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    June 2
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    June 3
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    June 22 - June 26
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European Commission Industrial Strategy

By | March 18th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Europe's industry is the motor of growth and prosperity in Europe. And it is at its best when it draws on what makes it strong: its people and their ideas, talents, diversity and entrepreneurial spirit. This is more important than ever as Europe embarks on its ambitious green and digital transitions in a more unsettled [...]

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EURADA Continues with its Activities

By | March 17th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Dear members and friends, Please be aware that, despite the COVID-19 outbreak in Belgium, we are still fully operative and in good health. Following the recommendations of the Belgian authorities and the example of the EU institutions, our staff members started smart-working this week. That is to say, we are performing our activities remotely, from [...]

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Useful ideas to modernise finance aid for RDAs

By | March 5th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

On February 26th EURADA's representatives attended a workshop on the topic of financial instruments for sustainable corporate growth and regional innovation in Valencia, organised by the Valencian Institute of Enterprise Competitiveness (IVACE). During the discussion, several interesting ideas for regional development practitioners were suggested. Participants agreed that RDAs should assume higher degrees of investment failing than private creditors and finance [...]

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Finishes the consultation process to shape European innovation ecosystems’ policy for 2021-2027

By | March 4th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The European Innovation Council (EIC), the European Commission instrument to support top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists all around Europe, organised a major event on February 18th entitled A robust innovation Ecosystem for the Future of Europe. This event was organised as a part of the European Commission’s strategy to improve innovation ecosystems’ connectiveness [...]

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Xpress Project workshop in Braga

By | February 27th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

Braga was the Portuguese city chosen to hold the XPRESS Project workshop, with the title “Green Companies for Green Regions and Green Cities”. The event aimed to gather the relevant actors of the local ecosystem such as public authorities, SMEs, and researchers in order to find out what barriers and problems they have to face [...]

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V World Forum of Local Economic Development

By | February 13th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Local Economic Development (LED) forum started in 2011 with a major big event in Seville, Spain. It was created with the aim of establishing a platform where the dialogue on the key aspects of sustainable development could take a central role. For this purpose, since the beginning, it’s gathering a large number of leaders [...]

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Brokerage Event for Innovation Agencies 2020

By | February 11th, 2020|Categories: Uncategorized|

The Brokerage Event for Innovation Agencies 2020 organised by EURADA took place on January 30th, 2020. The event was divided in four different sessions: An ‘Opportunities for Innovation Agencies’ session where Janos Schmied (DG GROW) had the kindness of explaining the European Commission’s calls and initiatives, such as those included in the Horizon 2020 Work [...]

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Study about Portuguese and Spanish Regional Development Agencies

By | December 17th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

On 17 December EURADA held a presentation at its premises about a highly relevant topic for regional development practitioners: The cases of Spanish and Portuguese Regional Development Agencies (RDAs). The EURADA Project Officer Alberto Soria carried out an extensive research on the state of the art of development agencies in the Iberian Peninsula. Alberto dedicated [...]

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Smart Specialisation workshop for the upcoming financial period

By | December 13th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

EURADA in cooperation with the Joint Research Centre organised a workshop to discuss how to update Smart Specialisation Strategies for the next multiannual financial period. Building on the experience of Northern Netherlands Provinces, Brittany, Centre-Val de Loire, Flanders, Wielkopolska, Valencian Community and Andalusia; we talked about the development of closer to reality indicators than the [...]

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Brokerage Event for Innovation Agencies 2020, 5th Edition

By | December 10th, 2019|Categories: Uncategorized|

SAVE THE DATE We are glad to announce you that the new edition of the Brokerage Event for Innovation Agencies will take place at EURADA premises on January 30th 2020. Like every year, the event aims to gather relevant experts on the field of the innovation from both the public and private sector. It will [...]

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