As part of the European Economic Recovery Plan, adopted in November 2008, the Commission launched in 2009 three Public-Private Partnerships (PPPs), to tackle the consequences of the global economic downturn.
The aim of the three PPPs was to fund research and innovation in three key industrial sectors - manufacturing, construction and automotive - in order to boost competitiveness and support employment, while at the same time significantly contribute towards a more green and sustainable economy.
In the period 2009-2012 these PPPs have been implemented under FP7 rules, with the following committed amounts: Read more
The first generation of the PPP projects is now moving towards a successful conclusion, and some first evaluations can be drawn. Read more
New research and innovation roadmaps towards Horizon 2020 are being prepared, for 2014 - 2020. Stakeholder consultation was open until 01 October 2012.
The validation phase of the consolidated roadmaps after open consultations is now closed. Updates will be published on the websites of the three Associations: