REA North presented their experience within prominent MED project at the European Week of Regions and Cities on October 9.
The aim of the workshop was to help public authorities, procurers, policymakers, researchers and other stakeholders harness the power of innovation procurement to facilitate more quickly a clean energy transition, in line with the Energy Union strategy, and at the same time create opportunities for their local companies.
Representatives from different regions and organisations presented interesting examples of innovation procurement initiatives carried out in Europe with ESIF, in the context of smart specialisation. Presentations were followed by a Q&A/open discussion where the results and effectiveness, lessons learned, etc. of these experiences were analysed with the audience.