The multiannual work programme will take into account the policitical priorities of the European Union and foresight exercises.
Consultation of stakeholders is an integral part of the programming process. Therefore, a targeted consultation of stakeholders was held until 8 April 2016. As background material the following documents were provided:
The consultation received 200 responses from European and international stakeholders, such as European Technology Platforms (ETPs), Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs), academic institutions and associations, industry representatives and associations. One third of the proposals were made on a personal basis.
Respondents generally supported the evolution of the previous two SC5 Work Programmes, in line with the spirit of Horizon 2020. Further details on the results of the consultation can be found in the short analysis of the contributions.
Furthermore, the challenge will consider in particular the following inputs:
Details on the preparation of the SC5 Work Programme 2016-2017 can be found here.