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The role of science, technology and innovation policies to foster the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

This report presents a reference framework in which research and innovation policy and related implementation measures are seen as engines of a transformative agenda built around universally applicable sustainability goals.

Måns Nilsson / Published on 19 February 2016

Giovannini, E., Niestroy, I., Nilsson, M., Roure, F. and Spanos, M. (2015). The Role of Science, Technology and Innovation Policies to Foster the Implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Report of the Expert Group “Follow-up to Rio+20, Notably the SDGs”. European Commission, Brussels.

Report of the Expert Group “Follow-up to Rio+20, notably the SDGs”

The report provides recommendations, both in terms of general policy orientations and concrete areas of engagement, for EU Science, Technology and Innovation policy to contribute to the implementation, in Europe and beyond, of the 2030 Agenda, as well as for possible engagements in international initiatives concerning STI.

Finally, the annex contains proposals to better align the Horizon 2020 tracking system to the SDGs.


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Måns Nilsson
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