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ENLIGHT RISE (Research and Innovation agenda with and for society) seeks to strengthen the research and innovation dimension of our network. In synergy with ENLIGHT’s educational components and surrounding ecosystems, it will deploy a comprehensive joint transformation agenda for our universities.

The objective is to become more competitive and innovative together, leveraging and synergizing our respective strengths and capitalizing on our innovation potential as well as the partnerships in our surrounding ecosystems to promote a greener, healthier, more equitable and sustainable Europe.

Here is what we offer all researchers involved in ENLIGHT:

ENLIGHT R&I support group 

The opportunity to initiate joint R&I projects with the highest innovative potential by creating pilot groups of researchers in strategic scientific areas.

The ENLIGHT R&I support group identifies synergies, facilitates seed funding and supports the submission of joint EU proposals.

European Innovation District

Access to the societal and industrial ecosystems from the nine partner universities through three new organizational units:

•  the European Innovation District will address the business and industrial sector,

•  the R&I Observatory, an online one-stop shop portal for benchmarking results, inventories, and evidence-based policy recommendations emerging from the project,

•  the ENLIGHT Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence Network for benchmarking and maximizing positive impact.

R&I Observatory

Dedicated support for early career development of researchers (with a focus on high-potential early career women researchers) through networking, mentoring and leadership-training.

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Digital Innovation and Artificial Intelligence network

Joint digital services uniting research support with community engagement fostering open science, citizen science and science co-creation.

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