Publication

GoSmart sharing good practices and contributing to foster interregional partnerships around smart specialisation topics

Innovation Broker Ilona Platonova from Vidzeme Planning Region along with  representatives from 60 other European regions participated at the workshop “A Robust Innovation Ecosystem for the future of Europe” hosted by Innovation Ecosystems unit of the European innovation Council (EIC) Task Force of the European Commission’s Directorate General for Research and Innovation in Brussels on […]

TIBS system is recognised as a good example of international support for SMEs

GoSmart BSR Innovation Broker Ilona Platonova participated at the conference “New Industrial value chains for Growth” in Tampere, organized by members of The Vanguard Initiative, who are driven by a political commitment made by regions to use their smart specialisation strategy to boost new growth through bottom-up entrepreneurial innovation and industrial renewal in European priority […]

Transnational Innovation Brokerage System gains great feedback in Brussels

The availability of international Innovation Broker in the regions is a way for small and medium-sized enterprises to help developing their product/service and to allow them to see opportunities for cooperation with entrepreneurs or research institutions in other countries, thus promoting of smart specialisation in businesses and cross-border cooperation. GoSmart BSR Transnational Innovation [...]

Polish SMEs’ are expressing their interest in taking advantage of the TIBS services

On 29th of October, 2019, Podlaska Regional Development Foundation organised a meeting in a form of a business breakfast – an early-morning networking event aimed at entrepreneurs, academia, administration and business organisations interested in international cooperation. 44 participants had an opportunity to learn more about the Transnational Innovation Brokerage System (TIBS) value [...]

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 […]