About Us

The European Regions Research and Innovation Network (ERRIN) is a well-known Brussels-based platform that gathers around 120 regional organisations from more than 20 European countries. Established in 2001, ERRIN supports members to enhance their regional and local research and innovation capacities and further develop their R&I ecosystems. The network maintains a long-standing relationship with the EU institutions and other organisations to strengthen the regional and local dimension in EU Research and Innovation policy and programmes. 

ERRIN offers a platform for knowledge exchange and facilitates regional collaboration, supporting its members through the project development process and providing project opportunities. ERRIN members collaborate through 13 Working Groups, covering both thematic areas and overarching policy issues based on members’ priorities and on current funding opportunities. Working Group meetings are at the heart of ERRIN’s activities, as this is where our members meet regularly to exchange information, present regional examples, build new partnerships, develop joint projects, network and much more.

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Latest News & Events

Stay up-to-date on ERRIN's wide range of activities in Brussels and make sure you are informed about our upcoming Working Group meetings.

  • By Ewa Chomicz

Call for proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus

The JRC is inviting cross-boundary proposals for projects to experiment, prototype and demonstrate ideas for the New European Bauhaus. The ELSA Reaction Wall and the Nanobiotechnology Laboratory will serve as a collaboration platform to stimulate creativity and innovation in the built environment.

  • By Hilary Webb

EWRC 2021: Survey on Knowledge Exchange Platform

The European Commission is running a survey on people's understanding of the Knowledge Exchange Programme (KEP), in particular, following sessions on the KEP at the European Week of Regions and Cities 2021. 

  • By Heidi Johansson

News from the ALL-Ready project: State of play of the upcoming Horizon Europe partnership on agroecology living labs and research infrastructures

ERRIN, as a member of the external Advisory Board of the ALL-Ready project - one of the projects financed to prepare the Horizon Europe partnership on agroecology living labs and research infrastructures - is contributing to the co-creation of the framework for the European Network of Living Labs and Research Infrastructures that the project is piloting.

Our services

Our services

Some examples of what you can gain from an ERRIN membership

Projects

We support collaboration and project development between members through providing networking opportunities to share project ideas, best practices, and personal contacts.

R&I policy

We provide concrete input to European research and innovation policy based on our members' experiences and expertise. 

Working groups

Here members can exchange knowledge and best practices in different thematic areas. We also work to create partnerships between members and external organisations. 

Are you interested in collaborating with us?

If you would like to find out more about the benefits of ERRIN membership, please contact info@errin.eu.