Report on good practices in the implementation of JPIs, focusing on the international dimension
The third and final annual report* of ERA-LEARN 2020 on good practices in the implementation of Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) focuses on the increasing relevance of the international dimension of the Joint Programming processes. The case studies in the report show how sustainable collaborations with partner countries outside the European Union and with international organisations can be established through i) the work of the governing bodies of the JPIs, ii) their efforts in setting up an overarching research strategy, and iii) the close ties of JPIs with their respective research and innovation communities.
The case study ‘A healthy diet for a healthy life: a structured approach for international outreach for P2Ps’ presents a novel and structured approach for international alignment. It is based on the JPI HDHL’s Strategy and Action Plan for Flexible and Efficient Collaboration with Third Countries and incorporates experiences gained during the ongoing implementation. The case study ‘JPIAMR’s Approach to Policy Coordination’ showcases a possible approach to fulfilling its function as a policy-coordinating instrument to serve as inspiration for other JPIs and the wider P2P community.
Both case studies show that the focus of interest for JPIs increasingly moves towards their impact on the European and global policy agenda and their specific role in the governance and orientation of structuring research and innovation in Europe.
*: To highlight activities and progress made among Joint Programming Initiatives (JPIs) which are thought to be essential for an effective development and implementation of JPIs, the ERA-LEARN 2020 project elaborated good practice case studies focussing on relevant cross-cutting issues. All case studies show key benefits, success factors, barriers and potentials of implementation for other JPIs. From 2016 to 2018 three rounds of case studies have been conducted. The 2018 report also summarises the results of the previous reports.