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

2020-04-29T12:55:38+03:00

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 aims to tackle climate-environmental challenges, but also to transform the European economy and society towards sustainability and inclusiveness, protecting its natural assets as well as health and wellbeing of its citizens. [...]

European Green Deal2020-04-29T12:55:38+03:00