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The RIO-PSF website is a reference and key source of information for European and national policy makers as well as other stakeholders in the field of R&I policy. It delivers analysis, insights, statistical data and best practices on designing, implementing and evaluating research and innovation policy at EU and national levels

The Research and Innovation Observatory (RIO) monitors and analyses research and innovation developments at country and EU levels to support better policy making in Europe. The Horizon2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) offers practical support to Member States and Associated Countries to design, implement and evaluate reforms that enhance the quality of their research and innovation investments, policies and systems. The website is jointly developed by the Directorates General Joint Research Centre (JRC) and Research and Innovation (RTD).


COMING SOON: Support to the Member States and Associated Countries in the design, implementation and evaluation of their research and innovation policy reforms. Content will be available by end of September

Library of national and EU R&I policy documents

Analysis of national R&I systems, including main challenges, framework conditions, main actors and relevant national policies

Statistical indicators on R&I in Europe covering four main dimensions: R&I investments, framework conditions, R&I outputs and impact

Latest R&I News and Events

16 September 2016

Higher education institutions and companies increased their spending on research between 2013 and 2015, figures released by Statistics Sweden have reported.

14 September 2016

Bulgarian firms and research teams have the possibility to receive funding for projects in the space industry.

25 August 2016

The Malta Life Sciences Park is getting more "tenants" operating at the park. The European Development Regional Funding, which  co-financed the project also requires that MLSP will support start-ups, innovative processes, products and markets through networking and collaboration.

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