17 / 05 / 2018
New EC Communication “A Renewed European Agenda for Research and Innovation”
The Commission published on 15 May its contribution to the informal discussion that Heads of State and Government held in Sofia on 16 May 2018 on research and innovation and the steps needed to ensure Europe’s global competitiveness. With this renewed agenda, the EC wants to present actions to deepen EU’s innovation capability and provide lasting prosperity.
The EC welcomes the President of the European Council’s decision to schedule a debate among Leaders on Research and Innovation, and invites them to discuss and give strategic orientation to its suggested actions, including by:
- Ensuring that regulation and financing are innovation-friendly
- Becoming a frontrunner in market-creating innovation
- Launching EU-wide research and innovation missions