Type of support / service available
The S3 Platform1 assists EU countries and regions to develop, implement and review their research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3). Established in 2011, the role of the S3 Platform is to provide information, methodologies, expertise , peer-reviews and advice to national and regional policy makers, as well as promote mutual learning, trans-national co-operation and contribute to academic debates around the concept of smart specialisation. Support includes technical assistance (e.g. linking regions), training, joint reports, analysis, study visits/mutual learning, modelling, use of interactive platforms, etc.