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PRESS RELEASE: 2018 EURATEX General Assembly: Investing in the textile and clothing factories of the future in Europe

08 Jun 2018
The 2018 EURATEX General Assembly showcases the economic renaissance of the textile and clothing industry, and its visions for the future, among numerous participants in Brussels.

Viktoria Bodnarova, the regional EURAXESS North America representative, visited the Smart Specialisation Platform (S3P) for the scientific seminar "European Science and Innovation Diasporas in North America: (re)-connecting can foster outward-looking S3 processes"

07 Jun 2018
This seminar, carried out together with JRC S3P Visiting Scientist Jürgen Haberleithner, aimed at looking closely at the nature and activities of the European science and innovation diasporas in North America and how they can be better connected to and foster Smart Specialisation (S3) processes in Europe.

Latest registration

04 Jun 2018
The latest region to register is Latrobe Valley (Australia).

Mexico governmental visit to DG JRC Seville to explore avenues for further cooperation on Smart Specialisation

07 May 2018
On 27 April, Gloria Marmolejo Jaramillo, Director General of the State Council of Science and Technology of Colima, Mexico (Consejo Estatal de Ciencia y Tecnología del Estado de Colima, CECYTCOL) and Technical Secretariat of the Commission of Science and Technology of the National Conference of Governors of Mexico (CONAGO), and Marisol Chavira Maravilla, Coordinator of the Science Communication Programme of Colima's government, visited DG JRC Seville for a first meeting about potential cooperation possibilities, with special focus on Smart Specialisation.

Innovation, technology transfer and digital transformation in South-East Europe, including Western Balkans

03 May 2018
On 3-4 May 2018 in Sofia, Bulgaria, JRC, under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the European Union, organises a high level conference. Its objective is to increase regional cooperation in South East Europe and to support the Western Balkans’ potential as competitive market economies. These ambitions follow from the European Commission’s strategy for Western Balkans.

Latest registration

02 May 2018
The latest region to register is Salzburg (AT).

Latest registration

26 Apr 2018
The latest region to register is Noord-Brabant (NL).

Latest registration

26 Apr 2018
The latest region to register is Trøndelag (NO).

Pairing of European and Latin American regions under the EU programme ‘International Urban Cooperation’

16 Apr 2018
The European Union is managing calls for expression of interest which pair together European and Latin American regions under the EU programme ‘International Urban Cooperation’ (IUC-LAC).

Tell us about Higher Education in your region!

12 Apr 2018
Our HESS project is looking for examples of how universities and other Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) are contributing to Smart Specialisation in regions. Read on to see how you can showcase your region!