Joint Programming Initiatives
- Posted on: Mar 27, 2017
Post Date: Mar 27, 2017
The overall aim of the Joint Programming process is to pool national research efforts in order to make better use of Europe's precious public R&D resources and to tackle common European challenges more effectively in a few key areas.
It is a structured and strategic process whereby Member States agree, on a voluntary basis and in a partnership approach, on common visions and Strategic Research Agendas (SRA) to address major societal challenges. On a variable geometry basis, Member States commit to Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) where they implement together joint Strategic Research Agendas.
The Joint Programming process was launched by a Communication
of the Commission in July 2008 and the Competitiveness Council adopted several Conclusions since to guide the development of the process (see Background). It has mandated a dedicated configuration of ERAC (the High Level Group on Joint Programming - GPC) to steer the process and identify the themes for possible JPIs.
The following Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) have been launched to date (please see News for more details):
- Alzheimer and other Neurodegenerative Diseases (JPND)
- Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change (FACCE)
- A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Life
- Cultural Heritage and Global Change: A New Challenge for Europe
- Urban Europe - Global Urban Challenges, Joint European Solutions
- Connecting Climate Knowledge for Europe (CliK'EU)
- More Years, Better Lives - The Potential and Challenges of Demographic Change
- Antimicrobial Resistance- The Microbial Challenge - An Emerging Threat to Human Health
- Water Challenges for a Changing World
- Healthy and Productive Seas and Oceans