Task 29 focuses on the following objectives:
The participants of Task 29 particularly aim to understand the impact that the topic has on innovation policy, i.e. roadmaps, funding programmes and regulations.
Task 29 is organising a series of expert workshops scheduled in conjunction with dedicated conferences. The workshops gather a variety of stakeholders coming from academia, industry, and public authorities. The purpose is to identify trends and scenarios, to analyze challenges and opportunities, and to deliver conclusions for future actions. Moreover, the exchange of information about the impact on research funding policies and on regulatory actions shall be fostered. The actual activities are aligned to the interests of the Task participants, including the member state representatives, as well as the industries and R&D centers involved in the Task. The results of the Task 29 meetings will be presented in form of a report and a roadmap. It shall be made available as a book.