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22 Jan 2016
European Innovation Ecosystems: good governance and effective support for Smart Specialisation

When: 26 January 2016, 09:00-16:15

Where: The European Committee of the Regions (CoR), Rue Belliard 99-101, 1040 Brussels

The purpose of this joint CoR-EC conference is to update and exchange knowledge and experience concerning the effectiveness and efficiency of supporting innovative entrepreneurship at territorial levels in the context of implementation of smart specialisation strategies.

This would include exploring and discussing intra-regional governance issues of successful European Innovation Ecosystem as well as the quality and effectiveness of business support service providers.

The event is open to representatives from national/regional authorities and practitioners from business and innovation support institutions organized in non-governmental networks and platforms.

There will be interventions by EBN (gathering Incubators & Business & Innovation Centres, EU-BICs), IASP (gathering Science and Technology Parks, and Areas of Innovation), the European Cluster Collaboration Platform (gathering clusters), ERRIN & EURADA (gathering development agencies and Innovative regions), EARTO (gathering research & technology organizations, RTOS) and other innovation actors.

Unfortunately the registration is closed (due to the large number of participants), but the conference will be broadcasted via web-streaming.

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