Granada (ES) - 15/03/10 - 17/03/10
Week of Innovative Regions in Europe
In the frame of the Spanish EU Presidency, the Ministry of Science and Innovation is organising, together with the European Commission, the "European Week of Innovative Regions", which is the result of merging three different conferences:
- Conference on the efficient and effective use of budget earmarked in the Structural Funds for RTD and Innovation, including their synergies with the FP and the CIP.
- "Research Potential" conference, which focuses on the assessment of the results and the identification of best practices of the Research Potential (REGPOT) calls within the FP7 Capacities Programme, aimed at the increase of the research capabilities of the best research centres of the European regions, with an special emphasis in Convergence and Outermost regions.
- "Regions of Knowledge" conference, which deals with the assessment of the results and the identification of best practices of the Regions of Knowledge (REGIONS) calls within the FP7 Capacities Programme, aimed at fostering regional cooperation through "research-driven clusters" by means of a comparison of the different regional strategies and joint action plans defined.
At the event, the JRC Institute for Prospective Technological Studies (IPTS) is presenting its reserch activities and results.