Following on the AER Open Doors week, the King's Commissioner, Leen Verbeek and the Executive Board of the Province of Flevoland (NL) came to discuss the next steps of their engagement in AER. AER has been very present in disseminating information from Flevoland's European projects, including Smart Europe, More4NRG and Regions4GreenGrowth. In addition to dissemination, AER also … [Read more...]
This tag is for all posts relating to Project Smart Europe.
Welcome to our projects section. AER was involved in the "Smart Europe" project. The articles below are related to employment and innovation-based sectors.
“We won’t show you our successes or good practices, we want you to see the bare reality and identify the failures we don’t see” is what the 10 peers from AER, Maramures, Avila, Flevoland and Sør-Trøndelag heard at a one-week peer review in Mid Sweden (27-31 May) in the context of the Smart Europe INTERREG IVC project. Embedded with an outstanding innovation system, an … [Read more...]
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SMART EUROPE was a project based on the concept that smart and targeted regional policies and interventions can be designed to boost the employment directly in the regional innovation-based sectors. With this aim, a consortium of 13 partners, representing 11 EU regions, exchanged policies and instruments for identifying and supporting the main regional economic actors that … [Read more...]
On 4 November, the partners of the SMART EUROPE and GreenInfranet projects - INTERREG IVC – met for a joint final conference gathering over 160 participants, where regional stakeholders were challenged to build stronger connections between economic, health, spatial planning and social welfare policies, essentially to bridge the gap between nature and economy. Find all … [Read more...]
Almere, Flevoland (NL), 4 November 2014 Today, the partners of the SMART EUROPE and GreenInfranet projects - INTERREG IVC – met for a joint final conference gathering over 160 participants, where regional stakeholders were challenged to build stronger connections between economic, health, spatial planning and social welfare policies, essentially to bridge the gap between … [Read more...]
From 19 to 21 April, the SMART EUROPE INTERREG IVC project partners gathered in Manchester (UK) in order to exchange and discuss on how to build dynamic business environments and nourish open innovation. Led by Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU), good practices from Avila (ES), Flevoland (NL) and Manchester (UK) were presented: the creation of clusters, the benefits of … [Read more...]
During the Conference "Innovative Actions, Smart Jobs", hosted by Avila County Council on 16 April 2013 in the framework of INTERREG IVC project Smart Europe, AER member regions discussed alongside politicians and policy makers from across the EU the specific issues and common challenges to overcome the economic crisis. Promoting cooperation between SMEs and research … [Read more...]
Smart Europe Regional Peer Review in Veneto: intense, challenging, productive! Boosting the creation of innovative companies In the context of the Smart Europe INTERREG IVC project, 10 experts from AER, ALMI, Maramures, Flevoland, Patras and Bologna joined forces and brains for a one-week Peer Review in Veneto (I), from 25 February to 1 March. In order to find out how … [Read more...]
Unemployment, having become a major challenge affecting regions all across Europe, it is now ever the more important to implement smarter, targeted regional policies aiming to support job creation within each local economy. With this objective in mind AER held a breakfast briefing at the House of Dutch Provinces in Brussels on 24 January, to present how regions can effectively … [Read more...]
Strasbourg (F), 16 February 2012 The Assembly of European Regions is pleased to announce the kick-off of two new INTERREG IVC projects recently approved by the European Union. In cooperation with Flevoland (NL), who is leading both projects, AER will prepare, support and monitor the implementation of peer reviews on regional innovation strategies (SMART EUROPE) and … [Read more...]