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Linking the ‘Recovery and Resilience Plan’ and Smart Specialisation. The Italian Case

This study aims at analysing possible synergies between the Italian National Recovery and Resilience Plan and the Smart Specialisation Strategies for 2021-2027 of Italian regions. Although Smart Specialisation Strategies are not explicitly mentioned in the Plan, we found that sixteen initiatives...

PROTA Francesco, VIESTI Gianfranco
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Enhancing the sustainable development component in the Action Plan of the STI for SDGs Roadmap in Serbia

Serbia is one of the first countries to join the Global Pilot Programme on STI for SDGs Roadmaps. Supported in this process by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission and UNIDO, the country developed its roadmap using the smart specialisation approach. This policy brief...

FUSTER MARTÍ Enric; MASSUCCI Francesco; MATUSIAK Monika; QUINQUILLA Arnau; BOSCH Josep; DURAN SILVA Nicolau; IRIARTE HERMIDA Mauricio
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The contribution of higher education institutions to innovation ecosystems: Innovative practices from Higher Education for Smart Specialisation

This report capitalises on the findings of eleven case studies undertaken under the Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS) project during the period 2016-2020, identifying and proposing a structured typology of innovative practices of higher education (HE) engagement in innovation...

CANTO-FARACHALA Patricia; WILSON James; ARREGUI PABOLLET Eskarne
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Partnerships for Regional Innovation Playbook

Partnerships for Regional Innovation (PRI) aspires to become a strategic framework for innovation-driven territorial transformation, linking EU priorities with national plans and place-based opportunities and challenges. In its current form, the PRI Playbook presents an initial approach to the...

PONTIKAKIS Dimitrios; GONZALEZ VAZQUEZ Ignacio; BIANCHI Guia; RANGA Liana; MARQUES SANTOS Anabela; REIMERIS Ramojus; MIFSUD Solange; MORGAN Kevin; MADRID GONZALEZ Carmen; STIERNA Klas
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Localised Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) for SDGs Roadmap in Ukraine: defining the governance and policy frameworks

Ukraine joined the UN Global Pilot Programme on STI for SDGs Roadmaps in March 2021, supported by the Joint Research Centre (JRC) of the European Commission, as well as the United Nations Industrial Development Organization. This policy brief provides an overview of Ukraine’s preliminary steps in...

FUSTER MARTÍ Enric; MASSUCCI Francesco; MATUSIAK Monika; QUINQUILLA Arnau; BOSCH Josep; DURAN SILVA Nicolau; AMADOR Raziel; MULTARI Francesco; IRIARTE HERMIDA Mauricio
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Analysis of Value Chains in the Western Balkan Economies - Enriching the Potential for Regional Cooperation in Priority Areas

Western Balkan economies have committed to develop Smart Specialisation Strategies to facilitate knowledge-based transformation of their economies. This effort has been supported by the European Commission, in particular the Joint Research Centre, the Directorate General for Neighbourhood and...

MATUSIAK Monika; RADOVANOVIC Nikola; RAKHMATULLIN Ruslan; STEHRER Robert; BERAHA Isidora; BERRER Helmut; BOCH Michael; DJURICIN Sonja; GRASER Georg; JOVANOVIC Branimir; KORPAR Niko; LJUMOVIC Isidora; MARJANOVIC Darko
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Smart Specialisation implementation framework for the EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood Region

As economies in the European Union Enlargement and Neighbourhood Region are moving towards EU membership or enhanced cooperation and integration with the EU, they are upgrading their national policy frameworks, with stronger orientation towards EU-style policies. In this process, the region is...

MATUSIAK Monika; RADOVANOVIC Nikola; NAUWELAERS Claire; KACZKOWSKA Katarzyna; KRAMER Jan-Philipp