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New European Bauhaus: Info Session

The New European Bauhaus team will present the initiative and the opportunities to contribute to it. Join us via webstream, you will have the opportunity to ask your questions through

STOA Workshop: Exploring synergies between Horizon Europe and regional policy (online event)

The European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIFs) and Horizon Europe, when operating individually, provide significant support for research, development, and innovation. Supporting synergies in their use and implementation may deliver additional gains in terms of innovation results, close the innovation gap in Europe, and promote economic growth.

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.

TAF Talk Series: Capacity building workshop on financials and links between clusters and interregional projects

27/01/2021 27/01/2021
This TAF workshop will take place on Wednesday 27th January (10:00-12:00) and will cover two topics of interest for promoters of interregional investment projects being developed across the S3P-Industry: 1) Getting started with financials, and 2) How can your project benefit from European clusters?

Laboratory session on SDG mapping took place as part of the ERSA - JRC Winter School 2021

27/01/2021 27/01/2021
The objective of this event was to provide insights about the scientific work carried out by the European Commission, Joint Research Centre on the topic of Smart Specialisation for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). During the session, participants discussed approaches, methods, techniques and practices to the development of transformative strategies in order to meet the established objectives of the 2030 UN Agenda. Additionally, interactive groups discussions were organised to stimulate brainstorming and to facilitate the identification of new approaches to data gathering and analysis.

1st European Digital Innovation Hubs Conference

26/01/2021 27/01/2021
The EDIH online conference (opened by Commissioner T. Breton) is a public event organised as the first yearly European Digital Innovation Hubs conference.

Smart specialisation: linking global challenges to local implementation

25/01/2021 29/01/2021
The European Regional Science Association in collaboration with the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (Seville) are pleased to work together for the organization of the 3rd edition of the ERSA Winter School.

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.

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.