Contributing to the European Research Area
The UNITE.H2020 project has shaped an integrated R&I strategy for the European University Alliance Unite!, concluding in December 2023. The follow-up UNITE!Widening project, starting in January 2024, aims to strengthen scientific capabilities in Portugal and Poland, highlighted in a Lisbon meeting on February 1st and 2nd.
The UNITE.H2020 project – Planning the Future of Research & Innovation in the European University Alliance Unite! – developing the R&I dimension of Unite!, one of the European University Alliances, ended in December 2023. Throughout UNITE.H2020 project the Alliance addressed the challenge launched by the European Commission developing, in synergy with its educational dimension, an integrated, shared and long-term research and innovation (R&I) strategy. Another objective was to develop a common R&I agenda and action plan for the Unite! Alliance, emphasizing the Unite! STEM nature, with the implementation of several pilot initiatives along the different institutional transformation modules proposed by the EC, through institutional transformations and the identification of good practices for the modernization of R&I among the partner universities.