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A new European Research Area

Oct 1, 2020 | News

(01 October 2020) – Today, the European Commission adopted a Communication on a new European Research Area for Research and Innovation.

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“Based on excellence, competitive, open and talent-driven”, the new European Research Area aims to improve Europe’s research and innovation landscape, accelerate the EU’s transition towards climate neutrality and digital leadership, support its recovery from the societal and economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, and strengthen its resilience against future crises.

The Commission set out strategic objectives and actions to be implemented in close cooperation with the Member States, in order to prioritise investments and reforms in research and innovation, improve access to excellence for researchers across the EU and enable research results to reach the market and the real economy.

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