Content list

List of content

MODULE 1 – INTRODUCTIONS
Module description
Unit 1 – Introduction to the course
Unit 2 – Smart specialisation in a nutshell (3 videos)
Case study 1 – The region of Limburg (NL)
Unit 3 – Spontaneous dynamics of entrepreneurial discovery and structural changes (2 videos)
Unit 4 – The two faces of a smart specialisation strategy
Conclusion

MODULE 2 – THEORETICAL ELEMENTS
Module description
Unit 1 –Building local capabilities in the age of Global Value Chain (2 videos)
Unit 2 – General purpose technologies – “there is not only one game in town”
Unit 3 – Entrepreneurial discovery
Unit 4 – S3 between specialisation and variety
Unit 5 – The economic theory of innovation policy (2 videos)
Conclusion

MODULE 3 – OPERATIONALISATION: DEVELOPING THE KNOWLEDGE BASE
Module description
Unit 1 – Towards a process for S3 development (3 videos)
Unit 2 – Sound base of evidence – tools (2 videos)
Unit 3 – Sound base of evidence – data
Unit 4 – Analysing entrepreneurial resources
Case study 2 – Dialogs and interactions – an example: Ticino
Conclusion

MODULE 4 – OPERATIONALISATION: FROM STRATEGY TO IMPLEMENTATION
Module description
Unit 1 – Supporting exploration and coordination within a priority area
Unit 2 – Flexibility, evaluation and monitoring (2 videos)
Unit 3 – The “Smart State” (Kevin Morgan) (2 videos)
Unit 4 – Repetition of the fundamentals
Conclusion

MODULE 5 – SMART SPECIALISATION CASE STUDIES IN EUROPE AND BEYOND
Module description
Unit 1 – Case study 3: The EU experiment
Unit 2 – S3 is going global
Unit 3 – Case study 4: Basque Country
Unit 4 – Case study 5: Crete
Unit 5 – Case study 6: Värmland
Conclusion

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