Research in support of other policies

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Research in support of other policies

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These categories group together and put in context the legislative and non-legislative initiatives which deal with the same topic.

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Research in support of other policies

Intelligent vehicles to save lives, fusion energy to counter energy dependence, gene therapy to cure serious diseases, biotechnology to safeguard our quality of life while respecting the environment: these are just some of the many applications offered by research in response to the questions and challenges facing society. The activities of the European Union are geared towards combining the forces of all public and private stakeholders across the board.


  • European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT)
  • Admission and residence of researchers from third countries
  • The integration of women in research



  • SET-Plan for the development of low carbon technologies
  • Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy
  • Strategic Energy Technology Plan (SET Plan)


  • Competitiveness and Innovation Framework Programme (CIP) (2007-2013)
  • Standardization as a catalyst for innovation
  • A single market for 21st century Europe
  • Implementation of the partnership for growth and jobs (first report)
  • Promoting corporate social responsibility

Environment, health and safety

  • A European strategy for marine and maritime research
  • European Security Research and Innovation Agenda
  • Security Research
  • European Earth monitoring programme (GMES)
  • Clean Sky
  • IMI Joint Undertaking
  • Résistance aux antimicrobiens : plan d’action

Space and transport

  • A European space policy
  • European space policy

New technologies

  • A strategy for research on future and emerging technologies in Europe
  • A European strategy for nanotechnology
  • European strategy for the development of key enabling technologies

Information society

  • Internet of Things
  • Ageing well in the information society: The Ambient Assisted Living (AAL) Programme

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