The role of Clusters in accelerating the European Recovery – Common declaration on the role of Clusters in the European Recovery Plans

Within the European Alliance Against Coronavirus initiative, the European Cluster Alliance (ECA) is hosting webinars every day. These are open to public and revolve around pertinent issues for clusters during the Coronavirus crisis. The overall aim is to link and reinforce industrial ecosystems in the European Recovery Plans the Smart Specialisation Strategies. More information

18th European Week of Regions and Cities

To be confirmed

The European Week of Regions and Cities is an annual four-day event during which cities and regions showcase their capacity to create growth and jobs, implement European Union cohesion policy, and prove the importance of the local and regional level for good European governance.

Attirer, implanter et tirer parti des entreprises internationales de mon territoire

The training in French language "Attirer, implanter et tirer parti des entreprises internationales de mon territoire" organised by CNER will take place online over 2 half-days: Tuesday October 6 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   Wednesday October 7 from 2 p.m. to 5.30 p.m. Programme  How to develop a strategy and methodology for an […]

SMARTER 2020 Conference, Webinar 02: Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability: opportunities for economic recovery and competitiveness

The Territorial Development Unit of the European Commission’s Joint Research Centre and RSA Europe are holding a webinar series based on selected themes of the SMARTER 2020 Conference.  The second webinar “Smart Specialisation Strategies for Sustainability: opportunities for economic recovery and competitiveness” situates smart specialisation strategies in the new EU policy agenda with the European […]

World trade and protectionism in the post-COVID era

Following the unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic, predictions of global output look ominous and a contraction in international trade is foreseen. In the light of those pessimistic scenarios, trade remains key in supporting economic recovery and reinstating to normality. However, protectionism practices seem to be gaining ground across the globe. The need to safeguard open trade and […]

IEDC 2020 Annual Conference

Hilton Anatole 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX

Building Resilient and Sustainable Economies The 2020 IEDC Annual Conference in Dallas, Texas will focus on building resilient and sustainable communities that thrive.  In one way or another, all communities, no matter the size, are focused on five main areas: leadership development, talent development, supporting entrepreneurship, fostering economic opportunity and diversity, and economic transformation. This […]

Think Innovative! Unlock the potential of the Innovation Partnership to boost economic recovery

The online event organised by the European Commission will analyse the 'Innovation Partnership' - a new procedure introduced in 2016 in the EU legal framework. The webinar of 13 October will open a cycle of short webinars on the procedure to support the economic recovery during the Covid-19 pandemic.  More information here, registration closes by […]

DIGITAL SME Blockchain Summit 2020

We see blockchain talked about as a technology disrupting a wide range of sectors: e.g. in finance, contract law or even agriculture. While it has not yet become mainstream, it has still moved beyond experimentation – for instance in finance. However, some basic questions about how this technology can have a real-life impact have not […]

Gender bias in recruitment, promotion and career management

The ESF is partnering with the Gender Equality Academy project on a virtual training “How to avoid gender bias in recruitment and promotion?”. The training will be held online on October 14th from 9.30 to 16.45, and it will provide an overview of the main imbalances and unconscious biases with regard to HR management in […]

EWRC: Centres of Vocational Excellence

This world café invites participants to provide input into the recently established European platforms for Centres of Vocational Excellence (CoVEs). These platforms, funded by Erasmus+, connect providers of high quality skills and competences for a specific economic sector or societal challenge, embedded closely in regional innovation ecosystems. CoVEs are composed of vocational education and training […]