The European Commission and the European Committee of the Regions launched today the Pilot Action on Partnerships for Regional Innovation, announcing 74 selected territories and publication of the PRI Playbook. Over 45 ERRIN member regions and cities will take part in the Pilot, feeding into the upcoming new European Innovation Agenda.
ERRIN is looking for a Policy and Communications Officer to join its Secretariat! The successful candidate will work to support ERRIN in delivering high-quality services to members, raising the profile of ERRIN within the EU research and innovation field in Brussels, and contributing to the network's overall communication strategy. The deadline to apply is 27 May.
The SEDEC Commission of the European Committee of the Regions and the European Commission's Directorate-General for Education, Youth, Sport and Culture (DG EAC) are inviting local and regional authorities to take part in a survey to share their experiences on digital education and skills. The deadline to fill in the survey is 23 May 2022.
With its second phase in full swing, the peer learning programme Cultural Heritage in Action has launched a call for participants for the peer learning visit in Helsinki, taking place on 13-15 June 2022.
The European Capital of Smart Tourism is an EU initiative that recognises outstanding achievements in smart tourism. It gives European cities the opportunity to share their best practices as smart tourism destinations and awards those cities that implement the most innovative and intelligent solutions in four categories: accessibility, sustainability, digitalisation, cultural heritage and creativity. Apply by 1 June 2022.
In the context of the Russian aggression against Ukraine and the ongoing war, members of the EU R&I community are mobilising efforts to support Ukrainian researchers. To engage and inspire, ERRIN members are encouraged to share information about their regional activities and initiatives in support of Ukraine's R&I ecosystem on the ERRIN website, using the tag ‘Solidarity with Ukraine’.