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Danube-INCO.NET Workshop on ERA and Innovation Union: Performance-based research funding

The 3rd workshop on European Research Area and Innovation Union will be held in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova on June 23rd, 2016.

  • Event date: June 23, 2016
  • Posted on: 20.04.2016
  • Chisinau,
  • Moldova

Website: Link

Contact: Diana Grozav, diana.grozav@h2020.md

The workshop will address the topic of Performance-based research funding – towards more effective national research and innovation systems in the Danube region, corresponding to the ERA Priority 1: effective national research systems.

The specific objectives of the workshop are:

  • to analyse the state of progress in both EU countries and in non-EU countries regarding the level of competition in research and innovation funding and usage of performance indicators as criteria for R&D funding;
  • to discuss key issues in the Danube countries in this regard from the national perspectives, focusing on the non-EU Danube region countries; (this may include, wherever relevant, the exchange of arguments regarding data availability, robustness and / harmonization towards the Innovation Union Scoreboard and the EU innovation indicator);
  • to transfer good practices from Danube countries with well-functioning R&I systems to those with identified deficiencies in this regard; and
  • to identify concrete measures to be recommended to policy-makers and funding agencies in the countries with ongoing reformation processes of R&I systems for enhancing progress towards catching-up to international excellence standards.

The target audience includes policy-makers, programme owners and, as well as, research administrators and managers who are involved in the design or negotiation or implementation of reforms of the national, regional or institutional systems; involved in developing or managing the statistical systems on R&I and linking them to the EU R&I monitoring system or subjects to the assessments of R&I performance or funding procedures at the institutional or project level.

The participation to the workhop is upon invitation.

S&T field/scope: Financing Methods, General, Innovation and Development | Affilation and Pillar: Danube-INCO.NET, Research and innovation community, Policy Dialogue | Geographical focus: Danube Region, EU Member States, Moldova

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