European Research and Innovation Days

20 - 21 March 2024

The European Commission’s annual flagship research and innovation event brings together policymakers, researchers, entrepreneurs, and the public to debate and shape the future of research and innovation in Europe and beyond.

This fifth edition of the event takes place on 20 and 21 March 2024 both physically in Brussels and online, allowing everyone to get involved from anywhere. Register for online attendance and networking opportunities.

The R&I Days 2024 provide an opportunity to debate how Europe can be made more sustainable and competitive. Furthermore, they celebrate the outcomes and achievements in research and innovation since the launch of the first R&I Framework Programme over 40 years ago. Information about Horizon Europe, including the Strategic Plan 2025-27 and its Widening Instrument; R&I support to Green and Digital transition; its Global Approach; and many other topics will be provided.

Find more information about the programme, the sessions and the speakers:

POLICY ANSWERS coordinator Elke Dall will be attending the event – get in touch in case you’d like to meet (





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