Smart Specialisation and industrial modernisation 

In this editorial, Slawomir Tokarski, Director of Innovation and Advanced Manufacturing, within the Directorate General for Internal Market, industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROW) of the European Commission, shares his view of Smart Specialisation and industrial modernisation issues. Read more…

Smart Stories: Sharing your experience of implementing S3 

In the challenging phase of RIS3 implementation, we encourage stakeholders – including inter alia, members of the partnerships from the Agri-Food, Energy and Industrial Modernisation Thematic Platforms, together with higher education institutions and managing authorities at national and regional levels – to submit their Smart Stories, in English or in their native language. Advertised through various European Commission’s media channels, the Smart Stories reflect the ways in which the S3 concept is used to develop innovation-driven economic transformation agendas. Read more… 

Strategic Forum on IPCEIs – Call for applications 

The European Commission has set up a Strategic Forum for Important Projects of Common European Interest (IPCEI). Its objectives are to identify key value chains of strategic importance to Europe, as well as joint investments, which can make the most of value chains, for all participants. Deadline for applications: 16 March 2018. Call for applications  DG GROW Strategic Forum 

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