A New European Innovation Agenda

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Series Details COM (2022) 332
Publication Date 05/07/2022
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Communication adopted by the European Commission on 5 July 2022, setting out a roadmap to position the European Union (EU) within the global scene of technological innovation and start-ups.

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Innovation is deemed essential to drive the EU's competitiveness and to ensure the well-being of its citizens. Innovation shapes markets, transforms economies, stimulates changes in the quality of pubic services and is seen as essential to achieve the objectives of the green and digital transitions. The latest wave of features deep tech innovation, which is rooted in cutting edge science, technology and engineering, often combining advances in the physical, biological and digital spheres.

This Communication sets out measures aimed at leveraging the strengths of the EU's single market, industrial and talent base, institutions, and democratic societies to drive deep tech innovation in the EU. It was adopted by the European Commission on 5 July 2022, and it followed up on other initiatives seeking to improve the EU's innovation performance.

The Council of the European Union adopted a set of conclusions concerning this Agenda on 2 December 2022.

Source Link https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=COM:2022:332:FIN
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Open Access Government, 07/07/2022: The Commission’s new European Innovation Agenda https://www.openaccessgovernment.org/the-commissions-new-european-innovation-agenda/139357/
Research Professional News, 15/07/2022: Commission: innovation agenda ‘should not be seen in isolation’ https://researchprofessionalnews.com/rr-news-europe-universities-2022-7-commission-innovation-agenda-should-not-be-seen-in-isolation/
European Industrial Pharmacists Group (EIPG), 29/07/2022: The new European Innovation Agenda https://eipg.eu/the-new-european-innovation-agenda/

EurActiv, 05/07/2022: New Innovation Agenda launched to boost EU startup ecosystem https://www.euractiv.com/section/digital/news/new-innovation-agenda-launched-to-boost-eu-startup-ecosystem/
Politico, 05/07/2022: Brussels’ new innovation plan likely won’t meet startups’ demands https://www.politico.eu/article/european-union-advanced-technologies-innovation-plan-it-likely-wont-meet-startups-demands/
Science Business, 05/07/2022: Commission adopts new European Innovation Agenda https://sciencebusiness.net/news/commission-adopts-new-european-innovation-agenda

EUR-LEX: SWD(2022)187: Staff Working Document accompanying the Communication https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/ALL/?uri=SWD:2022:187:FIN
European Commission: Press Release, 05/07/2022: Commission presents new European Innovation Agenda to spearhead the new innovation wave https://ec.europa.eu/commission/presscorner/detail/en/IP_22_4273
Council of the European Union: Press Release, 02/12/2022: New Innovation Agenda: Council adopts conclusions https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/press/press-releases/2022/12/02/new-innovation-agenda-council-adopts-conclusions/

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