Let's shape the future together
European Research and Innovation Days is the European Commission’s annual flagship Research and Innovation event, bringing together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.
The event took place online on 23 and 24 June and attracted over 21,000 participants from over a 100 different countries.
Watch the wrap-up video to get an impression of the event and highlights from the 70+ sessions and workshops.
This year marks the start of Horizon Europe, our most ambitious EU research and innovation programme ever. Researchers, innovators, policy makers and citizens heard first-hand about the programme’s new features and got insights on its structure from Commission staff at the event Village.
And the Research and Innovation Days 2021 was just the beginning!
Did you miss a session? You can rewatch all live sessions and workshops via the event platform.
Join us next week at the Horizon Europe Info Days 2021, where will answer your specific questions on funding opportunities of the new Horizon Europe research and innovation programme.
Also, do not forget to visit the permanent European Research and Innovation Exhibition, which is showing over 100 EU-funded projects that are helping build the Europe we all want to live in.
Let’s connect and shape the future together!
The 2021 edition of the European Research and Innovation Days could not have come at a more important time. Together, we can recover from the coronavirus pandemic and ensure a green and digital future for everyone. Join the conversation on 23 and 24 June and share your thoughts on how Horizon Europe and the European Research Area can help us to reach these goals.
Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth
European Research and Innovation Days 2020
The 2020 European Research and Innovation Days was the first online edition and took place from September 22 to 24.
Consisting of a Policy conference and the Science is Wonderful! exhibition, the event brought together over 35 000 registered participants from 188 countries in 146 sessions under the policy conference, and the exhibition saw over 6000 visits, including from schools, universities and citizens.
Relive the experience of the event by watching the videos of the sessions.
European Research and Innovation Days 2019
The first annual European Research and Innovation Days took place in Brussels on 24-26 September 2019. The event brought together stakeholders, policy makers and thought leaders to debate and shape the future research and innovation landscape. See the videos, pictures and speakers to get a flavour of the event.