Development of the Smart Specialisation in Energy

  • 10 Oct 2018 to 10 Oct 2018
  • Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room Hall 300

The Smart Specialisation Platform on Energy (S3PEnergy) of JRC was launched in May 2015 as a joint initiative of DG REGIO, DG ENER and JRC, with the main objective of supporting the effective uptake of the Cohesion Policy funds for energy as well as to help regions in the implementation of their smart specialisation strategies.

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Agenda and Presentations

The session will be divided into three sections.

Section 1: Introduction by JRC. In the initial section, the JRC will open the session by presenting the work undertaken by the Smart Specialisation Platform of Energy and introduce the objectives of the session.

Section 2: Presentation of innovative projects by regional representatives. The session will count with the following representatives:

Cosme Segador, Director Energy Agency of Extremadura
Inga Verhaert, Province of Antwerp County Council Executive
Ilari Havukainen, Regional Council of Lapland Cluster Development Manager

Section 3: Open discussion. The debate will engage speakers, the audience and the JRC on regional and urban innovative energy initiatives.

Practical Information

10 Oct 2018 to 10 Oct 2018
Building SQUARE - Brussels Convention Centre, Room Hall 300


This session will focus on promoting trans-regional learning on energy initiatives. In order to do this, the session will showcase innovative and replicable energy projects led by regional or local authorities which tackle issues such as social inclusion, citizenship, employment, governance and administrative capacity. The presentations will be followed by an open discussion with the audience on issues raised by the speakers.

Program overview is available here

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For further information, please contact the S3PEnergy Team