Project good practices

Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation (RIS3)

Summary: RIS3 is the regional strategy for innovation and research that EU Member States and regions are required to adopt.

Location: Toscana,

Framework Agreements with the Italian Ministry of Economic...

Summary: Common funding procedure (Italian Ministry/Tuscany Region) for selection and financing of R&D programmes with impact at national and regional level.

Location: Toscana,

ERA-STAR Regions network

Summary: Joint programming initiatives between Member Regions, in the frame of interregional R&D projects, directly accessible by Research centres and companies.

Location: Prov. Namur, Belgium (Belgique-België)


Summary: Contacts between clusters (from different technological fields) and their members

Location: Prov. Namur, Belgium (Belgique-België)

RIS3 Toscana Contest

Summary: Contest for research activities/business ideas in the field of R&I Strategies for Smart Specialisation (ICT/photonics, smart factory, chemistry and nanotech).

Location: Toscana, Italy (Italia)

Innovation Breakfast Networking

Summary: Innovation themed networking to help businesses & stakeholders raise their profiles and find people who may be able to help them progress a plan or idea

Location: Tees Valley and Durham, United Kingdom

Organising BtoB events technology/end-user

Summary: The idea is to create occasions for technology and application sectors to meet and better understand each other (application needs and technology offer).

Location: Bretagne, France

Setting up a new regional Photonics Innovation Hub

Summary: Creating a new innovation Hub in Lannion has helped the recognition, growth and dissemination of the photonics technology in Brittany.

Location: Bretagne, France

Knowledge Exchange via the Centres of Excellence (COE) for...

Summary: Independent organisation driving economic growth through the exploitation of space. Its Knowledge Exchange activity enables business/ university collaboration

Location: Tees Valley and Durham, United Kingdom

Funding service for SMEs

Summary: Advice & support to local SMEs; particularly a funding service that helps businesses understand available options, and supports them to write funding bids

Location: Tees Valley and Durham, United Kingdom

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