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

Next Working Group

Occitanie Europe, Rond-Point Schuman 14, 1040 Brussels
On 23rd October 2019, the Innovation and Investment Working Group is organizing a meeting on “Diving into the European Single Market – Tools for SMEs”. The presentation of the report “Assessing the Investment Potential of SMEs Emerging from the EU R&I programmes” will serve as a starting point to foster the discussion on the negotiations around the Single Market Strategy and relevant initiatives for SMEs. The agenda can be found in the attachment.   For the meeting, we are looking for two...

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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