The meeting provided an opportunity to take stock of the consistent and valuable participation of the Faroe Islands across the whole Horizon 2020 Framework Programme, particularly in the areas of food, environment, health, and research infrastructures. The Faroese success rate in Horizon 2020 is the highest among all Associated Countries.
Other relevant points were addressed:
- An exchange on the strategic orientations and the elaboration of the first Horizon Europe strategic plan, as well as on the new ERA priorities made public with the Communication adopted on 30 September 2020;
- An evaluation performed by the Faroese government and new legislation leading towards a renewed Faroese strategy positioning the Faroese Islands’ R&I system at European and global level;
- The learnings from the Faroese approach to the COVID-19 pandemic, with an efficient and innovative testing strategy as well as promising research projects.
- Publication date
- 2 December 2020
- Directorate-General for Research and Innovation