Smart Specialisation in Brazil, challenges and opportunities for regional policies of Innovation
10 Nov 2017 ...
You are cordially invited to join us in Valencia from 8 to 9 November for the 2nd edition of the #GROWyourREGIOn conference: Boosting Smart Interregional Collaboration through Clusters.
Call for Expression of Interest for Regional Authorities to Participate in a Pilot Action on Industrial Transition31/10/2017
DG REGIO seeks expressions of interest from national and regional authorities, at the appropriate geographical level and at least at NUTS level 2, willing to work on the basis of their respective smart specialisation strategies in order to promote broad-based innovation to address the challenges of industrial transition.
Call for Expression of Interest for Thematic Partnerships to Pilot Interregional Innovation Projects31/10/2017
DG REGIO seeks expressions of interest from transnational partnerships of regional authorities, which include regional stakeholders (universities, research centres, clusters, SMEs, etc.), that are willing to pilot interregional innovation partnerships aimed at facilitating the commercialisation and scale-up of inter-regional innovation projects and to incentivise business investments.
The JRC and Regione Puglia have been collaborating on a set of activities, as part of the JRC project of “Targeted Support for RIS3 Implementation” since 2016. A set of further activities are now planned, centred on the role of universities and higher education in RIS3 implementation. The activities have two main aims: a) To promote the integration of higher education, research, innovation and regional development in S3 policy mixes, particularly in the use of European Structural and Investment (ESI) Funds. b) To help build innovation capabilities by looking at the role of HEIs in regional partnerships Regione Puglia, ARTI Puglia and the JRC have co-identified two topics to be studied and addressed: a) The role of Istituti Tecnici Superiori (Higher Technical Institutes, or ITS) in S3. b) The role of doctoral training in S3
Baltic TRAM Mid-Term Conference: Analytical Research for Industry – Novel Options for Enhanced Cooperation25/10/2017 26/10/2017
Interreg project Baltic TRAM partnership is organising a Mid-Term Conference dedicated to tighter collaboration between industry / SMEs and the research sector.
The 6th Annual Forum of the EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR), jointly organised by Hungary (which holds the current presidency of the EUSDR), the European Commission and the Danube Transnational Programme, took place on October 18-19, 2017, in Budapest.
This innovation camp takes place these 11th and 12th October in Brussels. It counts on the joint participation of three S3PEnergy partnerships, external experts, academics and European Commission staff of several DGs.
The Smart Specialisation platform on energy (S3PEnergy) participated in the15th European week of Regions and Cities 2017 (9-12 October 2017) organised in Brussels.
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