 2016, the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (#S3PEnergy) organises the event: Smart Specialisation in Energy, how Europe's regions are implementing their priorities.

S3PEnergy platform presented results and perspectives in EUSEW16

16 Jun 2016
On the occasion of EUSEW16, the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy presented the results of one year of activities and future perspectives.

Climate-KIC is open for business: Join our Regional Innovation Scheme

10 Jun 2016
Climate-KIC is pleased to announce the launch of its 2016 expansion call for the EIT Regional Innovation Scheme (EIT RIS). The EIT RIS is an outreach scheme to support the integration of the knowledge triangle and increase the innovation capacity of European regions that don’t yet benefit directly from the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT) and its Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs).

IESI Call for Action for Mapping 2016 and Award

10 Jun 2016
Call for Action for forward-looking policy-makers and social innovators to consolidate the Knowledge Map of ICT-Enabled Social Innovation in the EU and compete for the IESI Award

Launch of S3P Industrial Modernisation

02 Jun 2016
During the Smart Regions conference (1-2 June 2016), the European Commission has launched its new S3 Platform for Industrial Modernisation.