VERA – Forward Visions on the European Research Area

VERA is funded by the European Union's FP7 programme for research,
technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 290705

European Commission will make use of insights gathered from VERA

… said Fabienne Gautier, who works on ERA policy at the EC’s DG for Research and Innovation, at the VERA Final Conference.

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Welcome to the VERA - Forward Visions on the European Research Area Project Website!

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Going beyond the scenarios

Four sketches of the European landscape and governance of RTDI in the year 2050 are online now.

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VERA Focus Group on strategies and recommendations for the future of ERA

On 4 April 2014 VERA's second Focus Group on strategies and recommendations for the future of ERA with selected stakeholders from universities and research organisations in Europe was held in Manchester, UK.

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Latest information on the European Research Area policies and activities from European Commission

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VERA Scenarios

Short descriptions and a video of the four 2030 scenarios on the governance of research, technological development and innovation (RTDI) in Europe developed by VERA are online now!

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Latest news

ERA Open Advice.

This report presents the wealth of the VERA strategic debates with stakeholders and analyses implications for the current ERA discussion, thus underpinning...

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ERA at Crossroads.

This is the report presenting the full analysis underpinning the policy brief “ERA at Crossroads” - read the full version of the report here.

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VERA final event update

The final event of our project took place during the last two days in Brussels. It was attended by around 100 stakeholders from policy, research funding...

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