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Europe's new Research and Innovation Strategy will be "fundamentally different to what we've done before," EU Innovation Commissioner Máire Geoghegan-Quinn told EurActiv in an exclusive interview.

The plan, due to be published in the autumn, will have a holistic definition at its core, according to the Commissioner, who says social innovation, industrial policy, design, and a new method for measuring the impact of R&D spending will be part of the strategy.

Work on earlier drafts of the document began in 2009 at the EU executive's enterprise wing but this has been broadened considerably thanks to input from commissioners responsible for education, regional policy, internal market and others.

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Author: EurActiv