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Research and innovation through science diplomacy

Boosting Research and Innovation (R&I) systems is crucial for economic growth, social inclusion, security in modern democracies.

The CEI aims to promote scientific progress and technological advancement, emphasising the importance of regional cooperation and science diplomacy to meet these goals. It focuses on cross-border cooperation, supported by multi-level and multi-stakeholder approaches, along the lines of the quintuple helix innovation framework.

CEI activities mainly focus on: establishing science-policy-diplomacy interfaces, promoting R&I workforce development, supporting policy development for open innovation ecosystems, facilitating know-how transfer, exploring science diplomacy and its practical applications.


Mr. Alessandro Lombardo

Senior Executive Officer
+39 040 7786 744

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