People's UnionTogether, Civil Society Europe (CSE) and the European Alliance for Social Sciences and Humanities (EASSH) call for an ambitious investment in FP9 for a grand challenge to achieve a People’s Union, covering research addressing EU citizens' main concerns. The paper focuses on three main points:
Research and Innovation Programme
EASSH responds to the Consultation on EU funds in the area of investment, research & innovation, SMEs and single marketFocusing on the EU for Research and Innovation, EASSH supports the Lamy's report claim to double FP9 budget. Research today is 'an essential good and deliver tangible results for EU citizens'. For advanced economies like Europe, investing in research is crucial.
FP9 ‘s ambitious aims for societal impact call for a step change in interdisciplinarity and citizen engagementEASSH greatly welcomes these ideas and trends: the European SSH community, represented by the Alliance, has been a strong champion of “real” interdisciplinarity and of concrete and innovative approaches to citizen engagement at various critical stages in the programme and project cycles.
FP9 must invest in Research for a Democratic Union and the European Social DimensionThe European Alliance for SSH calls on the EU to make an ambitious investment in Democracy and the European Social Dimension. The 9th Framework Programme for European research 2021-2027 must address the changing nature of citizenship and democracy.
Funding Research Between Public and Private Resources, The role of SSH research in Europe. A roundtable with European FoundationsEASSH would like to thank Wellcome Trust for hosting a lunch in London, which brought together European foundations committed to supporting research in the social sciences and humanities.
FAB – LAB – APP: The perspective of the European Alliance for SSH on the HLG ReportThe HLG’s work on the next Framework Programme emerges in a very fragile political environment, where humanitarian crisis, political fragility, populism and deep societal changes are among the most pressing issues for Europe’s future.