Open seminar. Evidence and Knowledge Needs for the Territorial Agenda 2020 and EU Cohesion Policy. Royal Palace 21-22 June 2011 Gödöllö - Hungary. Policy Oriented Panel 3 A competitive Europe in a Globalised World through Research and Innovation. Massimiliano Leoncini Tuscany Region
Evidence and Knowledge Needs
for the Territorial Agenda 2020
and EU Cohesion Policy
21-22 June 2011
Gödöllö - Hungary
Policy Oriented Panel 3
A competitive Europe in a Globalised World through Research and Innovation
Department for Research
The European Commission’s Regions of Knowledge initiative aims to strengthen the research potential of European regions by encouraging and supporting the development of regional ‘research-driven clusters’ of universities, research centers, enterprises and regional authorities with a transnational dimension
The ideal configuration should provide a platform for a symbiotic relationshipbetween excellence in scientific researchandexcellence in economic growth,both supported by activeregional governments
Rebuilding a virtuous circle between research and industry to enhance productivity and competitiveness
5 lines of action:
Transfer of Technologies-coordination of the actors of the TT;-territorial economic intelligence systems;facilitate the relationship-TT-RS bodies and universities-creation of innovation clusters, involving businesses, universities, involved in the TT and PA
Promotion of research projects-Industrial Research ⇒impact on employment and production-Basic research ⇒ with concrete effects-Basic research ⇒to promote excellence -Joint research projects, incentives for business
3. Promoting innovation and application of advancedservices-guidance to support SMEs-synergy with the transfer system-support the third mission of the universities by funding research contract and trainingapplication
4. Improve Absortive capacity of enterprises
-University-PMI partnerships with joint projects-foster-articulated path of training, research and work among universities, companies and PA.
5. Promoting excellence in regional research-attraction of young researchers-international PhD schools in strategic areas-financing of projects in the same subject area-support the internationalization of the regional system of R&D
The AMCER project will develop more accurate methodologies and analytical content on both impact and coordination of Eu R&D policies.
For this, it will deepen existing studies, including Espon ones, and solid preliminary expertise developed by participating Regions.
Its results will be of direct interest for all Regions, as well as for National authorities and European institutions.
9 Regional Governments
Provence-Alpes Côte d’Azur
East of England
The stakeholders behind this project intend to use the project results in defining strategic options for future R&D policies. They in particular intend to:
Improve regional databases on the R&D systems
Prepare of the strategic reference frameworks and operational programmes under the next programming period (2014-2020)
Formulate recommendations to the development of regionalized indicators on the results and impact of EU R&D policies
Summer Session Programme
The Summer Session Programme (SSP) will be an interdisciplinary and international “summer school” of higher education, professional development, and research, preparing individuals to respond to the current needs and the increasing and evolving demands of the specific sectors and the applications regarding the EPISODEProject related disciplines.
The SSP cover both technical and non-technical disciplines and skills (scientific, technical, legal, commercial, social, etc.) relevant to Episodeproject-related fields and activities.
They are delivered by permanent and part-time faculty and by lecturers drawn from the academic, government, and industry sectors from the regional partners