Commission and industry invest €22 billion in new European Partnerships to deliver solutions to tackle major societal challenges
The European Commission launched 11 new European Partnerships together with industry, to boost investments in research and innovation and to overcome major climate and sustainability challenges, towards making Europe the first climate neutral economy and delivering on the European Green Deal. The Partnership will also deliver on the EU’s digital ambitions for the next decade, Europe’s Digital Decade. They will receive over €8 billion from Horizon Europe. The total commitments, including those from private partners and from Member States, amount to around €22 billion.
The eleven European Partnerships are:
- European Partnership for the European Open Science Cloud.
- European Partnership for Artificial Intelligence, Data and Robotics.
- European Partnership for Photonics (light-based technologies).
- European Partnership for Clean Steel – Low Carbon Steelmaking.
- European Partnership Made in Europe.
- European Partnership Processes4Planet.
- European Partnership for People-centric Sustainable Built Environment (Built4People).
- European Partnership towards Zero-emission Road Transport (2Zero).
- European Partnership for Connected, Cooperative and Automated Mobility.
- European Partnership for Batteries: Towards a competitive European industrial battery value chain.
- European Partnership for Zero Emission Waterborne Transport.
The Commission adopted on the 14 June 2021 Memoranda of Understanding to launch the Partnerships, which will start their operations immediately. A signature ceremony for the Memoranda of Understanding will take place at the European Research and Innovation Days on the 23 June.
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