Corporate R&D investment for the support of EU’s long-term competitiveness in a context of green and digital transition

22 May 2024

This workshop has the following objectives: (i) present main findings and conclusions of the 20-years of analysis of the EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard in support of EU’s long-term competitiveness and the economic security policy agenda; (ii) discuss the challenges of R&D investments for the twin transition and (iii) discuss further policy needs and future supporting evidence on corporate R&D to build fit for purpose policies.

The workshop will have the following structure: a keynote speech to set the scene and two presentations showing main findings followed by three panel discussions. The workshop will be an in-person event (by invitation only). The workshop targets an audience of 70 experts from industry (top R&D investors, startups, business associations), think tanks and the research community (academics and researchers, universities, Research and Technology Organisations, Technology Transfer Offices), as well as Commission services.

The workshop is organised by the European Commission (JRC-RTD) at the Fondation Universitaire, Rue d'Egmont 11, B-1000 Bruxelles. Presence at the event will be limited to 70 participants by invitation only. Reimbursement is available to a limited number of participants. In case you are interested to participate to the workshop please contact