REPORT FROM THE COMMISSION TO THE EUROPEAN PARLIAMENT AND THE COUNCIL Annual Report on Research and Technological Development Activities of the European Union and Monitoring of Horizon 2020 in 2019
1. This document is the annual report (‘Report’) by the European Commission on the research and technological development activities of the European Union and Horizon 2020 in 2019.
2. The Report sets out the wider political context and how Research and Innovation (R&I) plays a key role in the European Council’s new strategic agenda for the EU 2019-24 and the Commission’s six political guidelines, which are:
i. A European Green Deal which will help make Europe the world’s first climate neutral continent by 2050.
ii. An economy that works for people.
iii. A Europe fit for the digital age.
iv. Promoting our European way of life.
v. A Stronger Europe in the world.
vi. A new push for European democracy.