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Commissioner delivers closing address at the Info Days on the Research PPPs - Factories of the Future, Energy - Efficient Buildings & Green Cars", Brussels, 12 July 2011

"I am sure you will be very pleased to hear that the draft legislative proposal in preparation for HORIZON 2020 will address the use of Public-Private Partnerships. It is important that there is a place for large-scale strategic actions such as PPPs with the critical mass to reach their objectives"

Brussels, 12 July 2011


Distinguished Speakers, Ladies and Gentlemen,

Thank you again for your very active participation in the PPP Info Days.

I would like to especially thank the industry speakers who provided us with such encouraging information on the considerable progress the Research PPPs have made in contributing to the EU Economic Recovery Plan.