SmartEIZ Conference held in Zagreb

SmartEIZ Conference titled “Smart Specialization Strategies: Contemporary Challenges of its Design and Implementation” was held in Zagreb on 25th and 26th September, 2018. It was organized by The Institute of Economics, Zagreb SmartEIZ project team members. Over the past period, the Smart Specialization Strategy has become a binding strategic document for all EU member states on the basis of…

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SmartEIZ Fourth Project meeting and Advisory Board meeting

Fourth Project meeting and Advisory Board meeting was held on March 23, 2018 at UNU MERIT, Maastricht, The Netherlands. The main objective of the fourth project meeting was to facilitate SmartEIZ project implementation in the remaining period. The project meeting participants reviewed SmartEIZ achievements so far and discussed about remaining deliverables and expected impacts with…

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Training Workshop “Science-Industry Linkages”

The two days training workshop, held in Maastricht from 21 to 22 March 2018, covered a range of theoretical and empirical issues related to science-industry linkages.  The first day was an academic day, first focusing on science-industry linkages research in general, followed by research focused on Croatia in particular, and ending with a panel discussion. The second…

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Training Workshop “Entrepreneurship and knowledge-based economy”

The ‘Entrepreneurship and knowledge-based economy’ training workshop, held from 14th to 15th   February 2018 at the Institute of Economics, Zagreb, covered the state of the art research in the field, starting from an overview of the concept of knowledge-based economy, and the dynamics of knowledge-intensive entrepreneurship. It continued to the discussion of measurement issues,…

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Training Workshop on evaluations of innovation policies

The Sixth SmartEIZ Training Workshop on evaluations of innovation policies was held from 21th to 22th November 2017 at The Institute of Economics, Zagreb. The first day of the workshop was followed by various policy makers from Croatia and led to interesting discussions with them about what can be learned from these evaluation studies. The…

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Training Workshop on Skills and technical change: policy issues

The Fifth SmartEIZ Training Workshop on “Skills and technical change: policy issues” was held from 30th to 31th October 2017 at The Institute of Economics, Zagreb. The workshop lasted 2 days and saw the participation of nine presenters. During the two days, EIZ researchers and their colleagues had the opportunity to listen to and interact with…

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