VERA – Forward Visions on the European Research Area

VERA is funded by the European Union's FP7 programme for research,
technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 290705

VERA Focus Group 2 on strategies and recommendations for the future of ERA

Project Event

Date: April 4, 2014
Location / Venue: Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR), Manchester

In the frame of VERAs Work Package 5, "ERA Strategies", the second Focus Group was organised by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR). It was held on 4 April 2014 and the invited stakeholders from universities and research organisations in Europe discussed the possible futures of the European Research Area as well as the perspectives and interests of different stakeholders, which is a crucial input into the debate and policy making process at the European and national level.
Besides identifying key opportunities and threats of ERA futures, strategies and recommendations from university and research actors vis-à-vis the VERA scenarios by 2030 as well as vis-à-vis the overall ERA objectives the Focus Group discussed key objectives of university and research actors that should be included in the ERA agenda.

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Contact Person: Raffael Popper