The "Stairway to Excellence (S2E)" European Pilot Project is centred on:
Country specific work by S2E on Slovenia is available in the Country & Region Information and the Synergies Examples sections:
The National Event in SLOVENIA is organised jointly by the European Commission, Directorate-General Joint Research Centre (S3 Platform, S2E project), Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy (REGIO G1), Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, and Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy - Republic of Slovenia.
A JOINT STATEMENT OF THE NATIONAL EVENT OF SLOVENIA: "Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) & Research and Innovation Funding" was issued as an outcome of it and covers the Main Issues under the different topics brought at the event.
This National S2E event was followed (on April 7th in the same venue) by the Workshop on Implementation of the Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) aiming at supporting trans-regional collaboration on a few selected fields that can benefit from additional exposure to the relevant European stakeholders.
Objectives of the event:
Who should attend? (Participants: around 120 people)
Full agenda of the event
WELCOME SPEECHES - Alenka Smerkolj (Minister, Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy (SVRK)), Tomaž Boh (State Secretary, Ministry of Education, Science and Sport (MIZŠ))
OPENING SESSION – POLICY CONTEXT - Moderator: Aleš Gnamuš (European Commission, DG JRC)
RESEARCH AND INNOVATION CONTEXT - Moderator: Gregor Čufer (European Commission, DG REGIO)
SYNERGIES IN PRACTICE - Moderator: Nicholas Harrap (European Commission, DG JRC)
CONCLUSION & WAYS FORWARD
Hotel Four Points Sheraton
Pot za Brdom 4, Ljubljana (SI)