Meetings and events
  • 09.02.2021
    The Interreg BSR project GRETA builds on experiences with methods to support growth developed in the LARS project with environmental targets in two areas: energy (reduction of CO2 emissions, green energy production) and circular economy.
  • 26.01.2021
    In this last Newsletter we report on piloting new practices in regions and on the project messages. The project partners have been involved in academic communication writing articles on the findings and involved in the international dialogue on regional innovations.
  • 13.10.2020
    The policy advice centers on the most important conclusions of the project. The LARS project partners have found that transnational learning may be applied in practice and that it complements smart specialization in the quest for new and innovative solutions.
  • 11.05.2020
    In this 5th Newsletter of the LARS project we report on the work on policy transfers between regions. Regional economic performance is fostered by well-targeted policy instruments and it may well be that transnational learning is the fastest path to policy development.
  • 06.05.2020
    In late April, the LARS project held its fifth partner meeting and transnational learning seminar. The meeting was originally scheduled to take place in Riga. However, due to the corona pandemic, the partners met digitally. Still, the two-day meeting was a success and the partner eagerly shared insights and results...
  • 26.02.2020
    What role should public organisations play in innovation activities? The dissertation by Antti Mäenpää is looking at the role of public organisations as innovation agents. The Connectivity model used in Mäenpää's research was designed to help the region of Ostrobothnia in its strategy formulation.
  • 10.01.2020
    The core of Smart Specialisation lies in discovering new opportunities. Discovering new innovative solutions stems from well-connected innovation networks in the regions but also from learning on innovative solutions in other regions.
Updated on 16.11.2017, at 11.40, Marie Sjölind.