Meetings and events
  • 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.
  • 05.06.2019
    The LARS project is now moving towards its transnational learning phase. The partners are analyzing the stakeholder connectivity in the regions. Which stakeholder innovation partnerships exist and which are needed? The goal is to find ways for learning among regions.
  • 23.05.2019
    In the beginning of April, the LARS project held its third partner meeting and transnational learning seminar. This time the partners met in the beautiful city of Lillehammer, in the heart of Norway. The partner meeting was hosted by Oppland county authority.
  • 13.12.2018
    The second newsletter describes the theoretical framework behind LARS, and gives concrete examples of how the work is carried out.
Updated on 16.11.2017, at 11.40, Marie Sjölind.