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This section displays national policy documents and other information focussing on areas of relevance for R&I policies.
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This is the final report of the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on 'Innovation Procurement’ which was carried out from January 2017 to May 2018 by 13 EU Member States and two associate countries.

Through public procurement, the public sector is a dominant first-buyer of products and services. Several EU Member States thus use public procurement procedures to accelerate innovation. Yet, for many procuring entities, this aim is not a core priority and thus despite its potential, innovation-related procurement is not yet fully used.

Norway, Turkey, Austria, Belgium, Estonia, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Latvia, Lithuania, Netherlands, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden 2018 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

The R&I Observatory country report 2017 provides a brief analysis of the R&I system covering the economic context, main actors, funding trends & human resources, policies to address R&I challenges, and R&I in national and regional smart specialisation strategies. Data is from Eurostat, unless otherwise referenced and is correct as at January 2018. Data used from other international sources is also correct to that date. The report provides a state-of-play and analysis of the national level R&I system and its challenges, to support the European Semester.

Ireland 2017 EU Report or Publication

The JRC managed Public Research Funding (PREF) study has collected information on and analysed national public research funding. It provides an overview of its evolution and current state in European and selected non-European countries, particularly as concerns funding themes, fields and the types of allocation (competitive project based versus institutional funding). The study was conducted by a consortium led by IRCRES CNR and involving researchers from USI, AIT and NIFU as well as a number of country experts. 

Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, United Kingdom 2017 EU Report or Publication

The new Strategy is a key pillar in the Government’s plan to keep the recovery going and build sustainable economic growth. The Strategy identifies Ireland’s current skills profile, provides a strategic vision and specific objectives for Ireland’s future skills requirements, and sets out a road map for how the vision and objectives can be achieved.

Ireland 2016 National Report or Publication

The National IP Protocol 2016 is the document underpinning the knowledge transfer framework in Ireland. This latest version of the Protocol was produced by Knowledge Transfer Ireland through a process of consultation and on behalf of the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation (DJEI) and published in January 2016. The new Protocol entitled "Inspiring Partnership - national IP Protocol 2016" is an update on the national Protocol published in 2012.

Ireland 2016 National Report or Publication

This National European Research Area (ERA) Roadmap sets out how Ireland will deepen its engagement with the ERA. It will do so as an inherent part of implementing its new strategy for research and development, science and technology “Innovation 2020” which was launched in December, 2015. The overall vision of Innovation 2020 is that Ireland – currently classified in the Innovation Union Scoreboard as an innovation follower – will transition to becoming a Global Innovation Leader, driving a strong sustainable economy and a better society.

Ireland 2016 National Report or Publication

The document is a report of the Expert Group on Future Funding for Higher Education. The Group was established by the Minister for Education and Skills in 2014 ‘to identify and consider issues related to the long term sustainable funding of higher education in Ireland and to identify funding options for the future’. Its central recommendation is that Ireland needs to substantially increase the level of investment in higher education to ensure that the system is able to deliver fully on its role in supporting the national economic and social development.

Ireland 2016 National Report or Publication

This interim evaluation of Ireland’s participation in Horizon 2020 was commissioned by the Department of Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation in Ireland (DJEI). The study addresses evaluation questions across three areas: the national system of support for participation in Horizon 2020, Ireland’s approach to co-funding and future recommendations.

Ireland 2016 National Report or Publication

The First Progress Report on implementation of Innovation 2020, Ireland’s cross Government strategy for research and development, science and technology, outlines progress for the first six months in implementation of actions in the strategy.

Ireland 2016 National Report or Publication


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