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Framework launch
October on the Hub website has been a series of blogs leading up to the launch of our pilot analytical framework. We’re now pleased to announce the release of a progress report, and pilot framework, setting out work done to date and the underpinning analytical methodology.
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As you know, this month’s theme concentrates on the upcoming pilot framework launch for the Smart Specialisation Hub Observatory. This week we’re focusing on Heart of the South West LEP (HotSW). HotSW has adopted an evidence-led approach to identifying their priority sectors which aligns closely with the tenets of Smart Specialisation.
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Greater Manchester and healthcare innovation
As we mentioned last week, one of our pilot LEPs for the framework is Greater Manchester LEP (GM). GM has been making strides over the past decade toward greater devolution of powers from central government, to help reform public services alongside supporting local economic growth.
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During October, we will be providing more in-depth information on our upcoming pilot framework. The framework itself will be made public at the end of the month. The pilot focuses on two LEPs (the Heat of the South West and Greater Manchester), with a gradual roll-out of the other LEPs as more data is finalized. So...
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