The European University Association (EUA) presents its vision for the design of the ninth edition of the European Framework Programme for Research and Innovation. The Spanish Universities CRUE has collaborated in the development of this document.
The US position reflects the important contribution of European universities in promoting excellence in research and education, as well as their role in social, cultural and economic development.
Achieving the long-term results such as the balanced growth of European societies and being able to tackle social challenges, requires common goals between public authorities, policy-makers, the public and private sectors, as well as the implementation of coherent policies.
Research and development are key to strengthening European democratic societies and strengthening their economic powers. Investment in research is fundamental to ensure we obtain the knowledge that will lead us to discover new products and services in the future.