The 1st closed thematic consultation workshop on the ONLINE S3 Methods has taken place on Tuesday 20 December 2016, at 9:00, in Thessaloniki in Makedonia Palace Hotel. More than twenty experts, related to the innovation eco-system of the region of Central Macedonia (RCM) representing different areas of interests have been invited by authority of RCM and discussed the proposed ONLINE S3 methods.
The workshop had been introduced by Mrs. Kallitsa Pantazi, from RCM, presenting the “ONLINE Platform for Smart Specialisation Policy Advice ONLINE S3” project. Dr. Anastasia Panori, from INTELSPACE SA, presented the research outcomes about the implementation of RIS3 methods in European regions.
Mr. Stavros Mantzanakis, head of the innovation and international projects unit of EMETRIS SA, set the methodology of the workshop and he divided participants in three groups. The participants in the groups discussed and elaborated three sets of the 29 methods. The methods had been circulated to all the participant’s prior the workshop, so everybody had been aware of them. In each group a presenter that briefly described each method and a rapporteur were included. Each group discussed and addressed specific questions about the methods and ranked them.
The conclusions from the workshop will be included in the analysis phase of the proposed ONLINE S3 tools. Prof. Nicos Komninos, from URENIO Research, stated that one of the following activities of the ONLINE S3 project is the open consultation of the proposed methods. He presented the online publication of the ONLINE S3 methods on medium.com and asked the participants to comment online the methods as well. Everybody is invited to participate in the open consultation and post their comments / ideas here https://consultation.onlines3.eu/
Photos from the consultation workshop