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Title
Consultation on Green Paper – towards a Common Strategic Framework for EU research and innovation funding
Policy field(s)
Research, innovation, ICT, education, enterprise/industry, energy, transport, environment
Target group(s)
Researchers, research organisations, businesses, business associations, governmental bodies, non-governmental organisations
Period of consultation
From 09.02.2011 to 20.05.2011
Objective of the consultation
This European Commission Green Paper proposes major changes to EU research and innovation funding to make participation easier, increase scientific and economic impact and provide better value for money. The changes, to be introduced in the next EU budget after 2013, would bring together the current Framework Programme for research, the Competitiveness and Innovation Programme, and the European Institute of Innovation and Technology. The Commission is seeking the views of all interested individuals and organisations on these proposed changes and on the specific questions set out in the Green Paper.
How to submit your contribution
We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities.
  • If you are answering this consultation as a citizen, please click here to submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click here to submit your contribution.
  • If you are answering this consultation on behalf of a public authority, please click here to submit your contribution.
Contributions will be published on the Internet.
View the questionnaire
The maximum time to complete the questionnaire allowed by the system is 90 minutes. Partial responses will not be saved. This means once you start filling in the questionnaire, you have to answer all compulsory questions to submit your response. You can, however, preview/print a PDF version of the online questionnaire ( 109 KB) to help you to prepare your response.
Reference documents
Documents linked to the consultation are to be found on the consultation web site
Contact details
Directorate-General for Research & Innovation
E-mail: RTD-CSF-GREENPAPER@ec.europa.eu
Postal address: European Commission, Directorate-General for Research & Innovation, Office SDME 02/54, Brussels 1049, Belgium
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Results of consultation and next steps
A summary of results will be published on the consultation web site

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