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

Last Working Group Meeting

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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EU-Latin America cities and regions' partnerships to implement the 2030 Agenda

The workshop will present the main results achieved by the on-going projects INNOVACT (platform to
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

Cohesion and societal challenges: Success stories for a more effective policy

Cohesion policy for all regions has been essential for reducing disparities within the EU. With the
Tuesday, October 09, 2018

H2020 UJA Project Networking Event on ICT

The UNIVERSITY OF JAÉN (Spain) is placed in the 51-75 position according to the Shanghai Global
Thursday, June 21, 2018

Sustainable finance: is green the new gold?

We are recycling household waste and are gradually switching to tap water. But did you know that
Tuesday, July 03, 2018

The Austrian presidency and the EU-funding programmes: Horizon Europe and COSME

The Liaison Agency Flanders-Europe (VLEVA) organizes the information session "The Austrian
Wednesday, July 04, 2018

Five VIP Free Passes for the 3rd ECN CrowdCamp

The European Crowdfunding Network is offering five ERRIN members the opportunity to get a free
Wednesday, June 13, 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

Regional examples of financial instruments - Key points from the I&I Meeting on 19 April

On 19th April, the ERRIN Innovation and Investment Working Group organised a meeting on "Regional
Friday, May 11, 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

AM-motion and Vanguard Initiative are looking for experts to join a closed Financial Expert Working Group (Deadline: 5th April)

AM-motion and Vanguard Initiative are looking for experts to join a closed Financial Expert Working
Wednesday, April 04, 2018

Shaping the Digital Single Market: smart solutions from Europe's regions

Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, The Representation of the State of Saxony-Anhalt to the European Union,
Tuesday, May 15, 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

ERRIN contribution to the consultations on Cohesion and Research & Innovation

ERRIN has contributed to the Multiannual Financial Framework (MFF) consultations on EU funds in the
Friday, March 09, 2018

Digital Innovation Hubs a major tool for digital transformation of the European industry

In the framework of the EU Industry Day, on 22 February 2018, Ile-de-France Region and CEA, 
Wednesday, February 28, 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

Solutions taking up the digital shift in healthcare - speed-dating workshop

As digital health investor, what are the routes you consider the most promising for alleviating the
Monday, February 26, 2018

Design for Entreprises short course on design-driven innovation

Unioncamere Lombardia is hosting a free training courses on design-driven innovation on 7 March at
Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Improving entrepreneurship through social economy and smart specialisation

ERRIN and two of its members, Government of Navarra and East and North Finland, together with
Thursday, February 22, 2018

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