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Smart spec and unis
Higher Education for Smart Specialisation (HESS) is a project of the S3 Platform in Seville. It was launched by DG Education and Culture in the European Commission in March 2016 and builds on previous work that the S3 Platform has done on universities.
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Earlier this month, we looked at the contribution of universities to Smart Specialisation strategies. This included the skills, connectivity, and research outputs at the heart of regional innovation activities. In this blog post, we outline the benefits for HEIs of participating.
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Over the 12th and 13th of April, the European Commission played host to a series of presentations and debates on the role of Smart Specialisation, business and universities. Discussion centred on what universities can do, and in many cases are already doing, to help develop Smart Specialisation strategies, including any challenges they may face. Dr...
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Last month, we introduced you to the concept of Smart Spec in England and explained how it works, and who’s involved. In case you missed it, you can click here and have a read. This month, we’ll look at Smart Spec and universities. Andrew Basu-McGowan, Policy Manager for the Smart Specialisation Hub, took the time to...
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