Jobs, Growth and Investment
Stimulating investment for the purpose of job creation.
EU's growth strategy for the coming decade.
Innovation Union is the European Union strategy to create an innovation-friendly environment that makes it easier for great ideas to be turned into products and services that will bring our economy growth and jobs.
European Commission's Research & Innovation website
The Directorate-General for Research and Innovation's mission is to define and implement European Research and Innovation (R&I) policy with a view to achieving the goals of the Europe 2020 strategy and its key flagship initiative, the Innovation Union.
DG Growth: Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs
The Directorate-General (DG) for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs is the European Commission service responsible for: completing the Internal Market for goods and services; helping turn the EU into a smart, sustainable, and inclusive economy by implementing the industrial and sectorial policies of the flagship Europe 2020 initiative; fostering entrepreneurship and growth by reducing the administrative burden on small businesses.
EU Science Hub (Joint Research Centre - JRC)
The Joint Research Centre is the scientific and technical arm of the European Commission. It is providing the scientific advice and technical know-how to support a wide range of EU policies.
Smart Specialisation Platform
The Smart Specialisation Platform provides professional advice to EU countries and regions for the design and implementation of their research and innovation strategies for smart specialisation (RIS3).
Research and Innovation Observatory - Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility
The Joint Research Centre (JRC) Research and Innovation Observatory (RIO) is a new initiative of the European Commission to monitor and analyse research and innovation developments at Country and EU levels to support better policy making in Europe.
The Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (H2020 PSF) is a new instrument of the European Commission that gives Member States and countries associated to Horizon 2020 practical support to design, implement and evaluate reforms that enhance the quality of their research and innovation investments, policies and systems.
BUSINESSEUROPE is the leading advocate for growth and competitiveness at European level, standing up for companies across the continent and campaigning on the issues that most influence their performance. BUSINESSEUROPE speaks for all-sized enterprises in 34 European countries whose national business federations are direct members. Its main task is to ensure that the voice of business is heard in European policy-making. The organisation interacts regularly with the European Parliament, Commission and the Council as well as other stakeholders in the policy community. BUSINESSEUROPE also represents European business in the international arena, ensuring that Europe remains globally competitive.
EIRMA is a networking organisation for R&D and Innovation practitioners working primarily in industrial companies with significant R&D activities in Europe.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development
The mission of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world.
The Innovation Policy Platform
The Innovation Policy Platform (IPP), developed by the World Bank Group and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), is a web-based interactive space that provides easy access to knowledge, learning resources, indicators and communities of practice on the design, implementation, and evaluation of innovation policies. The Platform helps users learn how innovation systems operate, identify good practices across different countries, conduct statistical benchmarking and devise and apply effective policy solutions. More broadly, it facilitates knowledge exchange and collaboration across countries and regions.