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International collaboration in various aspects of innovation in the selected South East European countries

Roberto Mavilia from Bocconi University prepared dissemination report on international collaboration in various aspects of innovation in the selected South East European countries. Key messages of this report are following: The analysed statistical regions within SEE countries differ from developed EU countries in terms of international collaboration in various aspects of innovation. On average, the…

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Report on Evaluating Smart City Indicators

Dr Dubravka Jurlina Alibegović from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb and Mislav Šagovac, a PhD candidate at University of Zagreb, Faculty of Economics and Business prepared report entitled Evaluating Smart City Indicators: A tool for Strategic Decision-making for Croatian Large Cities.

The report is available here.

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List of publications presented at SmartEIZ Training Workshops

At the ninthTraining Workshop which was held in Zagreb in April 2018 the following researchers presented the following papers: Aralica, Zoran “Mapping GVC in Croatia” Vidaković Peruško, Ivana; Kovač, Katarina and Jošić, Miroslav “Croatia in global value chains”* At the eighth Training Workshop which was held in Maastricht in March 2018 the following researchers presented the following papers: Vargas Cuevas, Fernando…

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Survey on Clusters of Competitiveness in Croatia

Dr Ivan-Damir Anić and Dr Zoran Aralica from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb and Dr Katarina Bačić prepared a report on survey on clusters of competitiveness in Croatia. Key messages of the report are: There is general consensus among respondents that progress/performance of CCCs is not strongly visible, and that CCCs underperformed compared to expectations.…

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How to select and develop Key Enabling Technologies and policies to advance manufacturing in Croatia? Localising roles for innovation researchers and policy makers

Dr René Wintjes from UNU-MERIT and Dr Zoran Aralica from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb prepared a policy brief on how to select and develop Key Enabling Technologies and policies to advance manufacturing in Croatia. The key messages of the policy brief are: Key Enabling Technologies as defined by the European Commission include: photonics, nanotechnology,…

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Assessing research and policy support needs for innovation in the South East Europe

Researchers on the SmartEIZ project, Dr Zoran Aralica from the Institute of Economics, Zagreb and Dr Slavo Radošević from University College London, have conducted an online survey about research and policy support needs for innovation in South-East Europe. The questionnaire entitled „Assessing research and policy support needs for innovation in the South East Europe“ was…