A new European Research Area (ERA) for research and innovation

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Information memo: A new European Research Area (ERA) for research and innovation


The new European Research Area will 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.

Strategic objectives and actions to be implemented in close cooperation with the Member States defined in the communication are the following:

  • Prioritise investments and reforms in research and innovation;
  • Improve access to excellence for researchers across the EU;
  • Enable research results to reach the market and the real economy;
  • Promote researchers' mobility, skills and career development opportunities within the EU.

Practical information

Composition of the study group

Administrator in charge: Alice TETU

Assistant: Inga LUNGUL

For more information please contact the INT Section Secretariat.