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Regions in Industrial Transition - Pilot Action: Capitalisation Phase

20 Aug 2020
The final report of the "Regions in Industrial Transition Pilot Action" has been published. It presents the results from this Pilot Action, launched by DG REGIO in 2017 and implemented in 2018 and 2019 in 10 EU regions and 2 Member States.

Call for contributions: Fostering the implementation of environmental-oriented activities through Smart Specialisation

27 Jul 2020
The S3 Platform solicits S3 stakeholders at national and regional level to highlight relevant cases on the ways in which the S3 approach can foster the implementation of environmental-oriented activities

New call for EoI for COVID-19 Response and Recovery Partnerships

27 Jul 2020
Coronavirus: Commission launches call for innovative response and recovery partnerships between EU regions

Smart Specialisation in the World in 2050 Report

16 Jul 2020
16 Jul 2020 "Innovations for Sustainability. Pathways to an efficient and post-pandemic future" is the third report...

Virtual International Partnering – Innovation in Environment & Energy & Circular Economy

30 Jun 2020
International cross-border contacts are more important than ever before. With this long-term virtual Matchmaking open until 31/12/2020, EEN offers the opportunity to find business and research partners within the fields of Environment, Energy & Circular Economy.

Smart Story: Adaptation of regional innovation ecosystems to the covid-19 health emergency situation: The case of Castilla y León

26 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.

Smart Story: The approach of the Silesia region to smart specialisation strategy monitoring

24 Jun 2020
The Region of Silesia (Poland) gives an account of the approach it developed to monitor its Smart Specialisation Strategy

The presentations of the virtual TAF workshops are now available

22 Jun 2020
The summary and the presentations from the four virtual workshops organised by the TAF experts with the S3P-Industry project promoters are available on our website.

The JRC SDGs Team contributes to shape STI for SDGs global events

19 Jun 2020
The JRC SDGs Team has contributed to a number of events on Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Those debates are supporting the global community in setting the scene and defining priorities on the topic.

Smart Story: Selecting and Developing Smart Specialisation Projects in the Warmia and Masuria Region

17 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.