On 02 September, the Commission published its mid-term review of the existing R&D&I Framework. The purpose of the review is to provide Member States, businesses and stakeholders with greater clarity on the application of the existing rules as well as to assess the application of the R&D&I Framework and the contribution of the R&D&I State aid rules to the EU innovation goals so as to further promote private investment, smarter public investment and overall innovation in the field of R&D. Read more.