Working Group Leaders

Representatives of Brussels-based offices leading the work of Policy Working Group.

Policy

The Policy Working Group works closely with the Management Board and the leaders of the other WGs to position ERRIN on cross-cutting policy issues. The WG follows closely overall research and innovation policy, in particular, the Horizon Europe framework programme, from an overarching perspective and ensuring coordination of horizontal programme aspects. The WG also focuses on the implementation of the European Research Area (ERA) as the renewed policy framework and agenda for research and innovation.

Last Working Group Meetings

Last Working Group Meetings

Policy WG meeting: ERRIN input to Horizon Consultation

Policy WG meeting: ERRIN input to Horizon Consultation

Ewa Chomicz

The first Policy Working Group meeting in 2023 will take place in person at the ERRIN premises on Tuesday 24 January from 14:30-16:00, focusing on the ERRIN input to the currently open European

Policy WG meeting: European Partnerships

Policy WG meeting: European Partnerships

Ewa Chomicz

European Partnerships can be a powerful tool in coordinating research and innovation agendas at European, national and regional levels. In this context, engagement of regional and/or local actors in

Policy WG meeting: ERA Forum & European Innovation Agenda

Policy WG meeting: ERA Forum & European Innovation Agenda

Ewa Chomicz

The next Policy Working Group meeting will take place in person at the ERRIN premises on Thursday 20 October from 10:00-11:30, focusing on the ERA Forum and the European Innovation Agenda. This will

WG Related Events

WG Related Events

European Innovation Ecosystem - Online Info Session

On 16 February 2023, the European Innovation Council and SMEs Executive Agency (EISMEA) is organising an informative webinar to learn more about the European Innovation Ecosystems (EIE) Work Programme 2023-2024.

1st European Mission Forum (EMiF): "Making Missions Work"

The 1st European Mission Forum will take place as an online event on 25 January 2023.

Policy WG meeting: ERRIN input to Horizon Consultation

The first Policy Working Group meeting in 2023 will take place in person at the ERRIN premises on Tuesday 24 January, focusing on the ERRIN input to the currently open Horizon consultation, which is of key relevance for the network. This will be an internal meeting with a fully participatory character, offering the possibility to contribute to the work on the ERRIN input.

Brussels Talks: The future of the research assessment

The monthly Brussels Talks webinar, organised by the NCBR Office in Brussels/BSP, will take place on 24 January 2023 between 11:00 and 12:00. This edition will discuss the future of the European research assessment, the role and main ambitions for 2023 of the Coalition for Advancing Research Assessment (CoARA).

IGLO Open: Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area

The Slovenian Business & Research Association (SBRA) invites you to IGLO Open on 10 January 2023 on the topic of Widening participation and strengthening the European Research Area.

Innovation variety in Czech regions

Representation of the South Moravian Region to the EU together with ERRIN and other associated partners are organising a conference 'Innovation variety in Czech regions' on 13 December from 09:00-18:00, aimed at the Czech best practices and experiences in various aspects of innovations. The event is under the auspices of the Czech Presidency to the European Council.

WG Documents

WG Documents

ERRIN input paper on the Implementation Report of the European Innovation Council

ERRIN's input paper on the Implementation Report on the European Innovation Council brings together the first comments and recommendations received from the various stakeholders from ERRIN members.

Draft ERRIN recommendations on the future of the European Research Area

In view of the upcoming European Commission communication on the future of the European Research Area, ERRIN has prepared a set of recommendations to strengthen the regional and local dimension of the ERA.

WG Related Content

WG Related Content

Management Board elections 2022 – results

Between 3 and 17 October, ERRIN members could put forward their candidatures for this year’s ERRIN Management Board elections. Five new Management Board members were selected and approved at the Autumn Annual General Meeting on 8 December.

ERRIN and POLIS amendments to the TEN-T regulation

In October 2022, ERRIN-POLIS opinions on the revision of the TEN-T regulation have been shared with the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament. Both opinions aim to “strengthen urban nodes and innovation to enhance the capacity, sustainability, and competitiveness of European urban transport”.

Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24 adopted

The Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24 has been adopted by the European Commission.

New European Innovation Agenda: Council conclusions adopted

On 2 December, the Council adopted the conclusions on the New European Innovation Agenda. We have collected some key points highlighted by the Council and ERRIN remarks on the document. The CoR opinion on the same topic, to which ERRIN provided comments, was also adopted on 1 December.

Largest public consultation on Horizon programmes 2014-2027 now open

The Commission has launched the largest public consultation ever held on the past, present and future of the European Research & Innovation Framework Programmes 2014-2027. Stakeholders are invited to share their views on the performance of Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, as well as shaping the strategic orientations for the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan 2025-2027. The consultation will stay open for 12 weeks, closing in February 2023.

Draft Horizon Europe 2023-24 work programmes published

The European Commission has published the draft 2023-2024 Horizon Europe work programmes. The drafts have not yet been adopted or endorsed by the European Commission, but have been made available to provide potential participants with the currently expected overview of this work programme. 

Latest Updates

  • By Aliki Varella

Expression of interest to join a consortium under the “Information measures for the EU Cohesion policy for 2022” - IMREG-2022-INFOME

The European Office of Cyprus (EOC) is interested in joining a transnational consortium for the submission of a proposal under the “Information measures for the EU Cohesion policy for 2022” - IMREG-2022-INFOME call.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Management Board elections 2022 – results

Between 3 and 17 October, ERRIN members could put forward their candidatures for this year’s ERRIN Management Board elections. Five new Management Board members were selected and approved at the Autumn Annual General Meeting on 8 December.

  • By Silvia Ghiretti

ERRIN and POLIS amendments to the TEN-T regulation

In October 2022, ERRIN-POLIS opinions on the revision of the TEN-T regulation have been shared with the TRAN Committee of the European Parliament. Both opinions aim to “strengthen urban nodes and innovation to enhance the capacity, sustainability, and competitiveness of European urban transport”.

  • By Lucy Hammond

Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24 adopted

The Horizon Europe work programme 2023-24 has been adopted by the European Commission.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

New European Innovation Agenda: Council conclusions adopted

On 2 December, the Council adopted the conclusions on the New European Innovation Agenda. We have collected some key points highlighted by the Council and ERRIN remarks on the document. The CoR opinion on the same topic, to which ERRIN provided comments, was also adopted on 1 December.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Largest public consultation on Horizon programmes 2014-2027 now open

The Commission has launched the largest public consultation ever held on the past, present and future of the European Research & Innovation Framework Programmes 2014-2027. Stakeholders are invited to share their views on the performance of Horizon 2020 and Horizon Europe, as well as shaping the strategic orientations for the Horizon Europe Strategic Plan 2025-2027. The consultation will stay open for 12 weeks, closing in February 2023.