How can the introduction of RRI principles enhance the development and implementation of the Smart Specialization Strategy (RIS3)?

Two of the most common problems and related criticisms of the Regional Smart Specialization development process are that a) it can be highjacked by entities/individuals with strong agendas and influence at a local/ regional level (i.e. a dominant industry cluster or a major research institute) and b) it often is a consultation among experts, detached from the concerns of the citizens and society.

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