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An expert view: framing S3 evaluation

This paper aims to bridge the information asymmetry between the communities of S3 practitioners and evaluators by presenting relevant information to both sides on various aspects of evaluation design and the concept of smart specialisation, respectively.

Dr Yannis Tolias
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Joint Undertakings analysis of collaboration mechanisms with ESI Funds in a S3 context

This report investigates in particular the motivations and practices for strengthening collaborations between Joint Undertakings (JUs) (focusing on non-territorial innovation) and national and regional ESI Funds’ managing authorities (focusing on territorial innovation) and offers guidance to...

HAEGEMAN, KAREL; ARREGUI PABOLLET, ESKARNE; HARRAP, NICHOLAS; HORBACZEWSKA, KAROLINA; TORRECILLAS CARO, MARIA CRISTINA; VALERO BONED, SUSANA
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Smart Specialisation Evaluation: Setting the Scene

This report presents a set of preliminary conceptual and practical considerations on the evaluation of the Smart Specialisation policy. It opens a discussion that aims to set the scene for more articulated and detailed reflections.

Carlo Gianelle, Fabrizio Guzzo, Elisabetta Marinelli
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Identification of EU funding sources for the regional heating and cooling sector

This report provides an overview of relevant EU funding sources for projects aimed at improving energy efficiency and deploying renewable energy in the heating and cooling sector, and to support innovation and job creation at regional level in the same sector. The study covers European funding...

Veen, Roel van der; Kooijman, Esmee
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Higher Education for Smart Specialisation: Centre-Val de Loire report

This report presents the results of the case study in the French region of Centre Val de Loire, analysing the role of its Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the design and implementation of the regional Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3). It forms part of the Higher Education for Smart...

Arregui-Pabollet, Eskarne; Edwards, John; Rousseau, Jean-Marie
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Ljubljana Start-up Ecosystem and the Technology Park Ljubljana (Slovenia)

This research publication is part of a series on Place-based innovation ecosystems that was born in 2017 from a fruitful collaboration between the Committee of the Regions (CoR) and DG Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC) on promoting the importance of evidence-based policy...

Bučar, Maja; Rissola, Gabriel.