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Learning opportunities stemming from place-based transformative Smart Specialisation. Examples from Visegrad Group countries

JRC Science for Policy Report Katerina Ciampi Stancova
This study aims at exploring and discussing learning opportunites stemming from the development and implementation of place-based smart specialisation. As specific examples, the study considers V4 countries, and asks how can and have public authorities in V4 countries benefitted from smart specialisation development and implementation.

Higher Education for Smart Specialisation in Lubelskie, Poland

Marcin Kardas, Krzysztof Mieszkowski, John Edwards
Findings from action research in Lubelskie, Poland on the role of Higher Education Institutions in the design and implementation of its Smart Specialisation Strategy.

Factors influencing the potential of European Higher Education Institutions to contribute to innovation and regional development

Edwards, J., Arregui-Pabollet, E., Biagi, F., Jonkers, K
Ensuring Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) contribute to innovation is one of four priorities for action established by the Renewed EU Agenda for Higher Education, which also calls for them to have a broader role in local and regional development (European Commission 2017). While these goals are widely accepted, increasing the regional impact of HEIs is challenging and more complex than policy makers may think, in particular within less developed innovation eco systems. This report analyses the supply and demand factors that influence the potential of European HEIs to contribute to place based innovation.

Vocational Education and Smart Specialisation Strategies: Report from the joint JRC – DG EMPL workshop

Teresa Paiva, Dana Redford, John Edwards
This report presents the main outcomes of a workshop on Vocational Education and Smart Specialisation held at EIT house on 30 January 2020.

Factors of Leadership Attitude Enhancing Interregional Collaboration

Fatime Barbara Hegyi, Laszlo Borbely and Gabor Bekesi
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 partnership by comparing attitudes of leaders and participants to explore the potential for more effective operation.

Leadership Impact on Motivation and Commitment in Interregional Collaboration

Fatime Barbara Hegyi, Laszlo Borbely and Gabor Bekesi
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 proposed assessment framework is been piloted on two thematic Smart Specialisation partnerships.

An Input-Output sectorial analysis of North Macedonia

MANDRAS, Giovanni; CONTE, Andrea; SALOTTI, Simone
Author: MANDRAS, Giovanni; CONTE, Andrea; SALOTTI, Simone ...

SMART SPECIALISATION STRATEGY IN AUSTRALIA (AU)

Building Capability for Transformation in Australian Transition Regions.

SMART SPECIALISATION STRATEGY IN POLAND (PL)

S3 in the path for healthy society and sustainable, green and innovative economy.

SMART SPECIALISATION STRATEGY IN ABRUZZO (IT)

Sustainability for environment, society and economy. The "Pescara Charter", a regional model.