20 / 01 / 2020
The European Commission (EC) has recently published a Stakeholders’ Consultation, open until 31 January 2020, as part of a broad consultation launched by EC’s DG R&I Innovation Ecosystems Task Force. The EU Innovation Ecosystems are a novelty included in Horizon Europe Pillar III with a proposed budget of €500 million. It will aim at connecting with regional and national innovation actors and supporting the implementation of joint cross-border innovation programmes. It also should complement the ERDF support for innovation eco-systems and interregional partnerships around smart specialisation topics.
This consultation focuses on understanding the challenges, needs and priorities of the innovation actors in Europe, aiming at receiving feedback on how Horizon Europe’s Innovation Ecosystems can best support them.
The expected results will: