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Tell us about Higher Education in your region!

Our HESS project is looking for examples of how universities and other Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are contributing to Smart...

Call for expression of interest for Regional and National Authorities to participate in future Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshops

The S3 Platform seeks expressions of interest from national and regional authorities who would like to participate in future PXL workshops, as...

HESS exploratory meetings in Severen Tsentralen (Bulgaria)

As a key first step in a HESS case study, focussed on strengthening the involvement of universities in the definition of local development...

Watify webinars in November

Webinars organised this month on Digital Transformation in Olympic Games, AI and Robotics for the Digital Age, HPC and Social Innovation and...

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...
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Events Events

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.

Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on the entrepreneurial discovery process (EDP)

The S3 Platform is organising its second Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshop on entrepreneurial discovery process (EDP), planned for March 2018.

University-Business Forum

The forum will have special sessions on the regional dimension of University-Business links and on cross-border cooperation.

Medical Technologies Thematic Partnership Meeting

Next plenary meeting of the partnership with main objective to identify cooperation areas, scopes and regional strengths.
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Publications Publications

Innovation Camp Methodology Handbook

S3 Handbooks Gabriel Rissola, Hank Kune, Paolo Martinez
This Handbook is conceived to encourage regions and cities from all over Europe to adopt the Innovation Camps methodology as a tool to address...

Higher Education for Smart Specialisation: Towards strategic partnerships for innovation

S3 Platform Policy Briefs John Edwards, Elisabetta Marinelli, Eskarne Arregui-Pabollet, Louise Kempton
This Policy Brief reports on the results of the first phase of the project 'Higher Education for Smart Specialisation' (HESS). This includes an analysis...

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

Elisabetta Marinelli, John Edwards, Cosmina Mironov

Higher Education for Smart Specialisation The Case of Navarre, Spain

Igor Campillo, Eskarne Arregui-Pabollet, Javier Gómez Prieto
This report gathers the main findings extracted from the Navarre case study carried out in the framework of the Higher Education and Smart Specialisation...

Place-Based Innovation Ecosystems: Espoo Innovation Garden and Aalto University (Finland)

JRC Science for Policy Report Gabriel Rissola, Fernando Hervás, Milena Slavcheva and Koen Jonkers
The present case study aims to identify key success factors in the Espoo innovation ecosystem, with particular attention to the role of Aalto University...
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