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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...

Study Smart Specialisation in Latin America

The Joint Research Centre, through its Directorate of Growth and Innovation (Territorial Development Unit) is currently conducting a study on...

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

On the occasion of Sustainable Energy Week 2016, the Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (#S3PEnergy) organises the event: Smart...

Industrial Modernisation Platform: Information Day

Smart Specialisation success stories – let your success story be seen!

The S3 Platform is seeking stories of how smart specialisation is working in practice, showing how S3 has impacted the country / region. The...
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Events Events

Smart Specialisation in Energy, driving societal challenges

This workshop showcases how different sectors of society are taking an active role in energy action. Contributions are addressed by the smart...

First CatLabs Innovation Camp

Innovation Camp is a co-creation methodology that is being tested and promoted by the S3 Platform as a tool and practice that can be embraced by regions...

Smart Regions 2.0 Conference: Maximising Europe's Innovation Potential

The second edition of the high-level Smart Regions even will provide the opportunity for stakeholders to share experience of how smart specialisation has...

Launching event study: Smart Specialisation in Latin America

The objective of this event is twofold: first, it will allow presenting the main findings of the research study: "Smart Specialisation in Latin America"...

Smart Specialisation cooperation in Central Europe – Networking Workshop

The Directorate General for Regional and Urban policy (DG REGIO) of the European Commission has launched an initiative in mid-2016 that aims at...
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Publications Publications

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...

Smart Specialisation: Creating Growth through Trans-national cooperation and Value Chains

JRC Science for Policy Report Mariussen Åge; Rakhmatullin Ruslan; Stanionyte Lina.
Thematic Work on the Understanding of Transnational cooperation and Value Chains in the context of Smart Specialisation.

Regional Innovation Ecosystems - Learning from the EU´s Cities and Regions

This publication aims to encourage regional decision-makers to increase their collaboration and partnering. Europe needs more partnering with...

Digital Growth Strategies in EU Regions: Taking Stock from Learning Activities

11/2014 Alexander Kleibrink, Jens Sörvik and Katerina Stancova
The S3P has arranged three learning workshops for regional ICT strategies and policies, based on workshop presentations and discussions, this policy brief...
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