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Innovation Union is the European Union strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring our economy growth and jobs.

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Tuesday, 21 February 2017

Research Headlines - Safer roads for cyclists

[Source: Research & Innovation] Cyclists suffer a disproportionately high share of road accident injuries and fatalities. Through a combination of detection technologies, warning systems, information display and cooperation systems aimed at reducing collisions, EU-funded researchers are planning to cut fatality figures and make cycling safer.

Source: What's New in Innovation

 

Publication

A pocket guide on the Innovation Union

Europe's future is connected to its power to innovate. The Innovation Union, an action-packed initiative for an innovation-friendly Europe, is the solution.

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Country profiles

Click on any country in the map below to view its research and innovation performance.

Innovation Union progress at country level 2014 (PDF icon 5.3 MB)

Innovation Union progress at country level 2014
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Social corner - tweets from Innovation Union and Horizon 2020

 

Events

28 February 2017

European Industry Day, Brussels

 

Help us shape the industrial agenda of tomorrow at this event on 28 February in Brussels !

400 participants, key industrial players, global trend shapers and high-level policy makers will inspire debate on the future of European industry.

The event will open with a video message from Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Commission Vice-President Jyrki Katainen, and Commissioners Elżbieta Bieńkowska and Carlos Moedas will participate.

Representatives of traditional and new sectors, entrepreneurs, innovators, start-ups and the tech community will share the stage with key EU political leaders.

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Commission brings in top innovators to advise on a potential European Innovation Council

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