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.

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 […]

EEN services in synergy with Interreg

The workshop will be dedicated to the different synergies between Interreg projects and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) services. It targets current and future Interreg actors and Managing Authorities. As the world’s largest support network for SMEs with over 600 business and innovation support organisations, the EEN has become a reference gateway for businesses in quest of […]

ErasmusDays 2020

The #ErasmusDays 2020 give you three dedicated days to learn about the Erasmus+ Programme and talk with the programme’s alumni who will be happy to share their experiences with you! Exhibitions, concerts, contests, seminars, partner networking, open days, distribution of Europass Mobility documents, digital events,… The success of the #ErasmusDays is bottom up: it means […]

FOOD 2030 – Transforming food systems through Research & Innovation

The virtual event will bring together researchers, innovators, policy makers, actors, stakeholders and civil society for a participatory discussion on the transition to sustainable food systems and, in particular, on the key role of research and innovation therein.  This year’s programme will reflect the updated EU policy context on food system reform, including the recently […]

EWCR: Cities as Platform for Green Innovation

The workshop - organised by META Group in the context of the European Week of Regions and Cities - aims to discuss how cities can use a challenge-based approach to solve social challenges while boosting their entrepreneurial potential and the attractiveness of the ecosystem. The bottom-up, outward-looking approach enables a city to act as a […]