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The aim of the conference is to involve a wide range of experts in discussing important trends and challenges of investment policies nowadays. More information is available in draft programme. Please submit the application with your thesis (2500 words maximum) before November 06, 2017 to the Conference Committee at The conference is organized by the InterRegioNovation Association... more
The first issue of 2017 of the Regional Innovations Journal is available.In this issue you will find the following articles: The reform of decentralization and strategic budget planning: prospects for Ukraine (Valentyna Pleskach, Nadiya Prokopenko) Cities, States and Empires (Adrian Campbell) Reasons for the decrease of foreign investments in China: an overview of India’s prospects for becoming... more
Policy Learning Platforms are established by Interreg Europe territorial cooperation programme and they aim to open up the programme’s knowledge for the benefit of all the project partners and the whole community of regional policy stakeholders. There is one policy learning platform per policy area covered by Interreg Europe:     Research and innovation     SME competitiveness     Low-carbon... more
Interact has just published the communication toolkit to help communication experts at  Interreg programmes by providing practical guidance on different communication matters, taking into account the collective experience and priorities of the programmes. Handbook is available here.
Thursday 24th – Friday 25th November 2016Holiday Inn Bloomsbury, London, UK Abstract submission deadline: 24th August 2016 Confirmed speakers: Ross DeVol, Milken Institute, USAJamie Peck, University of British Columbia, CanadaStephen Hilton, Bristol Futures, UKRon Martin, University of Cambridge, UKMia Gray, University of Cambridge, UKRowland Atkinson, The University of Sheffield, UKBridget... more
In the context of re-launching public and private investments to boost long-term growth, which is at the top of the EU policy agenda, the European Committee of the Regions (CoR) launched a survey to gather input from representatives of local and regional authorities. The survey is open until 14 July 2016. The survey may ve completed in any of the official EU languages The results of the survey... more
On 18 May 2016 our cooperation organisation ECAS organised the Conference “24 Years of EU Citizenship: What We Stand to Lose”, to discuss the achievements and challenges of EU Citizenship. Throughout the various presentations and interventions, one common message stood out: However crucial the role of EU institutions may be in advancing EU Citizenship, Member States share also their responsiblity... more
The new Skills Agenda for Europe launches a number of actions to ensure that the right training, the right skills and the right support is available to people in the European Union. It will aim at making better use of the skills that are available; equip people with the new skills that are needed - to help them find quality jobs and improve their life chances. Main focus of New Skills Agenda is... more
On 18 May 2016 our cooperation organisation ECAS will organise the Conference “24 Years of EU Citizenship: What We Stand to Lose”, to discuss the achievements and challenges of EU Citizenship. Registration at ECAS website.
Territorial cooperation programme Interreg Europe launched its second call for projects. The call closes on 13 May. More information. BIRDhub experts provide consultations aand advice on project preparation and can support you in finding cooperation partners in other countries.