Goals of research and innovation policy

Open innovation, open science and open to the world are the 3 main policy goals for EU research and innovation.

European Green Deal

Europe will become the world’s first climate-neutral continent by 2050. Research and innovation are driving this transformation.

Enhanced European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot

The Enhanced EIC pilot supports top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with the ambition to scale up internationally.

European research area (ERA)

The European Research Area (ERA), ERAvCorona action plan, recommendations to EU countries in the European Semester, timeline to revitalise ERA, news

International cooperation

International cooperation, strategy, partner countries and regions, funding, project results, documents and news

European Research Infrastructures

Initiatives related to research infrastructures including the ESFRI, Group of Senior Officials, EIROforum, sustainability, ERIC, international cooperation.

Contribute to research and innovation strategy

Ongoing public consultations related to research and innovation as well as archived consultations from the Directorate General for Research and Innovation.


Cloud for research data in Europe. Details of the expert group, news and publications.

Gender equality in research and innovation

Gender equality strategy as it relates to the European Research Area (ERA), She Figures report, networks and publications.