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Latvia 2017 Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility

The report is providing background information on the Latvian research and innovation system and its funding mechanisms. It includes a concise overview of Latvia’s current performance in research and innovation, the main challenges and the defined national priorities and targets for research and innovation system development, as well as the recent achievements in fulfilling the set of objectives. The report summarises information on the governance of the Latvian research and innovation system and the landscape of research performers.

Denmark 2017 National Report or Publication

The objective of the RESEARCH2025-catalogue is to provide a consolidated overview showing the most important research areas of the future as seen from the perspectives of businesses, organisations, ministries, Danish knowledge institutions as well as a wide variety of other stakeholders. In a bottom-up process involving more than 100 stakeholders in Denmark, 476 suggestions for the catalogue were provided.

WIR! – Wandel durch Innovation in der Region
Regional perspective 2017 National Support Measure

The new framework concept ‘Innovation & Strukturwandel’ aims at fostering innovation in structurally weak regions. ‘WIR! – Wandel durch Innovation in der Region’ is the first funding measure under this umbrella. It targets interdisciplinary consortia and supports the implementation of innovative strategies that are tailored to East Germany’s regions.

Mehr Chancen für Gründungen - Fünf Punkte für eine neue Gründerzeit
Germany 2017 National Support Measure

Strategy for supporting the emergence of research- and technology-based start-ups. With this Five Point Program the BMBF aims to promote the start-up culture in science and research by implementation of tailor-made offers for entrepreneurs and start-ups in the research funding system. The objective is to designe the funding schemes so that they are more suitable to meet the needs of founders and innovative newly started companies.

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.


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