NCP_WIDE.NET project invites all interested parties to participate in the ERA Chairs & Regional Impact workshop that will be held on the 8th of October as a side event of the European Week of Regions and Cities in Brussels. The workshop will contribute to the Thematic Pillar 1. The future of the EU and the roles of the regions and cities. The event will showcase ERA Chair projects in terms of their impact at regional level as well as discuss in plenary how sustainable growth and community engagement can be better addressed by EU-funded projects.
Concept: Sustainable regional growth and competitiveness can only happen by harmonizing Framework Programmes with place-based R&I investments of structural funds. This way, a more homogeneous European Research Area can enable regions unfold their full potential. Let’s not forget community engagement that fuels synergies at regional level enhancing regional impact. Spreading Excellence & Widening Participation actions are designed to address the uneven performance between member states in R&I allowing capacity building of beneficiary institutions and fostering collaborative networks between low R&I and high-performing member states.
The event is free of charge and open to the wide public.