- Smart transitions - presentation by Adam Irvine (ECCI)
- Prospects of green growth in coal-dependent regions of Poland. Macroeconomic analysis of Śląskie Voivodeship and Konin Subregion - report by Jan Witajewski-Baltvilks and Jakub Sawulski
Smart specialisation – workshops organised by EU-CONSULT and the Marshall’s Office of the Wielkopolskie VoivodshipThe meeting consisted of three blocks of workshops. The EU-CONSULT company, at the request of the Marshall’s Office of the Wielkopolskie Voivodship, conducted a workshop block about the smart specialisations of the Konin subregion, carried out parallely in two groups, one consisting of representatives of local authorities and the other one of science, business, and NGO representatives. At the beginning of the meeting, Elizabeth Duda and Michał Ptaszyński of the Marshall’s Office of the Wielkopolskie Voivodship presented the main issues connected with the smart specialisation and the new technologies serving its development.
‘Smart transformation' - toolkitVladimir Cvijanović (EFIS - European Future Innovation System Centre) lead the second workshop block devoted to smart transformation. Among other things, he showed the "Online S3 Platform" which can be used to create, monitor, and update the smart specialisation strategy on the national and regional levels (→ see presentation in English).
The optimum scenario for the transformation of Eastern Wielkopolska region – IBS discussionDuring the last workshop block, Aleksander Szpor of the IBS moderated a discussion about the optimum transformation scenario for Eastern Wielkopolska region. Conclusions from the workshops, in the form of an action plan (recommendations) will be published as part of the IBS report prepared as part of the project “Transformation in the Konin Subregion”.
Institute for Structural Research (IBS)
Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (University of Edinburgh)
Marshall's Office of the Wielkopolskie Voivodship
Photos: Krzysztof Gutta