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Specific Support to Romania: Summary Article – Growing Romania’s entrepreneurship scene into a start-up ecosystem

Developing a robust ecosystem that nurtures Romanian innovation and entrepreneurship is key to scaling up Romania’s growing technology start-up scene. This article summarises the work and key recommendations of the Specific Support to Romania carried out under the Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF).  

Specific Support to Romania: Final Report – Start-ups, Scale-ups and Entrepreneurship in Romania

The Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) has been set up by the Directorate-General for Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission under the EU Framework Programme for Research and Innovation ‘Horizon 2020’. It supports Member States and countries associated to Horizon 2020 in reforming their national science, technology and innovation systems. This is the final report of the PSF panel of experts under the PSF Specific Support for Romania, which has been carried out from July 2016 to December 2017. The report provides an overview of the key challenges and opportunities of the Romanian entrepreneurial ecosystem and outlines key policy recommendations for improving the performance of startups, scaleups and the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Romania.

The Romanian Entrepreneurial Ecosystem - Background report

The Horizon 2020 Policy Support Facility (PSF) has been set up by the Directorate-General for Research & Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission under the EU Framework Programme for Research & Innovation ‘Horizon 2020’. It supports Member States and countries associated to Horizon 2020 in reforming their national science, technology and innovation systems. The report summarises evidence on the situation of the entrepreneurship ecosystem in Romania and provides a background for the PSF Specific Support to Romania’s panel of experts.

Events

Specific Support to Romania: kick-off meeting

28 July 2016
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4, Technopolis
European Commission, DG Research and Innovation, Brussels, Belgium

The panel of experts met the Romanian representatives and discussed the main results they expect to receive from the exercise. During the meeting, the timing for the first country visit was decided and a draft proposal for the agenda of this visit was discussed.

Specific Support to Romania: first country visit

3 October 2016 to 6 October 2016
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4, Technopolis, UEFISCDI
Bucharest, Romania

During the first country visit the panel of experts had in-depth discussions with stakeholders from the business sector and representatives of the Romanian administration involved in the entrepreneurship ecosystem.

Specific Support to Romania: second country visit

1 February 2017 to 3 February 2017
DG Research and Innovation - Unit A4, Technopolis, UEFISCDI
Bucharest, Romania

The second country visit provided the panel of experts with more focused information on some of the bottlenecks identified in the entrepreneurship ecosystem during the previous visit.

Specific Support to Romania: final event – Start-ups, Scale-ups and Entrepreneurship in Romania  

31 January 2018
DG RTD, Unit A4, UEFISCDI
Bucarest, Romania

The dissemination event presented the final report, ‘Start-ups, Scale-ups and Entrepreneurship in Romania’, highlighting the recommendations drawn up by the panel of international experts. The Romanian stakeholders were able to discuss further the results presented by the chair of the panel, Mr Paulo Andrez, during the follow-up roundtable.

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