Short bio

Javier Gómez is Scientific Officer at the Joint Research Centre of the European Commission. His main activities are focused on providing support and policy advice to EU member states and regions in their way to implement their smart specialisation strategies, particularly in areas and priorities related to energy, interregional cooperation and blue growth. Prior to joining the European Commission, Javier Gómez worked as project evaluation and monitoring officer in the EU Cohesion policy instrument of European Territorial Cooperation.  

Smart Specialisation Strategies
Cross Border Cooperation
Value Chain Development
Innovation Strategies
Main publications

Belen Barroeta Javier Gómez Prieto Jonatan Paton Manuel Palazuelos, "Innovation and Regional Specialisation in Latin America: Identifying conceptual relations with the EU Smart Specialisation approach."