The ERA Shuttle Project (Accelerating ERA by Sharing Unique Talents for healThy Life and Environment) aims to enhance research and innovation capacity within the European Research Area, with a special emphasis on Widening countries (Poland, Croatia, and Malta).

The project aims to improve research conditions, facilitate mobility between academic and non-academic sectors, and retain innovation talents in these countries. The final goal is to boost cross-sectoral collaboration and the R&I ecosystems’ economic and societal impact, exchanging expertise and practices while supporting industry research.


  • Strengthening R&I support capacities in the ERA
  • Boosting cross-sectoral collaboration and knowledge sharing
  • Enhancing the attractiveness of regional R&I ecosystems
  • Utilising R&I excellence and knowledge valorisation for societal and economic impact


  • CERIC contributes to the project by developing new tools and practices to monitor and evaluate the activities’ outcomes.

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