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Policy Learning Platform - User survey results

05/06/2017

Interreg Europe Platform users rate Research and Innovation the most relevant topic.

loko.PNGThe Interreg Europe - Policy Learning Platform surveyed over 1000 users to understand their needs, providing a valuable snapshot on the latest priorities of regions across Europe

Between 15 February and 5 April 2017, 1.056 responses were collected from 36 different countries,  

Among the four thematic objectives (Research and innovation, SME competitiveness, Low-carbon economy, Environment and resource efficiency), Research and innovation, with 48% of the responses, was considered as the most relevant topic. Only 4% of the respondents stated that it was not applicable for their work.

META manages the Policy Learning Platform for Research and Innovation.

Most interesting R&I topics

The survey also asked users to rate topics within Research and Innovation: 

TopicsResponse %
Research-to-business knowledge / technology transfer60,9%
Cluster approaches and open innovation55,4%
Synergies with centrally-managed programmes (like H2020 and COSME)44,1%
Promotion and sustainability of excellence centres and R&D infrastructures43,5%
Non-technological innovation39,9%
Smart Specialisation Strategy implementation36,7%
Downstream and demand-based policy measures25,2%

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