Cooperation in science and innovation between the European Union, Latin America and the Caribbean

Carlos Moedas is Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation of the Directorate General of Research and Innovation (DG RTD) of the European Commission.

The European Union is committed to continue promoting projects in the field of research and innovation in Latin America and the Caribbean. The implementation of the EU Framework Program for Research and Innovation Horizon 2020 and the EU-CELAC Joint Research Area in Science and Technology are some of the key actions that have improved a closer cooperation in areas of common interest such as sustainable urbanisation, climate change and disaster risk management, among others. Read paper