The event, organized as part of the European project MONITORIS3 of the Interreg Europe Programme will bring together representatives of the regional government, interested parties, experts and representatives of European organizations. It will address key issues such as the next evolution of the Veneto Region's Smart Specialization Strategy, and the future impacts in terms of use of European Structural Funds, the role of different regional actors and European interregional cooperation. The strategic reference framework will therefore be Intelligent Specialization and the affirmation of Open Innovation models, behind which a multiplicity of approaches are hidden, all oriented to a greater collaboration between innovative realities, startups and companies.