28 / 02 / 2020
On 28 February, the European Council reached a Partial General Approach (PGA) on the future Strategic Innovation Agenda (SIA) of the European Institute and Technology (EIT). The aim of the SIA is to complement the legislative framework for the functioning of the EIT for 2021-2027, together with the EIT’s own regulation. Among others, the European Council’s text requires Knowledge and Innovation Communities (KICs) to become more open and transparent, introducing a continuous monitoring system, and defines eligibility criteria and a budget to be allocated for the Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS).
The Strategic Innovation Agenda will:
The European Council will now look for a possible early agreement with the European Parliament for the adoption of the first-reading decision.