Events Events

Smart Specialisation in Energy, how Europe's regions are implementing their priorities

16/06/2016 16/06/2016
The event will showcase specific progress of Smart Specialisation in the area of energy. Particular focus is given to "implementation" and "collaborative frameworks". Good examples in key thematic applications (e.g. Energy efficiency, heating and cooling, sustainable construction, renewables and advanced manufacturing will be presented.

The result orientation: Cohesion Policy at work

16/06/2016 17/06/2016
The 7th European Evaluation Conference "The result orientation: Cohesion Policy at work", organized by DG REGIO, highlights the benefits of evidence based policy making.

WIRE 2016 - The Power of Regional Innovation Ecosystems

08/06/2016 10/06/2016
The Brainport Eindhoven Region hosts the European Commission's Week of Innovative Regions in Europe (WIRE) 2016. This conference of the Directorate-General Research & Innovation serves as a prime event under the flag of the Dutch EU Presidency. WIRE 2016 intends to increase awareness about the importance and urgent need to build regional innovation ecosystems in order to create impact, upscale and aim for global competitiveness.

HESS Introductory meeting in North East Romania

Kick off for HESS in North East Romania!

Entrepreneurial Discovery Focus Group on biotechnology, North-East Region, Romania

06/06/2016 06/06/2016
06 Jun 2016 ...


01/06/2016 02/06/2016
This DG REGIO High-Level Event will highlight the key role of regions in developing new growth dynamics for Europe, based on bottom-up entrepreneurship and innovation. It will mark the mobilisation of this potential for transformation in priority areas, e.g. energy transition, digital growth, circular economy, agro-food or industrial modernisation. Smart specialisation strategies can leverage numerous new growth opportunities for all regions when aligning their business driven smart specialisation investments in new European value chains.

Innovation procurement workshop for public administration / e-government sector - Barcelona - 31 May 2016

31/05/2016 31/05/2016
Interested in training or assistance on how to apply innovation procurement in e-government / public administration? Don't miss the Barcelona workshop organised by the European Assistance for Innovation Procurement initiative (eafip).

Smart Specialisation Strategies in the BSR perspective

27/05/2016 27/05/2016
The Baltic Sea Commission and Region Gävleborg, in cooperation with Policy Area Innovation of the European Union Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region is organising a conference on the topic of smart specialization in the Baltic Sea region.

Focus Group on cosmetics and food supplements based on natural resources

26 May 2016 ...

S2E National Event: HUNGARY

The HUNGARY National Event was co-organised by the EUROPEAN COMMISSION (DG JRC- S3 Platform & DG REGIO- G1) and the Hungarian National Research, Development and Innovation Office (NKFIH).