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Industry, Research and Energy Committee

Committee of the European Parliament responsible for industry, research and energy matters

European Commission

Main gateway to the Commission


The European Research Area Board, the top level committee advising the EU on R&D policy.

Click here if you are looking for the site of ERAB's precursor, EURAB.


Overview of EU R&DT activites: law; policy; implementation; information sources

DG Research

R&D policy; Framework Programme; European Research Area

DG Enterprise

Enterprise policy; formed through the merger of the former directorates for SMEs, innovation and industry

Innovation Union Competitiveness Report

The most updated overview on R&D investments.

pdfEU 2013 R&D Investment Scoreboard

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The 2013 "EU Industrial R&D Investment Scoreboard" (the Scoreboard) contains economic and financial data for the world's top 2000 companies ranked by their investments in research and development (R&D). The sample contains 527 companies based in the EU and 1473 companies based elsewhere. The Scoreboard data are drawn from the latest available companies' accounts, i.e. usually the fiscal year 2012 or 2012/131.

You can download EU 2013 scoreboard here

You can also find it on the JRC website.  

pdfHigh Level Group on Business Services - Final Report

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Over the last decades, the performance of business services has been sub-optimal and the sector has been identified as one having a high untapped potential. The High Level group on Business Services (HLG) has been inaugurated by European Commission Vice-President Antonio Tajani and Commissioner Michel Barnier on 14 March 2013. It provided a new impetus to policy development in this important sector. The purpose of the HLG was to help policy makers better understand the current challenges in the sector and identify ways to improve the level of productivity and innovation of business-services. The HLG published its final report on Business Services in April 2014. 

You can download this report here

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