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Battle over role of Joint Programming Initiatives

The future direction of the Joint Programming Initiatives is in doubt after a dispute broke out over their relationship with the Framework programme.

The coordination of JPIs with the Framework programme is too fragmented and the European Commission must provide stable funding for their long-term management, the European Research Area and Innovation Committee on Joint Programming said in an opinion paper on 7 June.

The 10 JPIs aim to pool national research efforts to tackle global challenges such as food security, urbanisation and an aging population. As it stands, they are separate from Horizon 2020’s three pillars.

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