Events Events

Connecting RIS3 in Baltic Sea Region

In the framework of the 6th EUSBSR annual forum in Jurmala (LV) the S3P together with EUSBSR Priority Area Innovation and Skåne region co-organised the workshop "Connecting RIS3 in the BSR" which was focused on the BSR efforts to collaborate in the S3 priorities in health and in particular e-Health aspects.

Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE 2015)

04/06/2015 05/06/2015
Innovative Regions: Time to Act! - The State Education Development Agency of Latvia and the European Commission have the pleasure to invite you to participate at the International Conference "Week of Innovative Regions in Europe 2015", which is organised under the frame of the Latvian Presidency of the Council of the European Union.

Research and Technology Organisations (RTOs) and Smart Specialisation

In the frame of the S3P project, this workshop took place to discuss the role of RTOs in smart specialisation (in particular implementation). RTOs are important actors in the innovation chain and can play a key role in the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategies. Representatives from local governments, RTOs and European Commission will participate in this workshop.

Thematic Peer-Review Workshop on RIS3 Governance

27/05/2015 28/05/2015
Across Europe (and even outside), regions are at different stages in the quest for smart specialisation, from understanding what it means and setting a vision for the future, to establishing priorities through an entrepreneurial process of discovery, and finally to begin implementing their strategies.

Country event in Brno (CZ)

This smart specialisation seminar was organised in Brno for participants from both the Czech Republic and Slovakia. The seminar was aimed at discussing the conditions for the fulfilment of the ex-ante conditionality "innovation strategy for smart specialisation" foreseen within the proposal of SF regulations for the programming period 2014-2020.

1st Project Development Lab, Komotini, 6-7 May 2015

06/05/2015 07/05/2015
Many of the promising ideas generated during the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP) focus groups were further pursued in line with possible funding sources in the first Project Development Lab (PDL). This workshop event took place in Komotini on 6-7 May 2015.

KETs for Regional Growth: Synergies between Horizon 2020 and ESIF

Synergies with other EU, national or regional programmes are encouraged in Horizon 2020 in order to stimulate the use of the new opportunities to bring together funding from different and also public sources for industrial projects.

RIM Plus Workshop - "Developing new industrial value chains through open innovation collaboration spaces"

The RIM Plus organised in cooperation with DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs of the European Commission and Emilia-Romagna Region, a workshop on developing new industrial value chains across European regions, taking advanced manufacturing as an example. It was the first in a series of eight events to be organised during the period 2015-2016.

Delivering Smart Specialisation and Economic Transformation through Clusters

27/04/2015 28/04/2015
The European Commission, the DG for Regional and Urban Policy and the DG for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs organised the conference GROW your REGIOn: Delivering Smart Specialisation and Economic Transformation through Clusters.

Thematic workshop on RIS3 and Fuel Cells & Hydrogen

22/04/2015 23/04/2015
This was a thematic workshop aimed at technology developers, appliers, end-users, and regional governments is organised by the European Joint Undertaking on Fuel Cells & Hydrogen (FCH) the French region Rhône-Alpes in cooperation with the S3 Platform has as an objective boosting collaboration between the FC industry and the regions interested in applying FCH based solutions in their Smart Specialization priorities.