Policy Submissions

S874 - EU Framework Programme call for evidence


EU Framework Programme call for evidence: Engineering the Future comments to the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS).


The UK’s most important high level objective for Framework Programme 8 (FP8) must be to maximise the economic benefits to the UK, with a particular focus on increasing the levels, strategic focus and impact of business participation in the programme. To achieve this the UK should focus on promoting reform of FP administration; maintaining and exploiting the synergies between national and EU research and development priorities; reforming national business promotion and support networks; better leveraging the influence, networks and expertise of leading UK companies and universities participating in the FP; and promoting the exploitation of FP results within the UK.

Submission Details Submitted on 04 January 2011 to Department for Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS)

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