PARTNERSTWO w projekcie EURIS Dirección General de Empresa. Gobierno de Navarra Nawarra , Hiszpania Wirtschaftsfoerderung Region Stuttgart GmbH Stuttgart, Niemcy Brainport Development NV Eindhoven, Holandia Nyugat-dunántúli Regionális fejlesztési Ügynökség Kft West Transdanubian, Węgry Wojew ództwo Łódzkie Łódź , Polska
General aim: Support of the process of the regional innovative ecosystems ’ creation in EU through adoption of a n Open Innovation model , intensifying the cooperation between the innovative actions’ participants.
Working out of more effective RSI by common education, exchange and transfer of best practice and other common actions leading to creation of Open Innovation environment.
Diffusion and transfer of best practice to other EU regions.
Working out the recommendations for the participants of the innovative processes in regions so that they contain the Open Innovation elements.
The European Commission’s Communications on smart and sustainable growth call on regions to help attain the smart, sustainable and inclusive objectives of Europe 2020 by developing smart specialisation strategies (S3).
Yet there is still a need to discuss what should a S3 look like, and how do we do it? Where are we now, how do we get there? What happens to current strategies such as Regional Innovation Strategies and where is the decision making power on S3 – the region, Member State?
smart specialisation strategies (S3) According to DG Regio, the aim of a smart specialisation strategy is to concentrate resources on the most promising areas of comparative advantage, e.g. on clusters, existing sectors and cross-sectoral activities, eco-innovation, high value-added markets or specific research areas.
It should be understood at the outset that the idea of smart specialisation does not call for imposing specialisation through some form of top-down industrial policy that is directed in accord with a pre-conceived “grand plan”. Nor should the search for smart specialisation involve a foresight exercise, ordered from a consulting firm. It is suggest ed an entrepreneurial process of discovery that can reveal what a country or region does best in terms of science and technology .