What is RISE?

The Research, innovation and science expert group (RISE) was a high-level group of policy experts who advised the former Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Carlos Moedas. The group was set up in 2014 and concluded its mandate in 2019.

Their work focused on direct policy advice taking a long-term, structural reflection on the role of research and innovation policy in the future EU agenda.

RISE terms of reference

RISE members

The RISE group was chaired by Dr. Daria Gołębiowska-Tataj.

RISE membership list

Research and innovation in Europe – what’s next?

101 Ideas on the future of research and innovation in Europe is a collection of proposals to stimulate debate on the future of research and innovation policy in Europe. The ideas arise from a year long series of meetings, the Tour d’Europe, where experts from the RISE and ESIR met with their counterparts from across Europe.

The book includes a panoply of thoughts and suggestions, reflecting a myriad national perspectives and the individual histories of research and innovation in each country. It is inspired by President Juncker’s wish to have a wide and open debate on the Future of Europe.

101 ideas on the future of research and innovation in Europe


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Report25 October 2019Research and Innovation

Final Reflections of the RISE Group

This report presents the final reflections of the Research, Innovation and Science Expert (RISE) High-Level Group
ReportOctober 2018Research and Innovation

The academic underpinnings of the European Innovation Council

This report contributes to the development of the European Innovation Council.
StudyMarch 2018Research and Innovation

Mission-oriented research and innovation policy: A RISE perspective

The members of the RISE working group on Mission-oriented R&I policy provide their perspective on how such a policy could work at EU level
ReportMay 2017Research and Innovation

Europe's future: Open innovation, open science, open to the world

Reflections of the Research, Innovation and Science Policy Experts (RISE) High Level Group

RISE advisory groups publications