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Smart Spec 101
Following the outcome of the referendum on the UK’s membership of the EU on 23rd June, the delivery partners would like to take this opportunity to reaffirm our commitment to the Smart Specialisation Hub project and the prominent role it will play in place-based innovation investment.
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The final part of our “Smart Spec 101” programme focuses on the research analysis side of the project. Etienne Bailey, the Hub’s research analyst, took some time to speak to us about what’s being done to bring together the mapping framework.
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Innovate UK is one of the funding partners for the Smart Specialisation Hub. They work with people, companies and partner organisations to find and drive the science and technology innovations that will grow the UK economy. Howard Partridge, ERDF Programme Manager, gave the Hub some insight into how the organisation is involved with Smart Specialisation, and...
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The Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) is one of our funding partners for the Smart Specialisation Hub.  HEFCE funds and regulates universities and colleges in England. It aims to help create and sustain a world-leading system of higher education.
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This month on the Smart Specialisation Hub is all about “Smart Spec Hub: 101”. Throughout this month, we’ll be providing some background information on Smart Specialisation, some insight into current events, and hinting at plans for the future. We’ll also include some information on the partners involved in the project. Our first post for this month...
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