Goals of research and innovation policy

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 Moedas in 2015.

European Innovation Council (EIC) pilot

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)

European Research Area (ERA)

Policy initiatives and practices of a unified common European research area, where scientific knowledge, technology and researchers move freely.

Innovation Union

Innovation Union

The Innovation Union is one of the 7 flagship initiatives of the Europe 2020 strategy for smart, sustainable and inclusive growth.

International cooperation

International cooperation

Fostering international cooperation in research and innovation helps tackle global challenges and gives the EU access to scientific knowledge and new business opportunities.

Contribute to research and innovation strategy

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.