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Brussels calls on European regions to boost their leading sectors

The European Commission (EC) today put on the table a battery of proposals for the regions to boost the economic sectors in which they already have a certain specialization, That European investment is as effective as possible and contributes to creating added value.

Brussels, July 18 (EFE) .- The European Commission (EC) today put on the table a battery of proposals for regions to boost economic sectors in which they already have a certain Specialization in advance, so that European investment is as effective as possible and contributes to creating added value.

These strategies, dubbed "specialization Smart ", allow the regions" to convert their needs, forces and competitive advantages into goods and services in the market ", explains the Commission in the communication presented "It is important to understand that not all regions have to be Silicon Valley, but that they all have sectors on which to continue building," said European Commissioner for Regional Policy, Corina Cretu, at the press conference presenting the proposal.

As exemplified in the document, Extremadura would gain added value as a result of Investments in the agricultural sector and participate in a European network that develops advanced technologies in crops to face the high demand of the market in high season.

Since 2014, Regional specialization is one of the criteria reviewed by Brussels before giving the green light to an investment at local level with Cohesion Funds.

In Spain, a country "moderately Innovator "according to the latest published European indicator, priority areas for smart specialization are manufacturing, industry, sustainable innovation and "Facilitating technologies" such as nanotechnology and microelectronics.

The package of proposals, presented today in Brussels, contains two pilot projects based on this approach. First, it will seek to provide specific support to the regions facing the industrial transition through a partnership with teams of the European Commission, with whom they will work To enhance local innovation capacity and remove obstacles to investment.

The second pilot program focuses on the creation of interregional partnerships to The participating territories create "value chains" in sectors such as the bioeconomy, mobility and advanced manufacturing.

Brussels will present its call for the first program in Autumn of this year, while in the coming months there will be partnerships between regions that will be active in 2018.

According to Commission figures, Members and regions have developed more than 120 smart specialization programs for the period between 2014 and 2020, to be financed through more than 40 billion euros

"Europe needs to empower, defend and protect its citizens, regions and industry to create the prosperity and jobs Citizens expect. Type of strategies and pilot projects that the EC has put on the table are intended to be a "useful contribution" in the preparation of the next multiannual financial framework, which will set the ceiling Of expenditure for the period 2021 to 2027.

It will be the first time the European budget does not include the United Kingdom in its accounts after its divorce from the community bloc, one of the

"The European Union to Twenty-seven will be different than Twenty-eight. We have to be prepared to change the way in which the EU Works to reinforce our resilience, "explained EC Vice-President for Employment, Jyrki Katainen.

The future of European finance," under high pressure "according to Katainen, The challenges of globalization for EU citizens are two of the reasons why the Commission presents this battery of measures today.

"The best way to tackle these Challenges is to support Member States and regions to address the impacts of globalization and also to benefit from them, "he said.

The communication opens the door to This new way of working, "which ensures enhanced local and regional authorities in decision-making participation" can be repeated at European level if their success is found.

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