International Research Projects

International Research Projects refers to International cooperation in research and innovation. It is a strategic priority for the EU. It enables:

  • access to the latest knowledge and the best talent worldwide
  • business opportunities in new and emerging markets
  • science diplomacy to influence and enhance external policy

Multilateral research and innovation initiatives are the most effective way to tackle challenges facing our world - climate, health, food, energy and water - that are global by nature. Working together reduces the global burden, pools resources and achieves greater impact.