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SMARTER 2020 Conference - 2d Webinar - “Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability – opportunities for economic recovery and competitiveness”

06/10/2020 06/10/2020
06 Oct 2020 ...

SMARTER 2020 Conference: 1st Webinar - “Place-based responses to the COVID-19 economic crisis”

17/09/2020 17/09/2020
17 Sep 2020 ...

SMARTER 2020 Conference Webinar series: Connecting grand societal challenges with local goals in place-based innovation policy

17/09/2020 03/12/2020
SMARTER 2020 Conference Webinar series on "Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development: Connecting grand societal challenges with local goals in place-based innovation policy". Co-organised by the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and RSA Europe. The six webinars will be held between 17 September and 3 December 2020.

Working Group Understanding and Managing Industrial Transitions: Findings of Reviews of Industrial Transition & Launch of Support Coalitions 14-15 July 2020 – ONLINE MEETING (all times CET)

14/07/2020 15/07/2020
The 3rd Working Group meeting is held virtually and will feature the findings and recommendations of the JRC Industrial Transition Reviews of Andalusia, Bulgaria, Greece and Romania. The reviews focus on an industrial theme of growing global importance suggested by the relevant government authorities, collect evidence from key stakeholders in the country and from broader international experiences and relevant literature, and support the development of adequate territorial responses that harness cross-portfolio complementarities and cross-stakeholder coordination. All four reviews currently under way examine industrial themes at the heart of the European Green Deal, including the transition to renewable energy and sustainable transport (Andalusia, Greece) and the productive transformations necessary, and brought forward by, digitalisation (Bulgaria, Romania).


07/07/2020 07/07/2020
Proposed as a High-Level side event to UN High Level Political Forum, this meeting will summarise the conclusions from the two informal consultations and discuss the role of STI for SDGs Roadmaps in the post-COVID 19 recovery context. It will present the achievements of IATT STI for SDGs work stream and, in particular the main findings of the Background paper: Overview of the existing STI roadmapping methodologies, which accompanies the upcoming UN Guidebook on STI for SDGs Roadmaps.

S3 Targeted Support to Lagging Regions 2 – Horizontal Activities on International Cooperation

02/07/2020 02/07/2020
The objective of this webinar is to provide hands-on experience on how to manage and coordinate at the national level interregional collaboration considering the regional governance levels through different experiences of engagement in R&I networks. The Italian Agency for Territorial Cohesion has been working on a guide that aims at supporting Italian regions in implementing international cooperation instruments.

Alentejo goes digital with its EDP - “Sustainable Bioeconomy in the Alentejo Region”

24/06/2020 24/06/2020
The Portuguese region of Alentejo held a virtual EDP Workshop on 24th June, with a follow up digital gathering six days later. The region will be one of the first to explore how the EDP can go digital during challenging times caused by the COVID pandemic. The open workshop organized with the support of the JRC aimed to share experience, identify obstacles, and suggest solutions that help to strengthen the innovative capacity of the region in the field of sustainable Bioeconomy.

S3P-Industry Partnerships and the European Alliance Against Coronavirus

24/06/2020 24/06/2020
The partnerships on Mining Industry, Industry 4.0, Social Economy and Hydrogen presented their work in a webinar organised by the European Alliance Against Coronavirus and EURADA

WEBINAR- STI Roadmaps for SDGs: paving the pathways for sustainable recovery and future resilience

22/06/2020 07/07/2020
22 Jun 2020 - 07 Jul 2020 ...