Webinar 16 “Smart Specialisation Strategies and Sustainability: a framework for reflection”

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We are very pleased to invite you to join us for the webinar “Smart Specialisation Strategies and Sustainability: ​ a framework for reflection”. The event is organized by the International Urban and Regional Cooperation Latin America (IURC-LAC) Programme on Tuesday, June 27th at 09:00 CDT/ 17:00 CEST. The webinar will have a duration of 75 minutes and offer simultaneous interpretation in English, Spanish, and Portuguese.

The webinar will reflect on the sustainability dimension of smart specialisation strategies and their deployment in the industrial and local dimensions, including their application for industrial policies and innovation hubs. It aims to generate inspiration on how to mobilise research and innovation to address the SDGs in various territorial contexts, including places facing institutional and structural challenges.

The agenda includes:

◽ Aitor Cobanera (Bilbao, Spain): “Industrial policies and sustainability in the framework of a Smart Specialisation Strategy”
◽ Patricio Ovalle (Santiago de Chile, Chile): “Public networks of integral support to entrepreneurship and innovation to boost local ecosystems and platforms in the field of smart specialisation: the case of Hub Providencia”
◽ Wanda García Larraguibel (Santiago de Chile, Chile): “Nodes for the acceleration of the territorial impact of Science, Technology, Knowledge and Innovation in priority areas of smart specialisation”
◽ Panel discussion and Q&A

Register now through this link and feel free to share the event with your network:

We are looking forward to seeing you on June 27th!

By Ramon Zamora