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Development of research/innovation policies

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Main objectives:

Encourage coherent development of research and innovation policies in Europe by early identification of challenges and areas of common interest and by providing policy makers with knowledge and decision-aiding tools. color identification

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Calls for this activity

  • Analysis and studies relating to foresight, statistics and science and technology indicators
  • Benchmarking of research and innovation policies at national, regional and European level
  • Mapping scientific and technological excellence in Europe
  • Improving the regulatory and administrative environment for research and innovation

The indicative budget allocated to Support for the coherent development of policies for the duration of FP6 is EUR 55 million .


Information session on the call for proposals FP6-RTD-OMC-NET 'Support to mutual learning and cooperation in research policy making', on 2 December 2005, Brussels: Agenda ,

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Work undertaken related to this area can be found at the following web pages: