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S3 evaluation – what, who, why?

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S3 Targeted Support – Horizontal Activities

S3 evaluation – what, who, why?

European Commission | Representation in Austria

Haus der Europäischen Union
Wipplingerstraße 35, 1010

27th March 2019 - Vienna



08:45 -09:00 Welcome Coffee and registration

09:00 –09:10  – Opening remarks                                 

Mark Boden (JRC)

Elisabetta Marinelli (JRC) - Plan of the day

09:10- 10:45 S3 Evaluation – Getting to know each other

  • Ken Guy (Wise guys ltd): S3 policy makers and evaluators: it takes two to tango
  • Prof. Attila Varga (University of Pecs) "Evaluating knowledge-based Regional Development: what do we know from the past? What questions should we ask for the future? Advise to regional policy-makers from an evaluator
  • Ioannis Tolias (Innovatia System)– Presentation of the draft framework
  • Elisabetta Marinelli – Some evidence on S3 monitoring and evaluation & presentation of the exercise.


Moderator Mark Boden

Discussant Lauri Kuukasjärvi (Helsinki-Uusimaa Region)

10:45 – 11:15 Coffee break

11:15 – 13:30 Participatory exercise - Part 1: developing a mid-term evaluation

  • Elisabetta Marinelli presents the methodology (10 mins)

Participants split in 4 working tables

  • Presentation of cases 20 mins (Extremadura, Greece, Bulgaria, Centro -PT)
  • Development of an evaluation plan (1h 30m)

See separate document: Participatory Methodology

 13:30 14:30  Lunch break

14:30-15:10  Presentation and discussion of the JRC Tool[1] -

  • Geraldine Joanny (JRC, HQ)

15:10 – 16:30 30 Participatory exercise -Part 2:  the evaluators' grilling

  • Each presenters has 8-10 minutes to present the evaluation proposal in plenary. Ken Guy, Prof- Attila Varga and Mark Boden provide feedback.

16:30 - 16:45 Next steps and closing remarks

Next steps Elisabetta Marinelli (JRC)

Closing Remarks –  Mark Boden (JRC),  Marek Pzeor (DG REGIO), Mate Tas (DG REGIO), Ken Guy, Prof. Attila Varga


Presentations available here