In order to facilitate strategic interregional collaborations and strong industry involvement, and to create a project pipeline for smart specialisation investments across Europe, the European Commission started to offer support to regional authorities, clusters and industry stakeholders through an integrated approach to smart specialisation, clusters and industrial modernisation.
The Commission announces which interregional partnerships will receive tailored support under a new EU-funded pilot action for innovative projects.
The production volume of the European Photonics industry accounted for EUR 69.2 billion in 2015, corresponding to a global market share of 15.5%2. Since 2011 the production volume of the European Photonics industry has grown from EUR 65.6 billion to EUR 69.2 billion.
Webinars organised this month on Digital Transformation in Olympic Games, AI and Robotics for the Digital Age, HPC and Social Innovation and Development of Entrepreneurs
Within the frame of the second edition of the GROW your REGIOn conference that was held in Valencia, Spain, on 8-9 November 2017, the second Steering Committee meeting of the Smart Specialisation Platform of Industrial Modernisation took place.
The Commission is launching two pilot actions on "Interregional innovation projects" and "Industrial transition regions".
NEW publication on: Implementing smart specialisation - thematic platform on industrial modernisation29 Sep 2017
This paper offers an overview of policy and economic reasons behind the launch of the new Smart Specialisation Platform for Industrial Modernisation. It is argued that modernisation of the European Industry depends upon multiple innovations across many industrial areas linked to emerging value chains.
Join the two webinars on the upcoming competition for new Innovation Communities on EIT Manufacturing and Urban Mobility
On July 18th, the European Commission has adopted a communication on "Strengthening Innovation in Europe's Regions: Towards resilient, inclusive and sustainable growth at territorial level"
DG RTD has recently co-signed the memorandum of understanding on the establishment of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Industrial Modernisation
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