Smart Specialisation Community of Practice (S3 CoP)

We are very pleased to inform you of the official launch of the Smart Specialisation Community of Practice (S3 CoP), under the S3 Thematic Platform for Sustainable Blue Economy, at the S3 Conference 2023 on 30 March 2023 (online), from 09:30 – 16:00 CET.

This represents the European Commission’s main source of support and knowledge sharing on the implementation of Smart Specialisation Strategies. The work of the S3 CoP will build on the experiences of existing partnerships in different thematic areas, drawing lessons from the past to address emerging and future needs of regions and stakeholders.

We therefore warmly invite you to register for the event here

More information on the draft agenda, programme and speakers can be found here!

Additionally, we invite you to engage in all the activities relevant for your region or organisation and contact the S3CoP secretariat at, with in cc, for any clarification you may need.

You can also follow the S3 CoP latest news on twitter: S3 CoP (@S3Cop_EU) / Twitter and very shortly on a new dedicated website.