We are doing science for policy
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) is the European Commission's science and knowledge service which employs scientists to carry out research in order to provide independent scientific advice and support to EU policy.
Smart specialisation, technology transfer and digital economy – investments in research, innovation and human capital are key priority areas for boosting jobs and growth.
Opportunities and challenges of innovation and Europe's response to them were the topics of this conference, with a focus on South-East Europe, including the Western Balkans, and for constructive dialogue between institutions and businesses.
The report summarises the conference:
The presentations of the conference are available as download package:
Video recordings of sessions of the Smart Specialisation and Technology Transfer as Innovation Drivers for Regional Growth conference:
The programme offered sessions around the key themes:
The conference reception (3 May, 18:00) marked the opening of the Joint Research Centre (JRC) science exhbition.
The exhibition showcased the work done by the European Commission's science and knowledge service from 03 to 18 May.
This high-level conference is organised under the auspices of the Bulgarian Presidency of the Council of the EU.
The conference will bring together
The conference aims to explore the opportunities and challenges for Europe, in
For more information please email: JRC-InnovGrowth-Conf@ec.europa.eu