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"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.

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).

Innovative textile partnership - new strategic course and leadership team

15 Mar 2018
The partnership and the organisation behind the partnership, EURATEX is pleased to announce the launch of a new strategic course to strengthen the voice of the European textile and apparel industry with the European policy institutions in Brussels as well as governmental bodies and partner organisations around the globe.

Watify webinars – what is coming up in March 2018?

13 Mar 2018
WATIFY, a European Commission-funded initiative aimed at supporting EU efforts to stimulate the modernisation of Europe’s industries, is very pleased to invite you to participate in upcoming webinars in March 2018!

Sixty EU Regions Get Ready for Joint Energy Projects

25 Jan 2018
Sixty EU regions which have set energy as a priority in their Smart Specialisation Strategies will now move to the practical phase – implementing pilot activities and defining business and funding plans.

EIT has launched its 2018 call for new KICs

17 Jan 2018
Calling urban mobility and manufacturing innovators: competition for new EIT innovation communities launched

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.