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Are EU policies on innovation working?

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Five years after Europe launched a plan to foster innovation, EU-funded researchers are taking stock of its impact on growth and jobs. Their analysis aims to help policy-makers calibrate on-going policy actions and plan future ones.

The EU launched the Innovation Union in 2010 as part of its Europe 2020 strategy for growth and jobs. The plan commits EU countries to 13 general objectives and 34 associated policy actions aimed at stimulating innovation.

The EU-funded project I3U is now evaluating the achievements to date of each policy action, with emphasis on their effects on innovation, the economy and job creation.

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