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Smart Spec and Business
This week’s blog was guest written by Hans Möller, Innovation Director at the North East Local Enterprise Partnership (NELEP). Mr Möller took the time to tell us why NELEP considers Smart Specialisation to be an important part of the region’s innovation plans.
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The Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) is the lead partner for the Smart Specialisation Hub. The KTN is the UK’s Innovation Network, connecting people to speed up innovation, solve problems and find markets for new ideas. Sue Dunkerton, KTN Director and Chair of the Hub Programme Board, gave some insight into how the organisation is involved...
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Lancashire Enterprise Partnership (LEP) has consistently framed its economic development priorities as part of its Strategic Economic Plan. Now, it aims to achieve a more local view on Smart Specialisation opportunities for the sub-region. Currently, LEP has three such projects in progress, which will set out a clear basis to promote and develop the innovation eco-system...
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June on the Smart Spec blog will focus on why regions across England should put Smart Specialisation at the heart of their business strategy. This week, we take a look at why the Department of Business, Innovation, and Skills (BIS) think Smart Specialisation is so important to the way businesses encourage innovation.
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