The workshop “Research Infrastructures towards 2020” was organised by the European Network of National Contact Points for FP7-Research Infrastructures (EuroRIs-Net+), on 5 July, in Lisbon. More than 250 people from Europe and third countries attended the event, including Heads and Managers of Research Infrastructures, National Contact Points and Programme Committee Members, ESFRI Delegates, European Commission officers for RI and Structural Funds policy, National and Regional policy-makers and researchers.

iMENTORS leaflets for the upcoming launch of the beta version of the platformwere distributed during the event.

The main objective of the workshop was to present the paths taken in a number of countries across Europe to produce their National RI Roadmaps, the methodologies and how they face the future programming period (2014-2020). The following topics were also covered: the concept of RIs and its evolution in the EU policy, the place of Research Infrastructures in Horizon 2020, the current and future challenges in the management of RIs.

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