Closing the EU’s innovation gap: Member States must get more involved

To close the EU’s persistent gap in research and innovation (R&I) and unlock excellence in countries lagging behind, the European Commission is applying special measures (known as ‘widening’ measures) to give those countries better access to key EU funding. In a report published today, however, the European Court of Auditors finds that a real shift Read more about Closing the EU’s innovation gap: Member States must get more involved[…]

European Fund for Strategic Investments: Action needed to make EFSI a full success

The European Fund for Strategic Investments (EFSI) has been effective in raising finance for investments in the EU, but the amounts of investment mobilised may be overstated, according to a new report by the European Court of Auditors. The auditors also found that some EFSI support just replaced other financing from the EU and the Read more about European Fund for Strategic Investments: Action needed to make EFSI a full success[…]