EARTO Working Group on the EU RD&I Programmes is composed of more than 160 experts. This WG is looking at the implementation of the FPs (Horizon Europe), focusing on monitoring its elaboration and simplification. EARTO WG EU RD&I Programmes is also looking at how RTOs can be involved in and benefit from projects under the European Structural and Investment Funds, but also the role of RTOs in Smart Specialisation Strategies as well as the synergies between the Cohesion Policy and the EU RD&I Programmes.
23 / 11 / 2020
EARTO very much welcomes the additional €4bn budget for Horizon Europe and thanks again the European Parliament for its supportive actions during the MFF negotiations. Now comes the time for the EU Institutions to decide where to allocate this €4bn top-off.
07 / 10 / 2020
EARTO welcomes the new EC’s Communication on ERA for Research and Innovation. Especially, EARTO appreciates the 3 new ambitions for public RD&I investments, strong European industrial base and technological sovereignty and creation of a EU Strategy on Technology Infrastructures.
30 / 09 / 2020
EARTO, AER, eurada, European Network of Living Labs, EuroTech Universities, CPMR and Vanguard Initiative support the I3 and welcome the agreement from the Council to create this new tool under the ERDF, while regretting the downsizing of its budget to €500m.
31 / 07 / 2020
Technology Infrastructures are the backbone of dynamic RD&I ecosystems. EARTO therefore puts forward a set of recommendations to contribute to the set-up and efficient implementation of a new EU Strategy for Technology Infrastructures.
27 / 07 / 2020
EARTO has been one of the key RD&I actors actively participating in the ERA Stakeholders’ platform. As input to the European Commission’s future Communication on a new ERA for Research and Innovation, EARTO developed four recommendations for an effective post-2020 RD&I policy in Europe.
22 / 07 / 2020
EARTO calls the European Parliament to become the champion of EU RD&I investments in response to the European Council deal on the future MFF and the Recovery Plan . This “deal” came at a very high price for the future long-term EU investments, especially in RD&I.
14 / 07 / 2020
Ahead of the upcoming European Council meeting, EARTO would like to support the efforts to reach a timely agreement on the MFF. Europe and its citizens need a future-oriented MFF at the level of EU’s ambitions, and we need it now.
08 / 07 / 2020
EARTO and Vanguard Initiative published their Joint Contribution to the second European Commission (EC)’s Consultation on targeted review of the General Block Exemption Regulation (GBER) and addressed some considerations about assessing this new specific approach as state aid.
02 / 07 / 2020
EARTO and its members very much welcomed the European Commission’s stakeholder consultation on the Renewed Sustainable Finance Strategy as it aims to provide the policy tools to ensure that the financial systems genuinely supports the transition of businesses towards sustainability.
22 / 06 / 2020
EARTO members very much appreciate the efforts of the EU Institutions to further develop Horizon Europe, addressing new and disruptive challenges and increasing the capacity of the programme to react flexibly towards these new challenges, especially the ‘new mission-oriented’ approach.
29 / 05 / 2020
At the edge of a deep economic recession, Europe requires now more than ever a future oriented MFF with clear and ambitious commitments to prioritise Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) investments.
26 / 05 / 2020
AER, CPMR, EARTO, ENoLL, ERRIN, European Clusters Alliance, EuroTech Universities, UAS4Europe and Vanguard Initiative, jointly support the Statement on EU Interregional Innovation Investments towards the EU Economic Recovery.
19 / 05 / 2020
EARTO brings forward a set of recommendations on how to utilise the EU Economic Recovery Package to mobilise European RD&I capabilities and skills to create a resilient, sustainable, technologically sovereign and inclusive post COVID-19 era in Europe.
11 / 03 / 2020
EARTO welcomes the EC Communication on “A New Industrial Strategy for Europe”, with its clear focus on European industrial ecosystems based on key enabling technologies. EARTO very much values such approach, which is essential to foster the development of Europe’s innovation hubs along key industrial value chains and to boost collaboration and co-creation.
05 / 03 / 2020
EARTO brings forward a set of recommendations which are focusing on how RD&I could further support the target of a sustainable and inclusive growth as defined by the European Commission under the European Green Deal.
19 / 02 / 2020
Ahead of the Special European Council meeting of 20 February, EARTO fully supports the efforts undertaken to reach a timely agreement on the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF).
11 / 12 / 2019
EARTO analysis of the Finnish Presidency proposal for the next MFF (2021-2027). EARTO has repeatedly called for an MFF at the level of EU’s ambitions.
04 / 12 / 2019
EARTO and its members hereby put forward a set of Recommendations for European RD&I policies post-2020.
25 / 10 / 2019
EARTO and its members very much welcomed the EU Institutions’ efforts to create the Digital Europe Programme (DEP).
25 / 09 / 2019
EARTO and Vanguard Initiative welcome the EC’s proposal to review the EU state aide rules to facilitate the combination of shared management funds and centrally managed funds.
23 / 09 / 2019
EARTO input on the topics covered by the EC consultation on Horizon Europe Implementation Strategy.
16 / 09 / 2019
AER, CPMR, EARTO, ERRIN, ENoLL, EuroTech Universities Alliance and Vanguard Initiative, as well as the co-leading Regions from 17 Smart Specialisation Partnerships, jointly support the Statement on Interregional Innovation Investments for European value chains.
21 / 08 / 2019
The crucial role of Research, Development and Innovation (RD&I) activities to support and boost industrial leadership is now at heart of the European Industrial Policy with the ultimate goals to benefit society.
03 / 06 / 2019
AER, CPMR, ERRIN, ENoLL, EuroTech Universities Alliance and Vanguard Initiative, as well as the co-leading Regions from 17 Smart Specialisation Partnerships, jointly support the Statement on Interregional Innovation Investments for European value chains.
03 / 06 / 2019
EARTO and the Vanguard Initiative very much welcome the new INTERREG component 5 and the new possibility of transferring resources between EU programmes: both could be key drivers to achieve synergies of funds.
17 / 04 / 2019
EARTO and its members welcome the EU Institutions’ timely agreement on HEU.
25 / 06 / 2018
EARTO very much welcomes the EC legislative proposal for a new Digital Europe Programme and hereby would like to congratulate the EC for targeting key issues for Europe’s future.
25 / 06 / 2018
EARTO and its members very much welcome the EC proposal for Horizon Europe. To strengthen such proposal, EARTO hereby lists its 9 key recommendations.
25 / 06 / 2018
EARTO and its members welcome the EC proposal for Horizon Europe, which is in continuity with H2020 and builds on the successes of the previous FPs.
25 / 06 / 2018
EARTO very much welcomes the EC legislative proposal establishing the specific programme implementing Horizon Europe. This paper presents RTOs’ detailled analysis and position on such proposal.
23 / 02 / 2018
An Ecosystem Approach to Accelerate the Uptake of Innovation in Key Enabling Technologies
22 / 02 / 2018
EARTO calls to secure an increased R&I budget in the MFF post-2020.
21 / 02 / 2018
Associations representing key European industrial research and innovation stakeholders, call on the EU Institutions to develop the FP9 with an appropriate design and budget, at the level of the ambitions of the Renewed EU Industrial Policy Strategy.