As stated in Commission Work Programme 2017, ‘A New Boost for Jobs, Growth and Investment’ is one of the 10 priorities of European Commission. And “it is through innovation and the right investment in our economies that companies create jobs”. WG Innovation & Investment aims to monitor the main initiatives put in place by the EU institutions under this priority, getting early information about them and connecting with like-minded organisations.

Work Plan
WORKING GROUP LEADER
Wim De Kinderen
Brainport Eindhoven EU Office Brussels
Gabriele Pedrini
The Autonomous Province of Trento
Marie Vaugeois
Occitanie Europe

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Representation of the European Region Tyrol-South Tyrol-Trentino - Rue de Pascale, 45-47 - 1040 Bruxelles
The main challenge for research and innovation policy in the EU continues to be the “innovation gap” between first-class research results and the fragmented capacity to convert these in societal and commercial value. Recent policy developments, ranging from European research missions to the strategies and tools supporting sustainable Research Infrastructures (RI) or Technology Infrastructures (TI), strive to effectively combine the resources of R&I actors across the EU to achieve solutions...
Occitanie Europe premises ¦ Rond Point Schuman, 14 (1050, Brussels)
We are happy to welcome you to the first Innovation & Investment Working Group meeting for this year! The meeting will take place on Thursday 14th March between 12:00-14:30 at Occitanie Europe's premises in Brussels, located at Rond Point Schuman, 14 - 1050, Brussels..  In this meeting, the members of the Innovation & Investment Working Group will be able to engage in a discussion with representatives of the European Commission (DG CONNECT and DG RTD) on how regions can modernize public...
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Understanding the panorama of European Research Infrastructures for improved investments

The main challenge for research and innovation policy in the EU continues to be the “innovation gap
Thursday, June 06, 2019

Innovation & Investment Working Group: Lunch Briefing on Innovation Procurement

We are happy to welcome you to the first Innovation & Investment Working Group meeting for this
Thursday, March 14, 2019

Moonshots of the 2020s How to Make the Most of the Missions of Horizon Europe? Climate, food and natural resources

University of Helsinki, University of Turku and Tampere University of Technology together with the
Monday, November 19, 2018

Finance Day: Financing future-proof low impact bioenergy chains

Small and medium enterprises are the core of the solid biomass to energy sector. What are the
Wednesday, June 06, 2018

Innovative fashion: closing the gap between education and employment

The project aims to tackle the growing number of young people who are Not in Education, Employment
Wednesday, April 18, 2018

I&I WG: Investment Platforms

  The I&I WG is pleased to invite you to a WG meeting on Investment Platforms on 29th May. This
Tuesday, May 29, 2018

‘Addis Ababa’ Entreps Awards and #5Gcitizens 2018

Social innovation is the process of developing and deploying effective solutions to challenging and
Monday, June 18, 2018

ESIF Structured Dialogue

The next meeting of the Structured Dialogue with ESIF Partners will take place on Tuesday 24 April
Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Regional examples of successful use of financial instruments

The first Innovation & Investment WG Meeting of 2018 will take place on April 19th between 2pm
Thursday, April 19, 2018

Seeking Synergies between R&D&I and Structural Funds: How to Support SMEs in the Access to Funds

The aim of the event is to present the results of EUROSYN, project financed under H2020 INNOSUP
Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Industrial Innovation Information Days 2017

The European Commission is organising the Industrial Innovation Info Days 2017, with  support of
Tuesday, October 03, 2017

WG Leaders meeting

ERRIN is pleased to invite you to the half yearly ERRIN WG leaders meeting.   Agenda At the meeting
Tuesday, June 27, 2017

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