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Building and improving support for RTD policy and public spending

Objective

The project has as a general goal to build a methodological framework and a learning platform for regional and national RTD policy makers and stakeholders interested in obtaining support arguments for their requests to bring public research spending to the Barcelona target level.

In order to develop these tools, the consortium will:
- identify and evaluate existing RTD funding models, policies and instruments in participating regions/countries including their communication
- identify critical success factors for RTD funding policies resulting in enhanced research and innovation performance
- select and present good practice cases assisting policy makers through mutual learning and benchmarking
- formulate guidelines for successful target-oriented RTD funding policies and their implementation
- offer recommendations to RTD policy makers on communication tools for obtaining funding levels necessary for _competitiveness-minded_ research, leading to new and improved products and services.

Continuity of this project is also one of the main objectives of this proposal. It is proposed that the methodology and indicators used to measure the success of RTD funding policies and their communication should be continued, conducting periodical updates of the Regional RTD Policy Scoreboard. The audit process proposed can in the future include additional Member States, to get a larger scope of experiences and to further enable benchmarking and transferability of good practices across other EU Member States.

It is also envisioned that the Project Advisory Group (including external auditors), which will be actively involved in contributing to the BIS-RTD project, continues its function after the termination of this project in the capacity of a public RTD funding observatory.

Call for proposal

FP6-2005-RTD-OMC-NET
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Funding Scheme

CA - Coordination action

Coordinator

JAVNA AGENCIJA ZA RAZISKOVALNO DEJAVNOST RS - SLOVENIAN RESEARCH AGENCY
Address
Tivolska Cesta 30
Ljubljana
Slovenia

Participants (9)

FUNDACION COMUNIDAD VALENCIANA - REGION EUROPEA
Spain
Address
Calle Caballeros, No 9, Palacio De Fuentehermosa
Valencia
OLOMOUC REGION (OLOMOUCKY KRAJ)
Czechia
Address
Jeremenkova 40A
Olomouc
REGIONE EMILIA ROMAGNA
Italy
Address
Via Aldo Moro 52
Bologna
SCOTTISH ENTERPRISE
United Kingdom
Address
150 Broomielaw, Atlantic Quay
Glasgow
SLOVENIAN BUSINESS AND RESEARCH ASSOCIATION
Belgium
Address
Avenue Lloyd George 6-7
Brussels
STOCKHOLMREGIONENS EUROPAKOMMITTE
Sweden
Address
Gota Ark 190
Stockholm
THE EUROPEAN CENTRE FOR PEACE AND DEVELOPMENT ECPD OF THE UNIVERSITY FOR PEACE ESTABLISHED BY THE UNITED NATIONS
Address
Terazije 41
Belgrade
TURKIYE BILIMSELVE TEKNOLOJIK ARASTIRMA KURUMU - THE SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNOLOGICAL COUNCIL OF TURKEY
Turkey
Address
Ataturk Bulvari No:221 Kavaklidere
Ankara
WEST TRANSDANUBIAN REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT AGENCY / NYUGAT DUNANTULI REGIONALIS FEJLESZTESI UGYNOKSEG - KOZHASZNU TARSASAG
Hungary
Address
Uj Str. 12.
Sopron