Title: Open Data, Open Science & Open Innovation for Smart Specialisation monitoring
Authors: FUSTER MARTÍ ENRICMARINELLI ELISABETTAPLAUD SABINEQUINQUILLA ARNAUMASSUCCI FRANCESCO
Publisher: Publications Office of the European Union
Publication Year: 2020
JRC N°: JRC119687
ISBN: 978-92-76-10726-2 (online)
ISSN: 1831-9424 (online)
Other Identifiers: EUR 30089 EN
OP KJ-NA-30089-EN-N (online)
URI: https://publications.jrc.ec.europa.eu/repository/handle/JRC119687
DOI: 10.2760/55098
Type: EUR - Scientific and Technical Research Reports
Abstract: This report has been produced as part of the “Lagging Regions” project of the European Commission's Joint Research Centre. Implementing a Preparatory action of the European Parliament in close cooperation with the Commission’s Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Lagging Regions aims to support selected slow growth and low-income territories in nine EU Member States in the implementation of their smart specialisation strategies. In addition to the provision of targeted support to each of these partner territories, Lagging Regions brings them together to share experiences and to develop cross-regional, horizontal perspectives on the key challenges they and many other regions across Europe are facing. These include: Governance, Monitoring and Evaluation; Managing industrial transitions and Transregional and transnational collaboration. Monitoring and evaluation are important concerns for regions involved in RIS3. Under the Lagging Regions project, horizontal working group activities led to the production of a Massive Open Online course on monitoring. This work also led to the identification of the key next steps in furthering regions’ capacities to monitor and evaluate the outcomes of their RIS3 efforts. This report presents the outcomes of one such next step. The Lagging Regions project has previously highlighted the need for better tools and opportunities to compare policy processes, outputs and outcomes across different dimensions and geographies. These issues pointed directly to the role open data, open (government data), open science and open innovation in S3 monitoring, an area so far unexplored. Following a combination of participatory processes, fieldwork, desk research and expert consultation, the working group activities described in this document, have provided great learning opportunities to the participants. This report is an attempt to share such lessons with the wider stakeholder community.
JRC Directorate:Growth and Innovation



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