HERAS Plus supports the development of the Smart Specialization Strategy e-platform
The policy level intervention of HERAS Plus for the support of the development of e-Platform for Smart Specialization Strategy (S3) in cooperation with Strategic Planning Office (SPO) was widely discussed, specified, and the work dynamic was agreed on today among the representatives of the key stakeholders in the S3 development process.
The Team Leader, Mr Aqim Emurli, thanked Mr Adnan Ahmeti (Strategic Planning Senior Officer) for excellent cooperation. The Thematic Coordinator for Research and Innovation, Ms Fitore Fazliu, kicked off the group work with predefined topics and ensured substantial involvement of all relevant stakeholders present (Ministry of Economic and Environment, Agency for Information Society and IT experts) and acknowledged their valued contribution in this process.
The e-Platform will serve as a consultation tool and connect general public and relevant stakeholders with SPO and the S3 processes. The e-platform will timely display the S3 development process and open relevant documents and outputs for the public. Noteworthy, HERAS Plus supports the development and pilot implementation of an S3 for Kosovo concerning higher education, science and research. The initial schemes and optimization indicators for designing a dynamic work plan for the platform development were defined according to the government and beneficiaries’ needs and requirements to ensure utilization for the process at hand. .