26 Nov 2021
Country Review of Romania: Background Report published
The European Commission has published the Policy Support Facility Background Report of the Country Review of the Romanian R&I System. It aims at helping the efforts to which the Romanian government has committed itself to design and implement structural reforms which are necessary to improve and strengthen the quality of the national research, development and innovation system, and unleash the potential of Romanian scientists in ERA.
This report provides background information on the Romanian research and innovation system, with a specific focus on the public science base and its interface with the private sector. It covers the following parts:
- overview of the Romanian economy and its current R&I performance;
- an analysis of the R&I governance, the policy mix and the framework conditions for public research. Emphasis is placed on the efficiency, effectiveness and impact of R&I funding and the use the European Structural and Investment Funds in connection with the National R&D&I Plan;
- review of public-private partnerships and the internationalisation of the R&I system, including participation in the EU Framework Programmes.
The report can be downloaded here: