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Register now: “What future for European robotics?” – A Science for Policy conference

27/01/2021 29/12/2020
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) organises the high-level conference “What future for European robotics?” on 27 and 28 January between 15.00 and 18.00, with a closing policy roundtable on 29 January between 15.00 and 16.00.

Joint Event Thematic S3 Platforms

18/12/2020 18/12/2020
This online meeting was an opportunity to discuss common issues and explore cooperation opportunities among various European Commission services and 35 partnerships involved in the three Thematic S3 Platforms.

Smart Specialisation Strategies in Portugal

11/12/2020 11/12/2020
The event aimed to bring together policy-makers, entrepreneurs, academia, and citizens to contribute to the debate on how to improve the governance and “Entrepreneurial Discovery Process” of Smart Specialisation Strategy in Portugal.

S3 TRAINING WORKSHOP (PART 2): Technical Training - S3 in Georgia

09/12/2020 09/12/2020
Georgia and Smart Specialisation: Technical Training - S3 Workshop (Level 2)

Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability in Latin America, a place-based innovation approach for development in transition

09/12/2020 09/12/2020
The main objectives of this event are three fold: - To present the potential of Smart Specialisation to foster localised, innovation-driven sustainable territorial development, as an important milestone in the new Innovation pillar of the EU-CELAC Common Research Area (CRA). - To officially launch the project S4LatinAmerica as a joint action of two services of the European Commission: DG DEVCO and the Joint Research Centre (JRC). The event will allow to share detail of activities and expected outcomes, notably those addressing: (i) mapping of innovation potential, (ii) Entrepreneurial Discovery Processes, (iii) identification of pilot projects and (iv) role of sustainable dimension in place-based innovation approaches. - review progress of the Smart Specialisation uptake in Latin America through results achieved by previous projects. Implicitly, the event will contribute to situate the S4LatinAmerica project as strategic action within the “Development in Transition” initiative led by the European Commission in collaboration with strategic partners such as OECD, CEPAL, SEGIB, etc.

S3 TRAINING WORKSHOP (PART 1): Developing Smart Specialisation Strategies in Eastern Partnership Countries

02/12/2020 02/12/2020
This seminar aimed to provide national and regional S3 teams from Georgia (as well as Armenia and Belarus) an overview of the six-step methodology behind S3: from qualitative and quantitative analyses, identification of S3 priorities, strategy development as well as its implementation. During this workshop, participants will learn in more detail about an operational approach agreed with the national team and based on the JRC smart specialisation framework for Enlargement and Neighbourhood countries.

AWARENESS WORKSHOP: Smart Specialisation for Regional Growth in Georgia

25/11/2020 25/11/2020
The online event aims to raise awareness about smart specialisation at national and regional level in Georgia as well as to present the first findings from the mapping analysis on existing economic and innovative data can provide.

Interregional cooperation in Regional OPs: opportunities for S3 Partnerships

25/11/2020 25/11/2020
This webinar is an opportunity to explore how concrete cooperation actions and implementation could be possible under the Investment for Growth and Jobs (IGJ) goal and serve the needs of S3 thematic partnerships.

SMARTER 2020 Conference: 5th Webinar - Smart Specialisation: evidence, lessons, challenges and opportunities

24/11/2020 24/11/2020
24 Nov 2020 ...