About Us

The European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) is a well-known Brussels-based platform that gathers around 120 regional organisations from more than 20 European countries. Established in 2001, ERRIN supports members to enhance their regional and local research and innovation capacities and further develop their R&I ecosystems. The network maintains a long-standing relationship with the EU institutions and other organisations to strengthen the regional and local dimension in EU Research and Innovation policy and programmes. 

ERRIN offers a platform for knowledge exchange and facilitates regional collaboration, supporting its members through the project development process and providing project opportunities. ERRIN members collaborate through 13 Working Groups and two Task Forces, covering both thematic areas and overarching policy issues based on members’ priorities and on current funding opportunities. Working Group meetings are at the heart of ERRIN’s activities, as this is where our members meet regularly to exchange information, present regional examples, build new partnerships, develop joint projects, network and much more.

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Latest News & Events

Stay up-to-date on ERRIN's wide range of activities in Brussels and make sure you are informed about our upcoming Working Group meetings.

  • By Lucy Hammond

Pathways2Resilience: First Call for Regions and Communities

Pathways2Resilience (P2R), an ERRIN project, has opened its first call for Regions and Communities for subgrant applications to co-design visions of a climate-resilient future and transformative adaptation pathways that will ensure long-term impact. The first call will close on Thursday, 22 February 2024 17:00 CET.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

A look forward: Launching ERRIN reflections on regional dimension in R&I post-2027

Autumn 2023 marked the start of ERRIN’s targeted reflections on regional dimension in research and innovation in the new EU Multiannual Financial Framework post-2027, relating to the next EU Framework Programme for R&I (FP10) and future cohesion policy. We are offering a recap of our activities so far, first messages and planned next steps.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2023 – results

Following the call for nominations for ERRIN Management Board held between 20 September and 5 October, we are happy to announce the nominated Management Board members. The five nominees will be approved as new Management Board members at the ERRIN Extraordinary General Meeting on 16 November.

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Our services

Some examples of what you can gain from an ERRIN membership


We support collaboration and project development between members through providing networking opportunities to share project ideas, best practices, and personal contacts.

Working Group meetings

You can participate in the wide range of meetings and events organised by our 13 Working Groups.

R&I policy

We provide concrete input to European research and innovation policy based on our members' experiences and expertise. 

Are you interested in collaborating with us?

If you would like to find out more about the benefits of ERRIN membership, please contact ewa.chomicz@errin.eu.