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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