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.

EU and Japan collaborate in search for gravitational waves

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An exchange of know-how and technology between EU-funded scientists and their Japanese colleagues has paved the way for a new generation of ultra-sensitive gravitational wave detectors.
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Healthy outlook for artificial pancreas for very young children

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Type 1 diabetes develops in childhood, requiring constant - often painful - management from the start. EU-funded researchers are testing an artificial pancreas that could transform the quality of life of youngsters suffering from the disease.
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New platform helps earth scientists manage and share data

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An EU-funded project has developed a virtual research environment to help the earth sciences community manage its research life cycles and to share knowledge. The new e-infrastructure platform provides easy access to vast amounts of data and tools, boosting researchers’ productivity and creativity.
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New way to monitor diabetes and other metabolic disorders

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EU-funded researchers have developed computer models that accurately predict and monitor the progression of metabolic syndrome and its associated diseases. This advance may result in new therapies for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, liver disease and more.
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Taking a tailored approach to type 2 diabetes

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EU and industry-funded researchers have split type 2 diabetes into subgroups and are working on a tool to personalise treatment for the disease. Their aim is to help patients get the best possible care for their specific condition and cut public health costs.
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