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Innovation

Through our services we try to promote and facilitate the implementation of flagship initiative “Innovation Union” of  Europe 2020 Strategy at the national and regional level. The flagship initiative “Innovation Union” at the national level seeks:

- To reform national (and regional) R&D and innovation systems to foster excellence and smart specialization, reinforce cooperation between universities, research and business, implement joint programming and enhance cross-border co-operation in areas with EU value added and adjust national funding procedures accordingly;

- To ensure a sufficient supply, maths and engineering graduates and to focus school curricula on creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship;

- To priorities knowledge expenditure, including by using tax incentives and other financial instruments to promote greater private and PPP R&D investments.