The Peer Review of Estonia’s Research and Innovation (R&I) System aims to assess the overall effectiveness of the Estonian R&I system, outlining its strengths and weaknesses and paying particular attention to the aspects of its socio-economic impact, including in terms of creation of added value in the business sector and productivity growth; and to develop a roadmap of practical recommendations suitable for Estonia's context. The results of the Peer Review will provide an important input for the country’s R&I policy framework from 2021 onwards, as well as for development plans in other areas having a direct impact on the R&I system.
Summary article of the Peer Review of the Estonian Research and Innovation system.
The Estonian government requested specific support from the PSF to support the work of the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications (MEAC) and Ministry of Education and Research (MER) in preparing to produce a joint research, development, innovation and entrepreneurship strategy for the period 2021-27 and onwards, via a general assessment of the effectiveness of the research and innovation (R&I) system, and a specific assessment of the role and impact of the R&I system in promoting added-value creation.
Expert panel of the Peer Review of the Estonian Research & Innovation System
The objective of the Peer Review of the Estonian R&I System is to provide relevant, practical and evidence-based input into the design of the RDI and entrepreneurship strategy for the period 2021-2027 and onwards.