The panel will explore the compound role of the ESI Funds in supporting the strengthening of institutional and administrative capacity, with a focus on public administrations and stakeholders. It will discuss the wide range of measures funded via different but interrelated investment strands: the Thematic Objectives 11 and 2 (digital agenda part); the Smart Specialisation Strategies of TO1; the programmes' technical assistance, with focus on the synergies that exist between these different investment strands.
European Policies Research Centre - University of Strathclyde
Public Administration Department - Presidency of the Council of Ministers (Italy)
The implementation of Thematic Objectives 11 and 2 in Italian National and Regional ESIF Operational Programmes. Strengths and weaknesses, lessons for the future.
Pomorskie Region – Department of Economic Development
Pomorskie Smart Specialisations: leading role in the development of capacities among regional partners.
Managing Authority for the Competitiveness and Internationalisation OP (Portugal)
A new approach for financing and promoting the Digital Transformation of Portuguese Public Administration.
Director of Programming, Innovation and Competitiveness (Umbria Region)
Umbria’s integrated approach to Administrative Capacity Building and the Smart Specialisation Strategy.