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The paper refers to emerging research which indicates that some regions suffer from insufficient innovation eco-system complexity, followed by sub-optimal innovation performances and path lock-in. This indicates that regional innovation eco-systems could be further strengthened through…

This Manual provides with a compilation and an analysis of both difficulties recorded across the frontiers and solutions found to overcome them. It has been elaborated on the basis of a major survey launched in 2009 by the ministers responsible for local and regional government of the 47 member…

The objective of this paper is to inform the community of researchers, policymakers and practitioners about the dynamics of setting up the Thematic Smart Specialisation Platform on Agri-food, and to provide information about its functioning and governance.

It discusses specific cases of…

With the overall aim of disseminating the experience of the EU's regional policy and its best practices, both in terms of innovation and cross-border cooperation, the "EU-Latin America Cooperation on Cross-Border Regional Innovation Systems in the framework of Regional Policy" project has…

This article aims to shed light on how institutions shape innovative capacity, by focusing on how regional government quality affects innovative performance in the regions of Europe. By exploiting new data on quality of government, we assess how government quality and its components (control of…

The Smart Specialisation concept, currently implemented in the European Union, is being widely considered by several countries and regions of Latin-America. The interest towards this approach, highly based on the enhancement of regional innovation capacities, is motivating territorial dialogues…