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Publication | 26 January 2018

National/regional innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3)



The new rules and legislation governing the next round of EU Cohesion Policy investment for 2014-2020 have been formally endorsed by the Council of the European Union in December 2013.

This factsheet is one in a series highlighting key elements of the new approach.