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Electricity production, transmission and storage – challenges for the future European electricity system

Euro-CASE policy paper on European Innovation Policy

Reform Options for the European Emissions Trading System (EU ETS)

Euro-CASE convened in Brussels on 24-25 September to inform about the policy paper on reform option of the European Emission Trading System (EU ETS) and present it to relevant European decision makers.

EU Public-Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation

November 14, 2012 (revised on June 6, 2013)

The European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering (Euro-CASE) is an independent non-profit organisation of national academies of engineering, applied sciences and technology from 21 European countries. Euro-CASE acts as a permanent forum for exchange and consultation between European institutions, industry and research.

“Transforming Manufacturing” A path to a Smart, Sustainable and Inclusive growth in Europe

December 20, 2013

Europe was the cradle of the manufacturing industry and it has traditionally led important industrial fields. The industrial sector still provides 4/5 of all exports and 80% of private R&D in the European Union are financed by this sector. Nonetheless, the trend during the last few decades clearly shows that unless we adopt measures, the manufacturing sector of the UE as a whole might be seriously endangered in the immediate future...

European Research Area

November 30, 2011

The European Council of Academies of Applied Sciences, Technologies and Engineering is an independance non-profit organisatiobn of national academies of Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology from 21 European countries. Euro-CASE acts as a permanent forum for exchange and consultation between European Institutions, Industry and Research.

Innovation Procurement

December 20, 2013

Demand-side initiatives and procurement were important issues in the Aho group report presented to the European leaders at their spring summit in 2006 (Aho et al., 2006). The report called for the support of markets for innovative goods and services, including public procurement. In this report we want to further emphasize the negligence in the EU and its member states of demand-side innovation policy instruments, especially innovation procure-ment...

Common Strategic Framework for Research and Innovation

May 20, 2011
 
Innovation is the key to growth, competitiveness and thus social well-being in the 21st century. The capacity of a society to innovate will be crucial in an ever more knowledge-intensive economy. Innovation is also necessary in order to find new and lasting solutions to major global challenges, such as energy, climate change, or the future of information and communication. An adequate understanding of innovation thus has to consider the technological as well as the social aspects of innovation processes. That is why also the social sciences and the humanities, for instance in relation to studies on societal implications, technology acceptance, and risk analysis, will play an important role in successfully implementing innovations.

Financing Innovation

December 20, 2013

A key approach available to governments when promoting innovation is providing or facilitating finance for innovative enterprises. Despite recent progress in facilitating a genuinely European private financing industry, there are still parts of Europe where enterprises have difficulty accessing appropriate innovation financing. This paper argues that more can be done at member state level to attract and nurture private financing for innovation...

Future EU 2020 Strategy

February 5, 2010
 
The European Council of Applied Sciences and Engineering (Euro-CASE) is an independent, non-profit organisation of national academies of engineering, applied sciences and technology from 21 European countries. Its members include over 6000 of the most eminent engineers in Europe.