Policy makers often receive criticism for ineffective legislation and regulations, due to their lack of subject-matter experience and knowledge, especially in the field of science. Policy makers encounter difficulties understanding the language of scientists and incorporating scientific advice into the legislative process. Cooperation and understanding the interests of both groups is essential for the outcome of the policy making process.

The experts of the Interreg Europe Research and Innovation Policy Learning Platform have prepared a Policy Brief on EU-financed instruments that can be used to bridge the gap between the academia and the policy makers.

Download the Policy Brief

Your input to shape the Platform support is highly appreciated. Please contact Andrea Di Anselmo, Thematic Manager - Research and Innovation, [email protected] to learn more about the Research and Innovation Platform and its services, and to contribute.

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