Minister: success of e-Estonia based on research, innovation

Research and innovation have been the cornerstone of the development of Estonia's digital society and we need to invest more in research in Europe in order to ensure there are more such success stories, Estonian Minister of Education and Research Mailis Reps said in a speech made at the European Parliament's Committee on Industry, Research and Energy on July 11th, informs LETA/BNS.

Reps introduced the main topics and goals of the Estonian EU presidency in the field of research and innovation and answered questions posed by MEPs. The central theme in the field of research is the Horizon 2020 research program, which is the basis of funding EU research and innovation - the results of the interim evaluation of the program and suggestions for the next program are set to be discussed under the leadership of Estonia as the EU presidency.

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