Industry and research associations call for maintaining EU Institutional Public Private Partnerships in Research and Innovation under Framework Programme 9

25 October 2017

Institutional Public Private Partnership (IPPP): a high value added funding instrument

Five industry and research associations involved in Institutional Public Private Partnerships (IPPP), known as Joint Undertakings under Horizon 2020, recommend strongly maintaining the public-private partnerships instrument in the next EU Research and Innovation Framework Programme (FP9).

In a joint declaration published on 25 October, co-signed by BIC, the five signatories* highlight the major added value that these partnerships are creating for society, jobs, European market growth and competitiveness.

For more information about the results and impact delivered by the Bio-Based Industries Joint Undertaking since its creation in 2014, read “The BBI JU - An Institutional PPP supporting the Bioeconomy Strategy”.

* The five signatories are:

  • AeroSpace and Defence Industries Association of Europe (ASD), 
  • Bio-based Industries Consortium (BIC)
  • European Federation of Pharmaceutical Industries and Associations (EFPIA)
  • Hydrogen Europe,
  • Association of the European Rail Industry (UNIFE)