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EU leaders aim to unite research, innovation and education

Image: Jennifer Jacquemart, European Commission

But top official admits ‘mystery’ remains as to how to utilise citizen input to policies

Senior EU politicians have said Europe must better tie together its research, innovation and education initiatives and actors to tackle the challenges it faces, such as around climate change and digitisation.

These three areas are “more powerful when they work together”, Mariya Gabriel, the research, innovation and education commissioner, told the European Commission’s Research and Innovation Days conference on 24 September.

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