Research Policy & Development


Cooperation in Research and Innovation in the Danube Region

Danube-INCO.NET was a FP7 funded coordination and support action for the official EU Strategy for the Danube Region (EUSDR) in the field of research and innovation. Whereas the EUSDR addresses a wide variety of priority areas (ranging from PA 1A „Mobility/Waterways” to PA 11 „Security“), Danube -INCO.NET focused mainly on two of them: PA 7 „Knowledge Society“ and PA 8 „Competitiveness“. The project supports the policy dialogue, creates networks, analyses, and supports research and innovation (R&I) activities.

By joining forces from 19 project partners under the coordination of the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI), Danube -INCO.NET was seeking to overcome obstacles hindering the social and economic development of the Danube region. The project lasted 36 months, resulting in events, publications and policy recommendations related to R&I cooperation in the Danube Region and several sustainble results:

More information is available on our website and via the newsletter (which is being continued beyond the project lifetime thanks to a grant of the Austrian Ministry for Science, Research and the Economy.

Further information on the issue is available from:

DG Regio website: EU Strategy for the Danube Region - EU Regional Policy

EUSDR group spaces


Section: Research Policy & Development


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Type: Networks

Program: FP7

Project Status: Finished

Start/End: 01/2014 - 06/2017

Project Duration: 42 months


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