Research and Innovation

Netherlands Federation of University Medical Centers reaction to Horizon Europe

The design of Horizon Europe, built on the solid base provided by Horizon 2020 and the introduction of Sustainable Development Goals as key impact parameters are welcomed by the Netherlands...

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The EU knowledge programmes of tomorrow

On 26 June, Neth-ER organised the event ‘Beyond 2020: the next generation of EU knowledge programmes’: a full day with presentations and discussions about the proposals for Erasmus, Horizon Europe...

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Bridging the EU innovation divide together

On 10 April, the VSNU (Association of Universities in the Netherlands) and Neth-ER organised a networking event about widening participation: “Bridging the EU innovation divide”. A lively panel...

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Neth-ER: interregional cooperation key for knowledge-driven growth

To stimulate innovation and convergence in Europe, further investment in interregional cooperation is needed. Regions should be encouraged to combine their forces and work together in pan-European...

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Shaping FP9: Neth-ER and VLEVA seminar

On 25 January Neth-ER and VLEVA organised the event “Shaping the next EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation: From Horizon 2020 to FP9”. A keynote speech by Rosalinde van der Vlies from...

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Wishes and concerns of stakeholders: What should FP9 look like?

What do countries and other stakeholders want FP9 to look like? More budget, a focus on excellence or widening participation? Would the European Innovation Council be a useful initiative or does it...

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Neth-ER: FP9 needs coherent EU 'knowledge first' policy

FP9 should be part of a coherent ‘knowledge first’ policy in order for Europe to take a leading role and to optimally develop its knowledge-based society. This is one of the key conditions for FP9,...

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Academy Medal for Robert-Jan Smits

Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General for Research and Innovation – European Commission, will receive the 2016 Academy Medal, awarded every other year by the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and...

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Smits: '2017: another crucial year for European science and innovation'

Embedding science and innovation in all EU policy activities is in full motion as well as the preparation for FP9. Robert-Jan Smits, Director-General for Research and Innovation underlines the...

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