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Smart Specialisation news from England and elsewhere, and think pieces on local innovation and Smart Specialisation.

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Innovation outlook: upcoming projects

August is traditionally a quiet month in innovation and associated policy activity. Universities take a partial pause, Parliament is in recess and we all draw a collective breath before plunging into the fast-flowing stream of September. Give us your feedback At the Hub, we’re using this brief quiet spell to seek feedback on our recent...
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Provide feedback on our innovation mapping

The Smart Specialisation Hub is seeking feedback on its recently published analysis, Mapping England’s Innovation Activity, from key stakeholders and our wider audience via a short online survey. We invite you to comment freely on the analysis and encourage feedback, even beyond this current survey phase. You can fill in the survey here until 14th...
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SIA Wave 3 Announcement

SIAs Wave 3: the Hub gets involved

The Smart Specialisation Hub has been involved in a number of the successful Wave 3 Science and Innovation Audits (SIAs), announced last week by the Universities and Science Minister, Jo Johnson. The next wave rolls in The twelve consortia that will be part of the 3rd wave of the Science and Innovation Audits are: Cyber...
Science, Innovation, and the Industrial Strategy

Science, Innovation, and the Industrial Strategy

Lord Prior of Brampton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State at the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, gave a ministerial address launching the Science and Innovation Audits Wave 2 reports at Venturefest East on the 22nd September. Industrial Revolution 4.0 In the sporting surrounds of Newmarket Racecourse, Lord Prior talked about the challenges and...
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Finding the right funding

On the 13th of September, the Smart Specialisation Hub in collaboration with DCLG’s Interreg Team in Cambridge, GCGP LEP and New Anglia LEP convened an Innovation Funding event to explore project ideas and potential funding routes.

Innovation outlook: upcoming projects

August is traditionally a quiet month in innovation and associated policy activity. Universities take a partial pause, Parliament is in recess and we all draw a collective breath before plunging into the fast-flowing stream of September. Give us your feedback At the Hub, we’re using this brief quiet spell to seek feedback on our recent...

Provide feedback on our innovation mapping

The Smart Specialisation Hub is seeking feedback on its recently published analysis, Mapping England’s Innovation Activity, from key stakeholders and our wider audience via a short online survey. We invite you to comment freely on the analysis and encourage feedback, even beyond this current survey phase. You can fill in the survey here until 14th...

ERDF funding: making the most of the latest opportunities

The Smart Specialisation Hub is pleased to announce the release of Mapping England's Innovation Activity, our latest data tool to map innovation activity across England's LEPs.

Solving the data puzzle

The Smart Specialisation Hub is pleased to announce the release of Mapping England's Innovation Activity, our latest data tool to map innovation activity across England's LEPs.

Recognising England’s innovative clusters

The Smart Specialisation Hub is pleased to announce the release of Mapping England's Innovation Activity, our latest data tool to map innovation activity across England's LEPs.
The Hub website relaunch

A new look, a better Hub

The last three months have been particularly important – and busy –for the Smart Specialisation Hub. Here's what we've been up to.
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