Smart Specialisation in Portugal: Reflection and Update
17 May 2019 to 17 May 2019
CCDR Algarve, Faro, Portugal
Organised by the JRC in cooperation with the National Innovation Agency (ANI) and hosted by the government office for Algarve (CCDR), the conference took stock of S3 implementation in Portugal while looking to the future 'enabling condition'.
It brought together representatives of the Portuguese Government and its regional offices, stakeholders, DG Regional Policy and a number of European experts and peers, including Prof. Dominique Foray who helped develop the Smart Specialisation approach. It covered key issues such as functioning of the Entrepreneurial Process of Discovery, spending of the ESIF, the role of higher education institutions and cross border cooperation.
Agenda and Presentations
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Registration – Welcome coffee
Maria do Céu Albuquerque, Portuguese Secretary of State for Regional Development
Francisco Serra, President, CCDR-Algarve
Mark Boden, Team Leader, Joint Research Centre
António Bob Santos, Executive Vowel, ANI
Smart Specialisation in the EU – Achievements, challenges and perspectives
Moderated by Mark Boden, Joint Research Centre, European Commission