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. They were set by Commissioner Carlos Moedas in 2015.
European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot
The EIC pilot supports top-class innovators, entrepreneurs, small companies and scientists with bright ideas and the ambition to scale up internationally.
European research area (ERA)
Policy initiatives and practices of a unified common European research area, where scientific knowledge, technology and researchers move freely.
The Innovation Union is one of the 7 flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.
Fostering international cooperation in research and innovation helps tackle global challenges and gives the EU access to scientific knowledge and new business opportunities.
European Research Infrastructures
Initiatives related to research infrastructures including the ESFRI, Group of Senior Officials, EIROforum, sustainability, ERIC, international cooperation and access.
Contribute to research and innovation strategy
Access to ongoing public consultations related to research and innovation as well as archived consultations from the Directorate General for Research and Innovation.