News8 February 2021Brussels, BelgiumResearch and Innovation
Commission launches new ERA Forum for Transition
On 4 February, the Commission launched the new ERA Forum for Transition. The Expert Group on the ERA Forum for Transition is an informal expert group of the Commission to provide advice and expertise to Directorate-General Research and Innovation in relation to the preparation of the ERA governance Framework in partnership with EU countries. In 2021, The Expert Group will help design a new ERA governance and kick-start the work for an ERA Policy Agenda.
The objectives of the group in 2021 will be to:
provide recommendations on a new ERA governance framework, including the mandate and objectives of its different components and the interactions between them
provide input for a new yearly ERA Scoreboard to monitor ERA progress.
The “ERA Forum for Transition” is composed of Member Stats representatives as well as one representative from each EEA/EFTA Country. European R&I stakeholders will be invited to participate in the discussions of the Expert Group on the basis of their expertise.