Events Events

Synergies: Sustainable Growth in Marine and Maritime Sectors of Slovenia in the Northern Adriatic - Bluemed meeting on macro-regional level

21/03/2017 22/03/2017
In the context of the Bluemed initiative the Ministry of Education Science and Sport (MIZŠ) and the Marine Biology Station of the National Institute of Biology (NIB MBP) of Slovenia, together with the Slovenian Academy of Sciences and Arts (SAZU), the Joint Research Centre (JRC) and the European Academies' Science Advisory Council (EASAC), organize an event aimed at creating synergies between different European, regional and national policies and instruments in the field of marine and coastal areas, as well as to present the JRC-EASAC report "Marine sustainability in an age of changing oceans and seas".

The first Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation

17/03/2017 17/03/2017
The first Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation gathered 16 EU regions, Commission services and the Committee of the Regions discussing the way forward for strategic inter-regional collaboration.

Launching event study: Smart Specialisation in Latin America

15/03/2017 15/03/2017
The objective of this event is twofold: first, it will allow presenting the main findings of the research study: "Smart Specialisation in Latin America" which has been conducted to analyse how policy makers and other territorial actors in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Brazil, Chile and Argentina are designing and implementing the Smart Specialisation concept. Second, it will serve as an opportunity to establish active synergies between practitioners of smart specialisation in the European Union and Latin America.

"Synergies between European Structural and Investment Funds (ESIF) & Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Funding: The Stairway to Excellence (S2E)"

08/03/2017 08/03/2017
This event provides an opportunity to present the achievement of the project, lessons learnt and discuss challenges ahead with regional and national managing authorities who are involved in the managing R&I funds in order to exchange ideas and good practices.

Workshop on Investment Vehicles and Financial Instruments supporting Technology Transfer and Innovation

01/03/2017 02/03/2017
The JRC organised a workshop that focused on financial instruments as support to innovation and tech transfer projects in the Western Balkans countries and, in general, in the Danube region. The event took place in Belgrade (Serbia). The objectives of the workshop were to identify existing financial instruments that support innovation and technology transfer activities in the region, explore where the evident gaps exist and explore ways to address currently unmet demand using synergistic solutions. The workshop also aimed to strengthen and cement an emerging community of practice on these issues that should help to maximise the impact of innovation on regional development.

European Industry Day

28/02/2017 28/02/2017
Help us shape the industrial agenda of tomorrow at this event on 28 February in Brussels. 400 participants, key industrial players, global trend shapers and high-level policy makers will inspire debate on the future of European industry.

First meeting of the working group on RIS3 monitoring in lagging regions

16/02/2017 16/02/2017
The first meeting of the JRC Lagging Regions Working Group on Monitoring will be held in Barcelona (at the EC Representation) on the 16th of February. During this meeting, representatives from the project's partner regions will examine their approaches to RIS3 monitoring with the support of independent experts. The outcomes of the event will provide the basis for some online learning material.

Kick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food

06/12/2016 07/12/2016
Kick-off Event of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-Food is co-organised by the European Commission's S3 Platform and the Government of Tuscany

Second peer-review workshop on Integrated Sustainable Urban Development Strategies

01/12/2016 02/12/2016
Second peer-review workshop on Integrated Sustainable Urban Development Strategies will take place in Ghent (BE) on 1st-2nd December 2016