10 Dec 2014 | 6th CCIC newsletter: Focus on ‘local/regional blind-spots’ and important results and outputs

NL6_1CCIC focuses on improving regional policies by enhancing innovation in the public sector and increasing collaboration between local and regional authorities, public entities and other stakeholders. CCIC considers four thematic areas with respect to identifying and surveying public sector innovation, and also a fifth, which is of a horizontal nature – innovation diffusion in regional blind-spots. …
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10 Dec 2014 | The Meaning of ‘Innovation in regional blind-spots’ within CCIC

NL6_2CCIC recognises that certain cities and regions concentrate more resources than others, thus resulting in an unequal distribution of opportunities from one region to another. In addition to that, there are perhaps factors (within the institutional environment, in the organisation, due to politics or economic constraints, etc.), which, perhaps not by design, hinder the diffusion of innovation, or the very transformation of new ideas into reality. …
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10 Dec 2014 | Regional implementation plans

The CCIC main objective is to improve regional innovation policies by enhancing innovation in the public sector and increasing collaboration between local and regional authorities, public entities and other stakeholders. As part of the overall objective of working on this project all CCIC partners were required to create a Regional Implementation Plan (RIP) based on a best practice or combination of best practices that could be transferred directly to their own city/region. …
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