Policy & Regulation

Smart Specialisation (Strategy)

2020-02-26T15:12:03+02:00

What is smart specialisation (strategy), and why is it important? The Smart Specialisation Strategy (S3) is a policy concept developed as an instrument for boosting national or regional innovation, specifically focused on the strengths and the competitive advantages of a region, through enhancement of partnerships between businesses, public entities, and knowledge institutions. Registered countries and [...]

Smart Specialisation (Strategy)2020-02-26T15:12:03+02:00

Innovation Hubs

2020-02-26T15:13:53+02:00

Among larger corporations, it is fashionable to have one, whilst many cities are claiming to be one. We are talking of course of “Innovation Hubs”, a widely used term for central places where innovation activities take place. While companies often define these as dedicated offices that are designed, equipped and staffed with creativity in mind, [...]

Innovation Hubs2020-02-26T15:13:53+02:00

Common Agricultural Policy

2020-02-26T15:17:34+02:00

The EU’s common agricultural policy (CAP) is a partnership between agriculture and society, and between Europe and its farmers. A common policy for all EU countries, it supports the production of food, development of rural communities, and environmentally sustainable farming. Since 1962, and throughout a series of reforms, the CAP has not only supported farmers [...]

Common Agricultural Policy2020-02-26T15:17:34+02:00

European Green Deal

2020-02-13T17:45:32+02:00

In December 2019, the European Commission (EC) presented the European Green Deal as their strategy and roadmap towards a climate-neutral Europe by 2050. It comprises several policies, including on clean energy, biodiversity, sustainable food systems, and pollution. In December 2019, the European Commission (EC) presented the European Green Deal as their strategy and roadmap towards [...]

European Green Deal2020-02-13T17:45:32+02:00