The Smart Specialisation approach is a significant policy innovation, operationalising Europe 2020 objectives and incorporating social and non-technical innovation, so the potential contribution of experiences in Territorial Cooperation programmes gains a new relevance.
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The UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills, published the Smart Cities Background Paper.The report considers the enormous challenges facing cities, the size of the opportunity afforded by the focus being given,worldwide, to addressing those challenges
ICEIRD 2014 invites submissions of papers related to all the topics of interest of the conference. Papers that address collaborations between industry and academia, case studies as well as experience reports on any of the conference themes are welcome.
This conference at the Leibniz Institute for Regional Development and Structural Planning, 7 and 8 November 2013, will discuss social innovations and conflicts in urban development and planning in the light of multiple challenges and conflicts that cities are facing today.
INNOSEE, a Leonardo Da Vinci project produced an e-learning platform for training on Research Driven Clusters (RDC) which is accessible from the project website. RDCs training is required in all the stages of cluster development, emergence, set-up, growth, sustainability, and adaptation.
Tuomo Tuikka and Mari Ervasti published a foresight report on Crowd-based Services for Digital Cities. The report aims to identify trends, challenges, and recommendations in the field of Crowd-based Services for Digital Cities of the Future. This foresight will help expose future themes with high innovation