The second Massive Open Online Course on Smart Specialisation Strategies developed by the BAK S3 Association will start on 15 January 2018 and offers an overview of the concept and methods to design and apply smart specialisation strategies. The lecturers Dominique Foray (EPFL) and Martin Eichler (BAK Economics) will use theories and case studies to explain [...]
The development agency Dev'Up gathered more than 300 participants in a ‘SME Dialogue’ that counted with the participation of its president, François BONNEAU. The objective was to discuss effective tools to support innovation in SMEs, establishing new ways of cooperation among entrepreneurs with the reinforcement of the regional ecosystem. One of the conclusions of president Bonneau [...]
The Committee of the Regions Massive Open Online Course 2018 will start on 15 January 2018 with a focus on "How to make the most of EU resources for regions and cities". This MOOC will provide information on present and future EU policies and programmes, as well as practical tools and examples of available funding opportunities and support at [...]
The European Commission is inviting companies involved in building of and trading in small passenger ships take part in a targeted consultation on safety goals and functional requirements for them. The deadline is set to 30.11.2017 and the consultation is available here.
On the 24th and 25th of last October, the peer-review of the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process (EDP) scheme in the Centru Region took place in Alba Iulia, Romania. Centru Region presented his RIS3 launched in 2015 covering 9 areas of excellence and also exposed its EDP strategy describing its origin, governing bodies and functioning. One of the [...]
Join us on December 13th in Brussels for our Brokerage event on Social Entrepreneurship Development. This event will gather social entrepreneurs, impact investors and various other stakeholders. You'll be able to meet, exchange with your peers and forge new partnerships. For more information visit the website for the event.
“Local economic development enlarges equal opportunities and is a vehicle to localize the SDGs” The World Forum of Local Economic Development takes place every two years in October since their first edition in 2011. It offers a platform for critical reflection and creative discussions on how can we do things differently in order to achieve a [...]
Tomorrow, 18th of October, Bruno Lindorfer will explain what Industry 4.0 is really about in this new Watify webinar titled "INDUSTRY 4.0 - a Marketing Slogan of the German Industry or the Question of Survival for the Production Industries in Europe?" It will begin at 10AM, and to register you must follow this link.
The ICT Proposers' Day 2017 is a Research & Innovation networking event not to be missed. This year it will feature the launch of the Horizon 2020 Work Programme for 2018-20 in the field of ICT, Future and Emerging Technologies (FET), and Societal Challenges. Register and find out more about the detailed programme for the two [...]