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. 

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  • By Hilary Webb

ERRIN Transport WG opinion on new European Freight and Logistic Roadmap

This opinion paper produced by ERRIN's Transport WG presents the actions implemented by public and private actors involved in the return of logistics to planning policies, particularly in the field of urban logistics and freight.

  • By Hilary Webb

Report on ERRIN - EC dialogue on Mission Starfish

ERRIN's report on its recent dialogue with the European Commission on Mission Starfish including examples provided by ERRIN members and key messages on the role of local and regional actors in the Mission. 

  • 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 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 Agnieszka Wieczorek Jetha

ERRIN’s joint contribution to the consultation on the Interregional Investment Innovation instrument

In the frame of the S3 Working Group, a Task force comprising 14 members worked on drafting ERRIN’s joint contribution to the consultation on the Interregional Investment Innovation instrument.

  • 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.