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Gwennaël Joliff-Botrel

Head of the Research and Innovation Investment Agendas Directorate-General for Research and Innovation European Commission
Increasing the investment in research and innovation to accelerate the transition towards an environmentally, socially and economically sustainable Europe is a priority. Her unit is targeting the increase of EU business R&D intensity that is significantly lower in comparison to other main economies. In this context her unit analyzes the successful models where blending of public and private investments into the different European funding programmes make a difference in delivering new innovative technologies and solutions to the market. Building on this, this unit contributes to the development of research and innovation investment agendas in the key EU priorities.