What kind of publications are included
This collection encompasses the evidence-based analytical papers of the Commission's research and innovation department, including in collaboration with other Commission departments.
Publications fall into 3 categories
- working papers - analytical reports to underpin research and innovation policymaking by the Commission
- policy briefs - short notes to inform discussions on research and innovation policy and stimulate debate
- quarterly research and innovation literature reviews - brief summaries of recent publications on economics and research and innovation policy.
WP 2022/04 - We investigate the impact of the invasion of Ukraine by Russia on research and innovation (R&I) in Europe
WP 2022/03 - The contribution of the EU R&I Framework programmes to the knowledge base of the IPCC reports.
WP 2022/02 - What research and innovation (R&I) policies should Europe adopt?
WP 2022/01 - An estimation based on life cycle assessment of project proposals submitted under the European green deal call
WP 2021/02 - Start-up and scale-up firms are key drivers in promoting innovation and fostering a competitive economy.
WP 2021/01 - Researchers have been among the first responding professions to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
WP 2020/15 - Main AI trends, opportunities and challenges, and attempts to provide a picture of the EU positioning in AI science and innovation.
WP 2020/14 - This paper presents the framework for making R&I transformative in the context of the European Research Area.
WP 2020/13 - This paper examines recent trends in terms of productivity growth and R&I performance in the European Union at a regional level.
WP 2020/12 - This paper analyses the set of policy instruments and the policy mix used to enhance knowledge transfer and science-industry relationships.
WP 2020/11 - This study discusses how R&I policy in the post-COVID scenario can leverage transformative change towards sustainable development.
An analysis on whether EU missions will be crucial instruments to deliver the paradigm shift that this Commission has set out to achieve
This case study explores the EU policy experience in fostering public and private investments in R&D.
Analytical background for the R&D investment targets under the new European Research Area initiative.
Towards a sustainable, human-centric and resilient European industry
This publication presents the Staff Working Document accompanying the Communication “A new ERA for Research and Innovation”.
This paper presents the contribution of research and innovation to the recovery.
Research and innovation have an active role to play in channelling public and private investment and aligning funding and investment streams
The aftermath of the last economic crisis has revealed that Europe needs to continue tackling its economic challenges.
Key enablers to accelerate the transition towards an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable Europe
Issue 2022/Q2 – This edition covers recent empirical evidence and theoretical reflections on the financing of innovation, with a particular focus on the financing of green innovation.
Issue 2022/Q1 – This edition covers the implications of globalization, technological sovereignty and geopolitical tension for research and innovation
Issue 2021/Q4 – This edition covers recent empirical evidence on the role of technological change in transforming society
Issue 2021/Q3 – This edition covers recent empirical evidence on the role of education for R&I and how COVID-19 affected the human capital supply
Issue 2021/Q2 – This edition covers papers that focus on the role of research and innovation in the green transition
Issue 2021/Q1 – This edition focuses on the research and innovation response in times of crisis, and specific digital issues related to R&I
This year´s Annual Meeting of the World Economic Forum focused on the COVID-19, the importance of global collaboration and the need to rebuild trust
Issue 2020/Q4 – This edition links businesses to research and innovation, with a focus on how R&I performance enhances productivity
Issue 2020/Q3 - The role, dynamics and policies of R&I investments in times of crisis and recovery, as drivers of prosperity, sustainability and wellbeing
Issue 2020/Q2 - This issue looks at the role of research and iinovation in the context of the COVID-19 crisis
Issue 2020/Q1 - This issue provides several insights on sustainability.