Industrial Modernisation

Industrial modernisation across the EU

Industrial Modernisation

The Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation (S3P-Industry) supports industrial modernisation across the EU by facilitating the emergence of inter-regional partnerships focused on shared investment projects.

Industrial modernisation requires important investment efforts. The regional Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3) helps to prioritise and align efforts between public and private stakeholders in EU regions and allocate EU and regional funds in a focused and efficient way. At the same time, there are clear opportunities to engage in strategic interregional cooperation along shared S3 priorities in order to complement each other’s competences, share infrastructure, and develop joint investment projects. Such interregional cooperation with allow scaling up towards larger impact and more effective collaboration along industrial value chains.

The Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation (S3P-Industry) aims to support EU regions committed to generate a pipeline of industrial investment projects following a bottom-up approach - implemented through interregional cooperation, cluster participation and industry involvement.

The S3P-Industry partnerships are co-developed and co-led by the regions themselves, ensuring an active participation of industry and related business organisations such as clusters, as well as research institutions, academia and civil society.

The Commission mobilises a wide range of advice and support services to offer continuous support to the interregional partnerships to make this approach a real success for the benefit of all EU regions and their stakeholders.

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Contact

S3P-Industry
Unit B7, Knowledge for Finance, Innovation and Growth
Joint Research Centre
European Commission

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Publications

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Leadership Impact on Motivation and Commitment in Interregional Collaboration

The paper explores how the leadership of the thematic Smart Specialisation partnerships effect the motivation and commitment within the partnership by comparing attitudes of leaders and participants to explore the potential for more effective operation. Accordingly, in this paper, the previously...

Fatime Barbara Hegyi, Laszlo Borbely and Gabor Bekesi
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Factors of Leadership Attitude Enhancing Interregional Collaboration

This research proposes to examine the role of good governance and leadership contribute to the overall sustainability and viability of interregional initiatives. Accordingly, the paper explores how the leadership of the cross-border partnerships effect the motivation and commitment within the...

Fatime Barbara Hegyi, Laszlo Borbely and Gabor Bekesi