Contributions of the S3 Platform to Brazil
Project Regional Innovation System in Pernambuco
This pilot project aims at applying the concept of Smart Specialisation in the state of Pernambuco in economic sectors related to garments (region Caruaru) and high-tech-automotive components (Goiana and Recife). The S3 Platform has supported Brazilian authorities (Ministeries of National Integration and Science and Technology) by providing expertise and methodology advise leading to establish an inclusive participatory process, define regional context of innovation and ellaboration of the Smart Specialisation Strategy. This project counts also on the support of the Directorate General of the European Commission (DG REGIO). Final results are expected by the end of 2017.
More information of this project can be found here