Smart Specialization Panels (SSP) – systematic, creative meetings of stakeholders associated with a specific smart specialization.
They are new structures created in accordance with the provisions of the RIS3 Strategy. They are an important element of continuing the process of Entrepreneurial Discovery as part of already existing smart specializations. The panels will include entrepreneurs, representatives of the R & D & I sector, business environment institutions, and other stakeholders interested in the development of areas defined as smart specializations. As part of the Panels, it is possible to create “Working Groups”, whose aim will be, for example, to develop potential project proposals / ventures. The substantive scope and the specification of tools supporting PIS are worked out during the project implementation. The financing of the conduct of the PPO process in the Podkarpackie voivodship is the own project of the Voivodship Self-Government called “Intelligent specializations – a tool for increasing innovation and competitiveness of the Podkarpackie voivodship” implemented under the Regional Operational Program of the Podkarpackie Voivodship
for the years 2014 – 2020. The project defines the objectives of the PPO in the region, ie:
and the factors that should ensure the process of the final success are indicated: