A regional and local approach to research and innovation policy

ERRIN brings a bottom-up place-based perspective to the European research and innovation policy and funding programmes. Through our member-driven working groups we strengthen EU policy development via the promotion of a regional innovation ecosystems approach and smart specialisation.

Below you will find an overview of our policy documents. 

Plenary at the European parliament

Policy documents

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN input paper on a future EU Algae Strategy

ERRIN's input paper on a potential EU Algae Strategy, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of such a strategy at a regional and local level.

  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN input paper on a future EU Algae Strategy

ERRIN has published an input paper on a future EU Algae Strategy, highlighting the challenges and opportunities of such a strategy at a regional and local level. 

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN recommendations on the Future of the European Research Area (ERA)

ERRIN has developed a set of concrete recommendations to the European Research Area highlighting the role of regional innovation ecosystems in achieving more efficient and impactful ERA.

  • By Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN opinion on the revision of the Trans-European Transport Network (TEN-T) Guidelines

ERRIN has published an opinion on the revision to the TEN-T Guidelines “Strengthening urban nodes and innovation to enhance the capacity, sustainability, and competitiveness of the European transport system”.

  • By Heidi Johansson

ERRIN Input to the Driving Urban Transitions Partnership Consultation

ERRIN provided input to the public consultation to shape the European Partnership on Driving Urban Transitions.