CONCORDi 2015 will discuss the role of scientific analyses in the design and implementation of an EU industrial policy based on research, innovation and technological advancement.
Such discussion will take place against the policy background of a renewed EU agenda to boost Jobs, Growth and Investment as highlighted in Juncker Commission's top priorities and to the related 'Industrial Policy' agenda. The following key questions will be addressed:
- What are the current and up-coming EU policy challenges in the area of coporate R&D and innovation for its contribution to industrial competitiveness, employment and social well-being?.
- To what extent evidence on corporate R&D and innovation can support policies to address such challenges?.
- How to provide a proper assessment of the impact of industrial R&D and innovation policies on competitiveness, employment and well-being?.