WG EU RD&I Programmes

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.

Key Topics for 2024

  • Horizon Europe: following launch & implementation, Clusters/KETs, Partnerships, Missions, EIC, EIT, etc
  • ERA implementation: new EU strategy on Technology Infrastructures
  • Digital Europe Programme: Innovation Hubs & TEFs
  • Synergies with Horizon Europe incl. Interregional Innovation Investments (I3) & transfer of Cohesion resources to other EU Programmes
Cooperation with EU Institutions & Stakeholders
  • European Commission (DG R&I, DG CONNECT, DG GROW, DG JRC, DG REGIO)
  • European Parliament (ITRE, REGI)
  • European Council
  • Committee of the Regions
  • European Political Strategy Centre
  • Business Europe, DigitalEurope, Orgalim and 30+ other Industry associations

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