This series of 14 reports deal with Research and Innovation Strategy for Smart Specialisation in Greece. These reports have been prepared at the request of the Directorate-General for Regional Policy, Greece and Cyprus Unit, of the European Commission. They are targeted at national, regional and local authorities, business, higher education and non-governmental stakeholders (the so-called quadruple helix) in Greece and the 13 Greek regions.
“Connecting Smart and Sustainable Growth through Smart Specialisation” is a guide in a series of guides prepared in the framework of the Smart Specialisation Platform set up by the European Commission. It is not an academic publication but a practical document with concrete recommendations and examples of good practice that show potential ways forward and to facilitate
The Cyprus University of Technology in the framework of IKTIMED project, organized last week a workshop in Limassol concerning Smart Specialization and how European regions can implement the nature and rationale of this policy determining priorities in terms of R&D & technological activities.
A two-day conference, titled:“IN SEARCH OF INNOVATION – How can knowledge exchange practices within University City Regions stimulate regional development?”, will take place on 11th & 12th of October 2012, coordinated by the Decentralized Administration of Macedonia – Thrace (DAMT), within the framework of the INTERREG IVC project “INNOPOLIS”.
Published in December 2011, the Innovation and Research Strategy for Growth sets out the Coalition Government’s plans to boost economic growth through investment in research and innovation across the UK. The strategy is based upon an understanding that Government can be an important driver of innovation, and on the UK’s recognised strengths,
Small firms are playing an ever-increasing role in innovation, driven by changes in technologies and markets. This OECD book explores how government policy can boost innovation by improving the environment for entrepreneurship and small firm development and increasing the innovative capacities of enterprises.
The OECD Innovation Strategy presents an overview of knowledge on innovation processes and trends, as well as recent policy developments and recommendations to make policies for innovation more effective. It brings together the broad range of analysis undertaken since May 2007 with the objective of helping governments to harness innovation to strengthen growth