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Annual Report 2016
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The Smart Specialisation Team is proud to present its first Annual Report, detailing the story and progress of Smart Specialisation across England. It provides living examples of Smart Specialisation at every stage, from a range of LEP areas and from our Hub partners and collaborators.
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This month we're concentrating on our Annual Report, including activities from England's LEPs, and the UK Government, that support the Smart Specialisation vision of place-based innovation and growth. The Autumn Statement – the first fiscal event of our post-referendum world – landed on Wednesday. The accompanying Industrial Strategy document, published yesterday, set out in more...
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As part of our run-up to our Annual Report at the end of this month, we are looking at existing examples of Smart Specialisation across the country, with next steps theory and practices from the Smart Specialisation Platform in Europe. Last month our Project Manager, Viola Hay, attended one of the sessions during the European...
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This month, leading up to the publication of our inaugural Annual Report, we are outlining case studies from across the 38 LEPs in England that demonstrate best practice and good examples of Smart Specialisation. Of course this cannot be considered in isolation; the Government’s forthcoming Industrial Strategy should, when published, be taken into account by...
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Throughout November on the Hub blog, we’ll be gearing up to the publication of our very first Annual Report at the end of the month with a series of case studies from around the country. For our first blog, we’re headed to Nottingham Trent University (NTU) and BioCity. BioCity is an example of an innovative, partnership...
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