Policy topics

Focus areas for research and innovation on environment

The European environmental research and innovation policy addresses global challenges of pivotal importance for the well-being of the European citizens within a context of sustainable development and environmental protection. The final aim is to define and implement a transformative agenda to “green” both the economy and the society, so to make development sustainable in Europe and beyond.



Climate Action

Informed decisions for a climate-resilient low-carbon society. Read more

Cultural Heritage

Engaging a new cultural heritage agenda for economic growth. Read more


Earth Observations

Crucial info on climate, energy, natural hazards and other societal challenges. Read more

Nature-Based Solutions

Providing viable solutions of natural ecosystems. Read more


Systemic Eco-Innovation

Generating and sharing economic and environmental benefits. Read more