University associations discuss FP9
On 26 February 2018, 13 transnational European university associations discussed possible joint action on the next Framework Programme for Research and Innovation (FP9). Participants met in Leuven upon the invitation of LERU, the League of European Research Universities. Kurt Vandenberghe, Director for Policy Development and Coordination in DG Research and Innovation, presented the state of affairs on the proposals for FP9 and related issues, followed by an extensive Q&A session. In the second half of the meeting, the different networks discussed joint action related to FP9 for the next couple of weeks and months.
The networks participating in the meeting were: CESAER, CLUSTER, Coïmbra Group, EARMA, EASSH, ECIU, EUA, The Guild, IDEA League, LERU, SEFI, UNICA and YERUN.