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Innovation Union - What it means to you

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The Innovation Union will contribute to innovations and breakthroughs to improve your quality of life and create jobs.

The Innovation Union means:

  • A smarter economy to support our standard of living
  • Better use of public money
  • Empowering citizens through social innovation
  • Innovative solutions to live longer and healthier lives
  • A greener Europe

The Innovation Union will make it easier for you to commercialise your ideas and grow your company.

The Innovation Union means:

  • Improved access to finance
  • Innovation-friendly rules and regulations
  • Accelerated interoperable standard-setting
  • Cheaper patenting
  • Innovation supported by the public sector
  • Innovation Partnerships to give EU businesses a competitive edge
  • Easier participation in EU research and innovation programmes

Innovation Union will make it easier for you to conduct your research in Europe

The Innovation Union means:

  • Attractive careers for researchers
  • High-standard training
  • Improved cross-border mobility
  • A more open access to research results
  • Enhanced public-private collaboration
  • Easier participation in EU research and innovation programmes

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