ERRIN brings a bottom-up placed-based perspective to the European research and innovation policy and funding programme. Through our member-driven working groups we strengthen EU policy development via the promotion of regional innovation ecosystems approach and smart specialisation.

Find examples of our policy work below.

SEPTEMBER 2018 | Policy analysis – Reactions to the draft reports of MEP Nica and MEP Ehler

ERRIN’s comments sent to the European Parliament’s rapporteurs on Horizon Europe.

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JUNE 2018 | Policy analysis – Horizon Europe proposal

ERRIN’s analysis of the European Commission regulation proposal establishing Horizon Europe, including both its rules for participation and dissemination and the specific programme.

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APRIL 2018 | Reflection paper – Mission-oriented policy in the next framework programme

ERRIN’s response to the European Commission call for feedback on missions.

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MARCH 2018 | Position paper – Public consultation on EU funds in the area of research and innovation (FP9)

ERRIN’s position paper “A European Budget that Fosters Regional Innovation Ecosystems and Interregional Collaboration” submitted to the public consultation on the next framework programme for research and innovation.

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MARCH 2018 | Position paper – Public consultation on EU funds in the area of cohesion

ERRIN’s position paper “A European Budget that Fosters Regional Innovation Ecosystems and Interregional Collaboration” submitted to the public consultation on Cohesion Policy.  

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JANUARY 2018 | Policy recommendation - Regional R&I ecosystems: contributing to a competitive Europe

Together with DG RTD, ERRIN organised an event where ten members presented their regional innovation ecosystems. This is a summary of the key recommendations.

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