Insight on Trans-S3 (video)

GoSmart BSR project aims to foster transnational cooperation between industry, the research and development sector, and public authorities.  For this purpose, a methodology for a Transnational Smart Specialisation Strategy – Trans-S3 – has been developed and applied in the GoSmart BSR partner regions. To give a glimpse on what Trans-S3 is we have created a […]

Methodology for Transnational Smart Specialisation Strategy

Smart specialisation strategies (S3) are considered a new and promising policy tool for building more knowledge-based and more competitive economies. Elaborating and implementing these strategies can benefit regional and national economic structures by more business and research community interactions, increased investments, attracting talent to innovation centres, and more intensive [...]

Smart Specialisation for EU regions and SMEs. Save the date – October 9th!

We are pleased to invite national and regional policy experts and decision-makers to the session „Smart Specialisation: trans-regional innovation and investment opportunities for EU regions and SMEs“ organised within the frame of „European Week of Regions and Cities 2019“ in Brussels. Session is organized by close cooperation of „GoSmart“ project team and „Ecorys“– one of […]

GoSmart BSR will be presented in Stockholm

GoSmart BSR is part of the BSR S3 Ecosystem. This new INTERREG Baltic Sea Region project will have its first kickoff meeting on September 4-5,  2019, in Stockholm. BSR S3 Ecosystem will provide a platform for best practices and interregional policy learning in the area of smart specialization (S3). The platform will establish a Directors’ Network […]

Circular economy and sustainability – a driving force for BSR development

Representatives from project “GoSmart BSR” were attending 10th annual forum of the European Union Strategy of the Baltic Sea Region (EUSBSR) in Gdansk on June 12-13, where about 800 participants from governments, international organisations, NGOs, universities, local and regional administrations and businesses gathered. The main task of project “GoSmart BSR” was: To gather information about [...]

Internationalisation in Podlasie

How the potential of small and medium-sized enterprises can be strengthened? The answer is not unequivocal. Nevertheless, it is crucial. Without question SME’s growth is tantamount to growth of their competitiveness and innovativeness’ level. GoSmart BSR, having regard to SME’s developmental needs, creates conception of TIBS (Transnational Innovation Broker System). Its task is to [...]

Transnational smart specialisations strategy recognised as a good approach of strategic prioritisation

Vidzeme Planning Region (VPR) in Latvia has long been developing strategic partnerships and cooperation with institutions and networks across Europe, strengthening the representation of the interests of Vidzeme region in a cross-border context, as well as the introduction of European knowledge and trends in the region. During a two-day bilateral meeting on 9 and 10 […]