Horizon 2020
The EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation

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05/12/2013 - 01:00

This report presents the results of the ex ante impact assessments carried out as part of the Horizon 2020 policy formulation process. It explains the problems that the programme aims to tackle, why it is structured as it is, and what it is expected to achieve in terms of impact on Europe's economy and society.

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05/12/2013 - 01:00

Building on the success of previous research framework programmes, this brochure presents a selection of twelve examples showing how research and innovation activities conducted by SMEs make a real difference to EU citizens’ everyday lives, in fields as varied as health, construction, eco-tourism or agriculture. This series of stories illustrates that research & innovation hold business opportunities for SMEs, and that innovation is easier to achieve in well-balanced partnerships, where organizations can complement each other in order to accomplish a successful go-to-market and sustainable competitiveness.

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20/11/2013 - 16:38

This document provides a report on the 1st COFET Conference on the subject of ‘Innovation & Competitiveness in the Context of FET’ that was held on the 20th
and 21st June in London.

COFET aims at supporting the future development of the FET programme based on a focused dialogue between science, policy, industry, and society. FET Future will realize a set of conferences and workshops addressing current and forthcoming challenges for interdisciplinary, ICT-related visionary research as exemplified in the FET programme of the EU's Framework Programme.


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20/11/2013 - 13:17
At ICT2013 in Vilnius (6-8 November 2013), the session “Government - More than the sum of the parts” chaired by Jeremy Millard was focused on challenges for governments and the future of public services. The question how public administration can become agents of change and innovation as well as drivers of smart growth was discussed by three inspiring speakers.
Discover them and read the report!


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