Smart Cities and Regions Public Policy Lab (SCRPL)
Interreg Europe project www.interregeurope.eu
Project summary The Smart Cities and Regions Public Policy Lab (SCRPL) project supports countries and regions invested in the field of Smart Cities and Regions by introducing or improving local policy to support innovation in this field.
Establish policy roadmaps to improve the regions’ innovation ecosystem of Smart Cites and Regions.
Improving policy instruments that support the innovation ecosystem of Smart Cites and Regions.
Improving policy instruments related to the implementation and evaluation of smart specialization strategies
Coordinating/aligning regional policies and strategies between sectors to facilitate innovation ecosystems that go beyond administrative regional boundaries
Defining and assessing the innovation ecosystem, policies implementation Key Performance Indicators (KPI) that could be measurable and based on open data, pilots, analytic tools and collective awareness platforms (CAPS)
Establishing open networked federated structure of Smart Cities and Regions Pilots to share data and analytics and to exploit complementarities between regions innovation ecosystems acting as a Smart Cites and Regions Polices observatory and Lab
The project target challenges that goes beyond simply sharing good practices, providing policy road map and policies instruments recommendations. The project deliverables will include:
mapping tool to help different regions align development strategies by reducing overlaps and gaps, and by finding complementarities and opportunities for European collaboration
policies implementation KPIs based on open data sources and analytic tools
methodology and results for policies assessment based on the KPIs. Partnership and roadmap for continuation of the Smart Cites and Regions Polices observatory and Lab operations.