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The identification of Smart Specialisation priority domains in Albania. A mapping exercise

Smart Specialisation is one of the flagship initiatives of the Western Balkan Agenda on Research, Innovation, Education, Culture, Youth and Sport. It is also included in other EU policy documents regarding the region, such as the 2021 Communication on EU Enlargement Policy and the Economic and...

FABBRI Emanuele; GERUSSI Elisa; HOLLANDERS Hugo; SINJARI Isida
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Smart Specialisation in the Eastern Partnership countries - Potential for knowledge-based economic cooperation

Most Eastern Partnership countries have committed to developing their Smart Specialisation Strategies based on the Smart Specialisation Framework for EU Enlargement and Neighbourhood Region (S3 Framework), developed by the JRC in cooperation with partner countries, international experts and...

BIGAS Eloi; BOVENZI Nicandro; FUSTER MARTÍ Enric; MASSUCCI Francesco A.; HOLLANDERS Hugo; MATUSIAK Monika; REIMERIS Ramojus
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Case studies towards Green Transition in EU regions

This report analyses five case study reports in-depth across five EU countries as part of a broader analytical and critical exercise.

NAUWELAERS Claire; HARDING Richard; PERIANEZ FORTE Inmaculada; HAEGEMAN Karel; ARREGUI PABOLLET Eskarne
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Towards Green Transition in EU regions

This report aims to contribute to the development of new models for regional and local authorities aiming to boost support for Green Transition of their economies through smarter innovation policies, using the smart specialisation approach.

NAUWELAERS Claire; HARDING Richard; PERIANEZ FORTE Inmaculada; ARREGUI PABOLLET Eskarne; HAEGEMAN Karel
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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