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Innovative place-based Triple Helix approaches for regional development through Smart Specialisation Strategies Webinar and Workshop 4th June at 6 pm CEST

HLX4EU webinarThe Triple Helix Association in cooperation with the School of Business and Society at St Mary’ s University in the UK and with the support from Erasmus+ programme of the European Union (Jean Monnet Action) is organising a Webinar on 4th June at 6 pm CEST on the topic: ‘˜Innovative place-based Triple Helix approaches for regional development through Smart Specialisation Strategies’ .
Invited speakers are Richard Tuffs (former ERRIN – European Regions Research and Innovation Network – Director) and Jan Larosse (former regional innovatin coordinator Flanders region, Belgium) who will address questions about:

  • Place-based strategies in Europe and the new possible directions for Smart Specialisation;
  • Deepening Smart Specialisation: towards a new approach;
  • Cities and regions as innovation players driving change;
  • A new missions-oriented approach for regions, innovating for growth
  • The role of government, universities and business leaders in shaping economic growth.

TO REGISTER free of charge please send an email to Ms Maria Laura Fornaci.

The webinar themes will be further debated and extended during a Workshop to be held on 28-29 June 2019 at St Mary’ s University, London.
Attendance is free, and there are opportunities to present a case on:

  • The role of Science Parks in regional development
  • Managing university-industry collaboration
  • Managing active Triple Helix Engagement
  • Making change happen: how to mobilise multiple stakeholders
  • Co-alignment between entrepreneurship, smart specialisation and regional development strategies

Participants are invited to register for the workshop and send a brief outline of their proposals to emanuela.todeva[at]stmarys.ac.uk by the end of May at the latest. The workshop will also include an interactive poster session on the theme: ‘˜Meet the Strategy Makers’ .

Further details on the workshop or on the Master class on Triple Helix Scenario Planning and Building a How-to-Do Practice for Multi-stakeholder Engagement are available here