Communities & Actors Communities & Actors

Publications Publications

Innovation Camp Methodology Handbook

S3 Handbooks Gabriel Rissola, Hank Kune, Paolo Martinez

Higher Education for Smart Specialisation: Towards strategic partnerships for innovation

S3 Platform Policy Briefs John Edwards, Elisabetta Marinelli, Eskarne Arregui-Pabollet, Louise Kempton

Higher Education for Smart Specialisation: The Case of North East Romania

Elisabetta Marinelli, John Edwards, Cosmina Mironov
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Other Actors Other Actors

What are S3 Actors?

S3 actors play a crucial role in regional and national smart specialisation strategies. They specifically:

  • participate in entrepreneurial discovery process,
  • contribute to the development of S3 strategies and their implementation,
  • provide advice on how to match regional development needs with R&I and vice versa,
  • support particular technologies, industries or clusters,
  • provide an adequate innovation ecosystem,
  • form the quadruple helix of innovation actors,
  • are involved in international networks and thus they add the needed external and outward-looking dimension to smart specialisation strategies.

Events Events

S3P Agri-food Working Committee Semi-annual Meeting

The Working Committee consists of all regions participating in Agri-food thematic partnerships and as a result, this Working Committee Meeting in...

Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Multi-level Governance for RIS3

The third Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on Multi-level Governance for RIS3, is planned for April 2018.
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Latest News Latest News

NEW publication on: Implementing smart specialisation - thematic platform on industrial modernisation

This paper offers an overview of policy and economic reasons behind the launch of the new Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial...

Interim evaluation of the programme for the competitiveness of enterprises and small and medium-sized enterprises (COSME) (2014-2020)

The Commission will consult representatives of COSME countries’ public administrations and key SME stakeholders separately. Nevertheless, we...

The European Cluster Conference 2016

The European Commission’s Directorate General for the Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is pleased to announce that the...
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