Top innovation leaders envisage a strong role for the European Innovation Council in coronavirus recovery

For Europe to come out stronger after the Corona crisis, we need to already direct our investments towards game-changing innovations that create a sustainable and human centric digital future’, according to the vision statement of the European Innovation Council Advisory Board published today.

Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Innovation, Research, Culture, Education and Youth, said:
“I welcome the vision of the EIC advisory board, which is the key roadmap as we prepare for the launch of the EIC from 2021. We have seen significant demand to date for EIC funding – over €10 billion in the last month – this clearly demonstrates how important it is to support high-impact innovation during the coronavirus recovery period and beyond.”

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