To establish and support networking between interested regions in order to facilitate inter-regional collaboration and identify opportunities for funding of joint projects, a mapping exercise has been launched.
New publication! The Science for Policy Report "Smart Specialisation in the world, an EU policy approach helping to discover innovation globally" is out13 Jun 2019
Following the first global workshop on Smart Specialisation held in Seville (Spain) in September 2018, the Smart Specialisation Platform published a Science for Policy Report on "Smart Specialisation in the world, an EU policy approach helping to discover innovation globally".
The High Level Industrial Roundtable discussed trends and challenges facing European industries by 2030.The Commission unveiled preliminary recommendations of the expert group on Strategic Value Chains on 6 February 2019 in EU Industry Days.
The policy paper on “The future of EU policies for Social Economy: towards an Action Plan” is available
The EU Industry Days were established in the spirit of co-creation, dialogue and cooperation with all relevant stakeholders. The programme will be once more co-created by the European Commission and by stakeholders.
The purpose of this meeting was to exchange on Smart Specialisation, building on European and international experiences, and to envisage to what extent it could feed into Peru's research and innovation policies.
27 Nov 2018 Ministers held a public debate on the major sporting events as drivers for innovation , together...
The EU's approach to regional economic development through Smart Specialisation is gaining a world-wide following. The JRC organises the first global meeting of Smart Specialisation experts from five continents to discuss this participatory approach to economic transformation.
The book discusses recent innovation and diversification paths in agri-food, specifically the linkages among food research and innovation, production, consumption, gastronomy, and place branding as well as technology. It also focuses on EU policies and instruments in support of R&I activities in agri-food, and explores agri-food domains within the context of smart specialisation.
Improve Economic and Policy Knowledge in the Field of Sport Related Industries with particular focus on Sporting Goods Sector22 Jul 2018
The present study aims to improve economic and policy knowledge of the sport related industries, with a particular focus on the sporting goods sector. The study starts by considering different definitions of the sporting goods sector based on which it presents an economic overview of the sport-related industries in Europe (including both downstream and upstream relations), with a focus on the sporting goods sector. This is followed by an analysis of the main business models in the sporting goods sector and an analysis of the sector’s competitiveness (at the national, European and international level).
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