Events

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Impact Assessment of the Smart Specialisation experience

This exercise has taken the form of three online events, in which experts from across Europe have reflected together on the impact assessment of the Smart Specialisation experience in the realms of governance, innovation ecosystems towards territorial economic transformation, as well as growth...
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EWRC 2020: Evidence for Industrial Transitions

The session aims to inform participants about the policy challenge of managing industrial transitions, present the framework developed by the JRC Working Group (POINT - Projecting Opportunities for INdustrial Transitions) to collect evidence, present the findings of the four pilot reviews, and...
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EWRC 2020: Smart Specialisation 4 Blue Growth Cooperation

More than 50 regions across the EU have identified maritime sectors/investments as a priority in their Smart Specialisation Strategies and are investing into blue growth-related prospective areas. The workshop reflected the JRC/DG MARE Annual Report of the EU Blue Economy 2020 and focused on the...
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EWRC 2020: Financial instrument for cohesion policy

The workshop aims to explore how FIs can support Cohesion Policy (CP), with a specific focus on the regional ecosystem approach to innovation. Based on the experience of the JRC, Innova-FI partners and EU regions, some FIs can be more successful in some sectors and actors than others. But what...
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EWRC 2020: The role of Digital Innovation Hubs (DIH) in the post-COVID19 era

In the middle of a new economic crisis due to the recent COVID19 pandemic SMEs in the EU are more than ever in need to apply advanced digital technologies in order to resume their business, benefit from remote working capabilities and apply new business models and innovations in an effort to stay...