Smart Story: Adaptation of regional innovation ecosystems to the covid-19 health emergency situation: The case of Castilla y León26 Jun 2020
The region of Castilla y Leon (Spain) underlines the role played by university-based networks that were able to manufacture and deliver protective equipment to hospitals and elderly residence, thanks to their fab-labs and collaborations with other regional stakeholders. The account also stresses how the Smart specialisation projects support and promote the creation and consolidation of collaborative environments as well as knowledge transfer from R&D entities towards the market.
The Region of Silesia (Poland) gives an account of the approach it developed to monitor its Smart Specialisation Strategy
Smart Story: Selecting and Developing Smart Specialisation Projects in the Warmia and Masuria Region17 Jun 2020
The Region of Warmia and Masuria (Poland) highlights the actions taken to foster the integration of innovation activities by SMES within the Smart Specialisation framework and the positive effects on the policy-making process.
Smart Story: Andalusia RIS3 mid-term evaluation - An independent and participative process marks the starting point for S3 Andalusian Strategy revision01 Jun 2020
The Region of Andalusia, Spain, provides an account on the way it conducted the Smart Specialisation mi-term evaluation and how it helps preparing the next Research and Innovation strategy for the 2021-2027 period.
The Norte Region, Portugal, provides an account regarding the monitoring system it has developed to better analyse Smart Specialisation priority domains and to fine -tune public policies accordingly.
The Region of Västra Götaland, Sweden, gives an account on how the traditional textile industry into an innovative and sustainable specialisation activity, and how they are developing a sustainable transport and road safety systems, and highlights the benefits of its Smart Specialisation.
Smart Story: Turning the COVID-19 threat into an opportunity for S3: transformation of industrial sectors in the Valencian Community18 May 2020
The Smart Stories reflect the way in which S3 stakeholders have used the Smart specialisation concept to develop their own innovation-driven development policies at national and regional level. The Region of Valencia, Spain, outlines how the emergency caused by the COVID-19 was turned into an opportunity for Smart Specialisation for local manufacturing sectors, and notably the textile sector. Thanks to its interconnection as a cluster throughout the territory and the initiative of the regional authority, in just a few days, it has gone from a situation of survival to one of strategic activity. The necessity has generated a virtuous confluence of interests that have given birth to a transformed textile-sanitary cluster.
The S3 Platform seeks to collect information from all stakeholders involved in S3 related activities about emerging initiatives that respond to the COVID-19 pandemic as well as redeployment/reorganisation of activities that foster recovery processes.
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.
The first monitoring report of Lithuania's RIS3 uses innovative data analyses to show progress in national R&I priority domains.
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