European regions have to face many challenges today, ranging from the COVID-19 pandemic, and the Ukraine-Russia war, to the green, social and digital transitions.
They require tailored, complex solutions and innovation policies can play an important role in helping regions address these challenges.
Taking stock of Interreg Europe's good practices and policy initiatives, our thematic experts Arnault Morisson and Marc Pattinson have put together a selection of reading materials and online events that will help you better grasp this topic.
Do you have a policy challenge on innovation ecosystems that you would like to tackle? Contact our experts and they will see how to best help you!
The design and implementation of mission-oriented innovation policiesRead about the design and implementation of mission-oriented innovation policies for the next EU research and innovation programme for 2021-2027.
Technology Parks to promote regional economic transformationLearn more about technology parks and how they can benefit regional and local policy.
Clusters driving the twin transitions: key learningsAccess the recording and presentations of our online workshop on clusters driving the digital and green transitions that took place on 10 December.
Supporting knowledge and technology transfer in BulgariaExplore the policy challenges and suggestions of the peer review on Centres of Excellence and Centres of Competences in Bulgaria.
E-workshop recording: Innovation for grand societal challengesOn 8 September 2021 we organised an online workshop on innovation for societal grand challenges. Watch the recording, access the presentations and get inspired!
Relevant policy briefs
University-industry collaborationFind out in this policy brief why university-industry collaboration is a key component of the regional innovation policy-mix. Successful exploitation of research and development results is fundamental for regional competitiveness.
Smart Specialisation StrategyIn this policy brief, you will learn from practices implemented in different regional institutional contexts such as transformative policy changes on regional policy challenges ranging from the Entrepreneurial Discovery Process to S3 Monitoring.
Clusters: Driving the green and digital twin transitionClusters play an important role in industrial transformations as they support knowledge diffusion, knowledge spillovers, higher innovation and more. Explore the importance of clusters in this policy brief.
Join us in Brno, Czech Republic for a workshop!
On 18 October, we are inviting you to a workshop on how to build a successful innovation ecosystem.