About: structural funds

Regional Policy 29-01-2013

An EU budget for recovery and Europe’s citizens

The next long-term budget for the EU must recognise cities’ potential for playing a much greater role in the economic recovery and therefore the urgent priority for investment in urban Europe, writes Hanna Gronkiewicz-Waltz.
Regional Policy 05-07-2011

Unleashing the potential of Central and Eastern Europe

As the budget debate begins, cohesion policy remains critical to creating the infrastructure that Central and Eastern European EU members need to unleash their full potential for growth and convergence with the rest of the Union, argues Hendrik Bourgeois of General Electric.

Structural funds should boost regional innovation

The Commission's research advisory board, EURAB, urges the Commission and the EU-27 to make better use of Structural Funds to enhance research and innovation, in particular at regional level.