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2017-04-08 15:18:02
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Smart Specialisation: Towards the Potential Application of the Concept for the Local Development The paper “Smart Specialisation: Towards the Potential Application of the Concept for the Local Development” by Jucevičius and Galbuogienė (2014) was presented at the 19th International Scientific Conference "Economics and Management 2014 (ICEM-2014)". It concludes that the smart specialisation concept involves various ways to become smart. Therefore, the concept itself can be challenging since there are research gaps. Consequently, the paper evaluates some elements of existing research on s [...]

2017-04-08 15:18:02

Smart Specialisation: Towards the Potential Application of the Concept for the Local Development The paper “Smart Spe [...]

2017-03-21 18:27:31

The Edinburgh workshop took place at the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI) on Thursday, 26th January 2017. [...]

2017-03-20 13:37:36

In the third volume of the series of the ONLINE S3 Newsletter you will find updates about: 1) the applications, 2) the r [...]

2017-03-02 06:21:20

In the second volume of the series of the ONLINE S3 Newsletter you will find content about 1) the Online Consultation, 2 [...]

2017-02-20 06:12:53

In the first volume of ONLINE S3 project newsletter you will find articles about 1) the Methodologies and online tools f [...]

2017-02-06 12:13:35

The last phase of the Thematic Consultation Workshops about ONLINE S3 methods has successfully took place in Thursday 19 [...]

2016-12-28 06:50:16

The 1st closed thematic consultation workshop on the ONLINE S3 Methods has taken place on Tuesday 20 December 2016, at 9 [...]

2016-07-25 13:26:41

The project’s partners met with JRC/IPTS staff on the 19th of July 2016 in Seville, Spain. On the side of ONLINE-S3, s [...]

2016-06-10 12:36:59

The project’s partners convened for the kick-off meeting from the 1st to the 3rd of June 2016 in Madrid, Spain. Eighte [...]

Workshops / Conferences
2017-02-06 12:37:00
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The first consultation workshop on Online S3 methods and tools took place on 19 January 2017 at the Government Office for Development and European Cohesion Policy (SVRK), Ljubljana. The event was convened by the Slovenian Smart Specialisation Strategy (S4) Coordinator as an expert meeting of the S4 National Coordinator’s team and the experts who have been and will be involved in the preparation of background materials aimed at supporting the development, monitoring and evaluation of the S4 Strategy document in Slovenia. The event was chaired by Dr Peter Wostner, the S4 National Coordinato [...]

2017-02-06 12:37:00

The first consultation workshop on Online S3 methods and tools took place on 19 January 2017 at the Government Office fo [...]

2016-12-14 15:41:48

The First SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development took place 28th-30th September 2016 in [...]

2016-11-11 13:21:28

The call for submissions for the 10th International Conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development [...]

2016-11-07 09:03:43

Agorada+ is the autumn event organised every year by the European Association of Development Agencies (EURADA). This int [...]

2016-10-25 08:33:47

Open Evaluation 2016, according the organizers, is the largest conference in Europe dedicated to the evaluation of polic [...]

2016-09-07 10:14:36

On 26 August 2016 we visited the annual congress of the European Regional Science Association (ERSA) – The Home of Reg [...]

2016-08-31 09:43:10

The international workshop on "Connecting RIS3 to the city, a two-way bridge", will be held in Ostrava on 21 & 22 Septem [...]

2016-08-25 08:41:45

The objective of the International conference for Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Regional Development ICEIRD is to gat [...]

2016-07-24 15:33:38

According to the organisers the first SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development aims to tak [...]

2016-07-24 15:29:38

Every two years, the European Committee of the Regions brings politicians from every level of government in Europe - loc [...]

RIS3 around Europe
2017-06-19 07:39:54
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Smart Specialisation Programmes and Implementation Romer (2000) offers a beneficial difference between aims and programmes in the design and implementation of policy. Goals and Programmes Goals should be relatively conservative, rather than risky or radical. These goals should also be constant. In addition, goals should include metrics to measure success. Programmes are specific policy proposals to push a system towards set goals. Therefore, the metrics to evaluate the programme’s success is key. Programmes ought to be created so that they can be assessed in a policy-relevant and timel [...]

2017-06-19 07:39:54

Smart Specialisation Programmes and Implementation Romer (2000) offers a beneficial difference between aims and program [...]

2017-06-12 20:44:48

Smart Specialisation Case Studies Ortega-Argilés (2012) analyses some European regions that have chosen to take on an [...]

2017-06-05 14:28:43

Smart Specialisation: Opportunities and Challenges for Regional Innovation Policy: A Book Review by Kevin Morgan In “ [...]

2017-05-28 07:22:40

  The 6th of June, Online S3 and the Centre of Spatial Dynamics at University College Dublin will be running a d [...]

2017-05-19 20:55:15

The Goals of Smart Specialisation   In the work by Foray and Goenaga (2013), smart specialisation is defined as an [...]

2017-05-12 19:52:58

Stakeholder engagement in ONLINE S3 ONLINE S3 is a research project under the Horizon 2020’s call ISSI-4-2015: On-lin [...]

2017-05-03 18:34:34

Smart Specialisation: From Academic Idea to Political Instrument, the Surprising Career of a Concept and the Difficultie [...]

2017-04-22 08:32:20

Service Systems Engineering: Emerging Skills and Tools Our world is one of a global service economy, as services consti [...]

2017-04-08 15:18:02

Smart Specialisation: Towards the Potential Application of the Concept for the Local Development The paper “Smart Spe [...]

2017-04-01 18:07:49

Cross-sectoral Cooperation vs. Cluster Development at European Level The paper entitled “Cross-sectoral Cooperation [...]

2017-03-13 19:51:19

The Importance of Community Involvement Ioana et al. (2015, p. 619) explain that “Research promotes the maintenance [...]

2017-03-09 07:29:03

Analysis of Methodological Approach to Identify Smart Specialisation The article entitled “Analysis of Methodologic [...]

2017-02-15 06:44:36

Reducing the distance between thinkers and doers in the entrepreneurial discovery process: An exploratory study Researc [...]

2017-02-14 17:12:53

During the mapping exercise, conducted in the implementation of WP1 RIS3 Strategies state of play and emerging trends, t [...]

2017-02-10 22:52:38

Living Lab and Cities as Smart Specialisation Strategies Engine The contribution “Living Lab and Cities as Smart Spec [...]

2017-01-30 18:45:14

The conference entitled “Smart specialisation: from research strategies into concrete actions” held on the 6th of Ma [...]

2017-01-14 09:06:43

According the authors the aim of the report is to get into the heart of the processes that are underway in the Basque Co [...]

2017-01-10 11:02:41

ONLINE S3 shares opinions about smart specialisation! One of the objectives of the European Commission’s Cohesion Poli [...]

2017-01-02 15:04:54

Previous events Greek authorities were helped by the Joint Research Center (JRC) and the European Commission’s Di [...]

2016-12-20 10:06:42

TR3S - Another valuable initiative! Europe is facing global transformation and consequently, must act as a unified gr [...]

2016-12-14 15:41:48

The First SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development took place 28th-30th September 2016 in [...]

2016-11-26 13:54:18

Open to new values and approaches The Open Evaluation 2016 Conference is the largest of its kind in Europe and is dev [...]

2016-11-23 12:45:25

Assessment of strategies for ICT investments Considering 2014-2020 programming period, countries and regions are requ [...]

2016-11-08 11:59:46

This report Eurostat Regional yearbook 2016, published by Eurostat on September 2016, provides a detailed picture relati [...]

2016-11-02 21:48:04

As part of a European Parliament Preparatory Action, working-groups on governance and human resources in Eastern Macedon [...]

2016-11-01 11:58:59

The book published by Aalto University, Laurea University of Applied Science and Built Environment RYM Oy, gives a snaps [...]

2016-10-20 17:12:40

The core elements of smart specialisation include finding niches, cross-sectorial innovation and solving societal challe [...]

2016-10-20 13:44:04

The First SMARTER Conference on Smart Specialisation and Territorial Development, took place between 29-30 Sept 2016 in [...]

2016-10-08 12:52:25

Smart online initiatives - A tool maps investments in ICT Since social and economic developments have changed dramati [...]

2016-10-07 12:09:52

The R&I Regional Viewer is a new tool developped by the Stairway to Excellence (S2E) team that visualizes and compar [...]

2016-10-06 15:27:50

One of the sections of the autumn 2016 edition of Panorama is presenting the “SMART REGIONS CONFERENCE” that took pl [...]

2016-10-04 12:18:40

Dr. Walter Deffaa is invited by URENIO Research and the Department of Urban and Regional Development and Planning, Facul [...]

2016-09-29 18:06:37

In recent years, over 100 Smart Specialisation Strategies (S3) have been developed, mostly at regional level, across the [...]

2016-09-27 13:33:16

The European Committee of the Regions (CoR) offers this MOOC to contribute to capacity-building of regional and local au [...]

2016-09-26 15:39:04

The objective of the RegioStars Awards is to identify good practices in regional development and to highlight original a [...]

2016-09-24 17:39:13

It is a stimulating time to follow the debates dedicated to stakeholder engagement in policymaking. As outlined in DG CO [...]

2016-09-16 09:59:51

According to one of the key points and recommendations on the practical guide for ERDF managing authorities, on how to c [...]

2016-09-13 08:04:24

The Vanguard Initiative new growth through smart specialisation is driven by a political commitment made by regions to u [...]

2016-09-12 15:12:31

Nine European institutions collaborate in the framework of the Interreg Europe Program for the implementation of HIGHER. [...]

2016-08-26 06:19:32

The Regional Innovation Scoreboard is a regional extension of the European Innovation Scoreboard (EIS), assessing the in [...]

2016-08-19 13:38:15

The European Innovation Scoreboard – previously Innovation Union Scoreboard – provides a comparative analysis of inn [...]

2016-08-03 18:48:31

In partnership, the Knowledge Transfer Network and the National Centre for Universities and Business deliver the Smart S [...]

2016-07-26 10:09:30

According to Robert Madelin, Senior Adviser for Innovation to the President of the European Commission, Europe has alway [...]

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