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East Sweden Region – the county of Östergötland’s adaptation of RIS3

January 20, 2014

Yesterday I published a brief article about what we mean with RIS3. Today I will tell you a bit about the implementation of RIS3 in the East Sweden Region, where we are working on developing and now implementing smart specialisation since more than one year. Strategic governance and operationalisation There is currently extensive work within […]

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Regional Development for Growth and Smart Specialisation in East Sweden

January 18, 2014

Strategic governance and virtual cooperation structure to stimulate regional growth The Region of Östergötland in Sweden has for the last few years worked with development and implementation of a new, unique virtual organisation and Quad-helix based cooperation structure for governance and execution of its Regional development plan and Regional innovation strategy. Bearing is in this […]

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Future of the European Union – Smart specialization

November 18, 2012

“Europe is facing a moment of transformation. The crises has wiped out years of economic and social progress and exposed structural weaknesses in Europe´s economy. In the meantime, the world is moving fast and long-term challenges such as globalisation, pressure on resources, population ageing, are intensifying.” – Quote from Europe 2020 Strategy Introduction This blog […]

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Place Excellence and EU Horizon 2020 seminars in Zagreb

November 4, 2012

“The scientific man does not aim at an immediate result. He does not expect that his advanced ideas will be readily taken up… His duty is to lay the foundation for those who are to come, and point the way.” – Nikola Tesla During the last week of October 2012, Jörgen Eriksson, Lars-Göran Larsson and […]

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