By regions and countries By regions and countries

The project covers regions of two specific types: 'low growth regions' those characterised by a persistent lack of growth over more than a decade; and  'less developed regions', with rising, but still low levels of GDP.  On this basis, work is organised along these two types of lagging regions, in partnership with the relevant national and regional authorities:

  • Low growth regions
  • Less developed regions
    • Bulgaria - national level, Severen Tsentralen* 
    • Hungary - national level, Észak-Alföld* 
    • Poland  - Kujawsko-Pomorskie, Lubuskie, Podlaskie, Warminsko Mazurskie* 
    • Romania - Nord-Est, Sud-Est, Sud - Muntenia, Sud-Vest Oltenia, Vest, Nord-Vest, Centru, and București - Ilfov
    • Croatia - national level

(*regions covered only in Lagging Regions 1 – 2016-2018)

Events Events

Smart Regions 3.0 Conference

The European Commission, Member States and Regions will present achievements in the current financial period 2014-20 and key directions for smart...

Final Meeting: S3 Targeted Support - Horizontal Activities

This final meeting of the Horizontal Working Group on Monitoring and Evaluation of RIS3 is organized as part of the project Targeted Support for RIS3 in...

Challenges of S3 implementation in SEE: the relevance of governance

The goal of the session is to identify main bottlenecks and opportunities for the governance process of smart specialisation in selected Southern Eastern...
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First fact-finding and stakeholder consultation meetings for the Review of Industrial Transition of Greece took place on the 10th October 2019 in Athens, Greece

First fact-finding and stakeholder consultation meetings for the Review of Industrial Transition of Greece took place on the 10th October 2019...

Sixth meeting on the horizontal activities of Lagging Regions 2 to take place on the 23rd of October in Madrid

The session will focus on the use of open-data in monitoring and evaluation Smart Specialisation Strategies and preparation for the next...

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Kosovo has registered to the S3 Platform.
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