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Second S3P Peer Discussion Workshop

General Information

Four European regions were selected to present their current work on regional innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3). The remaining workshop participants acted as 'critical friends' and discussed the strategies of the regions under review.

The workshop was attended by participants from 21 European regions as well as representatives of the European Commission (DG REGIO, DG RTD, DG JRC) and the World Bank.

Agenda and Presentations

Workshop Agenda (final)

"Designing and Implementing a Smart Specialisation Strategy: What really matters?" by Prof. Dominique Foray

"EU Policy Context"  by Ms Katja Reppel (DG Regio, EC)

"Design of RIS3 (Key elements)" by Mr Alessandro Rainoldi (S3 Platform, EC)

Morning Sessions
Session 01 - Puglia (Italy)
Background Note

Session 02 - Skane (Sweden)
Background Note 01
Background Note 02

Afternoon Sessions
Session 01  - Northern Ireland (UK)
Background Note 01
Economic Strategy

Session 02 - Wallonia (Belgium)
Background Note 01


IPTS Seville (Spain)

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Registration information

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