ARISE, represented by Prof. Dr. Adriano de Carvalho, attended the session “Smart Specialization Strategy of the North 2021-27: Challenges and Priorities for a More Innovative North”, promoted by CCDR-NORTE. The main objectives of the session were to present the new publication of S3 NORTE 2027 and to promote a debate on the main challenges, priorities, and funding opportunities of this regional strategy for the 2021-27 period.

The session took place at the Eng. Alcino Miguel Auditorium of the School of Technology and Management of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, and was opened by the presence of the Mayor of Bragança, Hernâni Dias, the Minister of Territorial Cohesion, Ana Abrunhosa, the President of CCDR-NORTE, António Cunha, and the President of the Polytechnic Institute of Bragança, Orlando Rodrigues.