The third Tuscany Regional Stakeholder Group meeting was held on June, 7th 2018 in Sesto Fiorentino (Italy) at the premises of IFAC-CNR. 

During the STEPHANIE meeting, the regional Smart Specialisation Strategy in the Space sector was updated and success cases of good practices from the partner regions of the STEPHANIE project were illustrated and analysed. 

Furthermore, the topic of hydrogeological risk was discussed in relation to the real needs of the end users and the opportunities offered by remote sensing from space. 

Finally, “good practices” and “ideas for the future” on regional policies in Tuscany to support aerospace and photonics sectors were discussed. 

To the success of this event contributed the participation of several regional stakeholders from all the four types of Quadruple Helix actors.