Pact for Research and Innovation in Europe

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On 16 July 2021 the Commission adopted its proposal for a Council Recommendation on ‘A Pact for Research and Innovation in Europe' to support the implementation of national European Research Area (ERA) policies.

The Pact proposal defines shared priority areas for joint action in support of the ERA, sets out the ambition for investments and reforms, and constitutes the basis for a simplified policy coordination and monitoring process at EU and Member States' level through an ERA platform where Member States can share their reform and investment approaches to enhance exchanges of best practices. To ensure an impactful ERA, the Pact foresees the engagement with research and innovation stakeholders.

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