The latest region to register to the S3 Platform is Kharkiv (Ukraine).
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"
The first monitoring report of Lithuania's RIS3 uses innovative data analyses to show progress in national R&I priority domains.
DG RTD has recently co-signed the memorandum of understanding on the establishment of the Smart Specialisation Platform on Industrial Modernisation
The Stairway to excellence project and the Cleansky Joint undertaking are organising a Seminar with the Member States and Regions on Synergies with ESIF in Aviation/Aeronautics.
Smart Specialisation on Energy, driving societal challenges
New transnational projects have been granted with funding from Interreg programmes. The support from Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programmes and Interreg South Baltic Programme amounts almost EUR 109 million. Interreg Baltic Sea Region Programme approved support for 39 new projects and and Interreg South Baltic Programme accepted 12 new projects.
Expanding scientific cooperation with China: JRC and Chinese Academy of Sciences sign a research framework arrangement02 Jun 2017
On 2 June 2017, the JRC, represented by Director-General Vladimir Šucha, and the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), represented by its President, Professor Bai Chunli, signed a Research Framework Arrangement. The ceremony took place in the framework of the EU-China Summit 2017.
Scoping note defining the mission, vision, target market and sub-themes of collaboration of the partnership has been finalised.
In the second call of the Interreg Baltic Sea Region 39 projects were approved for funding out of 71 project applications in the thematic fields of capacity for innovation, management of natural resources and sustainable transport.
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