Innovation Union Scoreboard 2013 shows EU more innovative, but gap between countries widening
Commissioner Barnier welcomes historic agreement on the European unitary patent package
R&D Scoreboard: Despite crisis, top EU firms continue to invest in innovation
Innovation performance of 190 European regions compared
New EU loan guarantee facility for innovative SMEs launched in Austria
Commission focuses on international science co-operation to meet global challenges
Designed for growth: Design to push innovation
Taxation: Commission consults on tax obstacles to cross-border venture capital investment
Scientific data: open access to research results will boost Europe's innovation capacity
Open access to scientific data – Communication and Recommendation – background
European Commission targets barriers to Single Market for research and innovation
Frequently asked questions on the European Research Area
Commission launches innovation partnership for Smart Cities and Communities
€8.1 billion investment in research and innovation to create growth and jobs.
Progress on regulation on European Venture Capital Funds and European Social Entrepreneurship Funds.
European Council's agreement on the seat of the Unified Patent Court – the final element in the patent package
European Innovation Partnership: Strong stakeholder support for action on active and healthy ageing
European Council confirms research and innovation as drivers of growth and jobs.
Innovation Partnerships: new proposals on raw materials, agriculture and healthy ageing to boost European competitiveness.
Enterprises must boost innovation as global competition becomes stronger.
The Innovation Union Scoreboard: Monitoring the innovation performance of the 27 EU Member States.
Eco-innovation Action Plan Launched: helping business to deliver green growth and environmental benefits.
New EU fundraising rules: boosting venture capital for SMEs and easing access to credit
State of the Innovation Union 2011 – Progress report issued by the European Commission
Innovation Union: achievements in the first year
October 6th 2011 marks the first anniversary of the Innovation Union (IU) flagship initiative, one of the cornerstones of the Europe 2020 strategy for growth and jobs. Over the course of the past year a number of key milestones have been reached.
Commission calls for partnerships to tackle societal challenges
€7 billion boost for research and innovation will create jobs and growth
Commission launches the "Smart Specialisation platform" to further boost innovation in the EU regions
Commission report highlights Europe's innovation emergency and analyses Member States' progress
Commission for better standards to boost European competitiveness and promote consumers' interest
Commission sets out "blueprint" for Intellectual Property Rights to boost creativity and innovation
Active and Healthy Ageing: EU sets up group to steer innovation
Commission proposes unitary patent protection to boost research and innovation
Social Innovation Europe Initiative
Speech: Europe leading social innovation – José Manuel Durão Barroso, President of the European Commission
Speech: Social Innovation is crucial for Europe's Future – Máire Geoghegan-Quinn, Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science
Photographs of the conference
EU research and innovation funding: Commission consults on radical changes to create more growth and jobs
Statement by Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn after the 4 February European Council
Innovation – key issues for the European Council
New Innovation Union Scoreboard: main competitors outpace the EU despite progress in many Member States
EU research and innovation funding - immediate changes to cut red tape for researchers and SMEs
Innovation Union: Commission launches consultation on active & healthy ageing
Sixth Community Innovation Survey: more than half of EU27 enterprises are innovative; one in nine innovative enterprises cooperate with European partners
R&D and the economic crisis: top EU firms cut investment less than US rivals, but Europe still well behind
Competitiveness Council – Discussion on EU Patent and first views on the Innovation Union