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2020 SMARTER Conference: Call for paper and special sessions proposals

15 May 2020
The call for paper and special sessions proposals for the 2020 SMARTER Conference is open until the 15th of May 2020.

Smart Story from the Region of Valencia on its Smart Grids Lab

24 Mar 2020
The Region of Valencia (Spain) presents its approach for creating business opportunities related to decarbonisation, using the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process

A new Industrial Strategy for a globally competitive, green and digital Europe

12 Mar 2020
On March 10 2020, the European Commission adopted an industrial policy package consisting of a New Industrial Strategy for Europe, an SME Strategy, a Report on single market Barriers and an Action Plan for Better Implementation and Enforcement of single market rules.

New Report Out! The role of Open Data, Open Science and Open Innovation in S3 monitoring

10 Mar 2020
This document reports the key outcomes of the study on the use of open data, open science & innovation (ODSI) for S3 (Smart Specialisation Strategy). The study was commissioned by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) to SIRIS Academic and implemented, in a collaborative fashion, from May to December 2019.

New S3 Targeted Support - Horizontal Activity on “S3 and international cooperation” took place in Madrid on the 25th of February

25 Feb 2020
The workshop explored a number of key dimensions of interregional cooperation: challenges, opportunities, preconditions, actors, resources required, governance, benefits and expected results.

Higher Education and Smart Specialisation in Lithuania - Final Event

19 Feb 2020
This workshop was organised as part of the project Higher Education and Smart Specialisation (HESS): Lithuania case study carried out by the Joint Research Centre of European Commission in collaboration with the Government Strategic Analysis (STRATA).

Call for expression of interest for Regional and National Authorities to participate in future Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshops

03 Feb 2020
The S3 Platform seeks expressions of interest from National and Regional authorities to participate in the three Peer eXchange and Learning (PXL) workshops that will be organised in 2020 on governance and strategy management; entrepreneurial discovery process; monitoring and evaluation.

The JRC supports the project aiming at "Decarbonising Slovenia: A Deep Demonstration of a Circular, Regenerative and Low-Carbon Economy"

31 Jan 2020
A strategic collaboration between the Joint Research Centre (JRC), EIT Climate-KIC, EIT RawMaterials and the Slovenian government around circular, regenerative and low-carbon economy supports the implementation of RIS3 and of the national vision to become a green, creative and smart country by 2030. Slovenia has decided to focus strategic economic development around circular, regenerative and low-carbon economy and to bet on sustainable technologies and services.

The outcome of the second assessment round of TAF applications announced

17 Jan 2020
Five projects have been awarded TAF support in this second assessment round of applications of December 2019.

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