The Mandate

The President has given Robert Madelin, senior innovation adviser in the EPSC, the mission to : 

  • “bring external trends, policies and issues to his attention and to the attention of the Commission at political and technical level”; 
  • “bring fresh thinking to the way in which the Commission develops and implements innovation policy to help overcome problems in bringing European ideas to market and adapting finance to innovative growth”; and to 
  • report by June 2016 on “how best to position Europe as a global pro-innovation actor... how to bring European ideas to market, what regulatory and policy framework can best support this and how more effectively to create deep and agile finance for innovative growth”.