Investing in research and innovation is investing in Europe’s future. It helps us to compete globally and preserve our unique social model. It improves the daily lives of millions of people here in Europe and around the world, helping to solve some of our biggest societal challenges.
EU support for research and innovation adds value by encouraging cooperation between research teams across countries and disciplines that is vital in making breakthrough discoveries.
Through its multiannual research and innovation framework programmes, the EU provides funding to:
EU research and innovation activities are managed, through a number of departments, agencies and bodies, and results, knowledge and data are shared through:
The Joint Research Centre allows open access to their facilities for researchers across EU.
The Joint Research Centre operates dozens of world class laboratories to conduct research for the benefit of EU citizens.