Under the topic “Cross-regional collaboration for new industrial value chains : lessons from experience and needs for the future”, the session will aim at sharing various experiences in cross-regional collaboration for industrial transformation, identifying bottlenecks and emerging needs, and paving the way towards future policy developments.
The session will gather high level speakers from the European Commission the Vanguard Initiative, and other European projects, who will exchange views in a lively discussion.
Moderator : Wim DE KINDEREN (Brainport Eindhoven, South Netherlands)
|14h00 - 14h10||Introduction by Mr Bert PAULI (Vice-Governor of the Province of Noord-Brabant)|
|14h10 - 14h25||
Keynote speech – Cross-regional collaboration for new industrial value chains
Carsten SCHIERENBECK (DG GROW, Clusters, Social Economy and Entrepreneurship Unit – Team Leader Emerging industries)
Presenting lessons learned and key findings from the European Cluster Observatory, notably on emerging industries and cross-sectoral collaboration, as well as inform about EU cluster initiatives to boost cross-regional collaboration and the development of new industrial value chains, innovation uptake, and smart specialisation.
|14h25 - 14h40||
The Vanguard Initiative experience in cross-regional collaboration
Lesley WARD (Senior Policy Adviser, Scottish Government EU Office)
|14h40 - 14h55||
Mainstreaming of Vanguard methodology to other initiatives of interregional cooperation
Anna GIORGI (Professor at Milan University, in charge for the innovation pillar of EUSALP, the Alpine Macroregional Strategy)
|14h55 - 15h10||
The MANUNET experience in transnational RDI projects funding
Cristina UGARTE (Project Manager at Innobasque, Coordinator of MANUNET)
|15h10 - 15h30||
Panel Discussion – The ways forward
Each speaker delivers 2/3 mains ideas about main bottlenecks in cross-regional collaboration and future actions needed for supporting the emergence of new industrial value chains.
Registration : http://www.wire2016.eu