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The KNOW-HUB project

KNOW-HUB bridges the gap of shortage of knowledge, skills and experience of European regions in designing and implementing smart and effective strategies for innovation. The practitioners from 10 EU regions will collaborate in reviewing their policies and practices to identify issues for improvement and good practices to share with others. They will learn together how to apply the knowledge and experience identified in the peer review process, and sharing this knowledge with the aid of modern knowledge management tools.


This is the first of a new series of annual Eurostat publications providing statistical analyses related to important European Commission policy frameworks or other phenomena in society. The purpose of this first publication is to provide statistics to support the Europe 2020 strategy and to back up the monitoring towards its headline targets.

An overview of national launch events and thematic events for Horizon 2020

Science, technology, innovation and entrepreneurship – which foster competitiveness, productivity, and job creation – are important mechanisms for encouraging sustainable growth. The 260 indicators in the OECD Science, Technology and Industry (STI) Scoreboard 2013 show how OECD and partner economies are performing in a wide range of areas to help governments design more effective and efficient policies and monitor progress towards their desired goals.

Final results of the survey made by Fraunhofer Institut für System- und Innovationsforschung (ISI).

This guide for Managing Authorities and bodies in charge of the development and implementation of Research and Innovation Strategies for Smart Specialisation was written by Christian Saublens for the European Commission's DG Regional and Urban Policy.

EURADA has issued a concept note relating to a regional ecosystem intended to promote entrepreneurship and the reindustrialisation of regions based on FabLabs, 3D printing hubs, e-commerce platforms and crowdfunding.

The European Commission's DG Research and Innovation has just published a series of reports on how to convert research into commercial success stories.

The Business Innovation Observatory’s case studies analyse the most relevant, representative, innovative and successful business innovation cases. In each study you’ll find essential information on the case at hand: • The background of the business innovation case • Its socio-economic relevance • The drivers and obstacles • The policy recommendations