Informal ministerial meeting
Informal meeting of competitiveness ministers (Internal market and industry as well as research)
The meeting on 16 July will be held under the motto “Rethinking European Industry” and will look at issues regarding the future of European industrial policy. It will focus on innovation, digitalisation, artificial intelligence and professional education.
A first informal exchange of views on the legislative package for Horizon Europe, the ninth Research Framework Programme, is provided for the Informal Meeting of Research Ministers. The package was presented on 6 June 2018. Ministers will give a first assessment of the package from their point of view. For this purpose, questions to the ministers will be submitted in advance, in order to structure the discussion. As a result of the discussion, the Presidency will try to develop agreed guidelines for the negotiations in the Research Working Group (timetable, key topics).
Press release: Informal COMPET meeting (Internal market and industry)
Press release: Informal COMPET meeting (Research)
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