What are the main objectives and planned activities of the EU-VRi EEIG?
  • Provide services on a commercial basis to industry, research community and/or public authorities
  • Connect individual industrial companies or networks of companies to the most appropriate research facility – in effect acting as a research broker
  • Establish and document the state of the art in the particular field of expertise of the virtual institute.
  • Identify research and development needs and gaps in the particular field of expertise.
  • Act as an information centre for research results and developments.
  • Facilitate mobility of researchers between institutes within the Virtual Institute and industry.
  • Act as a tool to create consortia to address the R&D needs and gaps identified in above and support research collaboration.
What are the main benefits to be a member of EU-VRi EEIG?
  • To provide better business opportunities through integrating the available human and other resources concerning integrated risk management at European level
  • To ensure better chances for EU funded projects through representing the economic interest of the related industries by a strong grouping at EU level
  • To provide better opportunities for the group members to affect EU policy