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Implementing Smart Specialisation: An analysis of practices across Europe

05 Dec 2019
Building upon 35 cases, this report sheds light on the success-conducive factors and tools that have been used by policy-makers to manage the Smart Specialisation policy process, as well as the recurring types of outcomes that were achieved

Assessment of the second round of TAF applications is underway

02 Dec 2019
02 Dec 2019 10 applications for TAF support were submitted before the second cut-off date, which was set for 31st...

Workshop Highlights: “Strengthening RIS3 Governance and the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process” – Chios, Greece

28 Nov 2019
As part of the RIS3 targeted support project on Lagging Regions and with the objective of supporting preparations for the next programming period (2021-27), the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre (JRC) held a workshop on “Strengthening RIS3 Governance and the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process”. The event took place in the island of Chios on 28-29 November 2019 and it was organized in collaboration with the Ministry of Economy and Development and the Region of the North Aegean. It aimed to support regional and national authorities in Greece in the design and implementation of regional research and innovation policies, by facilitating cross regional learning both within Greece and internationally.

Thematic Area on Chemicals: partners worked hand-in-hand to select 5 project ideas

26 Nov 2019
ECRN co-organised the Second Partnership Meeting in Brussels

S3P Industry - Investment projects

19 Nov 2019
Please get to know some of our partnerships' investment ideas

An initial exploratory meeting took place in Seville on the Review of the Industrial Transition in Andalusia

08 Nov 2019
The Joint Research Centre in close collaboration with the Agency for Innovation and Development of Andalusia (IDEA) and the Andalusian Energy Agency hosted a full day consultation activity on the Review of the Industrial Transition of Andalusia at its Seville location on Friday 8 of November 2019. The focus of the meetings was on the industrial theme of renewable energy, batteries and electric accumulators and their various applications in logistics as well as their associated value chains.

Strengthening Strategic Value Chains for a future-ready EU Industry - report of the Strategic Forum for Important Projects of Common European Interest

05 Nov 2019
Today, the Commission publishes recommendations by a group of experts, the Strategic Forum on Important Projects of Common European Interest, to boost Europe's competitiveness and global leadership in six strategic and future-oriented industrial sectors: Connected, clean and autonomous vehicles; Hydrogen technologies and systems; Smart health; Industrial Internet of Things; Low-carbon industry; and Cybersecurity.

Mapping personalised medicine and health policies in European regions

23 Oct 2019
To establish and support networking between interested regions in order to facilitate inter-regional collaboration and identify opportunities for funding of joint projects, a mapping exercise has been launched.

First fact-finding and stakeholder consultation meetings for the Review of Industrial Transition of Greece took place in Athens

10 Oct 2019
First fact-finding and stakeholder consultation meetings for the Review of Industrial Transition of Greece took place on the 10th October 2019 in Athens, Greece

Sixth meeting on the horizontal activities of Lagging Regions 2 to take place on the 23rd of October in Madrid

26 Sep 2019
The session will focus on the use of open-data in monitoring and evaluation Smart Specialisation Strategies and preparation for the next programming period.