31.05.2018

Designing and orchestrating a BSR-wide smart specialisation strategy ecosystem

The CPMR Baltic Sea Commission is, together with the Policy Area Innovation of the EUSBSR, organising this seminar to present the creation of a Smart Specialisation Ecosystem in the Baltic Sea Region.

Initiated by several Regions in the Baltic Sea and Interreg funded project partnerships, in close cooperation with Policy Area Innovation of the EUSBSR, this platform aims to contribute to strengthen Innovation Ecosystem in the Baltic Sea Region.

The seminar in Tallinn will also be the opportunity to discuss what existing and new funding mechanism should be developed in the upcoming programming period post-2020 to strengthen cooperation on Smart Specialisation Strategies in the Baltic Sea Region.

Join us at the EUSBSR 9th Annual Forum in Tallinn on Monday the 4th of June 17:30 – 19:00 at Cauldron Hall!

Programme outline

Introduction

Dr Erik Bergkvist, President of the Västerbotten Region

Mr Jonas Lundström, Head of Enterprise, Innovation and Social Development in Region Västerbotten

Ms. Alison Hunter, EPPC, Entrepreneurial Discovery Process

 

Ongoing initiatives in the Baltic Sea Region that exists in order to make cooperation on S3 more effective in the Baltic Sea Region

Ms Esa Kokkonen, Director, Baltic Institute of Finland – BSR Stars S3

Ms Joanna Przedrzmirska, Head of the Project Management Centre, the Maritime Institute in Gdansk – Smart Blue Regions

Ms Lina Stanionyte, S3 Platform, Joint Research Centre – Efforts in aligning of S3 projects and instruments in the Baltic Sea Region

Ms Åsa Bjering, Executive Secretary CPMR Baltic Sea Commission – The need for S3 capacity building

 

Closing session/next step

Mr Jonas Lundström, Head of Enterprise, Innovation and Social Development in Region Västerbotten

 

For more information visit the EUSBSR 9th Annual Forum webpage here.