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

Process

To achieve its objectives, a series of workshops focussing on different strategic aspects were prepared by "ERA Strategies".

Following short video clips give a first impression of these workshops:

VERA Focus Group Methodology (Paris, 07/11/2013)

The VERA Focus Groups (FG) Methodology (aka Strategic Debate 1) is a core pillar of Work Package 5, led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR). For this reason, the Manchester team organised an internal workshop with all VERA partners in Paris to pilot the dynamics and relevance of the five tasks involved in the FG Methodology.

 

VERA Focus Group 1 (Vienna, 23/01/2014)

This slideshow highlights key moments of the first strategic debate focus group (FG) on strategies and recommendations for the future of European Research Area (ERA) with selected society actors in Europe. The FG was part of VERA Work Package 5 activities led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) in the framework of the European Commission funded VERA project.

 

VERA Focus Group 2 (Manchester, 04/04/2014)

This slideshow highlights key moments of the strategic debate focus group (FG) on strategies and recommendations for the future of European Research Area (ERA) with selected stakeholders from universities and research organisations in Europe. The FG was part of VERA Work Package 5 activities led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) in the framework of the European Commission funded VERA project.

 

VERA Focus Group 3 (Helsinki, 23/04/2014)

This slideshow highlights key moments of the strategic debate focus group (FG) on strategies and recommendations for the future of European Research Area (ERA) with selected industry stakeholders in Europe. The FG was part of VERA Work Package 5 activities led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) in the framework of the European Commission funded VERA project.

 

VERA Focus Group 4 (Berlin, 28/04/2014)

This slideshow highlights key moments of the strategic debate focus group (FG) on strategies and recommendations for the future of European Research Area (ERA) with selected research funding actors in Europe. The FG was part of VERA Work Package 5 activities led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) in the framework of the European Commission funded VERA project.

 

VERA Focus Group 5 (Barcelona, 15/05/2014)  

This slideshow highlights key moments of the strategic debate focus group (FG) on strategies and recommendations for the future of European Research Area (ERA) with selected actors involved in ERA-related instruments (ERA-NETs, ERA Chairs, JPIs, etc.). The FG was part of VERA Work Package 5 activities led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) in the framework of the European Commission funded VERA project.

 

VERA Focus Group 6 (Barcelona, 16/05/2014)

This slideshow highlights key moments of the strategic debate focus group (FG) on strategies and recommendations for the future of European Research Area (ERA) with selected policymaking actors in Europe. The FG was part of VERA Work Package 5 activities led by the Manchester Institute of Innovation Research (MIoIR) in the framework of the European Commission funded VERA project.