GROWyourREGIOn - 8 to 9 November 2017

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NEPTUNE project will participate to #GROWyourREGIOn conference: Boosting Smart Interregional Collaboration through Clusters to share its experience of managing the Blue Growth Accelerator. The conference will be held on 8-9 November 2017 Valencia NEPTUNE is one of the first INNOSUP projects selected and financed by European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme with more than M€ 3.1 to support directly SMEs.

You are cordially invited to join us in Valencia for the 2nd edition of the #GROWyourREGIOn conference: Boosting Smart Interregional Collaboration through Clusters.

The event is co-organised by the European Commission's Directorate-Generals for 'Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs' and for 'Regional and Urban Policy', in cooperation with the Valencia Regional Authority.


#GROWyourREGIOn is an opportunity to:

  •  share your experience and practices in smart specialisation and clusters;
  • exchange ideas about future measures for smart interregional collaboration;
  • learn about novel ways to support innovation, SME growth and accelerate industrial modernisation.

The conference will use an innovative approach, where the audience can actively contribute, collaborate and co-create, following the first edition from 2015.
This conference gathers over 300 national and regional authorities that manage ERDF and INTERREG projects, the business community and cluster stakeholders engaged in European cluster partnerships and cluster projects. Participants will discuss how to move towards more European 'Silicon Valleys'. This discussion includes new ways to boost smart interregional collaboration and value chain linkages that bring benefits to regions and cities across Europe.

Registration for this conference is open now! Apply soon and secure your participation!


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