Research & Innovation performance and Horizon 2020 country participation for France

Country profile and featured projects for France

The European Semester, the Commission's yearly cycle of economic policy coordination, supports Member States' structural reforms in different policy areas to promote jobs, growth and investment. Research and innovation play a key role in this context. That is why the Commission gives recommendations to and closely work with the Member States to increase the performance of their national research and innovation systems.

Country profile

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Featured Projects

This list contains 5 recently published articles on projects that have a partner in France.

An integrated response to food-borne disease

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Human welfare is closely linked to the health of animals and the environment. An EU-funded joint research programme has been created to align developments in medicine, veterinary science and consumer health protection to tackle food-borne health threats in a more integrated way across Europe.
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Big data solutions for big farming challenges

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Vast volumes of data from satellites in space, drones in the air and sensors on the ground will be harnessed by a pioneering EU-funded project that promises to revolutionise farming, land use, agricultural sustainability and food security.
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Blue e-infrastructure to inform blue growth policy

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Without a clear view of marine resources and environments, efforts to derive sustainable growth from the seas cannot fully succeed. An EU-funded project has developed virtual labs for research relevant to policy aimed at activating untapped economic potential in a sustainable manner and stimulating job creation in the marine and maritime sectors.
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Making the most of mathematical modelling

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Powerful mathematical modelling and simulation systems are being made accessible to all by an EU-funded project that is driving innovation aimed at addressing societal and environmental challenges.
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Predicting Atlantic Ocean and climate changes... new insights

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European researchers joined forces with Atlantic African counterparts to explore the impacts of ocean changes on weather patterns, marine ecosystems and the wider socio-economic consequences for the region. Their findings uncover new thinking and calculations for wind, currents, and other factors in accurately modelling sea surface temperatures.
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