EU Cooperation and Innovation - delivering value from our European partnerships

Last few places remain!  A Scottish Stakeholder Discussion on the Future of European Collaboration Scotland remains committed to European regional collaboration and the value that brings to us and our partners across the EU. Recognising the value that such collaboration has brought to Scotland over the years – be it on regional policy and Structural…


Entrepreneurial Ecosystems and Economic Growth: MIT REAP

Scotland Europa, Highlands and Islands Enterprise and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have the pleasure of inviting you to a breakfast seminar, organised in connection with the European Week of Regions and Cities. Successful economies enable entrepreneurs to build competitive businesses through regional ecosystems which are supportive, open and collaborative.  The Massachusetts Institute of…


Meeting the challenge of ageing

NHS24 is involved during the European Week of Regions and Cities in a regional partnership with Swedish, Spanish and Czech regions, entitled "Meeting the challenge of ageing". Regions in Europe vary in their policies and attempts to address the challenge of ageing population. This workshop will showcase the work of a number of regions involved in…


Health at the Heart of the Urban Development Strategy – Creating Healthy Environments

The University of Edinburgh, along with a number of European partners, are organising a side event during the European Week of Regions and Cities. The event will focus on creating a healthy urban environment in the face of environmental and social challenges in cities. Currently 72% of the European population is living in cities, and…


Boosting smart innovation in remote regions for all of Europe

Highlands and Islands European Partnership is involved during the European Week of Regions and Cities in a regional partnership with Swedish, Finnish and Norwegian regions, entitled "Remote and northern sparsely populated areas". The event will demonstrate the common ground for how to set up innovation and regional development in remote, less urban areas, considering the…


EEB Annual Conference 2017 - protecting the environment in a new Europe

The European Environmental Bureau (EEB) is holding its annual conference at Dynamic Earth in Edinburgh, with a focus on environmental action in the context of the changing EU political landscape. Scottish Environment LINK - the Scottish member of the EEB - is organising the event in conjunction with the EEB.  In addition to broader questions about…


6th European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum: Evaluating Innovation in Environmental Protection and Sustainability

The 6th European Environmental Evaluators Network Forum (2017 EEEN Forum) will bring together practitioners, academics, policy-makers and other users of environmental evaluation to share views, knowledge and experiences about the use, relevance and future priorities for climate and environment policy evaluation. The event is hosted by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA). The 2017 Forum…