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Lernende Systeme – Germany’s Platform for Artificial Intelligence
Germany 2017 National Support Measure

The platform is a forum for exchange and cooperation and brings together expertise from science, industry and society for fostering Germany‘s position as an international technology leader. Experts will identify the personal, social and economic benefits of Learning Systems but also point out challenges and options for action. The platform contributes to the dialogue between science, industry, society and politics concerning the legal, ethical, security-related and social questions which are linked to the application of Learning Systems.

Forschungsfabrik Mikroelektronik Deutschland
Germany 2017 National Support Measure

Within the Research Fab Microelectronics Germany ("Forschungsfabrik Mikroelektronik Deutschland"), application-oriented research institutes join forces as a distributed applied research facility. The 13 cooperating institutes receive 350m euros from the BMBF for cutting-edge equipment. The research fab will offer seamless access to high-end technology for R&D-collaborations with industry, notably SMEs, and universities. In a complementary second step, 50m euros are to be provided in 2018 for equipment upgrades at leading microelectronic labs at universities.

EU-28 2017 EU Report or Publication

This report provides empirical evidence for the Business activities in KETs and SGCs in the EU and its main comparators. It analyses the relationship between R&D expenditures and structural changes in KETs and SGCs. One of the major challenges was to estimate BERD, value added and employment by KETs, SGCs and the WIPO35 list of technology fields, as these indicators are only available at the sectoral (NACE 2-digit) level.

Daňové úľavy pre výskum a vývoj
Slovakia 2017 National Legal Document

The Slovak Government amended the 595/2003 Income Tax Law at the end of 2017. The amendment raises the total deductible R&D cost to 200% as from 2018.




Danmark - Klar til fremtiden. Regeringens mål for dansk forskning og innovation
Denmark 2017 National Report or Publication

The Danish strategy for research and innovation was published in December 2017. It lays out two goals for danish research and innovation. The first goal is: "Danish research must be of the highest international quality". The second goals is: "Research must benefit the society in the best possible way". These two overarching goals are followed by a number of initiatives to support the fulfillment of the goals. 

EU-28 2017 EU Report or Publication

Issue Q4/2017 (December 2017) of the review of academic literature on research and innovation as sources for growth.

EU-28 2017 EU Report or Publication

December 2017 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.

EU-28 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

This discussion paper is the background document for participants in the European Commission seminar on country-specific activities under the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility. The EC’s DG RTD has in-depth experience in providing support to countries to improve the quality and impact of their national research and innovation systems. In addition, international organisations – such as the OECD, World Bank and United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE) –conduct exercises with broadly similar aims, but using different methods and acting under different frameworks.

EU-28 2017 EU Report or Publication

November 2017 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.

EU-28 2017 EU Report or Publication

October 2017 issue of the monthly newsletter on STI data and indicators.


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