• Commission review: partnerships in research and innovation boost the economy

    The results of interim evaluations of public-private and public-public partnerships supported by Horizon 2020, published on 9 October seem to confirm that research partnerships between the EU, the private sector and the Member States are on track to deliver on their objectives, to improve people's lives and to increase Europe's international competitiveness.
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  • Latest results: European Commission to invest €5.9 million in 119 innovative businesses

    The latest round of the Horizon 2020 SME Instrument selected 119 small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) from 24 countries for funding.
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  • Joint statement by Commissioners Navracsics and Moedas on the EU's approach to maximise the impact of science

    On 5 October the Commission's Joint Research Centre (JRC) published a study in Nature which appears to confirm that EU researchers perform considerably well due to the scientific openness of European countries.
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  • Health in the Digital Society

    Vytenis Andriukaitis, Commissioner for Health and Food Safety presented preliminary findings of the public consultation on a digital health and care policy paper to be adopted in the coming months.
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  • Digital visionaries to win €150,000 in 2017 European Social Innovation Competition

    On 27 October the Commission awarded three projects with the Equality Rebooted prize.
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  • Commission to invest €2.7 billion in launch of European Innovation Council

    On 27 October, the European Commission presented details of the areas of investment for 2018-2020 for the Horizon 2020 programme and launched the first phase of the European Innovation Council.
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