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MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes: National Coordination

 

Reports

MLE Alignment and Interoperability of National Research Programmes: National Coordination

This report summarises the main results of the MLE, with a particular focus on sharing the learning. To this end, it also contains country fiches, which briefly summarise the present situation in each participating country, its strengths and weaknesses and list of potential actions to be implemented at national level as identified by the national representatives during the course of the MLE.

MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes – Report on National Preconditions

This report, produced by the PSF Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes, is concerned with the role that National Preconditions play in the Joint Programming Process (JPP), including Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) and other public-to-public partnerships (P2Ps). The report builds on a Challenge Paper, background research and feedback from participating countries at MLE workshops in Brussels, Vienna and Ljubljana. The Report focuses on five National Preconditions identified as key factors to enable alignment and interoperability: political commitment, an R&I system that prioritises societal challenges, a dedicated budget for joint programming, dedicated human resources in relevant ministries/agencies, and flexible funding for participation in joint programming.

MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes – Report on National Governance

This report, produced by the PSF Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes, is concerned with the role of ‘National Governance Structures’ in the Joint Programming Process (JPP), including Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) and other public-to-public partnerships (P2Ps). The report builds on a Challenge Paper, background research and feedback from participating countries at MLE workshops in Brussels, Vienna and Ljubljana. The Report focuses on six Key Governance Factors needed to enable alignment and interoperability: strategic decision-making structures, coordination between ministries, financial resources for JPPs, coordination between ministries and agencies, platforms for stakeholder involvement, and measuring and disseminating results and impacts.

MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes – Report on Communication and Visibility

This report, produced by the PSF Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on Alignment and Interoperability of Research Programmes, is concerned with the role of ‘Communications Flows and Visibility’ in the Joint Programming Process (JPP), including Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) and other public-to-public partnerships (P2Ps). The report builds on a Challenge Paper, background research and feedback from participating countries at MLE workshops in Oslo. The Report focuses on five Key Communication areas that enable alignment and interoperability: within the P2P-community, to impact other sectoral policies, to attract researchers, to reach out to end-users and other stakeholders, and to build political support.

MLE Alignment and Interoperability: National Coordination

This Report is the 1st of five that will be prepared as the main deliverables of the MLE. It builds upon the discussions and conclusions reached at the working meeting in Brussels on 3 October 2016. It also includes insights gained from interviews with participant countries and their specific written contributions.

Modus Operandi of the MLE on Alignment and Interoperability: National Coordination

The Modus Operandi defines the scope, the objectives, envisaged outcomes and the preliminary time schedule of the MLE. It also describes the working approach and methodology the group will follow as well as the distribution of work of all participants.

Events

Closing workshop - MLE Alignment and Interoperability

28 June 2017
DG Research and Innovation, Unit A4 - Analysis and Monitoring of National Research Policies
Brussels, Belgium

This final event of the MLE discussed the findings of the project, and lessons learned, with all interested Member States. It included addresses by the Deputy Director General of DG Research and Innovation (DG RTD), W. Burtscher, and the Slovenian State Secretary Ministry of Education, Science and Sport, Tomaž Boh. There were also presentations from three national policy experts, on the main experiences and lessons of the MLE and future policy reforms, as well as a panel discussion featuring representatives from Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs), DG RTD and policy experts from various countries. An announcement for the event was circulated to  members of the High-Level Group for Joint Programming (GPC).

Working meeting – MLE Alignment and Interoperability

16 May 2017
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4
Brussels, Belgium

There is a huge potential for boosting the efficiency of public funding for research, and improving impacts on major societal challenges, if national programmes are better aligned and coordinated in order to facilitate greater cooperation. This meeting discussed the final report of the MLE on Alignment and Interoperability of national research programmes.

Country visit to Norway - MLE Alignment and Interoperability

16 February 2017 to 17 February 2017
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4
Oslo, Norway

The meeting was dedicated to discuss the key factors related to communication and visibility and the policy reforms needed to overcome existing barriers for each participating country. The outcome of the meeting will be the fourth report of the MLE on "Communication".

Country visit to Slovenia - MLE Alignment and Interoperability

15 December 2016
DG Research and Innovation, Unit A4 - Analysis and Monitoring of National Research Policies
Ljubljana, Slovenia

The meeting was dedicated to discuss the key factors related to governance and the policy reforms needed to overcome existing barriers for each participating country. The outcome of the meeting will be the third report of the MLE on "Governance", to be discussed during the next country visit.

Country visit to Austria - MLE Alignment and Interoperability

13 October 2016
DG Research and Innovation, Unit A4 - Analysis and Monitoring of National Research Policies
Vienna, Austria

The meeting was dedicated to discuss the five key factors identified as national preconditions to succeed in the alignment process. For each participating country a discussion took place on the policy reforms needed to overcome existing barriers. The outcome of the meeting is the second report of the MLE on "National Preconditions".

First meeting

3 October 2016
DG Research and Innovation, Unit A4 - Analysis and Monitoring of National Research Policies
Brussels, Belgium

The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the Challenge Paper on National Coordination based on a review of background information, discussions at the kick-off meeting on 7 July and telephone interviews with representatives of 10 countries that are participating in this MLE.

Kick-off meeting

7 July 2016
DG Research and Innovation, Unit A4 - Analysis and Monitoring of National Research Policies and Unit B2 - Open Science and ERA Policy
Brussels, DG Research and Innovation

At the Kick-off meeting main decisions were adopted for the implementation of the MLE: results to be accomplished, scope, work plan and distribution of work. The Vice Chair of the GPC also updated of the work of the ERAC Joint Programming Group (GPC) and its Working Group of Long Term Strategy.

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